Scholarship Opportunities September



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September

Name: Davidson College Bryan Scholarship

Award: Full tuition

Who is Eligible: Senior Scholar Athletes interested in attending Davidson College. To see a list of participating sports visit www.davidson.edu/bryan If you would like to be nominated, see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: September 16, 2016

Name: United States Senate Youth Scholarship

Award: $10,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors that demonstrate strong academic performance in social studies, extensive knowledge of current events, knowledge of the state and federal governments’ political systems and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information, visit http://ussenateyouth.org. If you are interested in being nominated, see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: September 6, 2016

Name: Quest Bridge Scholarship

Award: Up to full tuition

Who is Eligible: Seniors that excel academically in the most challenging courses and have a household income of $65,000/per year or less. See Ms. Blake if you are interested.

Deadline: September 27, 2016

October

Name: College Jumpstart Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: 10th-12th grade students committed to continuing their education. Apply at http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/

Deadline: October 17, 2016

Name: Coca-Cola Scholarship

Award: $20,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to pursue a degree at a post-secondary institution and have a 3.0 GPA. Apply at http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

Deadline: October 30, 2016

Name: CARiD Photo Contest

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Students ages 16-20. Judges are looking for creativity, inspiring and thought provoking photos. Award can be used for books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school! Submit photo at https://www.carid.com/scholarships.html

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Name: Break Through Junior Challenge

Award: Up to $250,000

Who is Eligible: Video contest. Make a short film about a big science or math idea. Visit https://breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org/ for details.

Deadline: October 10, 2016

Name: SunTrust Scholarship

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: All seniors. Two $500 scholarship winners will be randomly chosen during each drawing period. Enter online at www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes

Deadline: October 28, 2016

Name: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Essay Contest

Award: $200 to $500

Who is Eligible: Open to all college-bound seniors. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Name: Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

Award: $1,000 to $10,000

Who is Eligible: Senior scholar athletes that excel in the classroom, on the field and in the community. Apply at www.wendysheisman.com

Deadline: October 3, 2016

Name: UNC Charlotte The Levine Scholars Program

Award: Up to $155,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending UNC Charlotte, have an unweighted GPA of 3.8-4.0, 1900-2400 SAT/29-36 ACT scores and demonstrate a commitment to community service. Visit http://levinescholars.uncc.edu/ for more information. Let your counselor know if you would like to be nominated.

Deadline: October 15, 2016

Name: Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

Award: Up to $25,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution, demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity and have a 2.0 GPA or higher. Visit www.scholars.horatioalger.org for more information and to apply.

Deadline: October 25, 2016

November

Name: Andrew Flushce Scholarship Contest

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: All seniors who have been accepted into a college, university or trade school. The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises addresses the severity of the problem. Apply at https://www.andrewflusche.com/scholarship/

Deadline: November, 30, 2016

Name: Mercer University Engineering Scholarship Challenge

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending Mercer University and majoring in the engineering field. Visit http://engineering.mercer.edu/admissions/challenge/ for details.

Deadline: November, 12, 2016

Name: Women’s Transportation Seminar Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Senior female students with a 3.0 GPA or higher and considering a transportation-related major. Pick up a paper application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: November 14, 2016

Name: Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Contest

Award: Up to $50,000

Who is Eligible: All seniors. Visit http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm for more information and to apply.

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Name: SC Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship Program

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in SC, have a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have a competitive or recreational interest in golf. Visit www.scholarshipprograms.org for more details and to apply.

