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Grants & Scholarships

Rotary Club of Hamilton’s Grant Guidelines


The Hamilton Rotary Club provides grants to local associations that support the betterment of our community with an emphasis on youth organizations. These grants require an application that meets the requirements established by our organization, with an application process for each grant cycle.

Hamilton Rotary Club Community Grants are limited to projects within the Hamilton Rotary Club’s service area. The Hamilton Rotary Club’s Philanthropic Committee reviews all applications.

Please make sure to read all guidelines before submitting your application.

Hamilton Rotary Community Grants have been temporarily suspended for 2021. We look forward to reviewing your applications next spring!



The Hamilton Rotary Club funds a number of one-year scholarships for graduating seniors in Hamilton and Butler County. To learn more or apply, please visit

Rotary Club of Hamilton/Service Above Self Scholarships

This need-based scholarship supports students from Hamilton and Badin High Schools who wish to attend college and are active in their community and school. Students must live in the City of Hamilton. Children and grandchildren of Rotarians are not eligible.

Hamilton Rotary Revels/Ryan Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 in honor of fellow Rotarian Ryan Hall. Ryan was the founder of Hamilton Rotary's fundraising musicals known as "Rotary Revels." This one-year scholarship is awarded to a Hamilton High School student who participated in show choir or theater productions in any capacity throughout high school. Preference will be given to those majoring in performing arts/theater, music, etc. Students must live in the City of Hamilton.

Mary and Larry Slocum Rotary Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor and recognize Larry and Mary Slocum for their incredible stage work that made Hamilton Rotary's annual theater productions possible. A one-year award will be given to a graduating Butler County senior who is pursuing a degree in stage management, design or technical theater.

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