Scholarships & Competitions

Four $10,000 Scholarships to be Awarded to College Students Pursuing Music Industry Careers by House of Blues Music Forward Foundation and Live Nation

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, and the Living Legacy Foundation, today announced its 2020 application period. Students pursuing music industry careers can apply for the college scholarship program January 13 through March 31, 2020. A total of four $10,000 scholarships will be…

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South Carolina Federal Offers $50,000 in Scholarships

  South Carolina Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its 10th annual scholarship program. The credit union will award $50,000 to 12 students who will be attending a traditional or technical college in South Carolina for the fall 2020 semester.   In the spirit of the credit union’s “Doing More Together” approach to personal finance…

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Top spellers ready to compete in CCSD Spelling Bee

Forty-two students from 38 schools are invited to participate in Charleston County School District’s annual (CCSD) Spelling Bee Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Burke High School’s auditorium. The competition will start at 5:30 p.m. The winner will be one of 18 CCSD scholars to advance to the Post and Courier SpellBound! Spelling Bee March 12,…

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Scholarship applications open for underrepresented students in the 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/Latinx and Native American students majoring in chemistry-related fields and pursuing chemistry-related careers. Qualified students may be studying at community colleges or four-year institutions. Graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors may…

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21 Charleston-area artists selected for ArtFields 2020

This year, there were 21 selected artists from the greater Charleston area making it one of the most highly represented in the state. In all, 95 SC artists have been chosen. The full list of accepted artists for the 2020 competition can be found here.  Prizes: Grand Prize – $50,000 Second Place- $25,000 People’s Choice 2D – $12,500…

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Howard University Awards Six Students with the 2019-20 Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship

Howard University announced the selection of six students who will receive the Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship (PRH). Administered by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University, the fellowship seeks to prepare Howard University students for careers in public affairs in an increasingly global world. To date, more than 200 Howard…

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Winners of the Giant Greeting Card Competition at the Holiday Festival of Lights

The Holiday Festival of Lights kicked off its 30th season November 15.  During the grand opening celebration, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) proudly presented awards for the festival’s annual Giant Greeting Card Competition. Winning entries in this school art competition are on display during the event, which runs nightly through Dec. 31 at…

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Strayer University and The Blackhouse Foundation Launch Scriptwriter Competition to Bring Real Perspectives on Criminal Justice to the Classroom

Strayer University, in partnership with The Blackhouse Foundation—a leading voice working to elevate and increase the number of diverse voices in filmmaking—this week announced the launch of ScriptED, a nationwide competition to discover a talented up-and-coming screenwriter who can help bring real perspectives to Strayer’s Ethics in Criminal Justice course. “Research tells us that the human-brain…

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