Scholarships 2016-2017

 

 

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarship for Juniors and Seniors

Essay required (500-1000 words)

Apply online at www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline – June 12, 2017

ACT/SAT Prep

Free ACT/SAT Prep

Visit www.prepfactory.com for more information

Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship

$1000 Scholarship for Seniors

Students affected by reckless driving accidents

Must have 3.0 or higher and be a US Citizen

Attending college as a freshman and declare a major

Essay accompanied by a video is required

For more info. visit:  https://www.lawsuitlegal.com/giving-back/scholarship.php

Deadline:  December 5, 2016

AES Engineers

$500 Scholarship for Seniors

Essay required (500-1000 words)

Apply online at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline – October 6, 2016

Alex Carver Memorial Softball Scholarship Fund

Amount of scholarship is based on availability and how many are awarded

Must be a current member of the WHS Varsity Softball Team and accepted to an accredited 2 year or 4 year college

Minimum 2.5 GPA required

Essay, a list of school/communities activities and financial info required

For application and more information, see Ms. Steeple

Deadline – March 31, 2017

Allen University

    English Department Essay    

    Scholarship Contest

$2000 1st place; $1000 2nd place; $500 3rd place

May write on any topic

Must be 500 words

Applicants must have 3.0 GPA and provide ACT/SAT scores

Complete the essay scholarship application online at https://goo.gl/forms/VbTbCvU5WZzKaHGC3

Email submissions to ktrumpeter@allenuniversity.edu

Deadline:  May 26, 2017

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

   Kappa Zeta Omega Scholarship

   Clotelle Davis Scholarship

   Ethel Bigby Scholarship

 

For Seniors with C+ average or better who have applied to college

Must possess reputable character, a high ideal of conduct and scholarship, financial need, leadership ability, and worthwhile ambitions

1 Page Essay and 3 Letters of Recommendation Required

See Ms. Steeple for an application and more information

Deadline – March 24, 2017

American Legion

    Oratorical Scholarship

    Constitution Speech Contest

For 9th – 12th graders

Contestants must prepare an 8-10 minute oration on the Constitution of the US.

1st Place State Finals - $2,000 scholarship

2nd Place State Finals - $1,000 scholarship

3rd Place State Finals - $500 scholarship

Deadline – Post Contests deadline – January 24, 2017

See Mrs. Steeple for additional info.

American Pest Control

    Gene Higginbotham Memorial  

    Scholarship

Scholarship amount to be determined by funds available

Must be accepted to an accredited college or university (must provide letter as proof)

Must have 3.0 min. cum. GPA and 900 SAT score

Letter of recommendation & transcript required

For application and more information, see Ms. Steeple

Deadline:  March 31, 2017

APIASF Scholarships

(Pacific Islanders)

APIASF General Scholarship

High School Seniors

Essay is required

Due January 11 , 2017

For more info. and to apply visit:  http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

Archibald Rutledge Scholarship

For Seniors

$2,000 scholarship in creative writing, dance, music, theatre, and visual arts

Apply online at http://www.ed.sc.gov/instruction/standards-learning/visual-and-performing-arts/2015-16-archibald-rutledge-scholarship-program/

Deadline - February 6, 2017

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

1,000 Scholarship

Students who plan to pursue college education in nursing

Visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com (click the banner on the right hand side of the websites homepage)

Deadline – June 30, 2017

AXA Achievement Scholarship

10,000-25,000 Scholarship

Seniors enrolling in an accredited 2 or 4 year program for the 16-17 school year.

Must be a US Citizen and Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

For more info: https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

To apply:  https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-achievement/

Deadline:  December 15, 2016

Barbizon Scholarship Sweepstakes

For all grade levels

Up to 100,000 Scholarship

Scholarship opens January 2017 and closes December 2019

Visit www.barbizonmodeling.com/scholarships  or call 1-888-999-9404

Bezos Scholars Program

For Juniors

All- expense-paid scholarship to Aspen, Colorado for Aspen Festival

Attend meetings and seminars with global leaders from US and Africa

Apply online at www.BezosFamilyFoundation.org/Scholars

Deadline – February 10, 2017

Big Sun Scholarship

 

For high school Seniors who are student athletes

$500 Scholarship

Essay required (500-1000 words)

Apply online at www.bigsunathletics.com

Deadline – June 19, 2017

BMW Scholars Program

Students interested in manufacturing-related degrees.

