Scholarships with Upcoming Deadlines

  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. International High School Essay Contest2019 Essay Title: “The U.S. Census projects that the United States will become a majority-minority country by the year 2045. How can we combat, prevent and/or reduce prejudice, discrimination, and violence in a new, more diverse America?” 1st Scholarship: $5,000; 2nd Scholarship: $3,000; 3rd Scholarship: $2,000; 4th Scholarship: $1,000. Deadline: October 18, 2019


    2019 Fire and Life Safety Expo Poster Art & Creative Writing Contest. Theme: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape: Plan and Practice Your Escape. Deadline: October 23, 2019.


    Horatio Alger Scholarship in the amount of $10,000. Deadline: October 25, 2019. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. 


    VFW Voice of Democracy in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $16,000. Deadline: October 31, 2019. Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2019-20 theme is: What Makes America Great.

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Scholarships with Future Deadlines

  • Tidelands Trophy Club Scholarship Contest1st Place $5,000, 2nd Place $3000, 3rd Place $2000. The application is easy and can be completed in 10 minutes online. The only requirements are that you attend school as a senior in Horry or Georgetown County and are planning to further your academics at a university or technical school.


    ELKS Most Valuable Student in amounts ranging from $4,000 to $50,000. Deadline: November 5, 2019. The 2020 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.


     SC Teaching Fellows Program in amounts up to $24,000 over four years. Deadline: December 1, 2019. The Program is entering its 21st year of offering the state’s brightest and best students to become South Carolina educators. This year the program welcomes Clemson University as a Teaching Fellows Institution. 


    Kitty M. Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship. Deadline: December 2, 2019. Must have a competitive or recreational interest in golf.


    South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship. Deadline: January 8, 2020. Must have a competitive or recreational interest in golf.


    High School Oratorical Scholarship Program: "A Constitutional Speech Contest". 1st Place $2000, 2nd Place $1000, 3rd Place $500, 4th Place $500. Deadline: January 21, 2020. 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 Grand Strand Running Club is proud to offer two $1,000 Scholarships to a Grand Strand High School graduating female and male. Deadline: April 1, 2020.  A primary objective of the running club is the promotion of running throughout the Grand Strand community. In this regard, running-related activities will be heavily rated in comparison to scholastic achievements and community involvement.

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