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1620 Scholarship Application

You are invited to apply for the 1620 Scholarship ($1,620) if you meet the qualifications below.


You are ...

    • A U.S. citizen and a resident of the state of New Mexico. Members of native pueblos or New Mexico tribes are included. Applicant does not need to be a Mayflower descendant.

or are ...
    • A U.S. citizen who is related to a member of the New Mexico Society of Mayflower Descendants. Applicant residency is not required.  Proof of Mayflower ancestry is not required.

• You plan to attend an accredited post-secondary vocational school, community college, college, or university all of which award degrees. If you drop out prior to using all your scholarship money, the balance will revert to the Society of Descendants in the State of New Mexico.

Entry Criteria
• An essay of 250-500 words in (English, Times {12} font).

• Two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, or other non-family members reflecting your aspirations, knowledge, abilities, and character.

• An autobiographical summary of achievements, honors, extracurricular activities, work experience, community service and personal interests.

• School transcript indicating you are a good student with the potential for further academic success.

Please request an application form by clicking on the link below, or the '1620 SCHOLARSHIP' menu item above, or requesting via email or postal address.

Application Form PDF Format

Luis Salazar
1620 Scholarship Chairperson
14423 Alene Ct. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123