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Name: The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Award: $1,000 to $5,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors who have distinguished themselves through community service. Apply at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit

Deadline: November 8, 2016

Name: USC Lancaster Lancer Scholars Program

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend USC Lancaster and have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Apply at http://usclancaster.sc.edu/finaid/scholshp.htm

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Name: Davidson College Belk Scholars

Award: Full tuition

Who is Eligible: Academically strong seniors interested in attending Davidson College that are challenge seekers, intellectual explorers, servant leaders and change agents. For more information visit www.davidson.edu/belk If you would like to be nominated, see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Name: Prudential Spirit Community Award

Award: $1,000-$5,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors heavily involved in community service activities. Apply at http://prudential.com

Deadline: November 8, 2016

December

Name: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Writing Contest

Award: Up to $1,000

Who is Eligible: Contest is open to all students. Entry form can be printed from http://www.nradefensefund.org/media/551/NRA_CRDF_Youth_Essay_Contest_Entry_Form.pdf or pick up a copy from the Scholarship notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Name: Clemson Lyceum Scholars Program

Award: $10,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending Clemson University and have an interest in studying the moral, political and economic foundations of a free society. Visit www.clemson.edu/capitalism/lyceum.html for more information.

Deadline: December 8, 2016

Name: Teaching Fellows

Award: $6,000/year

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to pursue a degree leading to a teaching certification and agree to teach in a SC public school one year for every year he or she receives the Fellowship. Apply at www.teachingfellowsc.com

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Name: Jefferson Scholarships

Award: Full tuition

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending University of Virginia. Nominees should be in the top of their class academically and be recognized as leaders of their school and community. Visit http://jeffersonscholars.org/ for more information. Speak to your counselor if you are interested in being nominated.

Deadline: December 1, 2016

January

Name: SC Association of Title I Administrators

Award: Up to $2,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend a post-secondary institution and eligible for free or reduced lunch. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: Due to Ms. Blake January 5, 2017

Name: Columbia College McNair Scholarship

Award: Full tuition

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend Columbia College, display superior academic achievement, excellent standardized test scores, inclination to service and volunteerism and evidence of leadership, sense of duty, concern for others and integrity. Apply at www.columbiasc.edu/mcnair

Deadline: January 6, 2017

Name: Erskine Presidential Scholarships

Award: Up to $120,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending Erskine who demonstrate outstanding academic performance in high school, Christian commitment, intellectual curiosity, leadership and service in school, church and community. Apply at http://know.erskine.edu

Deadline: January 6, 2017

Name: National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators Scholarship Program

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors involved in extracurricular activities, leadership, service within the community, non-profit or church and demonstrate financial need. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: January 17, 2017

Name: Oratorical Contest

Award: Up to $20,000

Who is Eligible: Students in grades 9-12. “A Constitutional Speech Contest” held at Rock Hill American Legion post #34. Information can be found at www.legion.org and the application can be found at www.scarolinalegion.org Feel free to contact Isaac Miller at 720-560-9593 with any questions.

Deadline: January 21, 2017

Name: Army ROTC Scholarship UNG The Military College of Georgia

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Senior Cadets interested in becoming Army officers. Apply at http://ung.edu/military-college-admissions/costs-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/army-rotc-scholarship-steps.php

Deadline: January 6, 2017

Name: Optimist International Essay Contest

Award: $2,500

Who is Eligible: All students under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2016. The Essay Contest is sponsored by Optimist International to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live. Essay topic for this year is: “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges.” Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Name: Alexander Hamilton Scholars Program

Award: Acceptance into the Alexander Hamilton Scholars Program and $500 cash

Who is Eligible: High-achieving, service-focused high school juniors with grit, perseverance and demonstrated need. Apply at http://hamiltonscholars.org/1/the-program/program-overview/

Deadline: January 13, 2017

Name: Claflin University Music Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend Claflin University. Scholarships available for both undergraduate music majors and non-majors who demonstrate superior musical ability. Scholarships are awarded based on auditions. For more information visit http://www.claflin.edu/academics/school-of-humanities-social-science/music You must reserve a date/time to audition by contacting Ms. Denise A. Chung at dchung@claflin.edu or call 803-535-5193.

