Five scholarships will be awarded to students planning on pursuing post-secondary education.

Two $1,500 Scholarships (per year for two years)
Named after two former Rotary members, Jack Hillstrom and William Woodworth

The Jack Conzemius Memorial Scholarship
One $1,500 Scholarship (per year for two years)

Ekblad Family Trust Scholarship
Two $1,500 Scholarships (per year for two years)


  • Student must be in the 2020 graduating class from North High, Tartan High, Hill-Murray, or Mounds Park Academy and reside within the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale District 622.
  • Student has demonstrated service and leadership in the community.
  • Student has demonstrated a positive attitude toward home, school, and community.
  • Student must have an above average grade point.
  • Student has plans to attend college.
  • Rotarian’s children are not eligible.


Students planning to apply for the scholarship need to submit:

  1. Letter of intent to the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Rotary Club responding to the criteria listed above.
  2. Current resume.
  3. Three (3) letters of recommendation. Two (2) letters should be from a school administrator, counselor, or classroom teacher.
  4. Transcript.
  5. If a member, provide a letter in good standing from your school advisor for the National Honor Society.
  6. An interview will be requested for the top candidates in order to reach a final decision.
  7. Attend a Rotary Breakfast meeting to accept the awarded scholarship.

Mail your application materials to:

Bryan Kemnetz
c/o Lake Elmo Bank
11465 33th St. N.
P.O. Box 857
Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Application must be postmarked by March 31, 2020