Must be a full time student with minimum cumulative GPA 2.8

Receives tuition assistance and apprenticeship at BMW

Resume and Transcript required along with application

Application and more information at https://www.bmwusfactory.com/student-programs/technical-and-community-college-students/scholars-program/  or visit the career center at Greenville Tech, Tri-County Tech or Spartanburg Community College

2016 BMW Scholars Information Session Dates:

Tuesday, March 15th 5:30-7:00

Wednesday, March 23rd 1:00-2:30

Monday, April 11th 5:30-7:00

Wednesday, May 4th 5:30-7:00

Tuesday, June 14th 5:30-7:00

bTrendie Scholarship

$2500 Scholarship

Must be attending college fall 2017

Under 18 must have permission from parent/guardian

Essay required

Submissions must be made by email scholarship@btrendie.com or through online application page https://www.btrendie.com/scholarship

For more information, see Ms. Steeple

Early deadline is March 27, 2017, late deadline is April 8, 2017

Buick Achievers Scholarship

For Seniors studying Engineering, Technology, Design, or Business with Automotive Interest

Up to $100,000 scholarships

100 scholarships worth $25,000 per year

Apply online at www.buickachievers.com

Deadline – February 29, 2016

Captain U Student Athlete Scholarship

For US High School students who participate in any sport

$2,000 scholarship

Apply online at http://scholarshipexperts.clickmeter.com/CaptainU/

Chapman Scholarship

     Duke University

$500,000 Scholarship for Duke University

Students in Anderson and Hart Counties have 1st priority

Scholarship will be available by September 2018

More information TBA

Charles T. Battle Scholarship

 

For Seniors

$1,000 scholarship

One page essay required on how this scholarship will help further my career goals

3 Letters of Recommendation and Transcript 

See Mrs. Steeple for application

Deadline – March 3, 2017

Charleston Southern

Full ride for Palmetto Fellows Scholarship recipients

Academic scholarships available up to 14,000 a year

Contact Jim Rhoton, Director of Admissions, for more information (jrhoton@csuniv.edu or 843-863-7050) 

Clemson University

    Lyceum Scholars

$10,000 distributed over 4 years

Seniors interested in the Study of Capitalism

See website for more information:  www.clemson.edu/capitalism/lyceum.html

Deadline to apply:  December 8, 2016

Converse College

Scholarships available through the SC Tuition Grant

Students who chose a private college instead of a public college

For more information visit:  http://www.converse.edu/admissions/financial-aid-and-tuition/undergraduate-freshmen-and-transfer-students/

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

   Congress-Bundestag Young Exchange

   Program (CBYX)  

Full Scholarship Exchange Program that offers young Americans the opportunity to live with a host family and attend high school in Germany for a year

CIEE selects 50 students in 7 states

Questions about CBYX, contact Julia Littlefield at jlittlefield@ciee.org or (207)553-4125

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

$1000 Scholarship

High School Students

600-1000 word article required on “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?”

For more information visit:  http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

Deadline:  February 28, 2017

Davidson College

     Bryan Scholars

$30,000 annual scholarship

For Senior Scholar athletes – excluding Football and Basketball

Two Bryan Scholars are awarded in each category – one male and one female

See Mrs. Steeple for nominations by September 19, 2016

Apply online at www.davidson.edu/Bryan

Deadline – Nominations by September 20, 2016, Applications by October 15, 2016

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

     May Week Scholarship

For Juniors and Seniors

Scholarships available for Academics, Athletics, and Arts

Essay required

See Ms. Steeple for an application or applications can be downloaded at: http://andersondst.publishpath.com/scholarship

Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Distinguished Young Women of Anderson County

Scholarship for Juniors

Students evaluated on Scholastic Record, Interview, Talent, Physical Fitness, and Self-Expression.

