• Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency would like to inform you of our scholarship program for Mississippi graduates of 2024. There will be 7 scholarships awarded, ranging from $500 to $5000. You do not have to be a registered donor to apply.

    Allie Carruth Memorial Scholarship - $5000

    Matthew Gaskin Memorial Scholarship - $1000

    Chuck Stinson Memorial Scholarship - $1000

    Annie Lucious Gift of Life Scholarship - $1000

    Dr. Shirley Schlessinger Scholarship - $1000

    Two others - $500 each


    Click here for the application.

    Scholarship Guidelines:

    1.  Graduating senior from an accredited high school

    2.  Acceptance for fall 2024 enrollment in a community college or university in the state of MS.

    3.  Two letters of recommendation:  one from a teacher and one from an adult of your choice(may be another teacher)

    4.  An essay of 300 words to a max of 750 words on one of the following topics

         a.  Why are you a registered organ and tissue donor

         b.  The importance of encouraging others to be an organ and tissue donor

         c.  How have you or a family been affected by organ and tissue donation or by transplantation of an organ and/or tissue

         d.  Why you want to be an organ and tissue donor

    Deadline: postmarked no later than midnight Friday, October 27, 2023.

    Mail scholarship application, two letters of recommendation, and your essay to:


    C/O Susan Bonds

    PO Box 519

    Tishomingo, MS 38873

    You may email questions or concerns to sbonds@msora.org.