Auditions: January 21, February 18, March 18, April 7 and April 8

Name: James O. Thomason Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to further their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Name: David M. Cline Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to further their education in law enforcement, criminal justice or forensic science. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Name: Wallace F. Pate Scholarship

Award: $2,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to major in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Name: Harry Hampton Scholarship

Award: $5,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to major in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Name: National Beta Scholarship Program

Award: Up to $1,000 to $15,000

Who is Eligible: Senior Beta Club members. Apply at www.betaclub.org/scholarship

Deadline: January 26, 2017

Name: JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Award: Up to $20,000

Who is Eligible: High school students in grades nine through twelve. Visit www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest for essay topics and rules.

Deadline: January 4, 2017

Name: Ge-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Award: Up to $40,000

Who is Eligible: High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Apply at https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

Deadline: January 5, 2017

Name: Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Award: Up to $20,000

Who is Eligible: Visit https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx for the essay topic and details.

Deadline: January 4, 2017

Name: Kitte Moss Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship Program

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in SC, have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, 1800 SAT/26 ACT score, household adjusted gross income under $40,000. Apply at www.csascholars.org

Deadline: January 2, 2017

February

Name: York County Education Association-Retired Scholarship

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to pursue a major in teaching education, demonstrate financial need and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: February 21, 2017

Name: UNCF Stems Scholars Scholarship

Award: Up to $25,000

Who is Eligible: African American seniors planning to enter a US accredited college or university Fall 2017, demonstrate financial need and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Apply online at www.UNCF.org/STEMSCHOLARS

Deadline: February 23, 2017

Name: SC Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities Essay Contest

Award: Full tuition to a South Carolina state-supported institution

Who is Eligible: Seniors age 16 to 19 years old. Enter the 2017 Journalism Contest by writing a three-page article on the benefits of hiring people with disabilities. Visit www.journalism.scvrd.net for complete rules.

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Name: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Award: Up to $28,000

Who is Eligible: Minority seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year institution, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, be a US citizen, SAT score of at least 1,000 or ACT score of 21. Apply at www.jackierobinson.org

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Name: Army ROTC Scholarship UNG The Military College of Georgia

Award: Up to $120,000

Who is Eligible: Senior Cadets interested in becoming Army officers. Apply at http://ung.edu/military-college-admissions/costs-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/army-rotc-scholarship-steps.php

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Name: The James F. Byrnes Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors that have lost one or both parents, have maintained satisfactory academic standing and have financial need. Apply at www.byrnesscholars.org

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Name: Winthrop University Scholarship Audition Dates

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Students planning to major in the field of dance or theatre. Auditions and/or Portfolio Review and Interviews will be used to award scholarships. Register at www.Winthrop.edu/CVPA/TheatreDance

Deadline: February 11, 2017 at 10 am

Name: Claflin University Music Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend Claflin University. Scholarships available for both undergraduate music majors and non-majors who demonstrate superior musical ability. Scholarships are awarded based on auditions. For more information visit http://www.claflin.edu/academics/school-of-humanities-social-science/music You must reserve a date/time to audition by contacting Ms. Denise A. Chung at dchung@claflin.edu or call 803-535-5193.

Auditions: February 18, March 18, April 7 and April 8

Name: Newberry Science Olympiad Scholarships

Award: $2,000

Who is Eligible: 9th-12th grade students are invited to enter a team in the state competition, hosted by Newberry College. The winner of each event will qualify for a $2,000 scholarship to Newberry College. For more details visit www.newberry.edu/scscienceolympiad

Deadline: Event- February 25, 2017

Name: WACE Scholarship

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending one of the ten WACE Partner Institutions listed at www.waceinc.org and have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Apply at www.waceinc.org

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Name: USCL Honors Day

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Any junior or senior Beta Club or National Honors Society member interested in attending USCL may participate. Various scholarships and prizes will be awarded. Visit http://usclancaster.sc.edu/HonorsDay/ for more information and registration deadlines.

Deadline: Event date: February 24, 2017- Check website for registration deadline.

