The application must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2019. Requirements: The applicant must be a descendant from one of the Mayflower passengers who came to America in 1620. The applicant need not be a member of the Iowa Society but must have a blood relative who is a member of the Iowa Society. The ancestor and the Iowa member’s name and relationship to the applicant must be included. The applicant must be a high school senior or a home school student who is the equivalent of a senior. The applicant must attend an accredited university, college, junior college, community college, or certified trade school.

Application must include at least two letters of recommendation from non-family members. The letters should include identification of the writer along with a home or business address, the relationship with the student and length of time he/she has known the student, and the student’s qualities, which make the student an appropriate candidate for consideration. A 500 word original typed or word-processed essay that includes a bibliography of at least two sources must be included. The topic will be determined each year by the scholarship committee. The topic for the 2019 essay will be: "Hardships endured in establishing the Plymouth Colony.” A $500.00 scholarship will be paid to the post-high school institution the student attends after the first semester/term is completed. A relative of the applicant may not be a judge in the rating of applications.


Name of Applicant ________________________________________________________

Address ____________________________________ __________________________

Phone number _____________________Email _________________________________

Name of the relative_______________________________ Iowa # ____________ Relationship _____________________

Mayflower ancestor _______________________

GPA, community service, school and/or church, or any activities of importance. These activities are not mandatory, but are factors that may be considered. ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ _ ________________________________________________________________________

The application must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2019. Send to: Linda Cassman-Randall, 21957 Hwy 3, Allison IA 50602-9310