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.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Florida Society offers three $2,000 educational scholarships to twelfth grade students who are a citizen of the United States and a descendant from a Mayflower Passenger. 2 of the scholarships are allocated towards post-secondary higher education and 1 is allocated to vocational education. The applicants must have a proven ancestry to a Mayflower passenger, and the sponsoring relative must be a member of the Florida Society. An unweighted GPA of at least 3.0 and the completion of a 400-600 word essay on the Pilgrims are required. No financial information is requested.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM has been postponed until 2021. 

Congratulations to the 2018 FSMD Scholarship Winner:

Jonas Garpari

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.