GRSP Class of 2023-24

GRSP Class of 2023-24 includes 20 males and 22 females from 24 countries. The scholars are sponsored by 93 Rotary Clubs within Georgia and attending 24 public and private colleges/universities throughout the state

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PROMOTING WORLD PEACE

This program is one-of-a-kind. We have been bringing nations together since 1946. The program began with only 4 scholars, and now we are proud to say that we have more than 3,692 alumni from all over the world. The program’s purpose is to broaden the understanding of world peace through people and that is exactly what we’ve done.

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GRSP Conclave Ushers in Class of 2023-24

GRSP Conclave Ushers in Class of 2023-24

Cabaret, featuring songs, skills, humor, national costumes and more, showcased a variety of talent and diversity among the Georgia Rotary Student Program’s Class of 2023-24 in Macon. Directed by Chair Emeritus and GRSP Foundation President Jim and Lynn Drake, the...

GRSP Names Officers, Honors Jones as Trustee Emeritus

GRSP Names Officers, Honors Jones as Trustee Emeritus

Georgia Rotary Student Program named officers and Chair J. Michael Sweigart honored former GRSP Foundation President Joe Jones with a resolution proclaiming him Trustee Emeritus at the 2023 Summer Trustee Business Meeting in Macon Saturday. Jones joined Rotary...

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Learning to serve our community better starts with equipping our leaders. GRSP Executive Director
Katheryne Atkins Fields enjoyed sharing the platform with GRSP Alumnus Nipuna Ambanpola, who now serves as an Assistant Governor for Rotaractors, as the pair promoted Youth Services at the Rotary District 6910 Assembly in Jefferson. District Governor Elect Bobby Hildreth reminded us that we were the part of the irresistible Magic of Rotary while ESP ‘s CEO Laura Hope Whitaker
challenged us to so small things with big hearts and close the gap on differences.
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Learning to serve our community better starts with equipping our leaders. GRSP Executive Director 
Katheryne Atkins Fields enjoyed sharing the platform with GRSP Alumnus Nipuna Ambanpola, who now serves as an Assistant Governor for Rotaractors, as the pair promoted Youth Services at the Rotary District 6910 Assembly in Jefferson. District Governor Elect Bobby Hildreth reminded us that we were the part of the irresistible Magic of Rotary while  ESP ‘s CEO Laura Hope Whitaker
challenged us to so small things with big hearts and close the gap on differences.
#RD6910
#ServiceAboveSelf
#TheMagicOfRotary
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Being a part of the Georgia Rotary Student Program has been one of the most profound experiences of my life. This program has afforded me the opportunity to forge lasting friendships with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. This, perhaps, is the greatest gift that one can hope to get for it allows us to see through differences across cultures and instead find similarities between one another. I feel that such fellowship across participants, both students and host families, is what made this program such an enriching experience for me.

Ali Shaaban Shahid
Pakistan
GRSP 2013-14

Since 1946, Rotarians in Georgia, USA, have promoted world peace through understanding by offering ambassadorial scholarships to international students for one year cultural immersion and of study in Georgia colleges and universities.

Each year, students from all over the world make friends in the United States and other nations and learn about differing cultures and lifestyles. Georgia Rotarians believe “Peace is Possible” and through GRSP promote international goodwill through friendship and understanding.

The students become adopted members of a Georgia “host family,” living on-campus at the school they attend. This is an ambassadorial scholarship program, not an exchange!

Georgia Rotary Clubs sponsor students recommended by a Rotary Club in their home country.