$1000

Requirements:

Applicants must be a  resident of Mississippi and a   high school student with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

 

The recipient must plan to attend a junior college or university in the state of Mississippi.

 

 

Scholarship Inclusion:

The recipient of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship paid directly to the junior college or university of his/her choice.

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Jimmy Ray Lewis Memorial Scholarship

 

The Jimmy Ray Lewis Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by the Fall 1997 initiates of Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma at Mississippi State University in honor of Jimmy Ray Lewis Jr. Jimmy was born June 26, 1978 in Bolton, MS and passed in a tragic car accident on May 2, 1997.

 

Application Requirements:

 

Applicants will be required to submit a 2-4 minute video presentation answering the following question.

 

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." What does this statement mean to you?

 

Please include the following in your response:

  • Introduction. Tell us your name, where you are from, your current high school, and where you plan to attend college.
  • Response. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." What does this statement mean to you?
  • Personal. Describe a time where you missed an opportunity out of fear of failure?
  • Lessons. Why do you think taking chances can sometimes be better than not taking them?
  • Benefits. Do you think you would take the opportunity if you had the chance again? Why or why not?
  • Closing. How do you think this statement can be applied to your college career and beyond?

 

Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA; must submit school transcript when applicable.

 

Some Advice:

  • Try to restate the questions in your response.
  • Remember posture is important.
  • Record your video with appropriate lighting using a neutral background.
  • Pick a quiet area.
  • Dress appropriately.
  • Your final submission should be free of grammatical errors.

 

 

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$1000

Requirements:

Applicants must be a  resident of Mississippi and a   high school student with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

 

The recipient must plan to attend a junior college or university in the state of Mississippi.

 

 

Scholarship Inclusion:

The recipient of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship paid directly to the junior college or university of his/her choice.

$1000

Requirements:

Applicants must be a  resident of Mississippi and a   high school student with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

 

The recipient must plan to attend a junior college or university in the state of Mississippi.

 

 

Scholarship Inclusion:

The recipient of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship paid directly to the junior college or university of his/her choice.

© 2019 ProjectImpact.MS. All rights reserved.