According to data, those with college degrees have more lucrative careers and make more money overall. However, the education provides benefits beyond those related to careers. Attending college helps people intellectually and socially. Unfortunately, a lot of people opt against attending college because they believe they cannot afford the fees and other expenses.
In South Carolina, there are many scholarships that are only available to residents. These scholarships might assist students who may have financial difficulties attending college.
1. African American Network – Carolinas Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are provided to students who intend to pursue the following degrees by the Carolina Chapter of the African American Network, a Duke Energy employee resource group.
Scholarships are awarded by participating colleges, universities, or community service organizations, so there is no application required. Selections are made based on the student’s grade point average and financial need. Students must be planning to attend a four-year institution of higher education in either North Carolina or South Carolina after graduating from a high school in either state.
2. ANSWER Endowment Scholarship
The Anderson Nontraditional Scholarship for Women’s Education is open to applications from women over the age of 25 who are homeschooling their children (ANSWER).Adult women who are interested in furthering their education are supported financially and offered guidance by ANSWER.Women who enroll in any four-year degree program or students who enroll in a two-year nursing or CPCC Health Career program are eligible for this award.
3. Bobbi Rossi Memorial Scholarship
The University of South Carolina offers nursing students the Bobbi Rossi Memorial Scholarship. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrollment in the upper division of the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina are requirements for applicants. The applicant must enroll in both the autumn and spring semesters full-time. Recipients are expected to maintain their dedication to USC and the neighborhood by actively participating in campus life and volunteering. During the application process, factors including academic performance, school and community involvement, financial need, and the applicant’s personal statement will be taken into account.
4. Carolinas-Virginias Retail Hardware
A scholarship of up to $1,250 is available for children of workers of companies who are members of the Carolinas-Virginia Retail Hardware Association. There are eleven scholarships available, and candidates must be citizens of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, or West Virginia. All applicants must be children—natural, adoptive, or step—to the applicant. To be eligible, wards or stepchildren must reside in the employee’s home and have had their parents’ full-time employment for at least two years. The parent’s employer must have been a member of the group for at least a year. Additionally, candidates must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.
5. CFIC Everett and Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence
The Carolina Food Industry Council’s (CFIC) Everett and Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence is open to employees of CFIC members only. There are 40 scholarships available, each with a $2,500 maximum reward. Employees’ spouses and dependents are qualified as long as they have worked for the firm for at least a year. Seniors in high school or college freshmen are equally eligible for the award.
6. Charleston Women in International Trade
Charleston Women in International Commerce provides two $1,000 scholarships to girls and boys who want to work in international trade. Applicants must be full-time South Carolina residents. Furthermore, the organization provides two $3,000 scholarships for college students and two $1,500 scholarships for high school graduates. The application must be submitted through the website.
7. Daughters of the Holy Cross – Sara Hempley Scholarship
Through the Daughters of the Holy Cross, a non-traditional student pursuing a degree from a technical, two- or four-year institution can receive a $500 Sara Hempley Scholarship. Students who live in the Richland County School District and have some level of life and job experience beyond average high school grads are given priority. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED and show that they have the skills necessary to thrive in the degree-related field. The award must be used to pay for tuition, books, fees, or other supplies required for study, and recipients must enroll in an approved institution or university.
8. David M. Cline Scholarship
One student from South Carolina who plans to study in law enforcement, criminal justice, or forensic science will receive the $2,000 David M. Cline Scholarship. The applicant must be a senior in a South Carolina public or private high school and be enrolled in a South Carolina college.
9. Estelle Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
A student who wants to pursue a profession in nursing is given a scholarship through the Estelle Jones Memorial Scholarship. Candidates must have graduated from a high school in Richland County, whether it was public or private. Students who are members of Zion Damascus Church Number Two are given preference. The scholarship may be given to a Hopkins community member who meets all other eligibility requirements if there are no suitable candidates from the church. The capacity to finish the degree program and a high level of commitment in school and the community are requirements for applicants.
10. Estelle Jones Non-Traditional Students Scholarship
African-American residents of Richland County School District One are eligible for the Estelle Jones Non-Traditional Student Scholarship, which aims to support their education at a technical or college level.Applications are accepted throughout the year and applicants with some life and work experience are given preference.The scholarship is only good for one year, but previous winners can apply again.Richland County residents with a high school diploma or GED are required to apply.The ability to finish their chosen degree and financial need must be demonstrated by applicants.recommendations from employers, religious leaders, or teachers who are not related to the student.