Scholarships

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February 2016 #2

Aiken Electric Cooperative 2-year Touchstone Energy Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Amount: $1,000

www.aikenco-op.org


A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior in the cooperative service area planning to attend a 2-year technical college.


Applications are available online at the above website or see Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office.

Aiken Electric Cooperative 4-Year Touchstone Energy Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Amount: $1,000

www.aikenco-op.org


A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior in the cooperative service area planning to attend a 4-year college or university.


Applications are available online at the above website or see Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office.

Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Amount: $1,000

www.aikenco-op.org


A scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior in the cooperative service area. The student must complete the application and submit a 150-200 word explanation as to why the scholarship is needed.


Applications are available online at the above website or see Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office.

Mid- Carolina Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2016 (to the Counseling & Advisement Office)

Amount: $3,000

www.mcecoop.com/content/scholarships


Eligibility:

  • Primary residence must receive electricity from Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative
  • Need financial assistance
  • be a high school senior
  • have at least a B grade average
  • are active in service to others
  • are goal oriented with a solid educational plan for the future
  • will NOT receive numerous or full scholarships/grants


Applications are available online or by seeing Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office.

National College Funding Services

Deadline: March 10, 2016

Amount: $500

www.NFCSsolutions.com


You must be a senior in order to participate. A drawing will be held April 1. One entry per student.


See Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office for an application.

The Lucretia M. Cayruth Scholarship of The American Business Women's Association

Deadline: March 14, 2016

Amount: Varies


Eligibility:

  • United States citizen
  • Planning to attend an accredited technical school, college or university within the continental United States
  • A GPA of 2.5-4.0


See Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office for an application.

Lexington Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2016

Amount: Varies


Eligibility:

  • High school seniors planning to major in nursing at a two or four year college


See Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office for an application.

The South Carolina Education Association - Retired Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2016

Amount: $4,000


Eligibility:

  • Must be a senior graduation from a public high school in SC
  • Must plan to attend a 4-year college or university within SC
  • Must plan to pursue a career in education
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities
  • Must need financial assistance


See Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office for an application.

Lexington District One Office Professionals Scholarship

Deadline: March 18, 2016

Amount: $600


Eligibility:

1. The student is a graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited two or four year institution in the fall 2016 term.

2. The student is pursuing a degree in a Business program (Computer Science, Advertising, Marketing, Accounting, etc.)

3. The student has maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA in high school.

4. The student is a United States citizen and a resident of South Carolina.

5. The student demonstrates though grades, character, and commitment a potential success as an office professional.


See Mrs. Rogers in the Counseling & Advisement Office for an application.

Lexington Woman's Club: Anne D. Pitts Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 18, 2016

Amount: $5,000

Applications are available in the Counseling & Advisement Office


Eligibility:

  • This scholarship is for a Lexington School District One graduating senior having a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • The applicant must be entering the field of medicine at a college or university in SC.

Greater Lexington Chamber & Visitors Center: Doris Burkett Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2016

Amount: $3,000

Application available in the Counseling & Advisement Office


Eligibility:

  • Primary qualifications for scholarship shall be need, moral integrity, and potential of the individual to become a productive citizen.
  • Not necessarily high test scores or GPA
  • involved in extra-curricular activities
  • shows tendency of striving hard to achieve
  • involved in the community (church, etc)
  • financial need
  • ability to "give back" to the Lexington County community after college
  • scholarship, in theory, is for the underdog who needs a little help to reach success and may be overlooked for scholarships from other organizations.

Piedmont Technical College Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: April 5, 2016

Amount: Varies


Eligibility:

  • Submit a PTC application and be in a degree-seeking major
  • Complete the Compass test or have a qualifying SAT/ACT score


Applications are available in the Counseling & Advisement Office. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Rogers in the C&A Office by April 5.

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Amount: $1,000

www.fashion-schools.org


Eligibility:

  • Graduating seniors interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Amount: $1,000

www.animationcareerreview.com


See their webpage for more information.

Nursing School Almanac - Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Amount: $1,000

www.nursingschoolalmanac.com


Eligibility:

  • Must be an aspiring nurse
  • Must have a track record in academic excellence
  • Must have a passion for the nursing profession

SC Coaches Association of Women's Sports and Trophies by "M" Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2016

Amount: $1,000

Applications are available in the Counseling & Advisement Office


Eligibility:

  • Female graduating senior planning to major in a medical field

SC Coaches Association of Women's Sports Educator's Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2016

Amount: $1,000

Applications are available in the Counseling & Advisement Office


Eligibility:

  • Female graduating senior planning to major in education