THE
WALTER ‘SWEETNESS’ PAYTON
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are now being accepted for the Walter “Sweetness” Payton Memorial Scholarship .The scholarship amount is $6,500.00.  This scholarship will be awarded to a Mississippi graduate attending any college or university in the United States.  The Scholarship is renewable yearly as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA. 

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

  • Must be accepted to a 4-year college or university in the United States (acceptance letter submitted with application required);
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and above;
  • Submit the Walter “SWEETNESS” Payton Memorial Scholarship application;
  • Written essay based on FINANCIAL need;
  • Leadership Qualities (Exemplified by participation in professional organizations,  extracurricular activities and community involvement.);

Applications can be secured from your High School Counselor or click here to download the application.  Mail all application to:
Pamela Payton-Curry
3160 Myers Road
Terry, MS  39170
For additional information, call (601) 454-6399
THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS March 28, 2011