This scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior or junior, planning to attend a four year college or other institution of higher learning. The applicant must demonstrate exemplary qualities of scholarship, citizenship, and service to his/her school, church, and community. The application deadline is March 1, 2017. Applications received after March 1, 2017 will not be considered. Additional instructions are located on the scholarship application.
The Graham Memorial Fund was created in 1954. Mrs. Ella Stanton bequeathed a vast majority of her personal property to a "fund" and devoted the annual income thereof to charitable purposes such as providing for the education of needy and deserving boys and girls of Marlboro County.
Eligibility criteria includes, but is not limited to the following:
Applicants will be notified by letter of the decision.
The application deadline is May 15th of each year. For additional information or to apply for this scholarship, please visit the George Rogers Foundation's website at www.georgerogersfoundation.org.
The Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina offers the following scholarships:
For more information, including deadline dates, application and complete eligibility requirements, visit www.gfoasc.org.
The Wire Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to a woman who may not have been able to attend college when she graduated high school, but now wants to further her education. The $2500 scholarship is awarded annually by WIRE, a community service organization affiliated with electric co-ops in South Carolina, including Lynches River Electric Cooperative. WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) awards the scholarship based on financial need and personal goals. Applicants must:
Women who have previously earned a bachelor's degree are not eligible. However, applicants may have previously earned a two-year degree or some college credits. The scholarship will be paid jointly to the winner and her college of choice. Applications are available at Lynches River Electric Cooperative. The deadline to apply is June 2nd.
The First United Methodist Church annually awards eight scholarships to local high school seniors or graduates enrolled in accredited two or four year schools.The award amounts range in value from $200 to $1500. The application process must be completed by April 15th of each year. For additional information and scholarship application, visit First United Methodist's website at www.cherawfirstumc.org and click the resources tab.
Abbott & Fenner offers a scholarship to help those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A & F scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. For additional information, visit Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants website at www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.
Financial assistance is available for South Carolina residents who have physical or mental disabilities that limit vocational opportunities. Award amounts are based on financial need and are awarded by the Vocational Rehabilitation Center. Apply at the nearest Vocational Rehabilitation Office in Bennettsville, Dillon or Lancaster.
This scholarship is awarded by Junior Charity League (JCL) of Marlboro County. It is awarded to a female between the ages of 17-23 who has a permanent Marlboro County residence and is currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a college/university in the fall of 2015. The scholarship is $500 and the applicant must reapply every year. The completed application is due by Monday, March 31, 2015. Applications are to be mailed to Junior Charity League of Marlboro County Scholarship. The mailing address is located on the application.
This scholarship is awarded semi-annually by Giva Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley. All students currently attending a college/university and enrolled in a degree program are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is $1,000. All eligible students will be required to write an essay. The deadline date to apply is June 1st or December 1st of each year. For additional information, please visit Giva's website.
The Hipp family, in honor of the beloved Etta Gray, has established a scholarship program to assist students who have permanent residence in Upstate South Carolina and are pursuing a technical certification such as Computer Technology, Information Systems, Information Technology, Network Administration, and PC Programming. Eligibility requirements include the following:
The Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program provides annual scholarships of up to $5,000 per scholarship, based on need, to assist students attending target technical colleges in Upstate South Carolina. Students who qualify for the Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship must attend Northeastern Technical College, Tri-County Technical College, Greenville Technical College, York Technical College, or Spartanburg Methodist College. The deadline to apply for the Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship is March 3, 2017. Visit the UNCF's website for additional information and/or to apply.
The Shawn Carter Foundation's grant provides financial support to high school as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpose of the grant is to increase college access and success for motivated yet under-served students.
You can begin your application process on April 1st. The application deadline is April 30th. For additional information or to apply for this scholarship, please visit www.shawncartersf.com.
The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or university. The scholarship application opens on March 1st. The deadline to submit your application is April 30th.
What you will receive:
To Be Eligible:
For additional information and current application information, please visit www.pointfoundation.org/communitycollege.
Wells Fargo offers a scholarship to help veterans cover unmet financial need after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been utilized. Scholarships are awarded up to $7,000 per year and it is renewable.
The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017. For additional information, visit https://ScholarshipAmerica.org/WellsFargoVets.
Through the Wells Fargo Emergency Grant Program:
For additional information, visit https://ScholarshipAmerica.org/WellsFargoVets.
The mikeroweWORKS Foundation is offering scholarships to people getting trained for skilled jobs that are in demand.
Applicants to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation Work Ethic Scholarship Program must be:
Past recipients of a mikeroweWORKS Foundation Educational Scholarships are not eligible to apply. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. However the program deadline is May 19, 2017. For additional information or to apply, visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/mikeroweworks/.