Meetings from  January-March. Cash scholarships will be awarded at the end.

For more info and to apply go to:  http://distinguishedyw.org/

Deadline to apply:  January 27, 2017

Dr. Robin Unger Medical Impact Scholarship

For Seniors

Must have a 3.0 or higher, must plan to enroll in a US undergraduate program, provide a resume, write a 500 word essay about how they plan to help others through their pursuit of medicine, and provide an unofficial transcript.

More details at http://drrobinunger.com/dr-robin-unger-medical-impact-scholarship-2016/

Deadline:  August 30, 2016

Elks National Foundation

     Most Valuable Student

For high school Seniors

Must be a US citizen

Two $50,000 scholarships

Two $40,000 scholarships

Fourteen $20,000 scholarships

Four hundred and eighty $4,000 scholarships

Apply online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

Deadline – November 30, 2016

Erskine College

     Presidential Scholarship

Scholarships awarded for top students

Must apply to Erskine before applying for scholarships

Application to apply for Presidential Scholarship opens on Oct 31, 2016.

Deadline:  January 6, 2017

Contact Erskine Admissions if interested in applying for scholarships.

Financial Aid

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.finaid.org

www.collegeispossible.org

http://www.college-scholarships.com/financial-aid/student-loan-calculator

Francis Marion University

    McNair Scholarship

Full tuition scholarship, plus fees, room and board

Seniors – 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, 3.0 GPA, SC resident, interest in career service

2 Essays and 2 Letters of Recommendation Required

McNair Scholars travel and study abroad during Spring Break

Apply online at www.fmarion.edu/fmuadmissions/scholarship

Must apply to FMU by December 1, 2016

George Rogers Foundation

For Seniors

2.5 GPA or higher, SC Resident, 1st Generation college student

Required:  transcript, college acceptance letter, 2 letters of recommendation

See Ms. Steeple for application

Deadline:  May 12, 2017

Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund

    Harry Hampton Scholarship

For Seniors interested in natural resource disciplines, such as wildlife biology,

     fisheries biology, forestry, or marine science.

$5,000 per year (offered for 4 years)

Apply online at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

Deadline – January 31, 2017

Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund

    Wallace F. Pate Scholarship

For Seniors interested in natural resource disciplines, such as wildlife biology,

     fisheries biology, forestry, or marine science.

$2,500 scholarship

Apply online at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

Deadline – January 31, 2017

Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund

    David M. Cline Scholarship

For Seniors interested in natural resource disciplines, such as wildlife biology,

     fisheries biology, forestry, marine science, or law enforcement/criminal justice.

$2,000 scholarship

Apply online at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

Deadline – January 31, 2017

Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund

   James O. Thomason Scholarship

For Seniors interested in print or photo journalism, advertising,

     public relations, or mass communications.

$2,000 per year (offered for 4 years)

Must maintain 2.5 GPA

Apply online at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

Deadline – January 31, 2017

Hispanic American Women’s Assoc

AHAM Scholarship

   Asociacion Hispano-Americana

     de Mujeres

For Seniors of Hispanic descent

1 scholarship - $5,000

1 scholarship - $4,000

2 scholarships - $3,000 each

2 scholarships - $2,000 each

1 scholarship - $1,000

Applications available at www.ahamsc.org

For more info email scholarships@ahamsc.org or call 864-420-2787

Deadline – March 31, 2017

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Up to $2500 Scholarship

For Seniors with integrity, determination, courage, and perseverance

Must be:  Enrolling in non-profit post-secondary institution fall 2017, Demonstrate financial need, Be involved in community service, 30 years old or younger & US Citizen

