2017 - LAOH Scholarship Program

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is an Irish/Catholic organization for women dedicated to the principles of friendship, unity, and true Christian charity.

In following the spirit of our motto, LAOH Division 1, Newport, Rhode Island is offering a one thousand dollar [$1,000] scholarship to a qualifying young woman currently attending a Catholic high school who will be entering grade 10, 11 or 12 in the fall of the coming school year.

The criteria are as follows:

  • Must be referred by a member in good standing of the Dennis E. Collins Division 1 Ancient Order of Hibernians or Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Newport, Rhode Island
  • Submit the scholarship application
  • Submit evidence of academic success
  • Include evidence of school and/or community activity
  • Completion of answers to the six questions

The application can be filled in on this website [see table of contents], however, the application package must be completed and mailed to the post-office box [see checklist].

Applications are also available at the Hibernian Hall or by contacting Kitchie Chestnut.

Call Kitchie Chestnut at (401) 847-5261 or email her at: rakiches@cox.net.

Applications packets must be received no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Incomplete or late application packets will not be considered.