East Oakland Rotary Club Offers George T. Jackson Scholarship

The East Oakland Rotary Club is offering a $1,000 George T. Jackson Scholarship to high school seniors. The scholarship will go to nine students who: reside in the East Oakland area; attend an accredited high school in East Oakland; and need financial assistance to enter a four-year college Students must also have at least a 3.0 grade-point-average on a 4.0 grade scale, an official transcript and letter of acceptance from a four-year college. A list of extracurricular community and church activities along with two letters of recommendations are also required. The scholarship honors George T. Jackson, who was president of the club from 1992 to 1993. Letters of recommendation must be from a school administrator or teacher or community or church personnel.  The application deadline is May 11 and should be mailed to the East Oakland Rotary Club, P. O Box 6521, Oakland, CA 94603-0521. For more information about the scholarship and application, please call (510) 569-9351, East Oakland accredited high schools or visit www.clubrunner.ca/eastoakland.
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