Elmhurst Lions Club

Scholarship Information

 
The Elmhurst Lions Club may be awarding a scholarship this year to a graduating high school senior residing in Elmhurst (even if you attend a school in another city) with a 3.0 GPA or higher of his/her class. This scholarship may be applied towards any post-secondary educational program including, but not limited to, 2- or 4-year colleges, vocational or technical programs.

The Elmhurst Lions Club may also award a Community Service Award to an Elmhurst High School senior. This award is presented based on the student's community service. Academic performance is not considered.

Applications for 2018 will be available in January ....See detailed descriptions below

ELMHURST LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

NUMBER, VALUE AND ELIGIBILITY
There may be one scholarship of $1,500 awarded this year to a graduating high school senior residing in Elmhurst (even if you attend a school in another city) with a 3.0 GPA or higher of his/her class. This scholarship may be applied towards any post-secondary educational program including, but not limited to, 2- or 4-year colleges, vocational or technical programs.

CRITERIA
The applicant shall have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants with community service and which have demonstrated the ability to overcome personal obstacles will be given first consideration. Financial need will also be considered.

SELECTION PROCESS
Copies of our criteria and applications may be found on the websites of the high schools. Application forms are also available by contacting the scholarship chairperson. Application forms filled out by these candidates, accompanied by an official transcript and support letters from school staff, clergymen, volunteer coordinators, etc. should be sent, preferably by email to  shirley.wodynski@yahoo.comor send to the address below and must be postmarked by MARCH 15th of the current year.

PAYMENT PROCEDURES

The scholarship payment shall be made in one installment of $1,500. It is understood that no part of this award shall be used to diminish any other financial aid for which the student is found to be eligible. A payment cannot be postponed beyond the designated school year without the approval of the board of directors.

 



 

ELMHURST LIONS COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD


NUMBER AND VALUE

There may be one Community Service Award of $500 awarded this year to a high school student who has demonstrated a commitment to community service over a period of several years.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Any high school student residing in the City of Elmhurst, Illinois, is eligible even if he/she attends a high school in another city. All completed application forms will be considered for the award as one group and the applicant best meeting the criteria shall be selected.

 

CRITERIA

The applicant shall show evidence of community service/volunteerism for which no pay has been received. Involvement can be limited to one activity or a variety of different activities. Include written recommendations from supervisors or certificates of participation for service activities cited in your application. Do not include activities for which school credit or any other form of compensation is received. Service may be personal – helping a neighbor, communal – cleaning up a trash dump; or national – aiding victims of natural disasters.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Copies of our criteria and applications are available on the websites of the high schools. Application forms are also available by contacting the scholarship chairperson. Completed application forms and any supporting letters from school staff, clergymen, volunteer coordinators, etc. should be sent, preferably by email to shirley.wodynski@yahoo.com or by mail to the address below and must be postmarked by March 15th of the current year.  Please do not include a transcript from your school.




  


For Additional Information Please Contact

Shirley Wodynski
Elmhurst Lions Club Scholarship Committee,
Phone: 630-569-5219
Email:
shirley.wodynski@yahoo.com

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