Apply online at www.application.horatioalger.org

Deadline – June 15, 2017

I Have a Dream Scholarship

For US students 13 years old and older

$1,500 Scholarship

250 word essay on what you dream about

Apply online at http://scholarshipexperts.clickmeter.com/dream/

Deadline – January 31, 2017

Ithaca College

    Park Scholar Program

$2500 Scholarship

Essay Required

Seniors who apply/accepted to Ithaca College by January 2, 2017

Scholarship Deadline:  January 15, 2017

For more info visit:  www.Ithaca.edu/parkscholars 

Kappa Gamma Gamma

   Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

   W.H. Young Scholarship

For Senior African American males

3.0 GPA or shows college potential

2 recommendation letters required

See Mrs. Steeple  for an application

Deadline – March 31, 2017

Kittie M. Fairey Scholarship

For Seniors

-With a 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale)

-Must be a SC resident

-1800 SAT or 26 ACT

-Parents’ gross income not to exceed $40,000

-Must attend a 4-year college in SC

Apply online at www.csascholars.org

Deadline – January 2, 2017

Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

For Seniors interested in Entrepreneurship but open to all majors

Apply by sending your transcript, resume and 500-700 Word Essay Required “What makes them passionate about building a business”

Send application to scholarships@lawnstarter.com

Deadline: August 20, 2017

Light Up a Life Scholarship

For Seniors with 3.0 GPA in math and science
Must major in healthcare profession
Demonstrate financial need
Must be a child of Greenville Hospital System employee
    or child or grandchild of active volunteer at GHS
    or active teen volunteer with 50 volunteer hours at GHS
Apply online at www.scholarshipprograms.org
Deadline - March 1, 2017

Lyons Memorial Scholarship

$2,000 Scholarship

For Seniors who are descendants of individuals assoc. with the (former) Orr-Lyons Mill

See Mrs. Steeple for an application

Deadline – March 31, 2017

Marine NROTC Scholarship

FULL Tuition plus book stipend

Must be US Citizen, at least 17 yrs old, physically qualified by Marines

Must have no personal convictions or criminal record

SAT 1000 or ACT 22

Contact Sgt Davis to apply – Email Andrea.Davis@marines.usmc.mil or cell 844-4381

Marist College

    Technology Scholarship

FULL Tuition plus room and board Technology Scholarship

Internships at IBM, Morgan Stanley, CitiGroup, and more

Apply online at www.marist.edu/admission/technologyscholarships/

Martin Luther King

    MLK Dream Weekend Scholarship

For Seniors – 11 different scholarships

Applicants can apply for multiple scholarships on one application

-AALG Dreamer Scholarship - $2,000

-Bethlehem Baptist Dreamer Scholarship - $1,500

-Clemson Dreamer Scholarship - $16,000

-ECPI College Dreamer Scholarship - $5,000

-Furman Dreamer Scholarship - $60,000

-Greenville Tech College Dreamer Scholarship - $1,500

-Michelin North America CSK Dreamer Scholarship - $5,000

-Michelin North America MLK Dreamer Scholarship - $5,000

-MLK Dreamer Scholarship - $4,000

-USC Upstate Dreamer - $12,000

-Urban League MLK Scholarship - $1,500

For more information visit:  www.mlkdreamweekend.com

See Ms. Steeple for an application

Deadline – October 15, 2016

Must be able to attend the MLK Banquet on January 14, 2017

McDonald’s Future History Makers Scholarship

5,000 Scholarship for 2 Seniors

Must be attending an accredited 2 year or 4 year institution fall 2017, a US resident less than 21 years of age and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Must be able to attend awards luncheon the first week of May 2017

Visit www.1073jamz.com between March 1 – 26, 2017 to apply.

