In the spring of 2018 the Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants will award a $1620.00 scholarship to a high school senior planning to attend any accredited college, university, or vocational institution during the 2017-18 academic year.  The award monies will be sent directly to the winner’s educational institution.

Applicants must be residents of the State of Colorado and citizens of the United States.  Criteria for selection include:  a short written essay on the Mayflower on the topic listed in the application, GPA and class rank (including weighted standardized test scores), ACT or SAT scores, evidence of honors received, activities in and outside of high school, employment and leadership, a letter of recommendation, and (if pertinent) evidence of Mayflower ancestry.  To be considered completed applications must be postmarked by 1 February 2018.

Please click here for a PDF of insructions on the 2018 scholarship essay and requirements

Please click here for the application for the 2018 scholarship.  

Inquiries may be directed to: 
Donna Bottini
Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants
Scholarship Committee Chairman
1515 Lane 32
Pueblo, CO 81006-9461