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Hawk Scholarship Update



All scholarships are for 2-or 4-year college-bound seniors unless otherwise indicated

Find update online at http://www.bcsdschools.net/Page/17150



Scholarships with Approaching Deadlines

November 1




 

Program

American Legion Speech Contest




Description

The American Legion offers a speech contest on the Consitution.

Award

$2,000

Deadline

www.scarolinalegion.org Local post speech contest conclude in January.

Program

Winthrop University Theatre Dance Audition Scholarship




Description

Students wishing to go to Winthrop for Theatre or Dance can audition for scholarships on February 11th at 10:00 a.m.

Award




Deadline

To Register- www.winthrop.edu/CVPA/TheatreDance

Program

USC High School Writing Contest




Description

The topic for the contest is “How should we improve the state of South Carolina?” Students can respond in any genre in 750 words or less.

Award

$250-$1,000

Deadline

December 2, 2016. Apply online at http://schc.sc.edu/writing-contest

Program

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship




Description

Students must submit a 1-2 minute video on one of the following prompts-

  1. Tell us of a time when you or someone you know was affected by home invasion, burglary or vandalism or of a time when a security system was a benefit to you or someone you know.

  2. Imagine your life without technology. How would you communicate with your friends and family, and what would you do in your spare time to better yourself.

Students must be majoring in one of the following majors- Accounting, Architecture, Art, Art History, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Communication, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, English, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Information Systems, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Mathematics, Law, Healthcare, Political Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Social Work, Film Studies, Digital Media, Language, Theatre, Web Design, Women’s and Gender Studies

Award

$5,000

Deadline

February 1, 2017. Go online at www.vivint.com/scholarship

Program

Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund Scholarships




Description

The program offers four scholarships for students majoring in wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, or marine science.

Award

$2,500-$5,000

Deadline

January 30, 2017. Application is online at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

Program

JKF Profile in Courage Essay Contest




Description

Students can write an essay for scholarship monies.

Award

$100 to $1,000

Deadline

January 4, 2017. Application is online at www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest

Program

Peck Law Firm




Description

This is an essay contest on the following topic: What effects will the election of our new president have on American families?

Award

$2,000

Deadline

May 15, 2017. Apply online at http://thepeckfirm.com/?s=2017+scholarship

Program

Building Peace Through Diplomacy Scholarship




Description

This essay contest is for students to write as if you were a diplomat working to promote peace.

Award

$2,500 and a trip to Washington D.C.

Deadline

March 15, 2017. Apply online at www.afsa.org/essaycontest

Program

Kittie Moss Fairey Educational Scholarship




Description

Students with household adjusted gross income at $40,000 or less, ACT score of 26 or SAT combined score of 1800, and 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply.

Award

Up to ½ tuition

Deadline

January 2, 2017. Apply online at www.csascholars.org

Program

SC Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship




Description

Seniors who have a competitive or recreational interest in golf are eligible to apply.

Award

Varies

Deadline

December 31, 2016. Application online at www.scholarshipprograms.org

Program

Elks Lodge Student Scholarship




Description

The Elks Lodge offers a scholarship for students who show leadership and academic achievement.

Award

Varies $1,000 and up

Deadline

November 30, 2016 online at www.elks.org/mvs Additional information can be found by emailing Jerry Maneri at jerrythegolfer99@gmail.com

Program

McNair Scholars at Francis Marion University




Description

Students planning on attending Francis Marion are able to apply for this scholarship. Students must have a 1100 SAT (CR+M), 24 ACT, GPA 3.0 minimum, and show interest in a career in public service.

Award

Full Tuition

Deadline

December 1, 2016. Apply online at http://www.fmarion.edu/fmuadmissions/scholarship.

Program

Charleston Chamber of Commerce Trident Tech Scholarship




Description

Students with a GPA of 2.0 to 2.9 that are planning on attending Trident Technical College are eligible to apply.

Award

Full Tuition and Books

Deadline

See guidance for more information.

Program

Peck Law Firm Scholarship




Description

The Peck Law Firm offers a scholarship for students wishing to pursue a law degree.

Award

$2,000

Deadline

May 31, 2016. Application online at http://thepeckfirm.com/peck-law-firm-scholarship/

Program

Quest Bridge




Description

Quest Bridge is a scholarship program for students with a household income of less than $60,000.

Award

Varies

Deadline

Varies. Go to www.questbridge.org for more information.

Program

Teaching Fellows Scholarship




Description

Cerra offers a teaching fellows scholarship for students wishing to pursue a career in education in South Carolina. Students agree to teach for every year he or she receives the scholarship. Students must submit test scores, transcript, and recommendation letters.

Award

$6,000 per year

Deadline

December 7, 2016. Apply online at www.cerra.org.

Program

Scholarships for Women




Description

This website shows a listing of scholarships for female students.

Award

Varies

Deadline

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/scholarships-for-women/

Program

Clemson University Lyceum Scholars Program




Description

Clemson University offers a scholarship for students who feel that inquiry ignites their passion for knowledge. Students that participate in this program get paired with a faculty member who will guide intellectual development. Certain courses are also required throughout the student’s four years.

Award

$10,000

Deadline

Apply online at www.clemson.edu/capitalism/lyceum.html

Program

Art Institute Scholarship




Description

The Art Institute has a variety of competitions and scholarship opportunities for students to receive money to go to school.

Award

Varies

Deadline

Varies https://www.artinstitutes.edu/scholarships/high-school/

Program

Call Me Mister Education Program




Description

Applicants must be an African American male wanting to go into the teaching profession and must attend a participating school such as Clemson, College of Charleston, Coastal Carolina, Benedict, etc…

Award

Free tuition

Deadline

Varies. Apply online at https://www.clemson.edu/education/callmemister/

Program

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway




Description

Dr. Pepper does a giveaway for scholarship money

Award

Varies

Deadline

www.drpeppertuition.com

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www.scholarshipfly.com

www.suntrusteducation.com

www.zinch.com

www.collegenet.com

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