Scholarships & Competitions

NFL star Josh Norman names new endowed scholarships in honor of two Coastal Carolina University professors

Former Coastal Carolina University football All-American Josh Norman has announced that two of the three endowed scholarships he recently established as part of his $1.5 million donation to the University will be named in honor of his two favorite professors in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The…

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Winners Selected for DROP: A Story of Triumph National Creative Expressions Contest

The Positive Change Foundation, in affiliation with Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC) has selected winners for the National Creative Expressions Contest, based on the film, “DROP: A Story of Triumph.” Nine winners from Middle and High Schools and a Homeschool have been selected from schools including Darnell Cookman Middle/High School of the Medical Arts,…

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Bonds-Wilson High School Alumni Association Announces Rueben Smith Scholarship Award Recipients

The Bonds-Wilson High School Alumni Association (BWHSAA) strives each year to provide scholarships to students who meet the application criteria and reside in the Tri-county area (Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester). The Bonds-Wilson High School Scholarship has been in existence since 1992. However, the demise of Mr. Rueben Smith, a diligent worker and a dedicated supporter…

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South Carolina College Students Awarded Tourism Scholarships

Nine South Carolina college students from hospitality-related programs were given Tourism Student Awards last week during a ceremony at the Lace House in Columbia. The students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement related to hospitality and tourism in South Carolina, including culinary studies. The students were: 1. Hailey Hunter, who majored in Parks, Recreation and…

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Scholarships for USC School of Law, Charleston School of Law Students Recognize Commitment to Careers Serving the Public Interest

Two South Carolina law students will be awarded scholarships Thursday, November 1 at noon in the Francis Marion Hotel’s Colonial Room by the Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ), the union representing 1,400 federal administrative law judges at the Social Security Administration during the AALJ’s annual meeting in Charleston. “As judges for a public agency which serves…

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SC State Business Students Win First Place at National Black MBA Competition

SC State University students in the School of Business won a $15,000 first place prize, claiming victory over several other distinguished colleges and universities in the 2018 National Black MBA Association’s Undergraduate Case Competition, which convened Sept. 26-28 in Detroit, Michigan. The SC State team won third place at the competition in 2016 and second…

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Panda Cares Foundation Expands Its Mission of Support for Education by Partnering with UNCF to Award Renewable Scholarships

Committed to serving the communities in which it operates, Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Restaurant Group, Inc., partners with UNCF (United Negro College Fund) to expand its mission of support for education through the “Panda Cares – UNCF Scholars Program.” The scholarship program aims to secure better futures, by awarding “last dollar” scholarships…

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