Scholarships & Competitions

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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More than 40 CCSD students named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has announced 42 of its talented scholars from a total of four schools are Semifinalists for the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program; the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists yesterday. Congratulations to the following 2020 Semifinalists:   Academic Magnet High School leads the state…

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Submissions Now Open for 40th College Television Awards

The submission period for the Television Academy Foundation’s 40th College Television Awards is Sept. 5 through Oct. 3, 2019. Each year hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students, representing colleges and universities nationwide, submit their media projects to television’s most prestigious student competition—the Television Academy Foundation’s College Television Awards. The College Television Awards honors achievement in…

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Nautica Roberts Receives Holt Scholarship

Nautica Roberts, a graduate of the Gordon H. Garrett Academy of Technology, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Lawrence A. Holt Scholarship Endowment. The scholarship honors Lawrence A. Holt, a young man who died on December 26, 1999 at the age of 18. Earlier that same year he graduated from high school having…

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Chevrolet Host Closing Ceremony for DTU Fellows

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Michelle Alexander believes the 2019 Discover the Unexpected (DTU) program might have been the best in the short history of the annual journalism fellowship. “I think this year was just a little bit more special,” said Alexander, General Motors multicultural marketing manager. “A lot of it had…

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Celebrating 100 Years With Historic $100k Scholarship

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, an international women’s service organization with a focus on education, will celebrate its centennial year in January 2020 by awarding a historical $100,000 scholarship to a deserving young woman. Eligible students are encouraged to apply by January 16, 2020; a link to the application and detailed instructions can be found here: https://zphib1920.org/eblast/2019/april/Founders-Centennial-Scholarship-packet.pdf. Zeta’s International Centennial President, Valerie Hollingsworth…

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Footaction Launches ‘No 1 Way Design Program’ For HBCU Students

Footaction, the national retailer of lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, launches No 1 Way, a creative platform which champions youth culture’s constantly evolving self-expressive style, celebrates individuality, and proves there is No 1 Way to pursue one’s passion. The No 1 Way Design Program is an open call for recent graduates of, or current students at,…

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Congressman Clyburn Announces the $1.7 Million Clyburn Endowment at SC State University to Fund the Emily England Clyburn Honors College Scholarships

Congressman James E. Clyburn announced at his annual Rudolph Canzater Memorial Classic last weekend in Santee that he and his wife, Emily, are designating the $1.7 million they have raised and contributed to South Carolina State University over the years to fund honors college scholarships. Joined by S.C. State Honors College Director, Dr. Harriett Roland,…

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