Mattapoisett Lions Club




Mattapoisett Lions Club 
$5,000 Award

 

The Mattapoisett Lions Club announces that it will continue its annual scholarship award program for graduating high school students that are residents of Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester.  This year an award in the amount of $5,000  will be presented. Applications are available at ORRHS, Bishop Stang and Old Colony or can be downloaded below.
 

The funds for this Award are raised through charitable events run by the Mattapoisett Lions Club through out the year, including Harbor Days an annual festival held in Shipyard Park every July and attended by up to 10,000 people.

To qualify, a graduating student enrolled in their first year of a recognized school of higher education, must be a resident of the Tri-Town area, and have demonstrated service to the community. Special consideration will be given to those looking to a career in an eye sight related field.  Lions also encourage participating in the Lion’s Youth Speech Contest sponsored every year in the Fall by the Mattapoisett Lion’s Club open to all high school students in the Tri-Town area.

Click to download the Scholarship Application

 

Scholarship Specifications

 

  • One $5,000 scholarship award will be presented. 
  • All awards will be paid to the recipient’s academic institution on their behalf by September 1, 2014.

Deadline for submission of application:  March 30, 2014

Return completed application form to Award Committee Chair:
Ms. Helen Rose
P.O. Box 268
Mattapoisett, MA  02739

 

Eligibility:

No evidence of financial need is required.

Must be a grade 12 student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion, & Rochester.

Must have 3 letters of recommendation (No relatives).

Applicants must provide:

Examples of public service or volunteer work

Completed Application form

Official Transcript of High School

Evidence of acceptance from your School

Letter explaining career goals and future plans in 300 words or less

 

Recipients agree to release their name and photo for Lions Club 
publicity purposes.

 


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