Lemont residents who demonstrate a dedication to community service could earn $1,000 in scholarship funds from the Lemont Junior Woman’s Club. The organization will award three scholarships in May to applicants who have made outstanding contributions to the community through volunteerism.
Qualified applicants include residents of Lemont who are either high school seniors (men or women) or adult women returning to school. The LJWC’s review committee is seeking applicants with a history of community service, a demonstrated commitment to volunteerism and strong academic performance.
Scholarship money may be applied to any school-related expenses, including tuition, books and supplies.
To apply, pick up an application form and instructions at area high school guidance offices, the Lemont Public Library, Lemont Township or by visiting the LJWC website at www.lemontjuniorwomansclub.org.
Applicants must submit the application, along with two references and a 500-word essay, postmarked by April 10.
Since its founding in 1993, the Lemont Junior Woman's Club has provided financial and volunteer support to educational, civic and philanthropic efforts that enriches the lives of citizens in the community.
Editor’s note: The information for this story is from a press release issued by the Lemont Junior Woman’s Club.
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