March

Name: The Great Clips Scholarship Program

Award: Up to $1,500

Who is Eligible: Senior students interested in pursuing a cosmetology career. Apply at www.greatclipscareers.com/scholarships
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Name: Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Award: Up to $2,500

Who is Eligible: 7th-12th grade students. To view contest rules and to apply visit http://www.optimist.org/e/member/scholarships4.cfm
Deadline: March 30, 2017

Name: SCAD Distinguished Scholars Award

Award: $20,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in attending SCAD, 1410 SAT/30 ACT score, 3.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale, outstanding visual arts, performing arts, writing or reading capabilities, honors and awards from competitions or other recognition and leadership skills demonstrated through co-curricular or extracurricular involvement. Pick up a nomination form from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Name: Central City Optimist Club Scholarship

Award: $250-$1,000

Who is Eligible: Senior students that have been accepted by an accredited technical school, junior college or four year institution of higher learning, have a 2.0 GPA or higher, have school/community involvement and demonstrate financial need.
Deadline: March 15, 2017

Name: James Brett Ringer Scholarship

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: High school seniors from Rock Hill, Northwestern, South Pointe and Lancaster High Schools who have demonstrated the qualities of hard work and good citizenship. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: March 30, 2017

Name: Powerful Minds Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Senior students planning to attend an accredited SC university, college or technical school in the fall, have a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale and have parents or guardians that have an active residential electric utility account with the City of Rock Hill. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Name: J. Meeks Athletic Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Senior student athletes at Northwestern, Rock Hill High, and South Pointe, members (in good standing) on any sports team at either of the three high schools during the current school year, have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from 10th grade to first semester of 12th grade and will be attending an accredited four year college or university in fall 2017. For more information and to apply visit https://form.jotform.com/ahmeeks/2017-j-meeks-athletic-scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Name: Quest Bridge Program

Award: Up to full tuition

Who is Eligible: High-achieving juniors, typically in the top 5-10% of their class, earning mostly As in the most challenging courses available and whose family earns less than $65,000 annually. Apply at www.questbridge.org

Deadline: March 22, 2017

Name: Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship

Award: $2,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 10, 2017

Name: The SC Education Association-Retired

Award: $1,000 per year

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in SC, planning to pursue a career in education, have a good academic record, demonstrate leadership abilities and have financial need. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Name: York County Women’s Council Dr. Bessie Moody-Lawrence Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Female seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in SC and have registered to vote (if 18 yrs old). Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Name: The Silver Pen Writing Competition

Award: Up to $1,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher and live or attend school within 25 miles of Wellmore of Tega Cay. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 7, 2017

Name: SC Coaches Association of Women’s Sports and Trophies by “M” Scholarship

Award: Up to $1,000

Who is Eligible: Female senior athletes planning to major in the medical field. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 24, 2017

Name: SC Coaches Association of Women’s Sports Educator’s Scholarship

Award: Up to $1,000

Who is Eligible: Female senior athletes planning to major in education. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 24, 2017

Name: Piedmont Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary Nursing/Healthcare Scholarship

Award: Up to $8,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to major in nursing and have a 3.0 GPA. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Name: Dallas Hirst Lumpkin Scholarship

Award: $1,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend an accredited four year college or university, show financial need, a “B” average, possess qualities of leadership, character and a genuine concern for others. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Name: York County High School SENIOR Cross-Country and/or Track Student-Athlete Running Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors that participate in their school’s cross country or track team and plan on attending college Fall of 2017. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Name: Gordon Hay Scholarship

Award: Up to $5,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors that have career potential in a non-performance area of the performing arts as evidenced by the student’s portfolio and appropriate references, desire to enrich the lives of others through the performing arts, exemplary academic performance, demonstrated pursuit of personal excellence and commitment to community engagement and proof of acceptance or enrollment at a four-year accredited institution with undergraduate study directly related to a career in a non-performance area of the performing arts. Apply at www.blumenthalarts.org/scholarships