Contact Angela Hall at 614-383-1541 with questions

Mercer University

   School of Engineering

   Scholarship Challenge

For Seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering program

Scholarship offers of over $2.5 million to over 85 students

Contact Mrs. Steeple if you want a scholarship nomination

Apply online at www.engineering.mercer.edu/scholarship

Deadline – October 15, 2016

Mike Rowe WORKS Foundation

    Work Ethic Scholarship Program

For hard working students interested in skill trades

Essay required

2 references required

For more information, www.mikeroweWORKS.org/scholarship or email mikeroweworks@scholarshipamerica.org

Deadline:  May 19, 2017

Music to Our Ears Scholarship

 

$500 Scholarship for Seniors who plan to attend college in the fall

500 Word Essay (Topic: “Music is a gift shared by everyone around the world. How have you shared the gift of music with those in your family, life, and community?”)

Please submit the above documents to: eric@furnacemfg.com

Contact Detail: You addressed your relevant questions to: eric@furnacemfg.com

Website Link: http:/www.furnacemfg.com/scholarship/

Deadline:  October 31, 2016

NASSP (National Assoc. of Secondary School Principals)

 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

$1000 and a trip to Washington, DC

Students 9-12 who are making a difference through volunteer service

Complete application online at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.or/spirit

Applications must be completed by November 8, 2016

Notify your counselor if you apply

Navy ROTC Scholarship

    Navy Scholarship

    Navy Nurse Scholarship

Navy ROTC Scholarships or Navy Nurse Scholarship

$180,000 scholarship at over 160 colleges and universities

Full Tuition Scholarship, plus textbooks, fees, uniforms, and living allowance

SAT Score:  English/Math 1150 combined score

ACT Score: English/Math 49 combined score

Top 10% of class

Application is not a full commitment

Apply online at https://www.nrotc.navy.mil

Newberry College

    Science Olympiad Scholarship

State Competition Hosted at Newberry College

Winners of each event will qualify for a $2000 scholarship to Newberry College

Total amount awarded to each students cannot exceed $10,000

Contact Dr. Bret Clark, Director SC Science Olympiad (803)321-5255 or bret.clark@newberry.edu

Norfolk State University

    Honors College

Scholarships available for those who apply to Norfolk State University Honors College

See Ms. Steeple for scholarship applications

Must apply to Norfolk State University before applying for scholarships

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc

    International High School Essay

    Contest

For Seniors

1st Scholarship:  $5000

2nd Scholarship:  $3000

3rd Scholarship:  $2000

4th Scholarship:  $1000

700-750 word essay entitled “What can be done to assure that American citizens do not lose their voting rights and that they regain any rights that have been lost in recent legislative changes?”

Due Date:  October 21, 2016

See Ms. Steeple and visit http://www.oppf.org/essay-contest.asp  for more info

Other Scholarship Links

     There are TONS of scholarship

     links on the Internet.  Just be

     very cautious and leery of any

     scholarship charging a fee.  You

     should not have to pay fees to

     get a scholarship!

 

 

www.scholarships.com – Multiple scholarships

www.fastweb.com – Multiple scholarships

www.collegeboard.org – Multiple scholarships

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search - Multiple scholarships

www.finaid.org – Multiple scholarships

www.studentscholarships.org - The largest scholarship database on the web!

www.scholarshipexperts.com - Free scholarship matching service

www.winscholarships.com – Multiple scholarships

www.college-scholarships.com – Multiple scholarships

www.cashe.com – Multiple scholarships

www.educatorlabs.org – Multiple Scholarships

www.meritaid.com – Multiple scholarships

www.excellence.org – Academic scholarships

www.supercollege.com – Academic scholarships

www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net – Scholarships for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

www.makingcollegecount.com – Scholarships sponsored by Chevrolet

www.kidschancesc.org – Scholarships for dependents of someone who has been seriously or fatally injured as a result of a work-related accident or occupational disease.

http://scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php- Multiple scholarships

http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/- Multiple scholarships

Papa John’s

$500 Annual Scholarship for Seniors

Must be employed by Papa Johns and work an average of 15 hours a week for 1 year

Qualified employees receive $500 scholarship for each full year of work at Papa Johns

Pick up your scholarship application from your store today!

