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Contest / ScholarshipPhilip Morris USA and the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Description:On behalf of Philip Morris USA (PM USA) and the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund (TMSF), we are pleased to announce the PM USA Scholarship Fund. This fund will provide scholarships to 17 juniors or seniors currently attending; Florida A&M, North Carolina A&T, Winston-Salem State, Howard University, Virginia State or Norfolk State Universities. In keeping with the philanthropic goals of PM USA, only students with demonstrated financial need and the potential for success will be accepted.

The PM USA scholarship and application process is very competitive. Students selected will receive a 1 year scholarship from Philip Morris USA. In addition, scholars will have an opportunity to apply for paid summer internships at Philip Morris USA between their junior and senior year.

Scholarship Award

Up to $5,000 depending upon TMSF member institution and in-state and out-of-state tuition status.
Second semester eligibility contingent upon maintaining full-time status; consistent progress toward degree; a cumulative 3.5 grade point average, good citizenship and conduct; and a declared major as noted under eligibility requirements.
Sponsor:Philip Morris USA and Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
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Other Requirements:Eligibility requirements

U. S. citizen and current full-time sophomore attending Florida A&M; North Carolina A&T; Winston-Salem State; Howard University; Virginia State or Norfolk State Universities;
Have demonstrated financial need, with Pell grant eligibility;
3.5 cumulative grade point average;
Interest in applying for an internship with Philip Morris USA;
Have declared a major in one of the following disciplines: Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, or Physics.

Application Process

Complete the application form available from your TMSF College Coordinator
Submit the completed application, along with two letters of recommendation, to
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
90 William Street, Suite 1203
New York, NY 10038
ATTN: Philip Morris Scholarship

Information provided will be kept confidential and only shared with key sponsors from PM USA, TMSF and the TMSF College Coordinators in charge of selecting scholarship recipients.

The TMSF and PM USA are very excited about the scholarship program and the impact it will have on students and colleges. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call the TMSF at 212.573.8888.

Best regards and good luck!
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