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.
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.
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.
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." What does this statement mean to you?
Please include the following in your response:
Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA; must submit school transcript when applicable.