Scholarships & Competitions

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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16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Celebrates HBCU Culture and Marching Band Tradition

A crowd of 62,000 fans, students and alumni took part in the 16th annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase (HBOB) on Saturday, where they enjoyed spectacular performances by eight of the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) marching bands and GRAMMY Award-winning R&B group 112. This year’s HBOB theme, “March On. Dream…

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Minority Science Students Sought For American Chemical Society Scholars Program

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program is announcing the availability of its annual renewable scholarship for minority students. Previous winners will be featured during a year long promotion of ACS Scholar Alumni, sponsored by ACS President Peter K. Dorhout, Ph.D. ACS is the world’s largest scientific society. The renewable scholarship ranges between $1,000 and…

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Twenty-Two HBCU Dance Teams Go Head to Head for the Chance to Win $25,000 in the #RadiantDanceOff Contest

Every weekend, hundreds of college women participate as dancers in high energy marching bands across the country. From show-stopping halftime performances to intricate routines, young dancers must be ready to perform every day of the month, under all circumstances. To help women demonstrate confidence during their toughest days, HBCU Dance Corporation, Inc. teamed up with…

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GoFundMe and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Partner To Help HBCU Students Pay For College

Earlier this week, GoFundMe announced a partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. GoFundMe and TMCF are teaming up to raise money in support of students at the nation’s 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). “No American should be prevented from enrolling in and graduating…

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Group Seeks to Dramatically Increase the Annual Number of Diverse Engineering Graduates

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineers (NACME) has chosen the 50K Coalition Leadership Circle as the recipient of NACME’s 2017 Diversity Vision Award. Originally envisioned by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the 50K Coalition is a 40-organization collaborative formed by four preeminent engineering diversity membership organizations: NSBE, the American Indian Science…

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Applications for the Tom Joyner Foundation ‘Full Ride’ HBCU scholarship are now open

The Tom Joyner Foundation® has announced the ‘Full Ride’ scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the fall of 2018. “Our full ride scholars are outstanding,” said Tom Joyner, chairman of his Foundation and host of the top-ranked nationally syndicated…

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