Follow the steps below to complete your application:
Applications are due for the priority application deadline no later than February 4th, 2015. The application deadline has been extended to February 25th, 2015. Completed applications must be in prior to the extended deadline in order to be considered for the program.
*The latest version of Adobe Acrobat is needed in order to complete this application.
Form A- Applicants and Parents
The priority deadline is February 4th, the application deadline is February 25th, 2015.
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Please use the link above for this form. Please do not begin the application without the required information, as you will not be able to save the application and return to it once you begin to complete this form. In order to complete this form, you will need to have the following information available to you:
The following characteristics are required for your essay’s format and content:
*Typical paragraphs are five to ten sentences in length.
FORM B- Applicants and Parents
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Print out Form B and complete the information required. Sign the document with a blue or black ink pen. Turn in the document to your school guidance counselor. Your counselor will be required to upload this signed document with Form C, which they will be completing on your behalf.
FORM C- School Counselors
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This section is to be completed by school guidance counselors. If you are a student, do not fill out this form. Counselors, in order to complete this application you will need to have all necessary documentation before you begin this form, including Form B, which should be signed by the student and submitted to you. The additional documentation that is required from school records should be scanned and converted into documents that will be uploaded as part of the application. Please note that you will not be able to save your progress once you begin the application.
Demographic Qualifications for the Mississippi Governor’s School
An applicant must meet ALL of the following qualifications:
Performance Qualifications for the Mississippi Governor’s School
Applicants are required to have achieved at least one of the following qualifications*:
Documentation is required for each qualification used in the application. Please be sure to attach the documentation for each qualification. You may choose to combine all documentation into one document, or you may attach each piece of documentation separately. PDF format is preferred.
Specific documentation for items h-k must be provided to demonstrate ability beyond peers. This can be documented in the form of a commentary/recommendation by a professional in the field of the student’s exceptional ability.
*Applicants need only meet one of the performance qualifications listed here; however, if the student meets multiple qualifications, please provide documentation for as many qualifications as possible, as this will increase the student’s chances of acceptance into the program.
Note: Only applications that are complete and submitted by the due date will be considered in the admissions process. An application form is not considered complete unless it contains ALL of the information requested in Forms A-C. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all official documentation has been completed by the school counselor or administrator.
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