Dr. Michael and Kim Perry Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Michael and Kim Perry Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of this endowment is to honor in perpetuity Kim and Michael Perry and to provide deserving students in the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the University of Mississippi.

Recipients will be rising juniors and seniors in the School of Business Administration who have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and exemplify excellence in entrepreneurial spirit and abilities.  First preference will be given to students from Mississippi.  Additional preference will be given to students pursuing a minor or major degree in entrepreneurship.  Students will apply for the scholarship by submitting a resume and resume and answering a set of questions regarding their entrepreneurial activities.

A panel of faculty and staff from the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will determine the recipient.  The award will be for two semesters.  If a student receives the awards a junior, he or she may reapply for the scholarship for their senior year.

  • Enter the full number including the 010 at the beginning - it should be 010 followed by six numbers
  • Describe an experience you have had (summer job, internship, family business) with an entrepreneurial business, start-up or early stage company or family business. [250 words max]
  • Describe your interest in building and owning your own business someday?
  • What do you believe will be the most important aspect of preparing to be an entrepreneur?

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