Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    March 31, 2024
  • Number Of Awards
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants
    8704 Douglas St
    Omaha, NE 68114
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    At the Nebraska Society’s Spring Meeting in Omaha, the Society will award the annual Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,620 to a high school senior planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university during the upcoming academic year.

    Scholarship applicants must be a resident of Nebraska. Applicants will be evaluated by a written essay, honors received, school or volunteer activities, employment and demonstrated leadership. Mayflower ancestry is NOT a requirement. This year’s essay topic focuses on The Mayflower Pilgrims: Choose one Pilgrim from the 51 Mayflower passengers who left descendants and write about his or her contribution to Plymouth Colony and his or her place in History.

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