Peck Law Firm Scholarship

$2000 Scholarship for seniors with a 3.0 GPA interested in a law-related field

Go to:  http://thepeckfirm.com/peck-law-firm-scholarship/  for more info and to apply

1500 word essay required

Deadline:  May 31, 2017

Phil A. Foundation

2 $500 Scholarships for Senior

GPA of 2.5, US Citizen & Documented Medical Condition Required

Must have 2 letter of recommendations, transcript, one page essay

See Ms. Steeple for an application

Deadline April 11, 2017

Prudential Spirit of Community

Students 5th-12th Grades

Students who have made an impact through volunteer service in the past year

For more information and to apply, visit:

 http://spirit.prudential.com and www.nassp.org/spirit.

Deadline:  November 8, 2016

QuestBridge

     College Prep Scholarship

For Juniors
FULL scholarship
Apply online at www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-college-prep-scholarship
Deadline - March 22, 2017

QuestBridge

     National College Match

FULL tuition scholarship covering tuition, room, and board

Connects low income Seniors with admission and full scholarships to college

Apply online at www.questbridge.org

Deadline – September 27, 2016

RMHC U.S. Scholarship

Scholarships for Seniors

Visit http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships for more info.

Deadline:  January 18, 2017

SC Business Week Scholarships

    Business Week

    Ron McNair Leadership

    Mechanical Contractors Assoc of SC

    Chelse Ward Elliott

   

Scholarships totaling $14,500

Must be accepted into the SC Business Week Program

At Presbyterian College July 23-28

3 scholarships require students to attend an in-state college

For more information see Ms. Steeple

Deadine:  April 21, 2017

SC Governor’s Committee

     Voc Rehab’s Journalism Contest

For Juniors and Seniors ages 16 – 19 years old and needing financial aid

Four year Scholarship to the SC school of choice

Scholarship pays for tuition and fees

Required to write no more than 3 pages on an article entitled “#Inclusion Works”

For more information visit:  www.journalism.scvrd.net

Deadline – February 1, 2017

SC Honors College Writing Contest

$1,000, $500, & $250 Scholarships for Juniors and Seniors

Essay Topic:  “How should we improve the state of South Carolina”

For more information and to submit and entry, visit http://schc.sc.edu/writing-contest  or contact contest@schc.edu

Deadline:  December 2, 2016

SC State Fair Scholarship

For Seniors who plan to attend college
50 $6,000 scholarships
Apply online at www.scstatefair.org
Deadline - March 15, 2017

SC State Honors College

    Presidential Scholarship

For Seniors with 3.5 GPA and 1200 SAT or 27 ACT

FULL SCHOLARSHIP – tuition, room, and board, plus textbooks

Apply online at www.scsu.edu/academics/honorscollege

SC State Honors College

  General University Scholarship

For Seniors with a 3.25 GPA and 1100 SAT or 24 ACT

FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP

Apply online at www.scsu.edu/academics/honorscollege

SCADA

   SC Automotive Dealers Association

Scholarship up to $5,000

Must be a SC Resident and enrolling in an Automotive Tech college program fall 2017

1 Recommendation and Transcript required

See Ms. Steeple for more information

Deadline:  April 28, 2017

SCAEAP

   SC Association of Extension

   Administrative Professionals

$1,000 Scholarship for students pursuing a career in secretarial science, computer science or business management field and must be a SC resident

See Ms. Evans in guidance for an application

Deadline:  March 24, 2017

SCAEOP Scholarship

     Marian Garrett Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarship for 3 Business Majors

Must have a C average in high school and B average in business courses

Must enter college fall of 2017 and be a US citizen

Visit http://www.scaeop.org/student-scholarships.html

Deadline:  December 1, 2016

SCCAWS Scholarship

    SC Coaches Association of Women’s

    Sports

         “Medical Scholarship”

For Senior females planning to major in the medical field

$1,000 scholarship

Apply online at www.sccaws.org

For more info contact Amy Boozer at 803-240-5795 or amy_caws@yahoo.com  

Deadline – March 24, 2017

SCCAWS Scholarship

    SC Coaches Association of Women’s

    Sports 

         “Educator’s Scholarship”

