BMW Scholars Program
The BMW Scholars Program is an apprenticeship program that partners with local area technical colleges. The application process is managed through Spartanburg Community College, Greenville Technical College, Tri-County Technical College, and Piedmont Technical College. This program allows students who are in manufacturing-related degrees to attend class full-time while working part-time at BMW Manufacturing. Come to Guidance for details.
Students can research scholarships at www.studentscholarships.org
. Since 2003, they have focused on providing scholarship information to students from South Carolina.
GetSmartSC is a new website for future students to find information about SC colleges, scholarships, student loans, apprenticeships, and more. Check out https://getsmartsc.com/
to find the college information you have been looking for.
JANUARY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
Kittie Moss Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship
To apply for the Kittie Moss Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship you must be a high school senior planning to attend full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in SC, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale through the spring 2018 semester, and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is a four-year renewable scholarship subject to the terms and conditions of the scholarship. Apply online at www.csascholars.org
. DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2019
Alpha Delta Kappa
The members of the Alpha Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa offer a scholarship to female seniors who will be pursuing a career in the field of education. The scholarship amount will be at least $500 and is renewable each year if the requirements are met. Come to Guidance for details. DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2019
Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund Scholarships
The Hampton Wildlife Fund offers four scholarships to SC seniors
pursuing their education in a major in: the natural resources discipline, law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science, or print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications. Scholarship applications and criteria may be downloaded at www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html
. DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2018
FEBRUARY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
James F. Byrnes Scholarship Program
The James F. Byrnes Scholarship Program is available to seniors who have lost one or both parents and who plan to seek a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university beginning in the fall of 2019. The annual award is $3,500. The application packet is available as a fillable Adobe Acrobat form and can be submitted after January 2nd. Visit https://www.byrnesscholars.org
. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2019
2019 Journalism Contest
The SC Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities is sponsoring the 2019 Journalism Contest. The contest winner will receive a four-year scholarship to the SC state-supported institution of his or her choice. Entrants must be a SC resident aged 16 to 19 years old and a SENIOR in high school. You do not have to have a disability to apply. Come to Guidance for details or visit http://journalismcontest.net/journalism/
. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2019
Bezos Scholars Program
The Bezos Scholars Program inspires and challenges young people to act on their passions and collaborate to address community needs. The Bezos Scholars Program selects 17 students from across the U.S. to join five African Leadership Academy students as Bezos Scholars. Juniors
must complete the three-part online application at https://bezosscholars.org/
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 8, 2019
The Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship operates one of the largest college scholarship programs in the state and plans to award over 200 scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year. Students from 18 counties in Georgia and South Carolina are eligible to apply. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need as well as merit to students who attend four-year, accredited, non-profit institutions. The scholarships are $5,000 per year and are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate education. Students must submit an online application at www.watson-brown.org/scholarship. DEADLINE: ONLINE APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 15, 2019.
Washington, D.C. & Columbia State House Youth Tours
If you are a junior
and reside in a service area of Broad River Electric Cooperative, you are eligible to apply for an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C and the state’s capital in Columbia, SC. Four students will be selected, two to Washington and two to Columbia. All selected students will be eligible for the R.D. Bennett Scholarship, worth $5,000. The application and more information can be found by visiting https://www.broadriverelectric.com/community/education/youthtrips/
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship
The South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship will award 12 scholarships, with denominations between $2,500 - $10,000. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and planning on attending a four-year college/university or technical college in SC for the fall 2019 semester. To apply visit https://www.scfederal.org/connect/smpl/scholarships/scholarship
. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 21, 2019
MARCH SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
The Laura M. Fleming Scholarship Fund
The Laura M. Fleming Scholarship Fund was established by Founders Federal Credit Union to provide undergraduate scholarships to the children of Founders Federal Credit Union members to attend an accredited college, vocational or technical school of their choice. Applicants must be high school seniors and have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applications and details are available online at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com
DEADLINE: March 1, 2019
Lander University Junior Fellows Program
Attention: ALL Juniors! Lander is announcing its annual Junior Fellows Program. If you rank in the top 20 percent of your class and have a 25 on the ACT or 1200 on the new SAT or PSAT, you will qualify for potential scholarship money and a waived application fee during your senior year. You must have at least a 3.5 GPA and exemplify leadership in both academics and co-curricular activities. Lander University is located in Greenwood, SC. If you are selected you will attend Lander’s Junior Preview Day. See Ms. Surratt in Guidance to sign up.
DEADLINE: March 6, 2019
Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg Scholarship
The Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior from a Spartanburg County school. The student must enroll in the fall at one of the following: Wofford College, Converse College, USC Upstate, Spartanburg Methodist College, or Spartanburg Community College. ONLY TWO applicants can be submitted from Broome. Come to Guidance for an application. DEADLINE: RETURN TO MRS. GILMER IN GUIDANCE BY MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019
The Spartanburg County Anonymous Scholarship
The Spartanburg County Anonymous Scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship that will be awarded to a graduating senior that will be attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to a student that will be a first generation college attendee and has a financial need. DEADLINE: RETURN TO MRS. GILMER IN GUIDANCE BY MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019
Nina Neely Scholarship Essay Contest
The Reformed Universal Masonic Brotherhood and Order of the Eastern Star, Inc. will award a first, second, and third place scholarship to winners of the Nina Neely Scholarship Essay Contest. The essay contest is for 2019 graduating seniors that plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school in the fall of 2019. Come to Guidance for an application and details. DEADLINE: March 12, 2019
The Croft Rescue Squad 18 Scholarship
The Croft Rescue Squad 18 Scholarship created this scholarship fund to give back to the community it served before closing in July 2010. The recipient of this scholarship must be a graduating senior of Broome High School, Dorman High School, or Spartanburg High School pursuing any level of higher education. The student must have lived one year or more in the communities of either Glendale, Croft, or Glenn Springs-Pauline Fire Districts. Applications are available in Guidance.
