Pool Pass Scholarships
Scholarships are for residents of the Lisbon and Mount Vernon school districts. A limited number of scholarships are available. Sign up opens Thursday, April 14th and continues until scholarship funds are depleted. No early sign-ups or holds will be accepted. Beginning the 14th, scholarship request forms can be completed online or paper copies will be available at 108 S. Washington St in Lisbon during SELCC open hours, 9-4 Monday-Friday & until 5 on Thursdays. Paper applications can also be left in the SELCC drop box outside of business hours. Scholarships will cover 80% of the cost and recipients will be responsible for 20%, which must be paid at the time of application. Payments may be made via credit card, cash (exact amount only) or check. Call 319-455-2844 with questions. Donations to this scholarship fund are also welcome. Please indicate “pool pass fund” when making a donation.
Throughout the year SELCC helps families with registration costs for Lisbon and Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation programs. Scholarship programs are dependent on availability of funds.
Scholarships for all ages are available for the LBC Wellness Center in Mount Vernon. SELCC can help cover the cost for a 3 month membership for a family or individual.
Free school supplies and backpacks are given to Lisbon and Mount Vernon students in late July/early August. 2022 distribution will be held on Wednesday, August 3rd from 4:00-6:00 at the Lester Buresh Family Community Wellness Center in Mount Vernon. This distribution is open to students at Lisbon and Mount Vernon schools, students who are homeschooled or doing online school in Lisbon or Mount Vernon, and students who are open-enrolled into either district. Pre-registration required. Register here. Direct questions to Molly at 455-2844 or email@example.com.
During the holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas food boxes are provided to local households. Generous local donors buy Christmas gifts for families through the Adopt-a-Family program. Pre-registration is required for all holiday assistance.