Deadline: March 9, 2017

Name: Mary Doctor Performing Scholarship

Award: Up to $10,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher, demonstrated ability and great interest in one or more areas of performing arts, desire to pursue an undergraduate major in a discipline related to the performing arts, proof of acceptance at a four-year accredited college or university with an established performing arts program and demonstrated financial need. Apply at www.blumenthalarts.org/scholarships

Deadline: March 16, 2017

Name: Claflin University Music Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend Claflin University. Scholarships available for both undergraduate music majors and non-majors who demonstrate superior musical ability. Scholarships are awarded based on auditions. For more information visit http://www.claflin.edu/academics/school-of-humanities-social-science/music You must reserve a date/time to audition by contacting Ms. Denise A. Chung at dchung@claflin.edu or call 803-535-5193.

Auditions: March 18, April 7 and April 8

Name: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Garrick-Ramseur Memorial Scholarships

Award: $500-$1,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher, demonstrated community involvement and leadership. Pick up a paper application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: March 14, 2017

Name: York County Genealogical & Historical Society Scholarship

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: Seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher, school/community involvement and demonstrates financial need. Pick up a paper application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: March 15, 2017

April

Name: Minority Scholarship

Award: $500-$2,000

Who is Eligible: African-American seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher and demonstrate financial need. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 21, 2017

Name: Richard Boulware Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500-$2,000

Who is Eligible: African-American male senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher and demonstrate financial need. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 17, 2017

Name: 2017-18 SC Teacher Loan Application

Award: $2,500-$5,000 per year

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to become teachers. Students can borrow up to $2,500 per freshman and sophomore years and $5,000 per junior and senior years. The loan is 100% forgivable if the recipient teachers in certain critical geographic or subject areas in South Carolina. The complete list of critical areas as well as the eligibility criteria is available at http://www.scstudentloan.org/students/teacherforgiveness.aspx The Teacher Loan Application is available for downloading at http://www.scstudentloan.org/UserFiles/File/PDF/parentstuds/Teacher(1).pdf
Deadline: April 31, 2017

Name: GFWC-York County Scholarship

Award: $1,500

Who is Eligible: Senior students whose parent is currently on active duty, reservist or a veteran. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 19, 2017

Name: Tri-County Golfers College Book Scholarship

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: Seniors that have been accepted to a two or four-year college or university, Technical College or accredited Trade school, has a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and has demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Name: SCADA Scholarship for Automotive Excellence

Award: Up to $5,000

Who is Eligible: Senior students planning to enroll in an Automotive Technology degree program. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 28, 2017

Name: South Carolina Business Week

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: 9th-12th grade students ranked in the top one-third of their class, demonstrate leadership skills through school and community activities. Student need to be able to participate in South Carolina Business Week at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC July 23-28, 2017. If accepted, there is a $50 registration fee. Pick up application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 28, 2017

Name: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Ella Beatrice Ferguson Moore Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: African-American female or male seniors that have been accepted to a two or four-year college or university and has a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 1, 2017

Name: York Technical College Achievement Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Senior students planning to attend York Tech, have at least a 3.0 GPA and be ranked in the top thirty percent of his/her class. Apply at https://yorktech.academicworks.com/
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Name: Nurse Betty Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000 per year

Who is Eligible: Seniors that have been accepted in an accredited BSN program in SC, have a 3.0 GPA or higher and willing to sign a statement of intent agreeing to work for Piedmont Medical Center for 24 months upon completion of their BSN degree and licensure. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 21, 2017

Name: Robert D. White Scholarship Program

Award: $3,000 per year

Who is Eligible: Seniors that have been accepted in an accredited paramedic program in SC or Gaston College, have a 2.5 GPA or higher and willing to sign a statement of intent agreeing to work for Piedmont Medical Center for 24 months upon completion of their BSN degree and licensure. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: April 21, 2017

Name: 2017 Student-View Scholarship Program

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend a two or four-year college or university. Complete a 15-20 minute application survey at www.student-view.com about colleges in your area to be entered into a random drawing.

