Newell Scholarship Fund

 

$1000

 

Requirements:

The recipients must be a Senior at Kosciusko High School planning to attend  to any college or university in 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.

 

Application Requirements:

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.

 

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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