DEADLINE: RETURN TO MRS. GILMER IN GUIDANCE BY MARCH 12, 2019
South Carolina State Fair Scholarship
High school seniors
planning to attend a public or private college or technical college in South Carolina are eligible to apply for the South Carolina State Fair Scholarship. The South Carolina State Fair will award 50 seniors $1,500 per year for up to four years. Apply online at https://www.scstatefair.org/scholarships
. DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2019
The SCEAR (South Carolina Education Association – Retired) Scholarship
The SCEAR (South Carolina Education Association – Retired) Scholarship is a $1,000 renewable scholarship that is awarded annually to a SC graduating senior planning to pursue a career in education. The student must be planning to attend an accredited four-year college/university or an accredited two-year college within the state of SC as a full-time student. Applicants must need financial assistance. Come to Guidance for an application and details.
DEADLINE: POSTMARKED BY MARCH 15, 2019
South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (SCCAWS)
SCCAWS offers three scholarships to SENIOR FEMALE ATHLETES. The South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports and Trophies by “M” Medical Scholarship is for a female planning to major in the medical field, and the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports Educator’s Scholarship is for a female planning to major in education. An additional scholarship is awarded from these applicants for a Female Scholar Athlete. Visit http://www.sccaws.org/
to download an application and details of the scholarship or come to Guidance for an application. Students interested in being considered should return their completed application packet to Mrs. Gilmer in Guidance by Wednesday, March 20, 2019. ONLY ONE APPLICANT CAN BE SELECTED AND SUBMITTED FROM BROOME FOR the MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP.
USC Upstate Junior Scholars
Attention: Any JUNIOR interested in attending USC Upstate in Spartanburg, SC should see Ms. Surratt in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the Upstate Junior Scholars Award. Recognizing outstanding high school juniors for academic achievement and community service. Nominees should have scored at least 1000 on the PSAT, or 1100 (critical reading and math) on the SAT, or 24 on the ACT, and overall high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Participation in extracurricular activities at school or in the community is encouraged.
DEADLINE: MARCH 22, 2019
Presbyterian College Fellows Award
Any JUNIOR interested in attending Presbyterian in Clinton, SC should see Ms. Surratt in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the Presbyterian College Fellows Award. You must have a 3.5 GPA as well as be ranked in the top 10 percent of the current Junior class. An SAT score of 1100 or higher, PSAT score of 1100 or an ACT score of 22 or higher. Students selected for this award will be eligible for at least $4,000 in scholarship awards $1,000 annually for four years of study at Presbyterian College. Selection as a PC Fellow also grants students consideration for other academic scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $23,000. DEADLINE: MARCH 22, 2019
Light Up A Life Scholarship
The Auxiliary to Greenville Health System has partnered with the Center for Scholarship Administration (CSA) to administer the Light Up A Life Scholarship Program for graduating seniors pursuing a career in the medical field. Students must have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both mathematics and science while in high school. Visit https://www.scholarshipprograms.org/
to apply. DEADLINE: MARCH 25, 2019
Converse Junior Scholars Program
Attention: Any JUNIOR female interested in attending Converse College in Spartanburg, SC should see Ms. Surratt in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the Converse College Junior Scholar Program Award. You must be ambitious, creative and eager. You should also have a 3.5 or higher GPA. DEADLINE: MARCH 28, 2019
Furman University Scholars
Any JUNIOR interested in an education in liberal arts and sciences at Furman University in Greenville, SC should see Ms. Surratt in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the Furman Scholar Award. You must have a 3.5 GPA or higher as well as an SAT score of 1360, PSAT score of 1360 or an ACT score of 29. Significant involvement in extracurricular activities, community service, and demonstrates leadership potential. Students selected for this award will be eligible for at least $20,000 per year, $80,000 over four years in scholarships upon acceptance to Furman University. DEADLINE: MARCH 28, 2019
FIDM National Scholarship Competition
Each year the FIDM National Scholarship Competition awards more than 28 scholarships, including eight full one-year scholarships worth $31,500 each, to students interested in the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Social Media, and Entertainment. Visit bit.ly/FIDMscholarship
for entry details and more information.
DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019
APRIL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
Joye Law Firm Scholarship
The Joye Law Firm will be offering six $2,000 scholarships to graduating SENIORS
that plan to attend a four-year college or university. Go to https://www.joyelawfirm.com/joye-scholarship-program/
for an application and details or get a printed packet in the Guidance Office.
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2019
2019 Student of Integrity Award Better Business Bureau of the Upstate
Attention: Any JUNIOR interested should see Ms. Surratt in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate 2018 Student of Integrity Award. You must personify high character through leadership, community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,500.
DEADLINE: APRIL 18, 2019
Gardner-Webb Honors Experience
The Honors Experience at Gardner-Webb is a one-week college immersion for academically gifted and talented students who are currently in the 9th-11th grade
. The program is held on Gardner-Webb’s main campus in Boiling Springs, NC each summer. Students accepted into The Honors Experience will automatically be invited to Gardner-Webb’s Ignite Excellence Scholarship interviews during their senior year of high school, where they will compete for our most competitive academic scholarships—the highest honor covers full tuition as well as room and board, totaling over $40,000 per year. For details visit: https://gardner-webb.edu/academic-programs-and-resources/academic-enrichment-programs/the-honors-experience/index
MAY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
USC Union Scholarships
If you have applied to USC Union and would like to be considered for a number of scholarships they offer, come to Guidance for an application. You are encouraged to apply early. SECONDARY DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2019