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Samantha Bennett

Samantha Bennett '19 has secured a Rotary Global Grant to support her graduate studies in international development.

Samantha Bennett '19, an environmental science and psychology double major, has been awarded a Rotary Global Grant by the Scottsdale Rotary Club to support her graduate studies.

Bennett will study international development at the University of Oxford. In her two years there, she will learn critical theories and perspectives and will continue her research at the intersection of gender, energy access, and climate action in continuous conversation with the communities and ecosystems in which her work is embedded.

About Rotary Global Grants

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change. Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. Global grants can fund humanitarian projects, scholarships for graduate-level academic studies, and vocational training teams, with a minimum award of $30,000 and a maximum of $400,000. 

Samantha Bennett