|Mattapoisett Lions Club
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
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
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