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    HOPE Scholarship 
    - A one year, merit-based scholarship created for students attending a four-year institution who do not qualify for the LIFE or Palmetto Fellows Scholarship.  More information here.

    LIFE Scholarship - 
    A merit-based scholarship.  More information here.

    Lottery Tuition Assistance -
     Eligible full-time students may receive up to $1,140 per term and eligible part-time students may receive $95 per credit hour to be used toward the cost-of-tuition.More information here.

    National Guard College Assistance - 
    financial assistance to members of the South Carolina Army and Air National Guardby providing incentives for enlisting or remaining for a specified time in either the South Carolina Army or Air National Guard (SCNG).  More information here.

    Palmetto Fellows Scholarship 
    - Eligible students may receive up to $6,700, per year for college. More information here.

    SC Need-Based Grant - Need-based grant is to provide additional financial aid to South Carolina’s neediest students. A student may receive up to $2,500 annually if enrolled full-time or up to $1,250 annually if enrolled part-time as a degree-seeking student at an eligible S.C. public institution.  More information here.

    SC Teaching Fellows Program - Fellows participate in advanced enrichment programs at Teaching Fellows Institutions, have additional professional development opportunities, and are involved with communities and businesses throughout the state. They receive up to $24,000 in fellowship funds (up to $6000 a year for four years) while they complete a degree leading to initial teacher certification here


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    Check the high school lounge for printouts of a few of the applications

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    SCHOLARSHIPS FOR JUNIORS

    • The Emma W. Johnson Scholarship, George Sink Valor Award,  Blanche R. Dudley Character Scholarship application opens Sunday, March 1 thru Thursday, April 30, 2020. Please have all qualifying students fill out application and email, fax, or mail, information is below. It is offered to the graduating class of 2021 (current Juniors/11th in 2020) who are in good academic standing.The Emma W. Johnson Scholarship is for students who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 and are strong in community service and extra-curricular activities. 
    • The George Sink Valor stands for students who have overcome adversities, struggles, tribulations, and still maintained good grades (3.0 GPA or better) and continued to excel in their community & school despite those obstacles. Please select qualifying students for the George Sink Valor Award.
    •  The Blanche R. Dudley Character Scholarship stands for uncommon character and uplifting spirit which was shaped through Faith, Family and Fellowship. Blanche always provided encouraging words, loved unconditionally, served unselfishly and inspired others to be better than they were the day before. She was a blessing to all that crossed her path be it at school, church, home, camp, or in the workplace. Please select qualifying students for the Blanche R. Dudley Character Scholarship! Minimum GPA 2.75.

    Represent your school! Fill out an Emma W. Johnson Scholarship (Awards $2,500.00) George Sink Valor ($1,000.00) & Blanche R. Dudley Character Scholarship (Awards $1,000.00).

    Opens Sunday, March 1 thru Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Emma W. Johnson Scholarship

    George Sink Valor Scholarship

    Blanche R Dudley Character Scholarship

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    Kia’s Great Unknowns Scholarship program

    The application process is open to students across the U.S. planning to pursue a college undergraduate degree in one of the following discipline areas: Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Math (STEAM). Recipients will be chosen based on a number of factors, including academic performance and demonstrable ways they make a positive impact within their local communities.  The students selected will be notified in mid-June.   

    Eligibility and application requirements.

    Deadline: April 30th or when 500 applications have been received

     

    South Carolina State University Alumni Scholarship

    The South Carolina State University National Alumni Association annually awards a
    limited number of scholarships to students based on academic achievement and/or
    financial need. The current amount of each scholarship is $1,500.00 annually ($750.00
    per semester).
    Scholarships are available for four (4) years, providing recipients remain in good
    behavioral standing and meet academic requirements. Students enrolled in disciplines
    that demand additional semesters may petition for a scholarship extension. Utilize the
    following link to apply for the scholarship by April 30, 2020:

    https://www.scstatealumni.org/scsu-scholarship-application

     

    Jewish Educational Loan Fund

    • JELF loans are administered in a five-state region (FL, GA, NC, SC and VA, excluding metro DC).
    • All students submit an application each year. It is important for us to assess each student’s situation for each year that they apply.
    • In-person interviews are required for all first time applicants + their cosigner. Returning applicants may complete a phone or online interview. 
    • A student's cosigner must reside in the U.S.
    • Each loan is anonymous to anyone outside JELF’s immediate staff.  A committee of trained volunteers decide on the confidential amounts awarded.

