Annual Local High School Scholarships $1000
The Bloomsburg Area Youth Foundation was recently formed by our club to further fund scholarships for local high school students.
Scholarship (International College Student) $10,000 is sponsored
at regional level.
Student of the Week is a program where we honor one local high school student each week during the school year who is excelling in academics.
Interact Club of Columbia County is comprised of young people from our local high schools who want to make a difference in the community. Interact clubs perform at least two projects a year, with one serving the community and the other furthering international understanding. Along the way, Interactors develop their leadership skills and initiative while meeting new friends.
The Bloomsburg Rotaract Club (based at Bloomsburg University) provides an opportunity for young adults to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of the community, and to promote better relations between all people through a framework of friendship and service.
International Student Exchange: Rotary’s Youth Exchange program is open to young men & women, generally between the ages of 15-19, children of both Rotarians and non-Rotarians. Our club sponsors two types of exchanges:
A long-term exchange of an academic year’s duration, during which the student lives with more than one family and attends school in the host country. The short-term exchange is usually several weeks during the school summer recess. Our club has sponsored students to and from more than 20 countries.