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 $1000 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.




  • 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:

    • Leadership skills

    • 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:

    • Teacher/Professor/Coach/Mentor

    • Guidance Counselor

    • Pastor

    • Employer/Supervisor

  • 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 Friday, May 1, 2020 at 11:59 EST. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

Application Review Process

  • Review of applications will begin on May 4, 2020.

  • Non-selection letter and letters requesting interviews will be sent via email to applicants no later than June 5, 2020.

  • In-person/Skype/Zoom interviews will begin on June 22, 2020.

  • Two (2) scholarship finalists will be selected by July 17, 2020.

  • Awards will be sent to the finalists' school in Aug 2020.

Scholarship Finalists

  • 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



Below you will find the link where the application can be found.


Quick Note:

**Please note, the application should be completed in one sitting as the application will not save.


The LMG Foundation Scholarship is committed to meeting the educational needs of others.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us here.

We look forward to hearing from you. 


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