To be eligible, each scholarship grant applicant must:

  1. Be a senior at one of the major local high schools (Seabreeze, Spruce Creek, Father Lopez or Mainland); and,
  2. Intend to attend any accredited university, college, community college, or vocational/technical institute beginning in the fall; and,
  3. Submit a complete application prior to the application deadline. A complete application shall conform with all of the requirements described herein and those contained in the application itself. Applications must include all of the materials listed below and must be submitted on the Application Form. Prior year or incomplete applications will not be considered; and,
  4. Have an email address which they regularly monitor, as this will be the primary form of communication between the applicant and the Darcy Akers Fund.

Applicants related to anyone who is, or was, a member of the Rotary Club of Ormond Beach within the past two (2) years are ineligible. The following relationships are cause for ineligibility for a scholarship grant, whether by birth, marriage, or civil proceeding: son, daughter, brother, sister, grandson, granddaughter, cousin, nephew, niece, uncle, aunt. In determining ineligibility by way of relationship the determination of the Darcy Akers Fund shall be final and not subject to appeal.