February 1, 2017

The Ben Turnage Entrepreneurial Spirit of Mississippi Scholarship

At JAMAS Capital Management, we believe that young leaders are capable of innovation and creative new approaches to all aspects of business, including capital investment. We know that these young leaders have a unique culture not currently seen in the business world, as well as their own personal experiences, to draw upon. Our hope is that, by easing the financial burden of secondary education, specifically at the University of Mississippi, we will see a brighter, more innovative future in our industry. That’s why we are proud to present the Ben Turnage Entrepreneurial Spirit of Mississippi Scholarship, a $2,500 scholarship toward an education at the University of Mississippi.

Deadline: Feb 28, 2017

Eligibility

  1. You must be currently enrolled in the University of Mississippi or have been accepted into the school.
  2. You must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  3. You must submit a copy of your transcript, your completed application and your essay by using our online form.

Essay Topics:

In order to qualify for the Ben Turnage Entrepreneurial Spirit of Mississippi Scholarship, please submit a 500-1,000 word essay on one of the following topics:

  • In your own words, what makes a business degree from the University of Mississippi more valuable than a degree from another institution?
  • What are the most important issues the business and entrepreneurship communities are facing today?
  • Describe how your experiences have shaped your view on today’s business environment.

How to Apply

To apply for the The Ben Turnage Entrepreneurial spirit of Mississippi Scholarship, please complete our online application.

Application Form

October 13, 2016

JAMAS convoca una beca de $2.500 para Futuros Líderes Hispanos

Para fomentar que estudiantes de origen hispano se formen como líderes empresariales

Jackson, MS – 5 octubre de 2016 – JAMAS Capital Management, empresa privada de inversiones, ha convocado la Beca JAMAS dirigida a Futuros Líderes Hispanos. La finalidad de la beca es conceder a estudiantes de origen hispano una ayuda económica de $2.500 con la que sobrellevar los pagos de los estudios universitarios y así poder lograr llegar a ser los líderes empresariales del futuro.

Con el conocimiento de que los líderes de origen hispano son una poderosa fuerza motora en el mundo empresarial actual y con el deseo de fomentar la diversidad en la industria de inversión privada, a Ben O. Turnage, fundador y director general de JAMAS, le agrada anunciar esta oportunidad. “Demasiadas veces he visto como gente joven y muy inteligente no ha podido realizar sus sueños por ser la educación secundaria tan costosa¨, dijo Turnage. “Nosotros en JAMAS sabemos que algunos de los futuros líderes empresariales más inteligentes son hombres y mujeres jóvenes e hispanos que se encuentran en una situación en la que no pueden permitirse la formación adecuada. Nuestra esperanza es que, con esta beca se reduzca esta barrera económica para que los jóvenes hispanos tengan mejores perspectivas de éxito.”

La Beca JAMAS para Futuros Líderes Hispanos está abierta  a todos los ciudadanos de los EUA de origen hispano y que estén actualmente matriculados, o hayan sido aceptados por una universidad acreditada. Todos los solicitantes deben poseer una nota media final de al menos 2.8 y entregar un ensayo de entre 500 y 1.000 palabras para ser considerados.

El plazo para solicitar la Beca JAMAS para Futuros Líderes Hispanos es el 1 de noviembre de 2016. 

Información acerca de JAMAS Capital Management
JAMAS Capital Management es una empresa privada de inversiones que proporciona una fuente única de capital estratégico a una gran variedad de industrias. Durante más de 30 años, el Fundador y Director General de JAMAS,  Ben O. Turnage,  ha fundado, invertido y hecho crecer de forma rentable a una gran variedad de empresas que incluyen empresas de construcción,  propiedades residenciales y comerciales, servicios de yacimientos petrolíferos, y agroalimentarias. 

For additional information: contact Susan Segars at 404.808.0075, susans@qcom-inc.com

October 13, 2016

JAMAS Announces $2500 Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship

Encourages Students with Hispanic Heritage to Pursue Business Leadership

Jackson, MS – October 5, 2016 – JAMAS Capital Management, a leading private investment firm, has announced the JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship is intended to help students of Hispanic descent become the business leaders of the future by easing the financial burden of a college education.

With the knowledge that business leaders of Hispanic heritage are a powerful driving force in today’s business world, and with the desire to further foster the rich diversity found in the private investment industry, Ben O. Turnage, Founder and CEO of JAMAS, is pleased to announce this scholarship opportunity. “All too often, I have witnessed some of the brightest young minds be forced to turn away from their dreams because secondary education is so expensive,” Turnage said. “We at JAMAS know some of the most brilliant future business leaders are young Hispanic men and women who are in a situation in which they can’t afford to get the education they need. With this scholarship, we hope to reduce this financial barrier so Hispanic youth find it more realistic to succeed.”

The JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship is open to all U.S. citizens of Hispanic descent who are currently enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited college or university. All applicants must have at least a 2.8 grade point average and must submit a 500 to 1,000-word essay in order to be considered.

The deadline for applying for the JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship is November 1, 2016. 

About JAMAS Capital Management
JAMAS Capital Management is a private investment firm providing a unique source of strategic capital to a broad spectrum of industry sectors. For over 30 years, JAMAS Founder/CEO Ben O. Turnage has founded, invested in and profitably grown companies across a variety of businesses; including enterprises in construction, residential/commercial real estate, oil field services and agri-foods.

For additional information: contact Susan Segars at 404.808.0075, susans@qcom-inc.com

How to Apply

To apply for the JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship, please complete our online application.

Application Form