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The 2019 application form can be retrieved below in PDF or MSWord format:

An individual’s financial situation should not prevent a student from applying to the program; limited scholarships available (Details for applying are available on the application). 

Refer questions to the following:
Ann Sansing, Director, asansing@ext.mstate.edu or 662-325-4043
Jasmine Harris-Speight, Assistant Director, jrh667@msstate.edu or 662-325-6640

Do I Qualify?

  • Currently completing your junior year of high school
  • Minimum composite score of 22 on the ACT
  • High school grades in line with ACT scores
  • Desire to learn about a career in health or science
  • Mississippi resident
  • Application due date is March 25, 2019

 

Download the Word document - Application2019.docx 

Download the PDF - Application2019.pdf

 

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Filed Under: Family, Food and Health, Health, The PROMISE Initiative, Rural Health October 15, 2019

Most Mississippians think of drug addiction as an issue other people face in faraway places, but the source of this problem could be as close as the family medicine cabinet.

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Filed Under: Food and Health, Health, Rural Health May 23, 2019

To help confront mental health issues facing the nation today, the Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering unique first aid training to all its employees.

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Filed Under: Food and Health, Rural Health January 31, 2019

A summer program application process is underway for high school juniors looking for a jump-start on college and exposure to careers in medicine and science.

Filed Under: Rural Health January 18, 2019

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The first in a series of webinars designed to prevent opioid misuse in the agricultural community and improve treatment for pain is scheduled for Jan. 29.

Talking to Farmers About Their Pain, a one-hour program delivered via the web, addresses the occupational sources of chronic pain that producers deal with as a result of farming-related accidents, surgeries or strain from repetitive movements. Designed for health care professionals, the module focuses on how to improve communication between medical care providers and patients about occupational pain.

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Filed Under: Agriculture, Farming, Farm Safety, Food and Health, Rural Health November 6, 2018

A million-dollar grant acknowledges that farmers and families living in rural areas battle many of the same mental health challenges as urban residents face.

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