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    Charleston Southern University’s Call Me MISTER Program is for you if:

     You are an African American or other minority male; You want to teach in a SC elementary or middle school; You exhibit servant leadership qualities

    You need money for college (up to $10,000 yearly); You thrive in a small, family-like learning environment; Please click the above link if interested. 


    1795 Scholarship for students attending USC Beaufort.  Please click the link for more information as well as the application.

    The Stacy Bazen Memorial Agricultural Scholarship is given to a student that demonstrates a love for agriculture and natural resources just as Mr. Bazen did. All applications are due by May 13 th , 2019 to Dawn James.

    Pilot Club Scholarship-- Deadline for application is May 15, 2020.  Please return to Ms. Gordon lgordon@horrycountyschools.net
    Sheriff's Foundation of Horry County Annual Scholarship--Applicant must a minumum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Candidates should submit a 500 word minimum essay.  Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,500 each.  Application deadline is April 15, 2020.  Please submit the application to:
    Sheriffs Foundation of Horry County
    Attention: Scholarship Comittee
    PO Box 1906
    Conway, SC 29528
    Please click the link above for the application.
    Any senior who is currently or has been a part of the Horry County Foster Care program, please contact Mr. Scott in guidance.  There is a scholarship opportunity that is due by May 15th.
    Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship--For any female majoring in education.  Application due to Ms. Gordon lgordon@horrycountyschools.net by May 17, 2020.

    You Could Win $25K To Fund Your Future--If you’re just graduating and stressed about finances, you are surely not alone. Chasing your goals can require an investment of time and money, which is why we teamed up with Sallie Mae® to create a competition that can help students get ahead. Whether your focus is on how you’re going to pay off your student debt or how you’re going to kickstart your small business, this may be the headstart you’ve been looking for.  Four - that's right, FOUR - winners will be given a cash prize to use towards advancing their goals. Entries will be judged based on academic achievements and also the creativity and originality of short answer questions about the challenges they’ve faced and their future aspirations. Did we mention each winner will be granted $25,000 (!!) so they can make their dreams a reality? Here’s what you need to know as you apply below:

    1. Submission questions include detailing personal achievements, explaining challenges you have overcome, outlining aspirations for changing the world, and more. Be yourself and show us your goals!
    2. Four winners will be chosen: one high school graduate, one undergrad graduate, one grad school graduate, and one winner who is entering into a medical field.
    3. Each winner will be granted $25K to use however they desire to help them accomplish great things, make a difference, jump-start their business, or save for a bright future.

    Inspired to share your story and apply to have your future funded?! This application closes May 24 at 11:59 PM ET.


    Gilchrist Academic Scholarship Program--In honor of the late Lenue Gilchrist, Sr. and Martha Lee Gilchrist, in recognition of the invaluable leadership and love that the members of First Friendship Baptist Church and the citizens of the Nichols community extended to the Gilchrist family, the Gilchrist children offer financial assistance to qualifying high school students.  Scholarship is in the amount of $1,000 first academic school year; $500 (continuation award based on 2.50 GPA per academic year) Must have a minimum of a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).  Please type an essay and briefly tell us about yourself: please include information about your family, church affiliation, community service, participation in student government, athletics, clubs and/or any other information you wish to share with us.  Also needed, a copy of your high school transcript and a verification of acceptance (college/technical college).  Please mail all needed forms to:

    Rose Campbell, Scholarship Chairman

    606 Tupelo Street

    Nichols, SC 29581

    Scholarship application is due by May 29, 2020.


    ThePB&J Scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.  From The Scholarship Director: “When I attended Farrington High School in Hawai’i, my GPA and test scores were low, but I was determined to go to college. I managed to receive ten different scholarships, which helped me fulfill that dream. To give back to future students, I lived off PB&J sandwiches during my first year in college to save money to fund a scholarship for another student like me.”  Deadline: 05/31/20    Amount: $500 – $1,000

    The deadline for the 2020 Essay Contest sponsored by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has been extended to June 1, 2020.   Students have the opportunity to win one of three cash prizes: first place, $2,000; second place, $1,500; and third place, $1,000. 

    Dennis Brian Latimer Memorial Scholarship--This scholarship is given in honor of the late Retired US Army Colonel Dennis Brian Latimer, a Whittemore High School Graduate.  Qualifications for the scholarship are: Must be a senior in high school and a descendant of a Whittemore High School Graduate.  Must have a B average or higher, must major in science or a related field, among others.   Please click the above link for more information and the application.

    Applications can be mailed to:

    Mr. Thomas Latimer

    3918 Cambridge Hill Lane

    Charlotte, NC 28270

    Application deadline has been extended to Friday June 5th, 2020


    Whittemore High School Alumni Association Scholarship-- Applicant must: be a descendant of an Alumnus of Whittemore High School, must have a 3.0 GPA, among other criteria.  Please click the above link for more information and the application.

    Applications can be mailed to:

    Mrs. Jerrlyn Gaghum

    Scholarship Chairperson

    434 McKeiver Street

    Conway, SC 29527

    Application deadline has been extended to Friday June 5th, 2020


    Son’s & Daughters of Italy, Announces $2,500 College Scholarship ProgramThe Myrtle Beach OSIA Lodge 2662 is pleased to announce our 2020 scholarship opportunity beginning January 30, 2020 and running through April 30, 2020New deadline of July 31, 2020.  We have been awarding an academic scholarship to a graduating high school senior since 2012.  Our scholarship award in the past seven years has been $1500.00.  Since then, textbooks and fees have increased by 73%.  To help students take a thoughtful approach to their selection process and help pay for a college education, Son’s & Daughters of Italy is awarding a $2,500 scholarship.  We are honored to announce this scholarship, which reflects the importance of Italian/American heritage.  The $2,500 scholarship is open to students of Italian/American heritage, will be awarded based on the student’s essay and academic achievement.  The application process opens on 1/30/2020 and concludes 4/30/2020. The award winner will be announced no later than 6/1/2020.   If you have any questions or if I may be of assistance with this scholarship on behalf of the Son’s & Daughters of Italy in America, Myrtle Beach Lodge #2662, please feel free to contact me at (818) 312-1667 or via email osia2662scholarship@gmail.com.

     You can also download and print the application by clicking OSDIA Scholarship App 2019!!


    We invite you to join our ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers to support you in your studies, help you complete medical school, and get a head start on your career.

    We will grant a $1,000 scholarship to the author of the winning essay, and complimentary access to any of our courses for three runner ups. Our courses include ACLS, BLS, PALS and monitor technician certification.

    Winners are selected by our essay review committee and notified by email or other contact information they have provided. Checks are mailed directly to winners.

    Please click the above link for more information.  Scholarship deadline is November 1st 2020.