Scholars in Science
Little Lagoon Preservation Society promotes careers in science by supporting students seeking a Bachelor of Science or related degree. Scholars in Science recipients receive $5,000 over their 4-year program of study. Click here to read our PDF.
Scholarship Eligibility and Requirements
How to Apply
Gulf Shores High School students can apply for the Scholars in Science scholarship in the spring of their senior year. See your GSHS Guidance Counselor or Krista Marcum for details.
With your help, LLPS is working to increase the number of Scholars in Science recipients to award and maintain four concurrent students annually. Donate today and make a difference in the lives of our future scientists!
Maura Hawkins and Keller Thomas
2023-2027 Scholarship Recipients
There was a tie in the scholarship evaluation this
year and the award was split between two very worthy
recipients, Keller Thomas and Maura Hawkins. Keller will be
attending Auburn and Maura will be attending USA in the
Fall. Congratulations Keller and Maura!
Sean Owen Kirby
Sean has consistently demonstrated a keen intellect and competitive academic excellence. While participating in eleven extracurricular activities and four volunteer programs, Sean graduated with a 4.4 GPA (out of 4.0), completed a full year of Advanced Placement classes, and was a National Merit Scholar finalist. Sean Owen Kirby is one of our nation’s finest young men and has been accepted to Georgia Tech’s Environmental Engineering program. Way to go Sean!
While playing varsity soccer, varsity band, and completing a challenging Capstone STEAM project, Andrew also found time to perform community service, including projects on our own Little Lagoon. And all the while, he maintained grades that earned him a place in the National Honor Society. Andrew is a favorite amongst peers and educators, and today he attends Auburn University, majoring in Marine Biology with an emphasis on Fisheries. Congratulations Andrew!