Treasurer McRae offering scholarshipsBy SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,
State Treasurer David McRae today launched the "Tell Me Something Good" Scholarship Program. Each week in May, a Mississippi PreK-12 student will be awarded a $529 College Savings Mississippi scholarship for doing good in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Young people across Mississippi are doing amazing things to help their communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic," said McRae. "Not only do we want to hear about them, but we want to reward them with a $529 College Savings Mississippi scholarship. We understand these are hard times for many families and it's easy to find bad news in all of it, so we're hopeful this will help highlight the incredible resilience and positivity we can find in our communities every day."
To enter the contest, students must be nominated by a family member, friend, teacher or community member. To nominate a student, please complete the online registration form. Entries are due every Thursday at 5PM and winners will be announced each Monday in May.