SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

FLORIDA SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT 2022

The Florida Society of Mayflower Descendants is proud to announce the availability of four $2,000 scholarships for 2022, including the prestigious Edward Sullivan award.

Eligibility

Student must be a current high school senior, current first year college freshman, or a returning member of the U.S. military who is or will be attending a college or university or a vocational/trade school.

Student must be sponsored by a biological relative of a current member in good standing of the Florida Society of Mayflower Descendants.  (Examples: Parent, grandparent, great grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin.)

Award Criteria

*Essay

*Unweighted GPA

*Transcripts

*Leadership

*Extracurricular Activities/volunteering

*Letters of Recommendation

Dates

February 1, 2022  Application period opens

April 1, 2022 Application period closes

May 1, 2022 Scholarship award recipients announced

DOWNLOAD THE 2022 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM BELOW

FLORIDA MAYFLOWER SOCIETY (FMS) TRUST FUND

(link to FMS Trust Fund information)

EDUCATION PROGRAM

The chairman of the Education Program in the State of Florida is Alvene Watson.  Alvene is available to train colonies to provide programs in their local communities and provide resources to assist with those programs.  Alvene may be reached at fhwaew@mindspring.com.

SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA JUNIOR MEMBERS PROGRAM

Florida has over 900 Junior Members spread out across our state in each colony.  For membership in the Florida Mayflower Junior Members Program, visit your individual colony&s web page at Colonies above.  Applicants must not have reached their 18th birthday.  They are sponsored by a regular member of the Mayflower Society (parent, grandparent, etc).  Junior Members may remain in the Junior Members Program up to age 24.  They may then convert to regular membership before they age out on their 25th birthday.  (Download application here.)

Clara Waterman Powell is Chair of the Florida Junior Members Program.  Clara can be reached at mayflowerpowell@aol.com.