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Maxine Durst is the recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award for 2017

It is only given every two years and is Alrusa's only award given to an individual member. It is designated to recognize an Altrusan who makes a lasting contribution to community service as a result of involvement with Altrusa on an International, District, and Local levels. As the International Leadership Development Chair, Maxine was the architect of two important organization tools: The President's Manual and Strategic Planning Workshops.

Scholarship Winners

Altrusa International of Roseburg presented four college scholarships this year out of 15 applicants: 
  • Emily Do from Roseburg High School received a 2017 ASTRA Scholarship for $500. She will attend the Oregon State University honors college to become a physician's assistant.
  • Grace Tester form Glide High School was presented with a 2017 Altrusa Scholarship for $1,000. She plans to attend University of Portland to become a pediatric dentist.
  • Natalie Lehrbasch from Roseburg High School received a $500 scholarship. She will attend the University of Oregon honors college with an undecided career.
  • Camerin Feagins from Sutherlin High School received a $500 scholarship. She plans to attend Northwest Christian University to pursue a career in education to become a teacher.

Grants and Scholarship Applications

The Altrusa Club of Roseburg provides several grant and scholarship awards annually. This page includes descriptions of each award and contact person. Live links to the applications are available when they are being accepted. 

Project ASK (Altrusa Serving Kids)

Altrusa Serving Kids (Project ASK) provides small grants to elementary and middle school classes in Douglas County for the kinds of things no longer funded through school budgets i.e. field trips, special supplies assembly presentations, videos software, prizes for contests like science fairs: whatever teachers and kids feel would enhance the curriculum and make education more meaningful and more fun. Contact Kelly Cooper at 541-677-0185 -  or Joy Malone at 541-672-4736 - for more information.

Project ASK Application

Altrusa Scholarship

The Altrusa Scholarship is designed to honor outstanding seniors from Douglas, Roseburg, Glide, Sutherlin or Oakland High Schools providing minimum requirements are met.  Winners will be honored at an Altrusa meeting in the spring. Scholarships due March 13, 2018. Contact your school’s counseling office for additional information.

2018 High School Application

Project ASK

"ASTRA youth members help at book room"

"ASTRA clothing drive for Casa de Belen"

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