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Photograph of Marie Maxey (left) & Nancy Lippincott (right) in 2007

Grenada, Mississippi

The 2024 Nancy Lippincott Scholarship - $1,000


The Nancy Lippincott scholarship will help a Grenada County, Mississippi resident attend college (2 or 4-year), technical school, or an apprenticeship program. Please see the information below.


Geographic Location: Applicant must be a resident of Grenada County, Mississippi.


Selection Criteria: You must provide proof of acceptance to college, technical school, or an apprenticeship program. You must provide 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 a college, technical school, or apprenticeship program to Michael Maxey (email: or mail to the Marie Maxey Foundation, 5525 Talon Court, Fairfax, Virginia 22032.


Deadline for Submission: All submissions must be received by August 15, 2024.  Receipt of submissions will be confirmed by email.  All submissions will be reviewed, a winner selected, and a $1,000 scholarship awarded in September 2024. Please note that the scholarship check will be sent to the student's account at their college or technical school.


If you have any questions, please contact Michael Maxey at

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