Scholarships & Competitions

The NNPA’s 2018 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship Open to All HBCUs

By Freddie Allen, Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), in partnership with Chevrolet, recently announced that the 2018 Discover The Unexpected (DTU) Journalism Fellowship will now accept applications from communications and journalism students attending any one of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) across the country. In 2016, the DTU Journalism…

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Beyoncé Announces Homecoming Scholars Award Program For 2018-2019 Following Her Historic Headlining Show At Coachella

Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil…

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SC Bar Young Lawyers Division’s (YLD) third annual “Your Big Idea” Scholarship Competition

What’s “Your Big Idea” about the First Amendment? One high-schooler will win a $2,000 scholarship by sharing their ideas about free speech in an Instagram video. The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is sponsoring its third annual “Your Big Idea” Scholarship Competition this spring. To enter, students must complete an application and answer one…

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Ford Awards “Tech Sassy Girlz” $20,000 in STEAM Scholarships

Affirming its commitment to education in minority communities and careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM), the Ford Motor Company recently presented $20,000 in scholarships to four deserving young girls at the “Tea & Bytes” annual fundraising event benefiting Tech Sassy Girlz, an Orlando-based nonprofit that provides minority girls, grades 6–12, with exposure…

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Scholarships Awarded To MUSC Students

At their March 11 Annual Doctor’s Day Program the ACCMDPA awarded a $1,000.00 scholarship to Ms. Ka’La D. Drayton and Mr. Austin T. Merritt, minority students at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Ms. Drayton is from North Charleston, SC and is enrolled in the College of Medicine. Mr. Merritt is enrolled in the…

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Applications for Beverly J. Gilliam Scholarship for Foreign Study Open

The Beverly J. Gilliam Scholarship for Foreign Study offers financial assistance—up to $6,500—to students who already are accepted into recognized summer study abroad programs. The scholarship’s goals are to help students obtain international experiences that will allow them to become better world citizens and successfully compete in the global job market. Eligibility Criteria To qualify,…

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First Choice Member Scholarship Applications Due March 5

First Choice by Select Health of South Carolina is offering two scholarships to qualified applicants who are furthering their education or pursuing a second career in 2018. The 8th annual First Choice member scholarship program is open to all First Choice members. Applications are due by March 5, 2018. Select Health offers the First Choice…

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Local students to compete in Coastal Carolina University’s 39th annual Dr. Subhash C. Saxena High School Math Contest

Coastal Carolina University will host the 39th annual Dr. Subhash C. Saxena High School Math Contest on Friday, March 2, from 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration. The purpose of this event is to stimulate and promote interest in mathematics…

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