Who Can Apply:
- Mamie Marie Clay Matthews was a God-fearing woman who always lent a helping hand to her family and the youth in her church.
- She passed away after spending 84 years of life with her family. Mamie Marie Matthews is survived by 8 of her children, one proceeded her in death. Mamie supported 5 of her children on their journey to pursue a higher education and assisted her grandchildren through college with small monthly checks to help them. Those we love never truly leave us.
- This scholarship aims to honor Mamie Marie Matthews by supporting African American high school juniors and seniors in Louisiana.
- High school juniors and seniors who are African American in Louisiana with religious affiliation pursuing Education, Engineering, Horticulture or Theology may apply.
Submission: Please tell us about yourself and how you plan to positively impact the world through your field of study. Tell us the importance of the interconnectedness of faith, family, and friends.
Deadline: April 15, 2024