Duluth Lions Club Scholarship Fund

Duluth Lions Club Scholarship Fund

The Duluth Lions Club Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for higher education to graduating seniors who attend Duluth high schools. Serving the Northland since 1945, the Duluth Lions Club has a rich tradition of community service. Following its motto, “We serve,” members do more by working together. In 2017, the centennial year for Lions Clubs nationally, the Duluth club established this annual scholarship for students who have engaged in community service and are likely to do so in the future.

Eligibility

  • Graduate of: Duluth Denfeld, Duluth East, Harbor City International, Marshall, Adult Learning Center, Lakeview Christian Academy
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate community involvement or volunteering

 

Scholarship Grant Range

  • $1,000 for one year

 

Application timeline

  • This scholarship is part of the Universal Application: December 1 – February 15
  • ONE Universal Application: Create a profile in the scholarship portal. Fill out the first page of the universal application to filter through all of the scholarships you qualify for. 

 

Award Details

  • This scholarship may be used for expenses of post-secondary education at any accredited college, university or technical/ vocational school
  • Award Payments will be mailed directly to the school/ university 
    • Fall Payments are mailed July 15-30
    • Spring Payments are mailed December 15-30
  • Transferring Schools: Please contact DSACF if you plan on transferring schools. Transferring schools does not automatically transfer your scholarship. If a transfer occurs after scholarship money has been disbursed it may take up to 90 days to reprocess the scholarship payment. 

 

Tax information

DSACF encourages scholarship recipients to seek tax advice regarding scholarships. According to the IRS: Scholarships, fellowship grants, and other grants are tax-free if you meet the following conditions:

  • You’re a candidate for a degree at an educational institution that maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities; and
  • The amounts you receive are used to pay for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.

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