Scholarships & Competitions

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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The Mather School National Alumni Association announces 2019 reunion and annual scholarship fundraising banquet

The Mather School National Alumni Association will hold its 2019 Reunion and annual scholarship fund-raising banquet July 27, 2019. The Mather School National Association continues to support Benedict College students through a scholarship in honor of the late Lucy Hughes, beloved Mather School teacher. In addition, the MSNAA Chapter of the Lowcountry assists area students through various…

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Ingevity awards $60,000 in scholarships to 30 high school seniors

Ingevity recently awarded $2,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors in Covington, Virginia; Crossett, Arkansas; DeRidder, Louisiana; North Charleston, South Carolina; Waynesboro, Georgia; and Wickliffe, Kentucky. Scholarships were awarded to students who demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities and a commitment to making a positive impact in their school and community. Of the scholarships awarded, 25…

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Charles A. Brown High School Alumni Association Inc. Scholarship Winners

The Charles A. Brown High School Alumni Association Inc. recently awarded three George D. Stanyard Scholarships to the following participants: 1st place winner, Semaji M Fielding, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Mark Fielding and granddaughter of Mrs. Daisy Brockington. Semaji attends the University of Maryland Eastern Shore majoring in Environmental Science. 2nd place winner, Earl…

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Chevrolet Gives HBCU Students an Opportunity to ‘Discover the Unexpected’

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have selected six students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to participate in the 2019 Discover the Unexpected Journalism (DTU) Fellowship. With the help of NNPA editors and reporters, the Fellows will travel the country to discover and share positive, inspirational…

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MC Lyte Making Dreams a Reality for African American Scholars

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A social media post recognizing African American scholars has gone viral and it’s all because of a Hip Hop legend. Joshua Williams posted his status as a co-valedictorian at historically Black Dillard University to Instagram, saying that the achievement was thanks to the $50,000 scholarship he received…

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