Scholarships & Competitions

Colleton County High School Student Receives Scholarship

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) has awarded a 2020 Board of Directors Scholarship to Fred B. Chambers of Colleton County High School. Each year, SCAC awards four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are residents of counties chosen by lot, and Colleton County was selected in the 2020 draw. Applicants must…

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S.C. State Fair names 2020 scholarship recipients

The South Carolina State Fair has named its Ride of Your Life Scholarship recipients for 2020. 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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10th Annual Youth Essay & Art Contest – Great Home Schooling Activity During COVID-19 Global Crisis for Financial Literacy Month

  In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest black-owned bank, is proud to announce its 10th Annual “I Got Bank!”  National Financial Literacy Contest where ten children will win a $1,000 savings account.  To support families who are home schooling their children due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Bank is…

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Humanities Research Grants Available for Faculty and Staff at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The NEH Awards for Faculty program seeks to strengthen the humanities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by encouraging and expanding humanities research opportunities for individual faculty and staff members. Awards support individuals pursuing scholarly research that is of value to humanities scholars, students, and/or general audiences. The next application deadline is April 8,…

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Ford Fund Announces Second Annual HBC-You Mobility Challenge $25,000 Grant Opportunity

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, is offering an opportunity for college students, alumni, faculty and administrators at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to submit an innovative proposal that addresses mobility need on campus or in their community. The HBC-You Mobility Challenge is officially open and details regarding the…

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West Ashley High wins state Ethics Bowl title

West Ashley High School (WAHS) competed in the South Carolina High School Ethics Bowl at Wofford College last month and came in first place! Eighteen teams from 12 schools across the state, including Chapman High School, Palmetto Scholars Academy, and Spartanburg High School (this year’s runner-up), were part of the second annual event. West Ashley…

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Power:Ed Awards $160,000 to Help South Carolina Students Become Work Ready

Power:Ed, a philanthropy of South Carolina Student Loan Corporation, has awarded a total of $160,000 in grants to Multiplying Good and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Education & Workforce Foundation, two organizations piloting innovative professional development programs for students here in the Palmetto State. “We’re thrilled to be joining forces with these two distinguished…

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Congressional Black Caucus Institute Announces Scholarship to Honor Slain Mother Emanuel Senior Pastor

On February 22, the Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI) announced a scholarship to honor Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, former State Senator and senior pastor at Mother Emanuel AME Church who was killed with eight others in a racially motivated massacre in 2015. The CBCI seeks to continue his legacy of excitement and enthusiasm for political…

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