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. The application deadline is March 9, 2016. Applications received after March 9, 2016 will not be considered. Additional instructions are located on the scholarship application.
Other scholarships may be available through local donors to students who maintain an overall 2.75 grade point average. Award amounts and eligibility criteria may vary according to donor specifications. Applicants must complete a NETC General Scholarship application. Students must reapply for assistance each school year.
Marlboro Charities awards a scholarship to a Marlboro County student wishing to pursue a career in nursing. To be eligible, the student must be enrolled or planning to enroll in one of NETC's nursing diploma or degree programs. Students must maintain a "C" average in courses pursued. Marlboro County Charities will not pay for a student to repeat a course or to purchase a new book.
All students interested in applying for the Marlboro Charities scholarship must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a Marlboro Charities Scholarship Application.
The award amount of the scholarship is between $250 - $1000 per student. 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.
George Sink, a South Carolina personal injury attorney, is offering a $1000 scholarship to one high school or college student. Applicants must submit a video telling about someone who has inspired his or her educational goals. There is no minimum GPA requirement. Any South Carolina college or high school student may apply for this scholarship as long as a two to five year institution is in his or her future. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2015. For additional information about the scholarship and how to apply, please visit the website at www.sinklaw.com/scholarship.
The Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina offers a $500 Founding Fathers Scholarship to an eligible student enrolled in a technical or community college. 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.
This scholarship is awarded by Jacquel Thomas Nelson. The scholarship is in the amount of $250 and will be paid directly to the recipient. The deadline to apply is April 2nd. The selection criteria are as follows:
The Hipp family, in honor of the beloved Etta Gray, has established a scholarship progrm to empower financially disadvantaged African American youth in their pursuit of educational access and economic success. Etta Gray Memorial Scholarships will enable students to attain their educational and professional dreams through obtaining technical certifications. Technical certifications may include Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Java, Internet, PC Programming, and Computer Technology. Eligibility requirements include the following:
The Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program provides annual scholarships of up to $3,000 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 Community College. The deadline to apply for the Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship is November 30, 2015. Visit the UNCF's website for additional information and/or to apply.
WHO May Apply:
The scholarship is $500. Students can request an application at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.
The Shawn Carter Foundation scholarship provides financial support to high school as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpose of the scholarship is to help under-served students who may not be eligible for other scholarships
The scholarship award amount is usually between $1,500 - $2,500. The application deadline is April 30th. For additional information or to apply for this scholarship, please visit www.shawncartersf.com.
Lashandra Stewart is an alumni of Northeastern Technical College. She received her Associate Degree in Computer Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Coker College at the age of 51. She taught her kids the importance of giving back to their community when possible and provide opportunities to those less fortunate. Her children created the LaShandra F. Stewart Single Working Mother's Scholarship, in her honor, in order to provide assistance towards a college student's future goals. The Lashandra F. Stewart Single Working Mother's Scholarship is in the amount of $1,000. Also, the runner up will receive a $200 gift. This scholarship is non-reoccurring and not renewable every year.
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Please note that the deadline to apply for the Lashandra F. Stewart Single Working Mother's Scholarship is October 15, 2015. The POCs, deadline dates, and additional information is located on the application.