For Senior females planning to major in education

$1,000 scholarship; Additional $1,000 awarded for a Scholar Athlete

Apply online at www.sccaws.org

For more info contact Amy Boozer at 803-240-5795 or amy_caws@yahoo.com

Deadline – March 24, 2017

SCCBM Scholarship

 

$1,000 Scholarship for 2 Seniors

Must have a B average or above, been accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning, provide SAT/ACT scores and be in good standing to graduate

An Essay, copy of transcript and 2 Letters of recommendation Required

See Ms. Steeple for an application
Deadline:  April 1, 2017

SCEA-R

SC Education Association-Retired

1,000 Scholarship for 4 years

For Seniors who plan to attend a 4 year SC university

Pursuing a career in Education and maintain a 3.0 GPA

Must demonstrate leadership abilities and need financial assistance
See Ms. Steeple for an application

Deadline to submit application March 15, 2017

Search for Hidden Figures Contest

Young women over 13 who are interested in careers in the STEM field

Apply by December 10, 2016; 2 essays are required

For more info visit:  www.SearchforHiddenFigures.com

Solar Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarship for Seniors

500-1000 Word Essay Required (What excites you most about the future of solar?)

Must have a 3.2 unweighted GPA

Plan to attend college fall 2016 and provide proof of acceptance

Visit https://solaractionalliance.org/scholarship/ for more info

Deadline:  July 1, 2016

South Carolina Council on the Holocaust

$1,000 Scholarship

For Seniors attending a 2 year or 4 year institution

750-1500 word essay required with works cited page in MLA format

For more info and essay topics, see Ms. Steeple

Deadline April 1, 2017

South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation

For Seniors

-With 2.75 GPA (on 4.0 scale)

-Must be a SC resident

-Have a competitive or recreational interest in golf

-Must attend a 4-year college in SC

Apply online at www.scholarshipprograms.org

Deadline – December 31, 2016

Southern Wesleyn University

Scholarships available for Boys and Girls State Participants

Full ride (including room and board) for Palmetto Fellows recipients

For more information, contact Jared Trudel, SWU Admissions Counselor (864-644-5566 phone/864-674-4380 text/jstrudel@swu.edu email)

Spartanburg Methodist College

     SMC Scholars Program

FULL TUITION scholarship

Seniors with a 3.0 GPA

Apply online at www.smcsc.edu/full-tuition-scholarship

Spinx Fred Adkins Memorial Scholarship

For Seniors

Must have a 2.5 GPA, involved in extracurricular activities, be accepted to an accredited college and demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

See Ms. Steeple for more information

Deadline – March 24, 2017

Student View Scholarship

For Seniors
$11,000 scholarships
No minimum SAT/ACT
No essay required
No lengthy application
No application fee
Apply online at www.student-view.com
Complete 15-20 minute application survey about area colleges
Deadline - April 22, 2017

Suntrust

     Off To College Scholarship

For high school Seniors

$500 scholarship – one winner chosen every 2 weeks from 10/28/16 – 5/12/2017

Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need

Apply at www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html

Teaching Fellows

For Seniors interested in teaching

$24,000 scholarship - $6,000 per year

Sponsored by Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement (CERRA)

Teaching Fellows must agree to teach in SC one year for each year of scholarship

Students must attend one of the Teaching Fellows Institutions

-          Anderson University

-          Charleston Southern University

-          College of Charleston

-          Columbia College

-          Francis Marion University

-          Lander University

-          Newberry College

-          USC Columbia

-          USC Upstate

-          Winthrop University

Apply online at http://cerra.org/teachingfellows/programoverview.aspx

Deadline - December 1, 2016

The Citadel

     ExCEL-SC Scholarship

Excellence in Civil Engineering Leadership for South Carolina

$10,000 scholarship per year

For minorities, women, and socioeconomically disadvantaged students

Apply online at www.citadel.edu/cee

The Citadel

Minority Seniors

If you’re interested in attending The Citadel, there are 30 full academic scholarships each year awarded. Visit www.citadel.edu  to learn more about the 20 majors and 32 minors offered. If you would like to be nominated as a promising senior interested in The Citadel

