Irish American<br> Home Society

2017 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION


The Scholarship Committee of the Irish American Home Society is pleased to announce the
distribution of as many as four (4) annual scholarships. The scholarships being awarded this
year include:

Twelve Hundred Dollar ($1,200.00) Scholarships to high school senior(s) planning to matriculate
as full time undergraduate students at an accredited college or university granting an
Associate or Bachelor’s degree.

Twelve Hundred Dollar ($1,200.00) Scholarships to full time undergraduate student(s)
presently attending an accredited college or university and continuing for at least one
more academic year.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates qualifying for this scholarship must be members or sons or daughters of “Members in
good standing” (dues paid to date) of the Irish American Home Society. This membership must be active for the past three years for eligibility.

STANDARDS FOR CONSIDERATION

An applicant for the Irish American Home Society scholarship will be judged on membership
years, scholarship, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation and essay submitted.
The Irish American Home Society, through this program, seeks students who: understand/
appreciate their heritage; show an appreciation of the value of an education; and are willing
to work to achieve success.

RESTRICTION

A previous High School Scholarship winner IS NOT eligible for a college scholarship.
A previous College Scholarship winner IS NOT eligible for a second scholarship.

AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship will be awarded at the June (6/14/17) meeting of the IAHS.

SUBMITTAL OF APPLICATION

Deadline for submittal of completed applications and all supportive materials is May 1, 2017. Applications postmarked after May 1, 2017, will be rejected. 




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