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South Carolina State Scholarships
Scholarship Search Engines
Beware of Scholarship Scams
Scam Warning Signs:
- You have to pay a fee
- Money-back guarantee
- Credit card/bank account information required
- Offers exclusive information
- Phony Scholarship – promises cash if you pay a registration fee
- Phony Scholarship Matching Service – pay a fee and they guarantee you will win awards
- Phony Educational Loan – pay a fee and receive a low-interest loan
- Phony Financial Aid Seminar – a high pressure, poorly concealed sales pitch
Recommended Scholarship Search Services:
In addition to the search sites listed below, students can learn about the availability of private aid by checking with high school guidance counselors, churches, community organizations, and parents’ employers. Reference books and scholarship directories are also available in local libraries.
For additional scholarship opportunities, check with resources such as any colleges you are applying to, community organizations, churches, employer, parent's employers, and internet resources, such as:
- The Sallie Mae Fund
- Scholarship Help Page
- Scholarship Guidance
- FIDM Scholarship Foundation
- Best Colleges Financial Aid
- Raise Me app
Is offering four scholarships to SC graduating seniors! The Harry Hampton, Wallace F. Pate, David M. Cline, and James O. Thomason Scholarships. The link is attached for the scholarships.
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2022.
Don't miss out on a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Complete 5 college planning steps for 5 separate chances at $500. When you finish all 6, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $40,000 scholarship, but you can still earn money even if you don’t complete them all.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy is renowned for symbolizing the pursuit of excellence with integrity! The Heisman High School Scholarship, presented by Acceptance Insurance, extends the Heisman prestige to our nation’s most esteemed male and female high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities. These remarkable young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way to greatness for everyone around them.
The deadline to apply is 10/19/21
The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarship awarded annually to 10-15 exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. The Cameron Impact Scholar is unique among their high-achieving peers in their desire to make an impact on their communities and in the world at large. Our Scholar aspires to contribute to positive forces for change and plans to tailor their education to that end. The Cameron Impact Scholarship covers the full tuition, fees, and books at any accredited U.S. based college or university that the recipient chooses to attend.
As a merit-based program, the Cameron Impact Scholarship is open to all applicants who meet the GPA and citizenship requirements, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation, or any other background factors. We are looking for young leaders with demonstrated passion and commitment to any variety of positive impact.
Applications opened for the Class of 2022 in February.
FINAL Application Deadline: September 10, 2021 at 12pm (NOON) PT
The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.
Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university.
*Cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs.
The deadline to apply is September 15, 2021.
Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money. ARI has held student essay contests on Ayn Rand’s fiction since 1986, awarding over $2.2 million in prize money to contest winners! This year we will award more than $40,000 to hundreds of students worldwide.
The deadline to apply is September 27, 2021
The mission of the Park Scholarships program is to bring exceptional students to NC State, based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The program develops and supports Park Scholars in these areas, preparing them for lifelong contributions to the university, state, nation, and world.
The Park Scholarships are named for the late Roy H. Park ’31, an NC State alumnus who created the charitable Park Foundation, dedicated to education, media, and the environment. With a generous grant from the Park Foundation, the Park Scholarships program was established in 1996 to provide a superb educational opportunity for exceptionally talented and well-prepared young people who merit the intellectual challenge of a distinguished faculty and a superior university. To date, 22 classes of Park Scholars have graduated and have built a vibrant alumni network.
Approximately 40 scholarships will be awarded this year to outstanding entering freshmen for undergraduate study in any discipline at NC State.
If you are interested in this scholarship please see your school counselor before September 17, 2021.
Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
- Current high school seniors or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
- Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.
- Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
The deadline to apply is November 15, 2021
Students must write an essay on the following topic.
"Promoting self-employment and entrepreneurship is an important way of creatingnew jobs and enhancing the labor market for the unemployed and otherdisadvantaged groups. In a post-COVID environment, why is it essential thatyoung people change their mindset towards self-employment͍."
Submit essay to Coleman Randall at the following email address - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Deadline to submit is October 15, 2021