SC Cattlmen's Foundation Scholarship
- deadline March 1
Multiple scholarships offered. One scholarship will be for applicants interested in pursuing a 4-year degree in applied agricultural sciences. Another scholarship will be for applicants pursuing a 4-year degree with no restriction on the field of study. See application for more details.
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Scholarships - deadline March 1
SEG Scholarships are based on merit. To qualify, you must be a student who:
- Is a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student;
- Has above average grades;
- Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics (geology, geophysics or related earth sciences).
Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative - Touchstone Energy Scholarship - deadline March 1
MCEC provides seven - $3,000 scholarships to students in local school districts. Special consideration is given to financial need, extracurricular school activities, community involvement, recommendations and the student's personal analysis (see judging criteria on the application).
Aiken Electric Cooperative various scholarships - deadline March 1
2-year Touchstone Energy Scholarship: A s
cholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to 2017-2018 high school graduating senior in the cooperative service area planning to attend a 2-year technical college. Applicant's residence must have an active account in the Aiken Electric Co-op service area.
4-year Touchstone Energy Scholarship: A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to 2017-2018 high school graduating senior in the cooperative service area planning to attend a 4-year college or university. Applicant's residence must have an active account in the Aiken Electric Co-op service area.
Trustee Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a 2017-2018 high school graduating senior in the cooperative service area. To be considered for this $1,000 scholarship, the student must complete the application and submit in 150 – 200 words, an explanation as to why the scholarship is needed.
Call Me MISTER - deadline March 15
View website to see participating colleges in SC. African American males interested in pursuing a degree in Education should apply. Let your guidance counselor know if you are submitting an application.
SC State Fair Ride of Your Life Scholarship Program - deadline March 15
-Applicant must be a full-time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school or home school in South Carolina; applicant must complete the online application form in its entirety; applicant must attach a current photograph (preferably a senior class photo); applicant must attend a public or private college, university, or technical college in the state of South Carolina.
-Applicant will be judged based on need, academic and extra-curricular achievement, communication skills, and on aptitude for completion of application. Fifty (50) $6000 scholarships will be awarded to students across the state to be paid at the rate of $1500 per year over a four-year period. Students pursuing two-year degrees will receive $1500 per year over the two-year period. Applicant must complete a typed, one page essay on the following topic: "What traits do you have that will enhance your education and future employment?"
The SC Education Association Retired Scholarship - deadline March 15
The applicant must be a senior graduating from a public high school in SC, must plan to attend a SACS accredited college, university, technical school, or community college in SC as a full-time student, must plan to pursue a career in education, must maintain a good high school academic record and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA while in college, must demonstrate leadership abilities, and must need financial assistance.
The George Rogers Foundation Scholarship - deadline March 16
Applicants must be: SC resident, a graduating high school senior, and First in Family student - defined as a student who will be the first person in their family to attend a 2 or 4 year college.
SC Coaches Association of Women's Sports Scholarships - deadline - must be turned in to Guidance by March 22
SC CAWS Education Scholarship - Applicant must be a female planning to major in education with academic excellence and must be involved in extra-curricular activities involving athletic and non-athletic participation (must be an eligible high school participant on one or more athletic teams). Two scholarships will be awarded from this one application.
SC CAWS Medical Scholarship - Applicant must be a female planning to major in the medical field with academic excellence and must be involved in extra-curricular activities involving athletic and non-athletic participation (must be an eligible high school participant on one or more athletic teams). Financial need must be proven by providing a copy of your (parents) income tax forms.
Black Note $2,000 Smoke-Free World Scholarship - deadline March 30
- -Be a full-time student
- -Be 18 years or older
- -Submit an essay as outlined in Essay Instructions, signing your essay with your full name, university name and address
- -Enter only one application and one essay per person
- -Be legal residents of the 50 United States and ten provinces of Canada
Saluda Young Farmers Scholarship - deadline March 31
Applications will be awarded based on the following categories: Ag major or related field, financial need, grades, community service/involvement and leadership activities, essay, and direct descendant of a Saluda Young Farmer Member. Priority will be given to those majoring in Agriculture or in a related field.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) - deadline March 31 (app opens Jan 1)
Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university during the Fall, be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA, or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA), complete the FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable).
Mary Ella Ruff Nursing Scholarship - Self Regional Healthcare Foundation - deadline March 31
Applicants must have financial need, be very client/patient oriented with an outgoing personality, demonstrates outstanding clinical nursing skills, good scholastic record (average B or better), evidence of strong commitment to the nursing profession, must be enrolled (or going to be enrolled) in a certified nursing program in the State of SC.
Charlotte Blackwell Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Self Regional Healthcare Foundation - deadline March 31
Applicants must be going to attend Lander University or Piedmont Technical College in order to receive this scholarship. Must profess a desire to pursue a nursing career at Self Regional Healthcare, possess an excellent academic record (average B or better), exhibit strong evidence of commitment to the nursing profession, must have exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrate outstanding clinical nursing skills or potential based on work experience and/or academic interests, and must show financial need.