Vocational Assistance

Lions clubs in developed countries can grant scholarships to deserving students through Lions clubs in developing countries. Lions children are not eligible. This program is intended for the benefit of the poorest students. Aid is mainly granted to students in the crafts although students following academic careers could receive scholarships funds.

The student is to remain in his/her own country to continue studying.

Procedure

The GRANTOR CLUB, in a developed country, agrees to provide a scholarship to a needy student through a Lions club in a developing country.  The conditions for granting a scholarship are left entirely to the discretion of the GRANTOR CLUB.  The SUPERVISOR CLUB, in a developing country, selects the student according to the requirements established by the GRANTOR CLUB.  The SUPERVISOR CLUB also supervises the student and insures that at all times the recipient is a credit to Lionism, to both clubs and to the community.

The amount of the scholarship should be determined by the economic standards of the countries and areas involved.

Student Requirements

The following suggested requirements are established by the GRANTOR CLUB.

* Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has some funding available for vocational assistance programs for the disabled. For information, contact LCIF.

To request or offer vocational assistance, please use the Lion-2-Lion assistance database.

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