Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

 

Some dates of events and deadlines may have passed. This information is left posted so that underclassmen can see the scholarship opportunities that may be available for them.

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AES Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching
 
The deadline for the 13th annual AES Scholarship is
October 6, 2018.  Applying is as easy as writing a short essay! Apply at
 http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is among the largest undergraduate scholarship programs available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019.
  • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019.
  • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
  • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.

THIS HIGHLY COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES:

  • Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.
  • Ability to pursue any area of study.
  • Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid.
  • Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.

Interested students should create an account using the Common Application at https://www.commonapp.org/.  Students who already have an account can use their current common app account to apply.  The deadline is November 20, 2018.
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The South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation offers scholarship aid to deserving students who meet certain academic criteria.

Applicants must:
Be seniors in a SC High School or undergraduates in a SC college or university.
Have a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0.
Be residents of SC.
Have a competitive or recreational interest in golf.
Attend an accredited public or private, four year college or university in SC in the fall of 2019.

Apply online at www.scholarshipprograms.org. The deadline is November 28, 2018.

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Kittie M Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship

offers aid to deserving students who meet certain academic and financial criteria. 

 

Guidelines  

South Carolina residents 

GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale 

Demonstrate financial need

Attend a 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university located in South Carolina in the fall of 2019.

Interested students can visit http://www.csascholars.org​ for more information and an application. The deadline is January 15, 2019.

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Any student interested in furthering their cosmetology or esthetician career is invited to apply for the Lash Professional scholarship for specialized training courses which offer students a hands-on certificate training program.  This eyelash extension training program is covered by the full-ride scholarship, to offer students industry eyelash extension application training. 
 Apply for the Lash Professional scholarship at
https://www.thelashprofessional.com/lash-extension-classes/scholarships/

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Any senior who is a legal resident of South Carolina planning to major in Education in college as a freshman in the fall of 2019, may apply for the the South Carolina Teaching Fellows ProgramFellowships are based on academic achievement, references, community and school involvement, an interview and a writing assessment. Students must attend one of the ten Teaching Fellows Institutions. Currently, these include Anderson University, Charleston Southern University, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Francis Marion University, Lander University, USC Aiken, USC Columbia, USC Upstate, and Winthrop University. 
The application is available on the CERRA web site at teachingfellowsc.com. Deadline is December 1, 2018.   

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Harry Hampton, Wallace F. Pate, David M. Cline and James O. Thomason Scholarships 

 

The Harry Hampton Scholarship is a 4 year $5,000/yr scholarship that applies to students who wish to further their education in the natural resources discipline such as wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry and marine science. 

The Wallace F. Pate Scholarship  is a one year $2,500 scholarship that applies to students who wish to further their education in the natural resources discipline such as wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, or marine science. 

The David M. Cline Scholarship is a one year $2,000 scholarship that applies to students who wish to further their education in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science. 

The James O. Thomason Scholarship is a 4 year $2,000/yr scholarship that applies to students who wish to further their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations, or mass communications. 

The applications are available online at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html


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Seniors: The 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman application is now available online at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com. This award recognizes the outstanding scholar-athletecitizens
from among America’s high school seniors.

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Friends of the Sarlin Library sponsor a scholarship each year for a LHS Senior. Interested students should see Mrs. Burgess or Mrs. Latham for an application. The deadline is March 15, 2019.
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