COLCHESTER LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP(s)
The applicants must be Colchester residents but not limited to Bacon Academy seniors only. Bacon Academy seniors are to receive and return their application paperwork to the Bacon Academy Guidance Office. Non-Bacon Academy seniors will get their application for the Colchester Lions Web Page and return it to the Colchester Lions Club, P.O. Box 423, Colchester, CT 06415, “Attention Scholarship Committee”. Application deadline is set by Bacon Academy.
There are four scholarships:
(1) Aram Damarjian (Charter Member of Colchester Lions Club). This scholarship is given in memory of Aram Damarjian, Preceptor of Old Bacon Academy from 1947-1962. It will be presented to a graduate who will attend an institution of higher learning. It will be based on scholarship and financial need.
(2) Irv Plotkin Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is given in memory of Irving Plotkin, a longtime Colchester resident, businessman, and Lions Club Member. It will be given to a graduate who will pursue a degree in business at an institution of higher learning. The Scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, community service, and financial need.
(3) Memorial Scholarship - These scholarship(s) will be given in memory of all departed Lions who have given 50 years or more service to Colchester. This scholarship is presented to a graduate who will attend an institution of higher learning and be based on service to the community and financial need.
(4) Lions Club Appreciation Scholarship – These scholarships are given in appreciation of the Colchester dedicated Lions who give of their time, money and work to help support the many needs of the adults and children in our community. This scholarship is presented to a graduate who will attend an institution of higher learning and be based on service to the community and financial need.
*One application form will cover all of the Colchester Lions Club Scholarships.