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SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS IN
THE STATE OF FLORIDA
JUNIOR MEMBERS PROGRAM

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Florida has over 900 Junior Members spread out across our state in each colony. For membership in the Florida Mayflower Junior Members Program, visit your individual colony's web page at Colonies above. Applicants must not have reached their 18th birthday. They are sponsored by a regular member of the Mayflower Society (parent, grandparent, etc). Junior Members may remain in the Junior Members Program up to age 24. They may then convert to regular membership before they age out on their 25th birthday. (link to application)

Clara Waterman Powell is Chair of the Florida Junior Members Program. Clara can be reached at mayflowerpowell@aol.com.

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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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The Florida Society offers two $1,500 educational scholarships to twelfth grade students who are a citizen of the United States and a descendant from a Mayflower Passenger. The applicants must have a proven ancestry to a Mayflower passenger, and the sponsoring relative must be a member of the Florida Society. An unweighted GPA of at least 3.0 and the completion of a 400-600 word essay on the Pilgrims are required. No financial information is requested.

The application and essay need to be submitted to Alvene Watson and postmarked by April 1, 2018.

Alvene Watson, Scholarship Chairman
685 Hurst Road NE
Palm Bay, FL 32907-1439
Phone: (321) 724-8181
Email:fhwaew@mindspring.com

The scholarship application can be obtained from: (link to scholarship application)

Congratulations to the 2017 FSMD Scholarship Winners:

  • William Fairman
  • Holly Sobon
  • Natalie Hall


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FLORIDA MAYFLOWER SOCIETY (FMS) TRUST FUND

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EDUCATION PROGRAM

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The chairman of the Education Program in the State of Florida is Alvene Watson. Alvene is available to train colonies to provide programs in their local communities and provide resources to assist with those programs. Alvene may be reached at fhwaew@mindspring.com.

http://www.sail1620.org/educational.html
http://www.plimoth.org/education/
http://www.pilgrimhall.org/learning.htm
http://www.plimoth.org

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Last Updated: October 18, 2016
Webmaster: Ken Carter


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