2018 - LAOH Scholarship

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 Rhode Island or Massachusetts 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 address on the 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 Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Incomplete or late application packets will not be considered.