We are happy to announce that the application for the 2020 Hazleton Rotary Technical Scholarship can be downloaded by clicking the link below:
Rotary Club of Hazleton officials announce that applications for the Hazleton Rotary Technical Scholarship can now be found on the Rotary Club of Hazleton website, www.hazletonrotary.org, the Rotary Club of Hazleton Facebook page and the HAHS Guidance web site.

Hazleton Rotary will fund future post-secondary educational expenses in the amount of $1,000.00

The following criteria will be used in the screening of applications for this scholarship.

• Candidates must be pursuing a degree or certification in an accredited program of study.  Study may range from certification in less than one year to a two-or four-year degree program.

• Candidates must reside in the boundaries of the Hazleton Area School District.

• Candidates may be of any age and must maintain good academic standing

Applications will be scored using the following point system:

• Academic information, 30 points

• Essay, 20 points

• Employment and service, 30 points

• Financial need, 20 points

Typical certification or degree programs that may be career opportunities for this scholarship include, but are not limited to:


• Industrial Maintenance Technology

• Manufacturing or Industrial Technology

• Electronics Technology

• Engineering Technologies

• Information Science and Technology

• Medical technologies, including nursing

• Trade-related programs

“Many people can’t find good jobs in the Greater Hazleton Area, while many employees can’t find people with the technical skills that they need,” said John Madden, Scholarship Chairman. “Many of our students avoid technical courses of study and thereby pass up good career opportunities.”

“Many of those that do pursue these fields of study leave the area when they have completed their education, unaware of career opportunities in the Greater Hazleton Area.  The results have been missed opportunities for students and a shortage of technically skilled workers for employers. We hope this scholarship will help alleviate that problem.”

Applications for the Hazleton Rotary Technical Scholarship are now available on The Rotary Club of Hazleton web site, www.hazletonrotary.org, the Rotary Club of Hazleton Facebook page and the HAHS Guidance web site.  When School resumes, they will also be found in the Guidance Counselor offices.

Return completed applications to the school counselor or mail to Hazleton Rotary Scholarship, attention John Madden, 2 Ash Lane, Drums, PA  18222 by April 28.

Dependents of members of the Rotary Club of Hazleton are not eligible.

For more information, contact jmadden325@gmail.com