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     OCTOBER

    Make the U Scholarship - $15,000 - 31 Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Show academic excellence B) Demonstrate dedication to community service Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12459/make_the_u_scholarship_scholarship.php  

     Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards - $3,500 - 180 Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in 2019 B) Have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale C) Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines) Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13676/hispanic_heritage_youth_awards_scholarship.php

     AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship Program - $2,000 - 4 Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school senior planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution in 2019. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11119/americanmuscle_student_scholarship_program_scholarship.php   

     Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: October 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a legal resident of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19 B) Be attending a high school or another type of accredited educational institution of higher learning. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12699/branson_shows_inspired_scholarship_scholarship.php 

     Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship - $5,000 - 100 Awards (Deadline: October 17, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0. B) Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the summer and winter Olympic Games Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13780/wendy_s_high_school_heisman_scholarship_scholarship.php 

     Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway - $100,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: October 17, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States. B) Be between the ages of 18-24 Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12674/dr_pepper_tuition_giveaway_scholarship.php

     VIP Scholarship - $5,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: October 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school B) Must be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php 

     Coca-Cola Scholars Program - $20,000 - 150 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2018-2019 academic school year Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8843/coca_cola_scholars_program_scholarship.php

    HP Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: October 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC B) Be 13 years or older at the time of entry Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14804/harris_poll_scholarship_scholarship.php 

    SP Scholarships - $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php

     The ACT Student Champion is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and a plan in place. • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions • At a minimum, students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® Students will fill out their own applications. *Applicants must be members of the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT. Please note: If you are selected, the $500 nonrenewable scholarship will be sent directly to the postsecondary institution or program in which you are enrolled. This may include any 2- or 4-year institution or certificate program, apprenticeship program, etc.  Applications are due by October 31st.

     

     NOVEMBER:
     

    NCWIT Award For Aspirations in Computing - $500 - 391 Awards (Deadline: November 12, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a female that is 13 years of age or older. B) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12511/ncwit_award_for_aspirations_in_computing_scholarship.php

     

    The 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen.  Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. 

    Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

    Eligibility: Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.  Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.  High school graduates are not eligible to apply.  Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.  Applications are due by November 15, 2018.

     

    SC Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship The South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation is providing scholarships for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the facilitator of the program. Applicants must: Be seniors in a South Carolina school OR undergraduates in a South Carolina school. Have a cumulative GPA of a 2.75 on a 4.0 scale through the Spring 2018 semester. Be residents of South Carolina. Have a competitive or recreational interest in golf. Recipients must attend an accredited public or private, 4-year college or university located in South Carolina, beginning in the Fall of 2019. The deadline to apply is November 28, 2018.

    DECEMBER:

    North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship - $1,000 - 5 Awards (Deadline: December 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident). B) Be enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11374/north_american_van_lines_logistics_scholarship_scholarship.php  

     Dolman Law Group Scholarship - $1,100 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 29, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. B) Be in good academic standing with your current educational institution Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11192/dolman_law_group_scholarship_scholarship.php 

    SBO Essay Scholarship Contest - $1,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. B) Be planning on attending a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10084/sbo_essay_scholarship_contest_scholarship.php

     

    JANUARY:

    Kittie M. Fairey Scholarship The Kittie Moss Fairey Scholarship is providing scholarships for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the Facilitator of the scholarship fund. The ideal candidate will:  Be a resident of South Carolina. Have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Demonstrated financial need.  The deadline to apply is January 15, 2019.

     The American Legion Department of South Carolina H. W. Dare Maness High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest" The purpose of The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest" is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership skills, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights, and privileges of American citizenship. The winner at the department (state) level who is certified into and participates in the first round of the national contest will receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each first round winner who advances to and participates in the second round, but does not advance to the final round, will receive an additional $1,500 scholarship to pursue education ay any college or university in the United States.  National scholarship awards are presented to the three finalists in the final round of the national contest as follows: 1st place - $18,000; 2nd place - $16,000; 3rd place - $14,000.

    A contestant must give both their prepared oration and the assigned topic discourse in order to receive the scholarship.  All post contests must be completed by January 23, 2019

     

     

    The Hampton Wildlife Fund is pleased to offer 4 scholarships to South Carolina students.  The Harry Hampton and Wallace Pate Scholarships are combined in one application here.

     HARRY HAMPTON SCHOLARSHIP Criteria and Eligibility • This fund consists of $5,000 annually, for up to four (4) consecutive years, to help a student further their education in the natural resources discipline. • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina. • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina. • The recipient must have a major in the natural resources discipline such as: wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science or environmental science to qualify. (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.) • Payment will be made to the same person for four consecutive years of college related to a major in the natural resources discipline. • The recipient must maintain a GPR of 2.5 or above for a given academic year to receive funds for the following year. If the GPR falls below the 2.5 average for any academic year, the student will not receive any further funds, and a new recipient will be sought. • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than JANUARY 31st, 2019 to: HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS Post Office 2641 Columbia, SC 29202

     WALLACE F. PATE SCHOLARSHIP (If Available) Criteria and Eligibility • This fund consists of a one-time award of $2,500 to help a student further their education in the natural resources discipline. This scholarship’s availability is based on available funding and may or may not be offered for the 2019-2020 school year. • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina. • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina. • The recipient must have a major in the natural resources discipline such as: wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science or environmental science to qualify. (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.) • Payment will be made to the successful applicant in the natural resources discipline on a one-time basis only. • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than JANUARY 31, 2019 to the following address: HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS Post Office 2641 Columbia, SC 29202

     JAMES O. THOMASON SCHOLARSHIP Criteria and Eligibility • This scholarship consists of $2,000 annually, for up to four (4) consecutive years, to help a student further their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications. • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina. • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina. • The recipient must declare a major in electronic, print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications to qualify. • Payment will be made to the same person for four consecutive years of college related to a major in the above disciplines. • The recipient must maintain a GPR of 2.5 or above for a given academic year to receive funds for the following year. If the GPR falls below the 2.5 average for any academic year, the student will not receive any further funds, and a new recipient will be sought. • Return both pages of the completed application, essay on a topic selected by the Hampton Fund*, personal essay and autobiography**, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than JANUARY 31st, 2019 to: HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS, PO Box 2641, Columbia, SC 29202

     David M. CLINE SCHOLARSHIP Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund Criteria and Eligibility • This scholarship consists of $2,000, for one-time only, to help a student further their education in law enforcement, criminal justice, forensics or forensic science. • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina. • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina. • The recipient must enroll in a major in law enforcement / criminal justice / forensics / forensic science to qualify. NOTE: Biology or Pre-Med students seeking a degree in forensic pathology and related course/curriculum studies DO NOT QUALIFY. • Payment will be made to the successful applicant in the natural resources discipline on a one-time basis only. • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than JANUARY 31st, 2019 to the following address: HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS Post Office Box 2641 Columbia, SC 29202

    10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: January 31, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php 

     

    FEBRUARY

     

    The JoAnn Singleton Memorial Scholarship Application This scholarship is awarded to an Aynor High School senior who will be continuing his or her education following graduation. The one time scholarship will be in the amount of $1000.  Submit application (mail, email, or fax) by April 12, 2019 to:

    Midland Elementary School, Scholarship Committee

    3011 Nichols Hwy

    Galivants Ferry, SC 29544

    Email: ahowell@horrycountyschools.net

    Fax: 843-358-6052