The Bayonne Historical Society is currently accepting applications for the
Leadership in Community Service Scholarship program commemorating Women
of Achievement in Bayonne. This scholarship is open to all accredited
college/university bound registered high school seniors (male and female)
attending Bayonne High School, Marist High School, St.
Peter’s Preparatory School, St. Dominic Academy, Hudson County Schools
of Technology (High Tech High School, County Preparatory, Academy of
Technology and Design, etc.) or Hudson Catholic High School whose
parent, grandparent or guardian is a member of the Bayonne Historical Society.
Application packets citing criteria and instructions may be obtained in the schools
listed above. A scholarship in the amount of $500.00 will be payable directly to
the student’s college/university school account. All applications must be
postmarked no later than May 1, 2017 and mailed to:
Bayonne Historical Society
Scholarship Committee Chair
Mrs. Joan Hajducsek Rosen, Trustee
P.O. Box 3034
Bayonne, New Jersey 07002
Candidates must demonstrate leadership through their contribution to the Bayonne Community.
The 2017 scholarship recipient will be announced in May and will be honored later by the society at an Award Ceremony at the Bayonne Historical Society Luncheon, Saturday, June 10 at 12 noon at the Chandelier restaurant.
Past award winners have been Kassie Doherty in 2010 from Bayonne High School, Margaret Ryan from Holy Family Academy in 2011, Samantha Hitchell from Bayonne High School in 2012, Caroline Gonzalez from Holy Family Academy in 2013, Vincent Neil from Bayonne High School in 2014, Nicole Metro from St. Dominic Academy in 2015 and Olivia Boules from Bayonne High School in 2016.
Anyone with questions regarding the scholarship may contact
Scholarship Chair, Mrs. Joan Hajducsek Rosen