All high school seniors interested in applying for the Metro-Jackson Alcorn Alumni Chapter, Inc. scholarship must meet the following criteria:

1. Applicant must complete graduation requirements outlined by the Mississippi Department of Education.
2. Must be a graduate of a high school in the Metro Jackson area.
3. Have a grade point average of 3.00 or above on a 4.0 grading scale, or a 4.00 on a 5.00 grading scale.
4. Have been actively involved in extra curricular and community activities.
5. Have been accepted for admission to Alcorn State University.

Application Procedures:
1. Complete application form.
2. A narrative stating your career and education aspirations.
3. Official Transcript which must include grades for senior year, ACT and/or SAT test scores, composite GPA, the school’s seal and the signature of the school’s counselor.
4. Please provide a recent photo of yourself for publication.
5. Mail completed application with the documents requested in numbers 2, 3, and 4 above to:

Mr. Michael D. Gines
4622 Norway Drive
Jackson, MS 39206

Application deadline is: April 19, 2017

Selection
The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Scholarship Committee. All decisions are based solely on academic excellence as indicated by test scores, grade point average, quality of written expression, student involvement, and in accordance with the criteria for the award.

Award Notification
The scholarship winner will be notified by April 26, 2017. When proper documents are received verifying that he/she has completed registration and is officially enrolled at Alcorn State University, the scholarship will be awarded directly to the student.

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