Treasurer Lynn Fitch Announces April Scholarship Giveaway
April is financial literacy month. To celebrate, Treasurer Lynn Fitch has announced College Savings Mississippi will give away (10) ten one thousand dollar scholarships to Mississippi school children. You can start with as little as $25 a month. Here are the contest details:
WHAT: April is Financial Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Treasurer’s office and College Savings Mississippi are sponsoring a Scholarship Giveaway. Ten $1000 scholarships in the form of MACS accounts will be awarded to Mississippi public and private K-12 school students.
WHY: Every child deserves a chance to attend college. The Mississippi College Savings Plan wants to help families realize their full potential and start thinking about college.
WHO: Public and private schools in Mississippi, K-12, whose students open the most number of MACS plans will be eligible for the scholarships. One student from each of the ten schools will be selected at random.
WHEN: Contest submission period is 8:00AM CDT on April 2, 2012 and ends at 3:00PM CDT on April 30, 2012. Mailed entries must be received by April 30, 2012. Child’s school must be listed on the application.
HOW: There are two ways to enter: Applications MUST be printed off and mailed to: P. O. Box 120, Jackson, MS 39205-0120 and cannot be submitted online. You may also hand deliver the application to the College Savings Office at the Office of the Treasurer, 1101 Woolfolk Building, 501 North West Street, Jackson, MS 39201.
A complete list of contest rules is attached to this email along with a contest flyer and the MACS application. You may also visit: www.treasury.ms.gov/contest for complete contest details.
Contact our office at: 601.359.5255
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