Nelly Awarding 'P.I.M.P's' With Scholarships

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.

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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."