Scholarships & Competitions

Howard University Awards Six Students with the 2019-20 Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship

Howard University announced the selection of six students who will receive the Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship (PRH). Administered by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University, the fellowship seeks to prepare Howard University students for careers in public affairs in an increasingly global world. To date, more than 200 Howard…

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Winners of the Giant Greeting Card Competition at the Holiday Festival of Lights

The Holiday Festival of Lights kicked off its 30th season November 15.  During the grand opening celebration, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) proudly presented awards for the festival’s annual Giant Greeting Card Competition. Winning entries in this school art competition are on display during the event, which runs nightly through Dec. 31 at…

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Strayer University and The Blackhouse Foundation Launch Scriptwriter Competition to Bring Real Perspectives on Criminal Justice to the Classroom

Strayer University, in partnership with The Blackhouse Foundation—a leading voice working to elevate and increase the number of diverse voices in filmmaking—this week announced the launch of ScriptED, a nationwide competition to discover a talented up-and-coming screenwriter who can help bring real perspectives to Strayer’s Ethics in Criminal Justice course. “Research tells us that the human-brain…

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Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry Launches Raffle to Help Fund One Student’s Education

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) has officially opened their College Fund Raffle that will award one lucky student with up to $40,000 in scholarships. Only 800 raffle tickets, for $100 apiece, are now for sale online. The winner of the 50/50 raffle will be drawn on December 31 at 3 p.m. after CML’s Noon Year’s Eve event. The…

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2020 Honda Battle of the Bands Lineup Revealed

The votes are in and the top eight bands have been selected to perform at an epic 2020 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation’s premier showcase for HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) marching bands and dance teams. HBCU marching band fans cast their votes to help choose the “final eight” bands, which…

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Power:Ed Awards First Grant to the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Power:Ed has awarded their inaugural grant to the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU), a 501c3 non-profit with the mission of promoting independent higher education in South Carolina. The $50,000 grant will help SCICU provide scholarships to rising juniors and seniors in college who are at risk of dropping out of college due to financial hardships. Almost 15%…

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Meet Miss and Mister SC State University

The fall semester is setting the stage for a new king and queen to take the lead on uplifting the university and community. With compelling platforms and a zeal for change, both Miss and Mister SC State 2019-20 received the highest number of votes from fellow students during the spring semester. Although they both admire…

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Honda Battle of the Bands Announces Atlanta Homecoming

Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) will return to Atlanta on Saturday, January 25, 2020 for dynamic performances by the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) marching bands and dance teams. Voting is now open for the public to choose their favorite marching bands to perform at the highly-anticipated return of the premier…

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