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Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship

Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship

Applicable For:

High School Students & Undergraduate Students

Max Award Amount:


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About This Scholarship

Be aware that the Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship is only for the 2022–2023 academic year and that the money can only be used for housing and board, tuition, books, and other course-related costs. If funds are available, this scholarship is renewed on a competitive basis. The Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship is available to students who meet the following requirements: they must have attended Heritage High School for at least two years, be at least freshmen in college at the time of application, and be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program. The evaluation criteria will be based on an essay, recommendations, leadership, leadership experience, and academic performance.

Eligibility Criteria For Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship

Here are some general eligibility factors that may be considered for housing-related scholarships:

  • Enrollment in an Educational Institution: To be eligible for housing-related scholarships, you typically need to be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student in a recognized educational institution, such as a university, college, or vocational school.
  • Academic Performance: Many scholarships consider academic achievements, such as GPA, class rank, or standardized test scores. Some housing-related scholarships may have minimum academic requirements, while others may have more flexible criteria.
  • Financial Need: Scholarships that support housing expenses often prioritize applicants who demonstrate financial need. This may involve submitting financial documentation, such as tax returns, FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms, or a statement of financial need.
  • Residency: Some housing-related scholarships may have specific residency requirements. They may be open to applicants from a particular city, state, or region. In some cases, there may be scholarships specifically for international students or certain immigrant populations.
  • Essay or Personal Statement: Scholarships may require applicants to write an essay or personal statement on a specific topic related to housing or their background. This is an opportunity for applicants to showcase their experiences, goals, and how the scholarship will benefit them.
  • Community Involvement: Scholarships may consider an applicant’s involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, volunteer work, or community service. Active participation in housing-related initiatives or organizations may be particularly relevant.

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