2017 Scholarship Request Forms Now Online

Graduating seniors who have been notified they are recipients of top or other special Lawnside Scholarship Club Awards, must complete the 2017 Scholarship Request Form now available on the Scholarship Request Forms Page.

Above, Brooke Pressley receives the scholarship for the highest ranking graduate. With her are Dr. Ronn Johnson of the Lawnside School District and Borough Councilman Joseph Lee. Photo by Elva Mitchell.

Attention: Graduating High School Seniors

The Lawnside Scholarship Club, Inc., invites you to our Jazz Brunch and to participate in the Annual Salute to Graduating Seniors Celebration Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Tavistock Country Club, 100 Tavistock Lane, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Annually, the Lawnside Scholarship Club, awards scholarships to Lawnside residents who will be attending colleges or universities after graduating from high school. Scholarships from community organizations and individuals are also presented.

Participating in and attending the Celebration as a guest of the Club makes you eligible for scholarships and to enter the drawing to receive a book award.

Please complete the form right away but no later than April 1. Your answers to questions 5 – 9 will appear with your recent photo* and patrons list in our program booklet and will be used to introduce you at the Salute to Graduating Seniors. Your contact information will not be published. Use this link: https://goo.gl/forms/JFZd8AOXQ6hTHZjP2

*Please email a high-resolution jpg., jpeg, or gif. [preferably your senior picture or one in professional business attire] to lsc@lawnsidescholarshipclub.org. To help us identify your picture, give it your name, for example, frederickdouglass.jpg

Deadline: April 1

2016 Lawnside Scholarship Fair


The Lawnside Scholarship Club will hold its first Scholarship Fair, Sunday, December 4, 2016, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Wayne R. Bryant Community Center, 323A East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside, New Jersey.

Admission is free. High School seniors and underclassmen are welcome. Parents and guardians can learn about scholarships and preparing college applications.

For information or to RSVP, email lsc@lawnsidescholarshipclub.org or call 856-547-0502.

2016 Jazz Brunch and Salute to Graduating Seniors



The Lawnside Scholarship Club will honor members of the Class of 2016 at the Annual Salute to Seniors and first Jazz Brunch, Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. at Tavistock Country Club, Haddonfield.

Tickets are $60 for adults and $30 for students. Graduating high school seniors are guests of the Club.

The Lawnside Scholarship Club awards $14,000 each year to local residents who are graduating from high school.

Graduating seniors should complete this form with information to be included in the souvenir booklet.

The event will feature a performance by the Sonny Keaton Jazz Q-Tet. Get in the spirit of the day by wearing your jazzy shoes and jazzy hats. Master and mistress of ceremonies will be Brandon Chandler, a top ranking 1999 graduate of Haddon Heights High School, and his spouse.

Request tickets by calling 856-547-0502 or send email to lsc@lawnsidescholarshipclub.org.

On Giving and Giving Back

Top ranking honorees: Mawusimensah Mears, Dominique Ricks, Zanais Bob-Grey and Chayse McLaughlin
/Photo by Reggie Still

2015 Salute to Seniors
, Saturday, June 6 at 1 p.m. at Haddon Heights High School, 301 Second Ave., Haddon Heights, New Jersey.

Thanks to all who supported the Lawnside Scholarship Club’s 70th Anniversary Celebration, March 21 at Tavistock Country Club, Haddonfield.
The Oral History shown at the program honoring our founders, a 35-minute video, is available for $10 a copy. It features former presidents Ellen Benson, Barbara Turner, Louise Wright, Alice Smith and Helen Jay. Send a check made payable to the Lawnside Scholarship Club to P.O. Box 66, Lawnside, N.J. 08045-0066, with Oral History in the memo area to receive your copy.

Intellectual Encouragement Since 1945