GSMD Scholarship Information

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD) Scholarship Program is offering one of each: $6000, $4000, $3000 and $2000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are Mayflower descendants and will be attending a four-year college or university or two-year community college.

In the spirit of the Mayflower settlers seeking to better themselves by moving to a new and uncharted world, special consideration will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to bettering themselves.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

ANCESTRY REQUIREMENT

For an applicant to be considered for a Mayflower Scholarship, the Application Form must include a valid GSMD membership number for either the applicant or for a parent, grandparent, or great grandparent of the applicant. (Please do not include Member Society Numbers)

If any documentation needs to be submitted to GSMD to obtain a current GSMD membership number, applicants should begin work as early as possible with the Mayflower Historian in their state of residence to complete this process. Applications need to arrive at the Plymouth office by December 31, 2017 for them to be processed in time for the scholarship deadline. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Each scholarship recipient must be a graduating senior; must provide the information requested for the application; and must enter a four-year college or university or two-year community college.

All applicants must take the SAT or ACT at a time that will allow the results to be submitted as a part of the scholarship application.

HOW TO APPLY

Click here to download The Mayflower Society Scholarship Instructions for 2018. Read these thoroughly.
Click here to download The Mayflower Society Scholarship Application for 2018.
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*Prior to 11/30, our Scholarship Application for 2018 had an error regarding our essay questions. Please download the new form. Please email Scholarships@themayflowersociety.org with any questions.

If you have trouble downloading these documents, please email Scholarships@TheMayflowerSociety.org.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2018

 

QUESTIONS

Address questions about the application process, including the electronic submission of materials for the application, to Scholarships@TheMayflowerSociety.org.

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