California Mayflower Society

Scholarship Essay Contest

This Society awards scholarships to students through an essay contest. The California Mayflower Society offers three awards each year to qualified applicants: one $5000 scholarship, one $3,000 scholarship and one $2,000 scholarship.

Eligibility

A scholarship applicant must be a high school senior during the year he/she applies for the scholarship.

Scholarship applicants must show a lineage connection to the California Mayflower Society:

There is NO restriction regarding the residence of the California Mayflower Society member or the residence of the scholarship applicant.

Requirements

Applicants must submit 1) a Scholarship Application Form, 2) a copy of their high school transcript, 3&4) two letters of recommendation and 5) the scores from either their ACT or SAT test.

To apply

Download and save both the 2017-2018 Scholarship Application Instructions and the 2017-2018 Scholarship Application Form

Everything you will need to prepare, format and submit your application is in these two documents.

Deadline

All application materials must be received no later than March 1 of each year.  No late or incomplete applications will be accepted.

For More Information

If you have questions about any aspect of the scholarship program please send an email to Education/Scholarship Secretary Sally Johnson at skj1707@gmail.com