Nelly’s energy drink Pimp Juice has created the P.I.M.P
Scholars Program, which will provide financial assistance to eligible college
According to the company, P.I.M.P is an acronym for Positive
Intellectual Motivated Person. The scholarship, which is competitive, will award
two applicants, one male and one female, with a $5,000 award.
The P.I.M.P Scholarship is not limited to academics. Applicants
stand a better chance of winning the scholarship if they are involved in leadership
roles in extracurricular activities of all genres.
The top twenty-five applicants will be contacted and asked for
an official college transcript and a letter of recommendation from a leader
in their respective communities.
Deadline for submission is December 29, 2004 and the Scholarships
will be awarded in January of 2005.
For more information visit letitloose.com.
In related news, Nelly’s latest single from his forthcoming
albums Sweat and Suit is "’Tilt ‘Cha Head Back."
The song borrows a sample from Curtis Mayfield’s classic song
"Superfly" and features Christina Aguilera.
The albums also include collaborations with Mobb Deep, Mase
and country singer Tim McGraw who contributes to the song "Over and Over."