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Virginia Mayflower Society Mildred Ramos Scholarship

Amount:
$1,620
Deadline:
March 15, 2024
Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description

Our annual scholarship for $1,620 was presented for the first time on May 5, 2012, by the Virginia Mayflower Society, funded by its members and friends. The Mildred Ramos Scholarship Fund is named in honor of our current assistant secretary, who has served both the Virginia Society and the General Society in a variety of roles over the years, including Governor General (of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants) and as Governor of our state group (the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Virginia).

Applicant must: Be a high school senior or home school equivalent, a college undergraduate student, or a university graduate student under the age of 26 (as of mid-March) enrolled in an accredited educational institution; Have a grade point average of at least B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent; Be a Virginia resident, related to a Virginia resident, related to a member, or a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Virginia; or be sponsored by a current teacher, school counselor, or a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Members of the immediate families (i.e., children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sons-in-law, or daughters-in-law) of members of the Virginia Mayflower Society’s Board of Assistants or of its Scholarship Committee are not eligible for scholarship awards.

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