Mayo Society of New York


The Mayo Society is excited to be offering a scholarship in loving memory of our esteemed members: John & Kathleen Jennings

The scholarship is being offered to High School students in grades 9 thru 12. The scholarship is open to all children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews of Mayo Society members in good standing.

On August 21, 1879, The apparition of Our Lady of Knock occurred in County Mayo. For this years topic, explain what the apparition means to you.

All essays must be a minimum two typewritten pages not to exceed three pages.

There will be two prizes offered this year. First prize of $1,000.00 and a Second prize of $500.00.

All applicants are asked to complete the attached form and submit it with their essays. All essays need to be post marked by 10/31/2019 and sent to:

Rita Lydon Lenz 2412 Henry Street
North Bellmore, NY 11710

The scholarships will be awarded at our Communion Breakfast in November.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at or

Good Luck to all.

Click here to view County Mayo Society of New York Scholarship Application. This form must be submitted with your essay