Newell Scholarship Fund
The recipients must be a Senior at Kosciusko High School planning to attend to any college or university in Mississippi.
The recipient of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship paid directly to the junior college or university of his/her choice.
Applicants will be required to submit a 2-4 minute video presentation answering the following question.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hires you as a consultant to determine how best to use $20 billion to save the world. What’s your plan?
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. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hires you as a consultant to determine how best to use $20 billion to save the world. What’s your plan?
- Personal. What challenges, issues or causes would be your priority?
- Lessons. What do you hope to achieve and why is it important to achieve these goals?
- Benefits. Discuss who your plan will affect and why it is important that these people are affected?
- Closing. What do you expect to gain from this experience, personally and/or professionally?
Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA; must submit school transcript when applicable.
- 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.