Scholarships & Competitions

Magnolia Foundation grant supports two Trident Tech scholarships named after former slave

For the second consecutive year, the Magnolia Plantation Foundation has funded scholarships for two students pursuing associate degrees in horticulture and hospitality and tourism management at Trident Technical College. Eleis Lester, a resident of downtown Charleston resident, and Litasha Banks, who lives in North Charleston, are recipients of the scholarships named for 19th century attorney,…

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Student Darius Kelly wins That BIG Book Sale design competition

The Charleston Friends of the Library, in partnership with the Art Institute of Charleston, launched its 4th annual That BIG Book Sale design competition last month.  This year’s winner is student Darius Kelly who impressed the four judges with his incredible design that is literally “out of this world”. “The poster competition is part of…

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Beyonce Announces Winners of The Formation Scholars Award

Today, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announces the four winners of The Formation Scholars Award for the 2017-2018 academic year. The establishment of the merit scholarship program was announced on April 24, in celebration of the one-year anniversary of LEMONADE, her critically-acclaimed and globally-lauded visual album, through her BeyGOOD initiative.. Current and incoming female undergraduate and graduate students…

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S.C. State Fair names 2017 scholarship recipients

The South Carolina State Fair has named its Ride of Your Life Scholarship recipients for 2017. The fair annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university or technical college in the state. The $6,000 scholarships are awarded at an annual rate…

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Roddy White Keep the Faith Foundation offers college scholarships to Georgia, South Carolina students

The Roddy White Keep the Faith Foundation is awarding $500 scholarships to 10 students in Georgia and South Carolina toward tuition at the post-secondary institution of their choice. The Roddy’s Rockstars Scholarship will be awarded to students demonstrating academic achievement and community involvement. “Our goal is to help enhance the experience of those who have…

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National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

The National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. In its third year, the NBFA Scholarship Program will award scholarships of up to $5,000 to African-American farmers or dependents of African-American farmers who plan to enroll or who are enrolled in agriculture-related study at an accredited two-year…

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Claflin Extends Scholarship Offers To High Achievers In Academics During Become A Visionary Leader Open House

Orangeburg – Each year, intercollegiate athletics programs throughout the nation celebrate what is commonly known as the early signing period when blue-chip athletes announce at what college or university they are going to continue their playing careers. The day culminates weeks, months and sometimes years of letters, campus visits and other inducements program as coaches…

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College Scholarship for Charleston County Resident Announced

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) is pleased to announce its annual Presidential Scholarship program. This program awards one, $2,500 scholarship on an annual basis to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of the same county as the current SCAC president. This year’s scholarship will be awarded to a student who…

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UofSC launches new scholarship program with Raise.Me

The University of South Carolina will offer a new scholarship program designed to reward high school students for a wide variety of academic achievements and extracurricular activities. Students at 56 selected high schools in South Carolina, starting as early as 9th grade, can earn “micro-scholarships” to Carolina through an online program called Raise.me. For example,…

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