The $500 Nancy Carpenter Dempsey scholarship will be provided to help a young person from Grenada County, Mississippi, attend college (2 or 4 year), technical school or an apprenticeship program. Please see the information below.
Geographic Location: You must be a resident of Grenada County, Mississippi.
Selection Criteria: You must provide proof of acceptance to college, technical school or an apprenticeship program. As part of the selection process, our selection panel will review a 500 word or less essay describing the challenges you have overcome to move forward with your education. The essay should be on the following theme: “What is the biggest obstacle I have overcome in life and what did I learn from it?”
Submission Process: Please submit your essay along with your name, mailing address and proof of enrollment in college, technical school or apprenticeship program to Michael Maxey (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or mailed to The Marie Maxey Foundation, 5525 Talon Court, Fairfax, Virginia 22032.
Deadline for Submission: All submissions must be received by September 30, 2023. Receipt of submissions will be confirmed by email. All submissions will be reviewed and a $500 scholarship will be awarded on October 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact Michael Maxey at email@example.com.