General Mayflower Society

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD) offers five scholarships ($4250, $3750, $3750, $3250, and $3000). Graduating high school seniors who will be attending a four-year college or two-year community college can apply online by following instructions and submitting:

Expired Deadline: March 15, 2021

DigitalRalph scholarships

California Mayflower Society

Qualified* high school seniors can compete for three awards each year ($5000, $3000, and $2000) by following the instructions, and submitting:

  • Application Form
  • Letter to Mayflower Ancestor
  • Personal Essay
  • High School Transcript
  • ACT or SAT results
  • Character Reference Letter
  • Academic Recommendation Letter

Expired Deadline: March 1, 2021

Money Hand scholarships

2020 California Scholarship Recipients

MadisonMadison Grogan
Priscilla Mullins

JonathanJonathan Maas John Alden

JuliaJulia Johannsen William Bradford

Winning essays: CA Quarterly, Summer 2020, p9–14

*Junior members, or children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, great grandnieces and great grandnephews of current California Mayflower Society members are eligible to receive scholarships, regardless of their state of residence.