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SEPTEMBER

PSAT for Juniors
Any JUNIOR that wants to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 12th needs to register in Guidance by Friday, September 30th.  The cost for juniors taking the 2022 PSAT is $18.00.  The PSAT scores determine eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship.

USC Columbia Honors College High School Writing Contest
The USC Columbia Honors College High School Writing Contest test is open to South Carolina high school juniors and seniors in public, private and home schools. Students must be residents of South Carolina. Cash prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. For additional information and how to submit come to Guidance for details or visit: https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/honors_college/about/writing_contest/?fbclid=IwAR2jtpOJMBx6syXUW1uYyq5iUDW4uOJ_iSJZxnhzSvnaAbdzrExwyY3g0qc
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 by 11:59 PM EST


OCTOBER

Financial Aid Workshop
Bobby Holcombe, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina Union, will present a Financial Aid Workshop on Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Broome cafeteria.  This workshop will involve instructions on how to complete the 2023-2024 Financial Aid Form for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The FAFSA is required by all schools of higher education to be considered for: Grants, College Work Study, Loans, and the Lottery Tuition Assistance Program. Other types of financial aid, such as scholarships and loans will be discussed.

Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Program
The Voice of Democracy audio-essay program is open to students in grades 9 – 12.  This is a unique opportunity to express yourself in regard to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.  The national first place winner will receive a $25,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college, or vocational/technical school.  The first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) will win at least a scholarship of $1,000. COME TO GUIDANCE FOR DETAILS AND AN APPLICATION. DEADLINE:  APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN BY MIDNIGHT, OCTOBER 23, 2022

Coca-Cola Scholars Program
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students need to have at least a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Apply online at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/. DEADLINE:  5:00 P.M. EASTERN ON OCTOBER 31, 2022

North Greenville University’s Top Academic Scholarships
If you are interested in applying for North Greenville University’s top competitive academic scholarships, you must apply online at https://ngu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/undergraduate/. DEADLINE TO APPLY:  OCTOBER 31, 2022


NOVEMBER

Davidson College
Two of Davidson College’s largest scholarships are The John M. Belk Scholarship (deadline 12/1/22) and the Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship (deadline 9/27/22).  To Apply visit Nomination and Selection Process | Davidson or Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship | Davidson  or call 800-768-0380 for more information.


DECEMBER

South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program
The South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is for students who are interested in teaching in South Carolina.  The program offers students up to $24,000 over four years.  Come to Guidance for details or visit https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows.html. See attachment. Teaching Fellows Flyer.pdf.   DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 1, 2022

Burger King® Scholars Program
High school seniors that plan to attend a two or four-year accredited university can apply for the Burger King® Scholars Program.  You must have a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000.  You may apply beginning October 15, 2022.  Apply at https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/register.php. DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2022

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MARCH

USC Upstate Promise Scholarship
USC Upstate will award 90 Promise Scholarships.  To be eligible, students must be admitted to USC Upstate, complete the FAFSA, and be eligible for the Life or Palmetto Fellows Scholarship. Visit https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=Ynu6jIaexkabGwZQSmHHLb1KTp08YGJGo8GjVsdjFipURUQyNEg4VkkzSzIyMThZWThOR003V0RDTC4u to apply. DEADLINE:  MARCH 1, 2023


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