Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency would like to inform you of their scholarship program for Mississippi senior high school graduates.  They will award the following scholarships:   You do not have to be a registered donor to apply for this scholarship.

  • Allie Carruth Memorial Scholarship——$5,000
  •  Matthew Gaskin Memorial Scholarship—$1,000
  • Annie Lucious Gift of Life Scholarship—–$1,000
  • Dr. Shirley Schlessinger Scholarship——-$1,000
  • Two Scholarships——————————$500 each.

Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must be accepted by a college or university
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Write an essay  of 300 to 750 words on one of the following topics:
  1.   Why are you a registered organ and tissue donor?
  2.   The importance of encouraging others to be an organ or tissue donor.
  3.  How have you or your family been affected by organ and tissue donation or by transplantation of organs and/or tissue?
  4.  Why do you want to be an organ and tissue donor?


If anyone is interested, please see Ms. Wilkinson for an application.