Deadline: April 22, 2017

Name: Holocaust Essay Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend a two or four-year college or university in the fall. Pick up a paper application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Name: Alpha Alpha Gamma Psi Christian Sorority Inc. Scholarship

Award: $500

Who is Eligible: Female seniors planning to attend a two or four-year college or university in the fall, have a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate a need for financial assistance, have completed 20 hours of community service. Pick up a paper application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Name: Girls on the Run Tri County SC Scholarship

Award: $1,500

Who is Eligible: Any girl who participated in a Girls on the Run (grades 3-5) or Girls on Track (now Heart & Sole) program (grades 6-8) in York, Chester or Lancaster Counties and will enter college in the fall of 2017. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and exhibit the ideals from the Girls on the Run Vision and Values of being joyful, optimistic, grateful and nurturing of one’s health. Pick up a paper application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Name: York Technical College Achievement Scholarship

Award: Up to full tuition

Who is Eligible: Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher and ranked in the top thirty percent of his/her class. Apply at https://yorktech.academicworks.com

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Name: Claw and Paw Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend the University of South Carolina or Clemson University. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or Ms. Blake.

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Name: Claflin University Music Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend Claflin University. Scholarships available for both undergraduate music majors and non-majors who demonstrate superior musical ability. Scholarships are awarded based on auditions. For more information visit http://www.claflin.edu/academics/school-of-humanities-social-science/music You must reserve a date/time to audition by contacting Ms. Denise A. Chung at dchung@claflin.edu or call 803-535-5193.

Auditions: April 7 and April 8

Name: Honors Graduation Multimedia Scholarship Contest

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors can create an art, photography, video, music or creative writing project. Visit https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm for contest details.

Deadline: April 16, 2017

Name: Catching the Dream

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Native American seniors planning to continue their education after high school, demonstrate academic achievement, clearly defined goals, leadership, the determination to succeed, and the desire to return to their communities and help others realize their dreams. Apply at www.catchingthedream.org and email CTD4DeanChavers@aol.com with any questions.

Deadline: April 30, 2017

May

Name: Sheriff’s Foundation of York County Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors in York County, SC interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement majoring in criminal justice, detention/corrections, forensic science, criminology, social work, etc., have a minimum of a B average and have been accepted by an accredited college or university. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: May 1, 2017

Name: George Rogers Foundation of the Carolinas, Inc. Scholarship

Award: Varies

Who is Eligible: Seniors that are first-generation college bound students-defined as a student whose parent(s) have not graduated from an institute of higher education with a four-year degree and 2.5 GPA or higher. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: May 12, 2017

Name: SC Association for Educational Technology

Award: Up to $1,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors enrolled in and accepted into an NCATE/CAEP accredited teacher education program or library science/media specialist program at a SC college or university. Apply at https://www.scaet.org/apps/scholarship/index.cfm
Deadline: May 15, 2017

Name: F.A.N.C.Y.

Award: $1,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher and has demonstrated financial need. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.
Deadline: May 1, 2017

Name: Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology Scholarship

Award: $1,000 to $1,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors planning to attend Kenneth Schuler and have a 2.7 GPA or higher. Visit www.kennethshuler.com for more information.
Deadline: May 31, 2017

Name: Lannie Love Educational Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors enrolling in a two or four-year program in horticulture or a related field. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Name: York Electric Cooperative Inc. Essay Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors served by York Electric Cooperative, have average or above-average grades. Pick up an application from the Scholarship Notebook in the Guidance Office or see Ms. Blake.

Deadline: May 30, 2017

June

Name: Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Apply at http://www.animationcareerreview.com/
Deadline: June 1, 2017

Name: Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who is Eligible: Seniors interested in pursuing a business degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Apply at http://www.onlinembareport.com/
Deadline: June 1, 2017

Name: Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship

Award: $2,500

Who is Eligible: Seniors enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program and demonstrate financial need. Apply at www.application.horatioalger.org
Deadline: June 15, 2017


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