Scholarships & Competitions

The Executive Leadership Council Offers a Half Million Dollars in Educational Scholarships

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent global organization composed of current and former Black executives, announced it is offering $500,000 in scholarships for Black undergraduate and MBA/MA college students in 2019. With the generous support of corporate sponsors and ELC members, hundreds of students will apply or compete for the more than 60 awards…

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Claflin Student and North Charleston Native Named 2019 Luard Morse Scholar, Receives $25K Scholarship to Study Abroad

Janelle Green of North Charleston, who is also a religion and philosophy major and a member of the Alice Carson Tisdale Honors College, has been selected as recipient of an English-Speaking Union Luard Morse Scholarship. Green will receive $25,000 towards a semester of study at any university of her choosing in the United Kingdom during…

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Applications open for scholarships for minority students in chemical sciences

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program is offering renewable scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 per year for African-American, Hispanic and Native American students entering chemistry-related fields. Qualified students may be studying at community colleges or four-year institutions. Graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors may apply.   Eligible majors include but are…

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CIEE Launches Campaign Celebrating the Brilliance of Frederick Douglass Global Fellows and the Benefits of Studying Abroad

Last week, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) launched a social media campaign – #CIEEmpower #MSInspirational #FrederickDouglassGlobalFellows – to share the personal reflections of 20 extraordinary students who have studied abroad in the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship program, which is sponsored jointly by CIEE and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, Each year, the…

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Registration opens for the nationwide high school art competition to support art education and creative expression

Action sports apparel brand Vans invites public and private high school art students to participate in the tenth year of Vans Custom Culture. Vans Custom Culture was created to provide high school students a platform to showcase their creative abilities, while providing access to underfunded art programs. This year marks a decade of Vans’ continued dedication to giving…

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American Academy of Ophthalmology and National Medical Fellowships Announce Recipients of New Scholarship

  The American Academy of Ophthalmology and National Medical Fellowships today announced the recipients of a new scholarship that supports the mission of both organizations to provide more opportunities to underrepresented minority students pursuing medical careers. The inaugural National Medical Fellowships Scholarship in Ophthalmology is awarded to Ja’Qulane Scales of Howard University College of Medicine…

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NCRF Announces the 20th Annual Black College Expo Giving Millions in Scholarships On Site

Dr. Theresa Price founded the National College Resources Foundation (NCRF) a 501c3 non-profit organization in 1999 in a direct response to the passing of California’s proposition 209 that banned affirmative action programs in California colleges. Since its inception, the organization has helped students secure more than $500 million in scholarships & grants and has helped…

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Children’s Museum Rings in 2019 at Noon with Chance to Win Up to $40,000 for College Savings

5-4-3-2-1! Happy NOON Year! 2019 comes early at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML). With a playful, outdoor ball drop at noon on New Year’s Eve, rainbows of confetti and all kinds of hands-on play (including make-your-own ribbon wands!), families will enjoy New Year’s festivities all before bedtime. The event is FREE with CML…

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