THE LMG FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Lula Mae Gay was a person with a genuine heart of servitude. She spent many years of her life dedicated to the needs and desires of others. Although she had very little, much was given through her love and service toward others.
The purpose of the LMG Foundation scholarship is to allow her family the means of continuing one aspect of her legacy by providing educational funding to aspiring and/or current college students.
Applicants who are awarded this scholarship will be provided with a $1500 scholarship to cover educational costs for two (2) consecutive semesters (beginning in the fall). Scholarships are not renewable and cannot be transferred. Applicants who are awarded the scholarships will be ineligible to apply the following cycle.
2022 Scholarship Recipients
"I am working towards my goal of earning a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences and pursuing research experience in science labs where I will propose questions, ideas, and analyses. Ultimately, I hope to attend medical school, earn my M.D., and become a cardiothoracic surgeon after the appropriate residencies. My future responsibility in healthcare demands more than technical science, and I hope to impact the field of medicine through scientific breakthroughs and doctor-patient relationships alike."
Graduating high school/homeschooled seniors with acceptance into an accredited two (2) year technical school or four (4) year university/college.
For students pending acceptance, funds will not be dispersed until acceptance and class enrollment has been confirmed.
Entering or returning student at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States and must be enrolled full-time (as deemed by your school/university).
This scholarship is open to applicants from any field of interest or major.
A United States citizen, legal alien or non-citizen who has a current lawful presence in the United States and a work permit.
Applicants will be required to explain the financial need.
Applicants may be asked to provide a current resume or CV which should include:
Extracurricular and/or volunteer activities
Working experience (if applicable)
Various ways of contributing to society and/or others
Applicants may be required to provide an official transcript.
GPAs will be considered on a case-by-case basis. We understand that adjustments and life events do occur which may impact grades.
It is highly recommended for applicants with cumulative GPAs less than 2.5 to provide additional information.
Candidates will need to provide two (2) letters of recommendation from the following:
Applicants will be asked to provide a current headshot of themselves.
Applicants may be asked for an in-person or Skype/Zoom interview.
To apply, applicants must provide a complete application at the link below. Applications must be received no later than Thursday, June 1, 2023, at 11:59 EST. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.
Application Review Process
Review of applications will begin on June 19, 2023.
Non-selection letters and letters requesting interviews will be sent via email to applicants no later than July 17, 2023.
Zoom interviews will begin on August 8, 2023.
Two (2) finalists will be selected by September 4, 2023.
Awards will be sent to the finalists' school in September 2023.
Will be required to provide proof of college acceptance and/or proof of active enrollment for both the fall and spring semester
Provide contact information of their school's/college's registrar's office
"I attend a private Christian school that I wouldn’t be able to attend without help from scholarships, so LMG helped to make my college experience possible. I also loved the mentorship aspect - that is so incredibly needed today (especially for college students) so I’m so grateful for Chiquta and the way that she poured into me all through my freshman year."
"I was able to connect with Ms. Harris and talk about navigating this first year of college, especially during COVID times. I think that I really enjoyed having Ms. Harris to touch base with!"
"When I was notified that I was a recipient, I had to call my mom immediately to let her know that I had actually won. Despite the fact that she was in a public setting, she screamed "Hallelujah!" from the depths of her soul. It was a beautiful moment because receiving scholarships is no easy task and I am truly grateful that I was selected."