South Carolina State Scholarships

By | September 23, 2016

South Carolina State Scholarships

Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship

The Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship program offers scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 – $5,000 to student cancer survivors who are enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in North or South Carolina, and must be a current US resident. Candidates should prepare an application package including various tax documentations, a letter of attendance from the college or university, academic transcripts from the past two years, an oncologist’s documentation, and two letters of recommendation. The scholarship deadline is January 31, 2017.

Charleston Women in International Trade Scholarship

The Charleston Women in International Trade Scholarship program offers awards ranging from$1,000 – $4000 for any students who are residents of South Carolina and who are enrolled at least part-time at an accredited college or university for the purpose of studying international trade or a related field.  Candidates should submit a completed application with a minimum two-page essay addressing the importance of international trade as well as the applicant’s professional goals in the area of study and provide compelling reasoning for being considered for the scholarship. Also, a resume of course work and financial documentation are required. The scholarship deadline is February 20, 2017.

David M. Cline Scholarship

Presented by the Hampton Wildlife Fund in the memory of David M. Cline, this scholarship offers one $2,000 award to students of South Carolina who are planning to enroll full-time at an accredited in-state college or university for the purpose of pursuing studies in law enforcement or it’s related fields. Students should submit a completed application form, transcripts, financial documentation, a resume of extra-curricular activities including offices held, club society, sports team membership, volunteer work and job experiences. Candidates must write a brief personal essay discussing any career ambitions in the field of criminal justice, personal interests in the environment, and highlight any exceptional qualities which may merit the award. The scholarship deadline is February 1, 2017.

Gordon Hay Scholarship

Presented by the Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund, this opportunity offers one merit-based scholarship of $5,000 to a high performing student enrolling in an accredited college or university to pursue a non-performing career within the field of performing arts. Recipients will demonstrate personal excellence, strong community engagement, artistic and technical accomplishment as well as academic excellence. Students should submit an application with the SAR, transcripts, a one-page personal essay, two references, and a copy of an acceptance letter from the institution to be attended. The scholarship deadline is updated annually on the web page.

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship

The Wallace Pate Scholarship is presented by the Hampton Wildlife Fund in memory of Wallace F. Pate and offers one $1,500 scholarship to a South Carolina senior planning to attend an in-state accredited college or university majoring in the area of natural resources including biology, fisheries-biology, forestry, marine science or environmental science.  Students should submit a completed application form, transcripts reflecting class rank, SAT or ACT scores, and financial verification forms. In addition to a resume of activities including volunteer work, clubs, sports, and job experience, students should write a personal essay of no more than three pages detailing educational goals, career ambitions, interests in the environment and compelling reasons for receiving the award. The scholarship deadline is February 1, 2017. You can find more information online.

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