Lioness Club of Beacon falls to award $1,000 scholarship

The Lioness Club of Beacon Falls is now accepting applications for its $1,000 college scholarship to be awarded to a female graduating from an area high school in 2011 whose legal residence is Beacon Falls.

The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student who has proven to be an outstanding citizen and is dedicated to community service. The scholarship awarded is based on academic performance, leadership and community service. The student must plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or technical school in the fall. The recipient will be selected by a committee of Lioness Club members.

All female Beacon Falls residents who are graduating from area high schools in 2011 are encouraged to apply. Applications must be typed and are available electronically. Completed applications must be received by April 25 in order to be considered.

To request an electronic copy of the application, please contact Martha Melville at (203) 645-0019.