Student Scholarship Program

The Student Scholarship Program is funded and administered by the West Covina Lions Club. It was established by our Club to promote student participation in community service and to recognize exceptional students who show promise of continued service.

Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit. The recipient must be enrolled in and attend an institution of higher education beginning the Fall Term of the 2017-2018 academic year.

Who Can Apply

Scholarship applicants must:

  •  Be a resident of the City of West Covina.
  •  Graduate from a public or private secondary school between January and July 2017
  •  Enroll and attend, on at least a half-time basis, the Fall Term of the 2017-2018 academic year any post-secondary institution (public or private non-profit).

How to Apply

Application information will be sent to public and private high schools serving the population of the City of West Covina. Application Process

Each high school student wishing to submit an application for the West Covina Lions Student Scholarship must submit completed application materials. A complete packet includes the application and an essay of no more than 500 words in which the student describes:

  1. What I have done in the area of civic service.
  2. What I plan to do in the area of civic service.

Application Deadline

All applications, including complete materials, must be submitted postmarked or received by the Student Scholarship Chair of the West Covina Lions Club by the application deadline of April 1, 2017.

Submit To:

Scholarship Chairperson West Covina Lions Club P.O. Box 4422 West Covina, CA 91791

Scholarship Selection and Award Announcement

All applicants will be notified of their status in May 2017. Following a review of all applicants, top candidates will be invited for an interview by a committee of Lions members. The awardees will be invited to attend a luncheon meeting to receive recognition of the award and to address the Lions membership. Luncheon meetings are on Tuesdays at the West Covina Holiday Inn, 3223 East Garvey North. Weekly meetings are at noon except the last Tuesday of the month when the meeting is at 6 p.m.

Scholarship payments will be processed during the Fall Term of the 2017-18 academic year. Payments will be made directly to the educational institution once proof of registration has been submitted.

Questions

For further questions, contact Lion Anna Lee Farber at acetylene10@yahoo.com.