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In 2024, the Marie Maxey Foundation will provide $8,000 in scholarships to help Hispanic and other deserving youth obtain a postsecondary education. 

Our first scholarship of 2024 was awarded to Amber Holland of Grenada, Mississippi, in memory of Buddy Thompson. 
The Buddy Thompson Memorial Scholarship was awarded on February 6, 2024.  Amber's dream is to become a physical therapist and she is enrolled at Holmes Community College.  Please join us in wishing Amber great success as she builds a better future for herself and for her community.   A check for $1,000 was sent to Holmes Community College for Amber's student account.

Pending scholarships include the following:  Three $1,000 scholarships will be provided to graduates of the Fairfax County Public Health Youth Ambassadors Program with one scholarship allocated to each of the three high schools participating in this program.  One $1,000 scholarship will be provided in Coahoma County, Mississippi to a young person who is enrolled in a college or technical school.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be provided to youth in Grenada County, Mississippi. Click on the icons below for more information.

2024 Scholarships

Ruby Carpenter Jones Scholarship

Apply by August 31, 2024

Apply by August 31, 2024

Apply by August 31, 2024

Apply by August 31, 2024

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