Scholarships

General Mayflower Society

Scholarship info will be available Jan 1, 2021. 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: March 15, 2021


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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 1, 2021

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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.