    Apply online - https://jelf.org/app

    Deadline: April 30

     

    NSBE Jr. Bridge Scholarship

    Criteria:
    • GPA Requirement: 2.5 or higher
    • Majors: Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Other Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
    • Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Classification: High School Senior Undergraduate First Year
    • Residency Status: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident

    For more information go to: https://apply.nsbe.org/

      

    Trident to Clemson STEM Pathway & Scholarships

    Trident Technical College has a 2+2 agreement with Clemson University and a Student Pathways in Engineering and Computing for Transfers Program (SPECTRA) Scholarship opportunity for students. I was hoping you would be able to direct me to the appropriate person(s), I would like to share this information with clubs and organizations within the Charleston County School District. It is a wonderful opportunity for students looking to receive a bachelor degree from Clemson in Engineering or Computer technology.

    SPECTRA: Engineering and Computing Transfer Program

    Some of the benefits:

    Who can receive this scholarship? Students who:

    • Are enrolled in an associate degree program at TTC
    • Plan to transfer to Clemson to major in certain STEM programs
    • Have demonstrated financial need (shown by completing a FAFSA)
    • Are U.S. citizens
    • Complete the scholarship application

    What is the amount of the scholarship?

    Students can be awarded scholarships in the range of $1,500 to $3,500 per year. Students who transfer to Clemson will be awarded $5,000 to $10,000 per year, based on the demonstrated need shown after the completion of the FAFSA.

    How to apply for this scholarship?

    Complete the scholarship application as well as the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.

    TTC’s school code is 004920

    For more information and to apply for the Spectra Scholarship, visit clemson.edu/cecas/spectra

     

    To view College Board Partnership Scholarships go to:

    https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scholarships-and-recognition/scholarship-partners-programs?excmpid=mtg444-st-1-mat&SFMC_cid=EM248005-&rid=52601903

    Various deadlines

     

    Paying for College Resources from SallieMae

    Check out Sallie Mae’s free Paying for College Resource, which includes videos, checklists, tools, and more on timely topics like the FAFSA, award letters, scholarships, and student loans.

     

    SC WIN Scholarship & Trident Technical College

    Students who are majoring in certain critical workforce areas* may be eligible to receive free money for college.

    Are you majoring in one of the following areas?

    • Health care
    • Computer and information technology
    • Advanced manufacturing
    • Construction
    • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Transportation

    visit https://www.tridenttech.edu/landing/freemoneyforcollege.htm

    SC Win Flyer

      

    Coastal Community Foundation Scholarships

    Check out the flyer for where to find the information about the various scholarships that are offered.

    Flyer

     

    Hans Koebig Rotary Scholarship Program

    The amount awarded each year depends on the fund's investment performance and the quality of the applicants. $15,000 has been awarded to 3-4 students each of the last four years.

    Deadline: May 1, 2020

    Application

     

    NTHS Scholarship

    National Technical Honors Society has awarded over $2 million in scholarships to date!

    It is our belief that CTE students must be supported and encouraged to seek higher education in today’s highly competitive global community. Aware of the increasing costs to attend post-secondary schools, NTHS is dedicated to providing scholarships to career and technical education students who choose a skilled trade as their career.

    In 2020, NTHS will award over a quarter of a million dollars through these exclusive scholarship opportunities.

    NTHS currently as several scholarships available with various deadlines from January 19th until May 1st, 2020.

    Go to https://nths.org/scholarships-2/ for a list of current scholarships

    Deadline: May 1st, 2020

     

    West Ashley Optimist Club - Charles B. Carlisle Scholarship 2020

    $2000 for Freshman year of college ($1000 each semester pending satisfactory progress) 

    Applicant must be resident of 29407 or 29414 zip codes

    Application Information

    Deadline: May 4, 2020

     

    City of North Charleston Rotary Scholarship

    Applicants must reside in zip codes designated as North Charleston: 29404, 29405, 29406, 29415, 29416, 29418, 29420, 29423, 29456, 29470, 29485

    Application packet

    Deadline March 30 extended to May 15

     

    Omicron Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship

    The Omicron Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated desires to help promising high school graduates prepare for the future by pursuing higher educational goals at a college, university or technical school. Enclosed/Attached, please find our “2020 College Book Stipend Application”.

    Scholarship Information & Instructions

    Scholarship Application

    Deadline: May 18th

     

    Charleston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta 

    Each year the Charleston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. awards scholarships to African American

    female students who reside in The Greater Charleston Area. We apologize but this does not include N. Charleston HS or Stall HS.

    Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:

    SAT/ACT scores, grade point average, rank in class, and essay. Due to Covid-19, the deadline for submission has been extended.

