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 (Madison, Hinds & Rankin Counties) areas.
3. Have a grade point average of 2.50 or above on a 4.0 grading scale, or a 3.50 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. 7th Semester Official Transcript showing composite GPA signed by the school’s counselor or stamped with the school’s seal, plus ACT and or SAT test scores.
4. Please provide a recent photo of yourself for publication and complete release form on page 7.
5. Mail completed application by April 13, 2018 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 13, 2018

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 27, 2018, when proper documents are received verifying completed registration and are officially enrolled at Alcorn State University.

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