2020 Arnold Sports Festival
Columbus Rotary Scholarship

Purpose: To provide a scholarship to a youth athlete competing in the 2020 Arnold Sports Festival Weightlifting event, held March 5 – 8, 2020, and who are intending to pursue a post-high school course of study at either college/university or other post-secondary educational institution.

NOTE: Payment of the scholarship by The Columbus Rotary Foundation, Inc. will be made only 1) directly to a state-approved institution of higher education in which the recipient is enrolled and 2) upon the Rotary Club of Columbus, Ohio’s receipt of a properly executed scholarship claim form. Further information will be provided to the winner of the Columbus Rotary Scholarship.


Award Components: One $2,500 scholarship and individual certificate awarded to one student/athlete selected by the Arnold Sports Festival Weightlifting Committee.



1. Applicant must compete in the 2020 Arnold Weightlifting Classic

2. Applicant must be 10 – 26 years of age

3. Applicant must demonstrate positive-impact involvement – in the complete sense – consistent with capacity and circumstances and/or significant improvement/success in scholarship and community involvement.


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