    Application

    Deadline: May 20th 

     

    American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships

    American Indian Graduate Center supports Native students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in the United States. We offer more than 20 scholarship opportunities, not to mention a comprehensive array of academic and support services for students to utilize throughout their entire academic journey. From completing financial aid applications to creating a study plan to thriving on campus, students can rely on us as a guide every step of the way. 

    Visit website for Scholarship info and application.

    Deadline: Friday, May 22

     

    Free Summer Tuition in over 60 Programs at Trident Technical College

    Trident is offering free summer tuition. Majors include:

    • Health, Human & Public Service (3 programs offered)
    • Culinary & Hospitality (11 programs offered)
    • Engineering & Manufacturing (28 programs offered)
    • Maintenance & Technical Trades (12 programs offered)
    • Information Technology (14 programs offered)

    Students must apply and be admitted to the college and complete FAFSA by time of enrollment. 

    See flyer below for programs offered, summer class schedule, enrollment requirements, etc...

    Free Summer Tuition @ TTC

    Deadline: varies

    Summer 1 and Full Summer classes start May 24th.

    Summer 2 classes start July 6th.

     

     

    Trident Tech General Scholarship Application

    Eligibility Criteria

    To be considered, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

    1.   must be a resident of Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties;
    2.   must be enrolled in any program of study;
    3.   must enroll in and maintain at least 6 credit hours per semester;
    4.   must have a cumulative GPA of  2.0 or greater;

    Trident Tech Scholarship Application

    TTC Scholarship Information and how to submit application

    Deadline: May 29th

     

    Full Circle Scholarship for Native American Students

    The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking under- graduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges, nonprofit, and accredited schools.

    The application is now open for the College Fund's Full Circle Scholarship for Native 

    students. CLICK HERE to learn more about this fantastic opportunity and apply!

    Deadline: May 31st

     

    Lowcountry Society of Women Engineers Scholarship 

    Lowcountry Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship Application for 2020 is open!  Please share with anyone you know that might be interested. 

    To qualify you must be a senior in the tri-county area (Berkley, Dorchester, Charleston counties) pursing a STEM degree at a 4 year college. 

    SWE Scholarship Application

    Deadline: June 1st

     

    Rosen Ohr Law Scholarship

    The scholarship is to help any student who has been impacted by being seriously injured (or by a family member being seriously injured).

    To apply, students must write a 750-1,000 word essay in response to the following prompt:

    "Write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. This could have been a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident, a work-related injury, or any other serious accident. How has this injury impacted your college plans?"

    The deadline to apply for this scholarship is July 20, 2020. Submissions will open on Jan 1, 2020. The winner of the scholarship will be awarded $1,000 to help pay for college-related expenses.

    You can see the scholarship information here: www.rosenohrlaw.com/scholarship

    Deadline: July 20, 2020

     

    Tallo Scholarship

    Tallo works hard to connect students with opportunities and today they're looking for students who’ve found success using Tallo. $3,000 toward tuition, books, and other educational supplies for one lucky student who can share an amazing story.

    This could be anyone who connected with a college, job, internship, organization, or any other opportunity that impacted their plans for the future.

    Students can submit applications through the scholarship posted on Tallo: https://app.tallo.com/application/4046/view

    It’s easy to enter. Interested students need to:

    • Make sure their Tallo profile includes up-to-date information.
    • Explain how they made a connection on Tallo. (short essay or video)

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    McCann Systems STEM Scholarship

    Deadline: November 30, 2020

    Value: $1,000

    Qualifications: Applicants must be U.S. Citizens accepted to, or currently attending, an accredited college or university. Proof of acceptance or college transcript of winner is required. A 200-word essay explaining why the applicant should receive this scholarship is required. 

    Application and information

     

    College Board Opportunity Scholarships

    Beginning JUNIOR year - Turn your efforts into scholarships

    1. Build your college list:  $500 (100 winners monthly)

    2. Practice for the SAT: $1000 (150 winners monthly)

    3. Improve your score: $2000 (150 winners Apr-Jan)

    4. Strengthen Your college list: $500 (100 winners monthly)

    5. Complete the FAFSA: $1000 (800 winners Oct-Feb)

    6. Apply to Colleges: $1000 (500 winners)

    Complete your journey: $40,000 (25 winners)

    Check out the website for more information

    cb.org/Opportunity

     


    More Scholarships can be found on the Scholarship List in Naviance

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    The Scholarship System - Lots of free webinars and resources available to help with scholarship searches.

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