• The Carver Birthplace Association Calls for Scholarship Donations

  • George Washington Carver  Birthplace Memorial Scholarship               
     The Carver Birthplace Association would like to ask for your financial support as we raise funds for the 18th annual George Washington Carver Birthplace Memorial Scholarship Program. 
     
    The scholarship program, with funds raised through community support, provides collegiate financial assistance in honor of Dr. George Washington Carver – Educator, Scientist, Artist, and Humanitarian.  
     
    Applicants will be sought in the fields of Science, Art, Agriculture, Music, and Education who will attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college within 100 miles of George Washington Carver National Monument; or attend Iowa State University, Tuskegee University, or Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. 
     
    We truly thank you for your support of this very beneficial educational endeavor to carry on Dr. Carver’s legacy and passion for higher education.   
     
    Tax-deductible contributions are requested by Feb. 21, and may be sent to: 
     
    Carver Birthplace Association 5646 Carver Rd. Diamond, MO 64840 
     
    Phone 417-325-4151               CBAgiftshop@gmail.com 
    Carver Birthplace Association Board Members 
     
    Kim Mailes, Neosho, MO (Chair) Ryan Sheffield, Neosho, MO (Vice Chair) Denise Jessen, Neosho, MO (Secretary) Larry James, Neosho, MO (Treasurer) Jack Andris, Neosho, MO Michele Hansford, Carthage, MO Lana Henry, Neosho, MO Walter Lain, Ph.D., Huxley, IA Andrew Manu, Ph.D., Ames, IA  Charles Nodler, Neosho, MO Eric Wells, Kansas City, MO 
     
     
    Mrs. Vickie Larkin, Gift Shop Manager 
     
    The nonprofit Carver Birthplace Association supports the scientific, educational, historical, and interpretive activities of the National Park Service at George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond, MO.   
     
    Membership is open to any and all who are interested in promoting Dr. Carver’s legacy.  
     
    Please contact us at 417-325-4151 or CBAgiftshop@gmail.com