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The Plain City Lions Club offers two classes of scholarships to Jonathan Alder Students and Alumni. One is to graduating seniors and the other is to alumni.

Graduating seniors:

Each year the Plain City Lions Club offers two one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships to graduating Jonathan Alder seniors based upon need and demonstrated academic and civic accomplishments. These are awarded at the Senior Awards night held each year at the high school. See the JA Guidance Councilor for an application or print, complete and submit the attached JA Senior scholarship application to the guidance counselor by April 27, 2018.

JA Alumni:

Each year the Plain City Lions club will award up to two one thousand ($1,000) dollar VOWELL Scholarships to JA Alumni. To be eligible for these scholarships, the alumni must meet the following criteria:

  1. An “Eligible Recipient” shall mean an individual who graduated from Jonathan Alder High School and has satisfactorily completed at least his or her first year of education at an accredited institution of higher learning. Said accredited institution of higher learning may include undergraduate, graduate and professional courses of study.
  2. Scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of academic ability and financial need as determined by the Trustees upon the advice and recommendation of the Advisory Committee.
  3. Notwithstanding that the eligibility criteria may otherwise have been satisfied, the following persons shall nonetheless be ineligible to receive scholarship grants from the Plain City Lions Scholarship Restricted Fund:
    1. Substantial contributors to the Plain City Lions Scholarship Restricted Fund or to the Ohio Lions Foundation,
    2. Trustees or officers of the Ohio Lions Foundation,
    3. Members of the Plain City Scholarship Committee,
    4. Directors or officers of the Plain City Lions Club,
    5. “Members of the family of any of the foregoing persons. For purposes hereof, the members of a person’s family shall include his spouse, ancestors, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the spouses of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

If you meet the above criteria and want to apply for the scholarship, please print and complete the attached Vowell Scholarship application.  Return the completed application by June 11, 2018 to:

            Lion Ben Cosgray

            13840 Robinson Road

            Plain City, OH 43064

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