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2021 Application Now Avaliable!

The 2021 application form can be retrieved below in PDF or MS Word 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 31, 2021

 

Download the Word document -RMS Application2021.docx

Download the PDF -RMS Application2021.pdf   

Please email the application to Program Directors Ann Sansing aps6@msstate.edu and Jasmine Harris-Speight jrh667@msstate.edu.

 

Issue retrieving ACT scores and transcripts from your school?

Please email the school counselor's contact information to jrh667@msstate.edu.

Counselor Name:

School Name:

Email:

Phone number:

Our staff can reach out to this person for a transcript and ACT Scores.

 

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