Clifton D. Willis Memorial Scholarship

$1,500
3 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Application Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Winners Announced
Mar 30, 2024
Education Level
High School
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Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
State:
Mississippi
Background:
Has given back to the community
Education Level:
State:
Background:
High school senior
Mississippi
Has given back to the community

Sergeant Clifton D. Willis was born and raised in a small town in the Mississippi Delta. He was known for his kind spirit, generosity, exceptional artistic talent and unwavering commitment to service. He discovered his passion for military service after serving as a cadet in the JROTC program. He later enlisted in the US Army and bravely served as a medic. Unfortunately his life was tragically cut short while serving his second term in the military. His legacy and mission to serve will continue through this scholarship and inspiring future generations to give back.

This scholarship seeks to honor his memory and support students who exemplify the service and generosity of Clifton D. Willis.

Any high school senior in Mississippi who has given back to their local community may apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to students from underprivileged backgrounds.

To apply, tell us about yourself and why you're deserving of this award and why you're pursuing higher education. Describe why it's important to give back to your community and the positive impact that your community service efforts have made on your community.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Published October 2, 2023
$1,500
3 winners, $500 each
Awarded
Application Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Winners Announced
Mar 30, 2024
Education Level
High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners