General Mayflower Society

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD) offers four scholarships ($6000, $5000, $4000, 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:

Deadline: April 1, 2020

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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

Deadline: March 2, 2020

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2019 California Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship LewWilliam Lew
Edward Doty
Scholarship LarsonJuliana Larson
Mary A. Cushman
Scholarship GoulartNicole Goulart
John Alden

Winning essays: CA Quarterly, Summer 2019, p26–28

*California Mayflower Society 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.