The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is an Irish Catholic organization for women dedicated to the principles of friendship, unity, and Christian charity.

Information about the LAOH is be found and maintained on the LAOH Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Following the spirit of our motto; LAOH Division 1, Newport, Rhode Island is pleased to offer a tuition scholarship to benefit A female student who attends a Catholic high school in Rhode Island or Massachusetts.

The program is open to Rhode Island residents who who will be entering grade 10, 11 or 12 in the fall of the coming school year.

To be eligible, students must be referred by a member in good standing of the Dennis E. Collins, Ancient Order of Hibernians or the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians of Newport.

The finalist will receive a $1000 award to be applied to tuition for the upcoming academic year.


Application packets can be filled in on this website [see the LAOH table of contents], however, the application package must be completed and mailed to the address on the checklist.

Applications are also available at the Hibernian Hall or by contacting Kitchie Chestnut.

Call Kitchie Chestnut at (401) 847-5261 or email her at: .

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