Peter B. Hodges Memorial Scholarship
The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International, the world’s largest service club organization consisting of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide, is pleased to announce the availability of two (2) $ 2,500 scholarships to be awarded this year to a graduating high school senior or home-schooled student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester.
The funds for the Peter Hodges Memorial Scholarship are raised through fundraisers held by the Mattapoisett Lions Club throughout the year, including Harbor Days, an annual Arts and Craft Festival held in Shipyard Park, Mattapoisett every 3rd week-end of July.
The Lion’s Club motto is “WE SERVE”, one of the largest charitable causes of Lion’s International includes raising funds for EYE RESEARCH in an effort to end preventable blindness throughout the world, eradicating measles world wide in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and here at home providing services for those in need in our communities.
To qualify, a graduating student or home-schooled student shall be accepted to and intending to attend their first year of a recognized institution of higher education, must be a resident of the Tri-Town area, and have demonstrated service to the community.
Applications must be received by March 25, 2023.