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 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





    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


    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


         College Prep Scholarship

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


         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


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


       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


       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


             “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


             “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


    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


         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