The Chester Lioness Club annually offers two scholarships to students in the Class of 2016 residing in Chester, Mendham or Washington Township. Each scholarship may be up to $1,000. Criteria for selection of candidates for these scholarships include academic record, classroom and extracurricular activities, community activities, individual interests and hobbies and outstanding accomplishments in activities that demonstrate leadership and service. Financial need is also a consideration.
These scholarships are available not only to public high school students, but those attending private schools or have home tutoring as well.
Applications may be obtained in the College Resource Center at both West Morris Mendham and West Morris Central High Schools. The completed form must be returned to the College Resource Center at the high school by March 21. A letter requesting an application may be sent to the Chester Lioness Club in care of Anne MacMillan, 15 Cora Lane, Chester, NJ. 07930. Call 908-879-7621 for more information. Completed applications must be forwarded to the Lioness Club by April 4.
The Chester Lioness Club is a service club that takes an active interest in the civic, cultural and social welfare of the community.