Thomas Herbster Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarship for 2 WHS Seniors

Must be a 1st generation college student, able to demonstrate genuine need for the funds, able to provide an acceptance letter from college and plan to attend fall 2017

Essay and 2 letters of recommendation required

See Ms. Steeple for an application and more information

Deadline – March 15, 2017

Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship

For Seniors

$2000 Scholarship

1000-1500 Word Essay required

For more information visit:  tobaccofreelife.org/scholarship

Deadline to apply is September 30, 2016

Tri- County Technical College Foundation

 

Scholarship award amounts vary and may not represent total tuition costs. Considered in the selection process include demonstrated academic success and financial need. You must plan to enroll in at least 6 credit hours in a certificate, diploma, or Associate Degree program to apply. Must upload current transcript to the application when you apply.

Due date:  April 3, 2017

See Ms. Steeple for application instructions

Application can be accessed at: http://www.tctc.edu/Financial_Aid/Scholarships.xml

Tywanza Sanders Legacy Foundation

$5000 Scholarship for Seniors

Requirements:  Attending a 4 year college, 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, short written or video essay

For more information and to apply, go to www.tywanzasanderslegacyfoundation.com

Deadline:  June 9, 2017

UNC Charlotte

    The Levine Scholars Program

Seniors applying to UNC Charlotte, admitted and attend fall immediately following senior year

Average Unweighted GPA:  3.8-4.0

Score 1900-2400 (three combined sections) on SAT or 29-36 on ACT composite

For more info visit:  levinescholars.uncc.edu

See Ms. Steeple for a nomination. Nomination deadline:  October 15, 2016

Deadline for nominee to complete application:  November 8, 2016

University of Miami

    George W. Jenkins Scholarship

FULL tuition, room & board, books, and personal expenses

Valued at over $200,000

Apply online at www.miami.edu/jenkins

Deadline – December 1, 2016

Upstate Federal Credit Union

For Seniors attending 2 year or 4 year college

$750 Scholarship

No GPA requirement

Presentation (video, written or other) required on certain topics

See Ms. Steeple for more details

Deadline for submitting applications to your counselor:  April 7, 2017

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest

Monthly $1000 Scholarship for students 16 years old and older

Essay on monthly topic posted on website

Visitors to the site vote on entries. Top 5 are reviewed by Varsity Tutors. At the end of each month, one winner is selected each month to receive $1000.

NEW Scholarship so you have a good chance to win!

Visit http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Westside Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

$1000 Scholarship for 1 Male and 1 Female Student Athlete

Active parent within the Booster Club

Must have minimum GPA of 3.0

Must provide college acceptance letter

2 Letters of recommendations

300-500 Word Essay required

See Ms. Steeple for application and more information

Deadline March 31, 2017

William Peace University

 

Leadership Scholarship - $1,000-$5,000 for service and leadership

Fine Arts Scholarship - $1,000-$5,000 for fine arts majors

Honors Scholarship - $5,000 for 3.5 GPA, 1200 SAT or 27 ACT

William Peace Scholarship - $1,000-$5,000

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Transfer Scholarship - $8,000 for transfer students

Apply for admissions and scholarships at www.peace.edu

William Roberts Scholarship

Senior Must Be:

-A WHS Student Athlete

-Have completed 3 full seasons in at least 1 sports program at WHS

-Have a minimum GPA of 3.5

Student Must Submit:

-High School Transcript or Proof of GPA

-College Acceptance Letter

-2 Letters of Recommendation from teacher, school counselor, coach, or WHS staff member

-300-500 Word Essay “What It Means to be a Ram”

See Ms. Steeple for further details

Application and supporting documents due by April 7, 2017 to Luretta Sullivan or Coach Jackie Roberts

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