Must be a current resident of the metro-Jackson and attend a Jackson Public School’s high school
Must be planning to attend a two or four-year institution of higher learning
Must plan to major in a STEM-related program
Must not be related to an employee of The Bean Path
The Bean Path awards high school seniors with scholarships to assist with their educational advancement. The purpose of this scholarship is to expand our mission of sowing technical expertise in order to grow networks and fertilize communities. The scholarship can be used during their freshman year in college to purchase books for their college-level courses, a laptop, or software or materials needed for courses.
Requests may be in the $500 to $2,000 range. The average award is $1,000.
Scholarship application deadline has been extended to September 14, 2021.
The scholarship selection committee meets in September to review applications and select the recipient. Scholarship selections are based on the greatest need and the total number awarded each year varies based on the amount of funds available. The recipient will be recognized in September.
You will also need the following information:
- One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
- A copy of your acceptance letter; and
- A copy of your high school transcript (can be unofficial).