SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE FROM MR. NEWSOME
Military Scholarships http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/military-scholarships
Micro-scholarships: https://www.raise.me/ The University of South Carolina has partnered with Raise.me to offer a micro-scholarship program for students in 9th - 12th frade. This is to motivate students to excel in high school and improve college readiness. Through Raise.me, eligible students can now earn up to $500 per year in micro-scholarships starting in 9th grade for individual achievements such as attaining a 3.0 GPA, completing challenging courses an dembraching leardership roles in extracurricular activities.
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University Transfer Program from Piedmont Technical College
With more than 60 courses that transfer, and with bridge programs and transfer agreements with many of South Carolina's major four-year institutions, like USC, Clemson, Lander and more, Piedmont Technical College is the smart place to start work toward your bachelor's degree. For More Information
- Enroll in one of our transfer degree programs, bridge programs or in a specific transfer pathway. Our transfer and admissions counselors will help you decide which is right for you, and will work with you to select the right courses.
- Complete the required course work at Piedmont Tech.
- Transfer to a four-year college or university to complete your studies. If you participate in one of our specific transfer programs, and meet the requirements, admission into your institution of choice is often guaranteed.
AFS METALCASTING SCHOLARSHIPS
VIEW DETAILSAmerican Foundry Society (AFS)
Studying metalcasting can pay, too. Several scholarships are available to students pursuing metalcasting as a career. The Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) offers educational programs for students and educators in the metal casting industry. The Foundry Educational Foundation and American Foundry...
ALCOA FOUNDATION’S GLOBAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR UNEMPLOYED YOUTH
VIEW DETAILSAlcoa Foundation
Alcoa Foundation’s Global Internship Program provides workforce development opportunities for 200 unemployed youth (ages 18-24) in Australia, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States with the aim of increasing the employability of youth in the manufacturing sector. Alcoa Foundation is invested...
CEN MANUFACTURING SCHOLARHIP
VIEW DETAILSChief Executives Network for Manufacturing (CEN)
The Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing of the Capital Region, Inc. (CEN) is an association
of manufacturers located in the Capital Region. To encourage students to consider careers in manufacturing, CEN will once again be making available $1,000.00 scholarships to students planning to enroll...
DISTRICT & SECTION SCHOLARSHIPS
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District and Section scholarships, awarded annually at AWS District Conferences, provide funds that are payable directly to the school to which recipients have been accepted. These funds can be used to help cover cost of tuition, books, supplies and related institutional costs.
E. WAYNE KAY SCHOLARSHIPS
VIEW DETAILSSME Education Foundation
Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors, community college students, two year, four year degree and graduate students
VIEW DETAILSAmerican Welding Society
National scholarships, awarded annually, are for students pursuing a specific degree at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Individual scholarships are worth a minimum of $2,500 annually. The application deadline is February 15.
Applicants need to plan in advance to take...
SHELL OIL COMPANY'S SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
The Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship and Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship provide financial and career assistance to graduating high school seniors who have expressed interest in the energy industry and demonstrated an aptitude in mathematics and science.
Up to 20 one-year awards of $2,500...
SME EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
VIEW DETAILSSME Education Foundation
Since 1998, the SME Education Foundation has provided more than $8.1 million in scholarships and $1.2 million in awards, through its various scholarship programs to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates and master or doctoral degree students pursuing degrees in manufacturing and related...
U.K. GUPTA FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
VIEW DETAILSNuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, the Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association
Studying engineering in an undergraduate program at a four-year university in the state of Texas to prepare for a career in the metal manufacturing industry? The U.K. Gupta Family Scholarship Endowment selects one student each year to receive a scholarship of $2,000 - $5,000. Applicants can be high school...
STUDENTS GOING INTO HEALTHCARE: Self Regional Healthcare offers many scholarships for various areas of health care. Click this link http://www.selfregionalfoundation.org/nursingscholarships.htm for more information and to download the applications for those for which you would qualify.
AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/minority/african-american-scholarships This website has a multitude of Scholarships for minority students. Go to the weblink above for all the details.
Varsity Tutors A monthly essay contest to win a $1,000 scholarship
Lyceum Scholars study the moral, political, and economic foundations of a free society. What makes the Lyceum Scholars Program different from the ordinary college experience is our commitment to presenting fundamental, timeless, and life-changing ideas. This unique curriculum develops students’ intellectual faculties, ignites their passion for knowledge, and promotes the development of character traits necessary to succeed in life.
We’d like to encourage your students to apply to the Lyceum Scholars Program during your College Application Month event. I’ve attached a flyer with more information plus a link to a short YouTube video about the program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuFMEGTw_P0&feature=youtu.be
Please let me know if you or your students have any questions about the Lyceum Scholars Program or about Clemson University.
US Army Reserve Minuteman Scholarship: The Minuteman Scholarship covers full tuition and fees (uncapped) at any college or university served by an Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) program, or can be used toward room and board, capped at $10,000 per year. Click here for the FLYER and MORE INFORMATION.
This link takes you to many different scholarships StudentScholarships.org
Financial Aid and Scholarship Websites
This website contains the financial aid application all students are required to complete. Typically parent/guardian income tax information is needed to apply.
Top 50 Scholarship resource page.
These sites provide different types of financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
This website provides information about general scholarships offered in South Carolina.
More South Carolina Scholarhip information
Lottery Tuition Assistance
SC HOPE Scholarship FAQ
April 20, 2018: Black P. E. A. R. L. S. Scholarship:
Eligibility Requirements- Students must:
1. Be an African-American Female
2. Be a senior in High School in one of the following counties in South Carolina: (Greenwood, Laurens, Edgefield,
Abbeville, Newberry, McCormick and Saluda)
3. Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
**The Student cannot be an immediate family member of P.E.A.R.L.S** Flyer Application
- Applicants must be current high school seniors attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens
- Applicants must be anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma / GED
- Applicants must be planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
- Applicants must be carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA currently or at the end of their senior year
- You must create a 4 minute video to upload to YouTube answering questions found in this link: More Information
August 31, 2018: Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a passion for the nursing profession and has shown excellence in science and math. You must be a high school senior who plans to pursue college education in nursing. More Information APPLICATION
Established in 1999, the Lowell Latin Lyceum is a rigorous, four-year program within Lowell High School. This highly competitive academic program challenges students to an intellectually stimulating environment that emphasizes a classical education.
Students develop the capacity to think critically using classical works, allowing them to assess issues and develop informed opinions. Students learn to acquire information,
grasp it intellectually, and use it purposefully. They expand on their ability to speak and write on any subject matter in a persuasive, compelling, and imaginative manner.
A core curriculum assures competency across the broad spectrum of academic endeavors, developing skills in communication, quantification, analysis, historical antecedents, modern sciences, the arts, and physical well-being.
All instruction in the Latin Lyceum is delivered at the Honors, High Honors or Advanced Placement level. Students may take college courses their senior year through the Dual- Enrollment Program, either at the University of Massachusetts Lowell or Middlesex Community College.
This rigorous program readies students for the finest undergraduate institutions. Furthermore, students gain competence in becoming lifelong learners and leaders in our rapidly changing society.