GALENA LIONS CLUB
SIGHT & SOUND SCHOLARSHIP
The Galena Lions Club Sight &
Sound Scholarship has been established to provide financial
assistance to a graduating high school senior or a current
college student who is from Jo Daviess County and is pursing studies in
the professions that aid the sight and hearing impaired.
These professions may include, but are not limited to:
Audiologist, Optometrist, Optician, Braille Instructor,
Deaf School Teacher, or Optometry Assistant.
Monitary scholarships are awarded. The
scholarship is for payment towards a student’s tuition,
textbooks, or other materials required by the school.
A new application must be
submitted every year.
Scholarship recipients cannot receive this scholarship
for more than four years.
Scholarship applicants must have
Accepted for enrollment or presently enrolled in a field
of study at a college, university, or other school, and either
majoring or planning to major in the areas of sight or sound.
Have a current grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a
Submit a letter to the committee (200-250 words) giving
his/her reason for entering this field of study and list goals
for after graduation in that field.
Provide references from three individuals (no relatives).
At least two references must be high school or college
instructors, high school or college counselors, or a present or
Please complete the attached
application and return it with all corresponding information to:
Galena Lions Club
P.O. Box 56
Best Wishes and Thank You from
the Galena Lions Club