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JMC Innovation Scholarship

OVERVIEW

Jackson McIntosh Carter possessed an incredible combination of qualities. This scholarship was developed to honor his curious spirit and innovative mind. The candidate receiving this award must demonstrate tangible and documented evidence of an innovative idea, tool, or substantiated entrepreneurial effort.

This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from any Benton County public school. The scholarship is $5000, it will be paid directly to an institution for higher learning (four-year college/University, two-year college, trade school or equivalent).

*Relatives of board members and active volunteers will not be considered

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  •  Complete application form.

  • Submit a 3 minute or less video of your innovation.

  • Email Jmcrecommendationletters@gmail.com  2 Letters of Recommendation from a non-family member. All letters of recommendations must come directly from the recommender and will be kept confidential.

  • Upload a copy of current transcript.

  • Optional- upload previous examples of innovative projects you have been part of creating, that are not part of your submission.

  • Optional- upload link(s) to your social media pages – we will not consider social media pages not submitted.

  • Optional- upload copy of resume       

Incomplete submissions will not be saved. All applicants must submit all documents simultaneously.

  • The video should describe how you demonstrate    ingenuity, innovation, and creativity inside and outside of school. The use of slides, graphs, and other visual effects are encouraged.

  • The video format should be .mp4 or .mov file type

Application Deadline:

April 15, 2023, AT 11:59PM

Please be certain to read through all the requirements and be certain to submit all items simultaneously. 

We encourage all applicants to be confident in themselves. Relax, be you, show off your personality.

Jackson was never afraid to be himself.

Writing an application

How To Apply

Please complete the form, and download required items to apply for this scholarship.

Incomplete submissions will not be saved. All applicants must submit all documents simultaneously,

 prior to the Wednesday March 1st  11:59PM deadline.  When you have finished your application requirements, make sure you click the SUBMIT button. 

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Complete Application Form

Click the blue Apply Now button, and complete the application form.

Submit a 3 Minute or Less Video of Your Innovation

Submit a 3 minute or less video of your innovation. The video must describe how you demonstrate ingenuity, innovation, and creativity inside and outside school.

Email Two Letters of Recommendations 

Two non-family members must email letters of recommendation.

Upload Documents

Upload a copy of current transcript.

(Other Documents are optional.)​

Send In Application

Once you have completed all required items, check over your application. Verify that all answers are accurate and truthful, then electronically sign and submit your application.

JMC Innovation Scholarship Recommendation Letter Requirements

Please review and include all required subjects in your letter.

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