Pelion Pride 2021

Issue 4: November 9, 2020

Stay in touch with the Counseling & Advisement Office

Twitter: @PelionCounselor

Facebook: www.facebook.com/PelionCounselor

Instagram: @PelionCounselor



Mrs. Jessica Burke (Director): Last Names A-C jburke@lexington1.net

Ms. Amber Hartley: Last Names D-Mc alhartley@lexington1.net

Mrs. Alysha Walker: Last Names Me-Z awalker@lexington1.net

Mrs. Dana Crumpton: Career Specialist dcrumpton@lexington1.net

Ms. Tara Simmons: Graduation Coach tsimmons@lexington1.net

Please bring your college acceptance letters and scholarship award letters to Mrs. Harper in the School Counseling Office.

CONGRATULATIONS! COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTERS

The following students have received their college acceptance letters!


Braxton Brazell

Alana Caballero-Garcia

Alyssa Ladomirak

Victoria Rose Myers

Katelyn Wren

CONGRATULATIONS! COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

The following students have received college scholarships!


Braxton Brazell

Katelyn Wren

CONGRATULATIONS! MILITARY ENLISTMENT

The following students have enlisted in the military upon graduation:


Elijah Spinner

TCP Virtual College Planning and College Funding ZOOM Workshop

When: November 4, 2020 at 4:30 PM

For: Seniors and families who may be interested in viewing a snapshot of the College Planning and College Funding Process.

Join Zoom Meeting=https://zoom.us/j/8034704204?pwd=YUFsdXM1UTZnelN0eWtwNXhMVmdnZz09
Meeting ID: 803 470 4204
Passcode: 1234Ncfs!

ASVAB Testing

The ASVAB test will be held on Dec 1 or Dec 10. Please fill out the form below if you are interested in taking the test.


**LOOLA students are welcome to take the test also, please sign up for a day that you wish to participate.


Some great test sites to study for the ASVAB are https://www.march2success.com/ and uniontestprep.com


ASVAB SIGN UP

Silver Pen!

Deadline: February 12, 2021

1st place: $2500

2nd place: $750

3rd place:$500


*APPLICANTS MUST BE SENIORS*


Essay Rules:

-Essay must be the applicant's original work

-Applicants may enter only ONE time and only apply to ONE community. Students who do not follow these guidelines will be disqualified.

-Essays must be a minimum of 1,000 words and double spaced. (Please include a cover page and any necessary citations on a works cited page.)

-Quotations may be used sparingly, and sources must be clearly identified.


Applying: silverpen-slc.com

The following items must be included in your application:

1. Application form

2. Copy of transcript (can be unofficial)

3. Personal Essay

Selective Service Registration

Did you know that males are required to register with the Selective Services within 30 days of their 18th birthday?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVfMe6xbpfE

College Visit Procedures

Seniors are allowed two excused days for college visits. When you visit the college, be sure to ask the visitor's office at the college for a letter/form stating you were there that day. Turn that letter/form into attendance at PHS.

Requesting Transcripts

Transcripts are sent electronically. For college applications and the NCAA you will need to create an account and request transcripts through www.parchment.com.


Transcript requests for scholarship applications should be made to Ms. Kirby in the Counseling & Advisement Office.

FAFSA

Every college-bound senior needs to complete the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have not completed the FAFSA, The Educational Opportunity Center at Midlands Tech will help you. You do not have to be attending Midlands Tech to use this service.

Call 803-822-3749 to schedule an appointment. You will need to bring the following items to your appointment:


  • Picture ID
  • Permanent Resident card (if eligible non-citizen)
  • Social Security card
  • Most recently filed tax return and W-2 forms
  • Parents’ most recently filed tax return and W-2 forms (dependent students only)

Student-Athletes: Are you planning to play sports in college?

You need to see Mrs. Burke ASAP. You may need to complete the NCAA Eligibility form or the NAIA form.


NCAA link: https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/

NAIA link: https://www.playnaia.org/

Important Deadlines:

Clemson University

December 1 Applicants who apply by this date will receive an admissions decision the week of February 15. Final deadline to apply for Fall admission is May 1.


College of Charleston

November 1- Early Decision Deadline Students’ applications and all supporting documents – including transcripts and secondary school reports – must be submitted or postmarked by this date. Students should select the early decision option only if they have selected College of Charleston as their first choice and will not use scholarships and financial aid as a primary factor in their decision. Application materials for early decision candidates must be submitted by November 1. Decision letters are issued by early December 1.


University of South Carolina

October 15 - Early Application Answer Deadline Students who submit complete applications and all required credentials by this date will hear from the admissions office by December 19. Answers may be acceptance, denial, or deferred decision until mid-March.

November 15, - Deadline for SC Honors College and Top Scholars Applications

December 1 - USC Regular Application Deadline


University of South Carolina now accepts the Common Application. There are three ways to apply to the University: University of SC Application, the Coalition Application or the Common Application.

USC Aiken Teaching Fellows Program

At USC Aiken, our program is unique in that . . .

  • Our program is small – Fellows will NEVER be a number! We are a family at USC Aiken. Be believe in quality over quantity.
  • Our program is grounded in leadership – we build Teacher Leaders! We also participate in Disney’s Leadership program.
  • Our program offers Fellows early, often and diverse in-classroom experiences. Fellows are teaching in their first semester!

Please refer to the USC Aiken Teaching Fellows website for additional context: https://www.usca.edu/education/programs-opportunities/teaching-fellows

SC Seal of Biliteracy


Deadline: November 10 ,2020

Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdH8ECUC5fIFNoS0T_Qs3sRShXsNMrKkGlcymXbX86N0W0fmw/viewform

SC Seal of Biliteracy

The SC Seal of Biliteracy certifies that students have attained a level of biliteracy that should be recognized by colleges, universities and employers.


Who is Eligible in Lexington One?

Juniors and seniors who rate Intermediate Mid or above on a language other than English on the STAMP assessment or Alira (Latin) Assessment, and who also maintain either a 3.0 GPA in ELA, or score an overall score of 4.0 on the ACCESS 2.0 English Proficiency Test.

Students do not have to be enrolled in

ESOL or World Languages to apply.

LANDER UNIVERSITY

Deadline: November 15, 2020

*Click on the image below to be directed to the application*

WASHINGTON RURAL ELECTRIC YOUTH TOUR

Deadline: February 25, 2021

Application: https://www.aikenco-op.org/youth-programs/


Every year, Aiken Electric sponsors local high school students for the Washington Youth Tour, an all-expense paid, week-long trip to our nation’s capital where they see our government in action, experience the history of our nation and learn more about electric cooperatives. We also sponsor high school students for the Cooperative Youth Summit, an exploration of our state’s capital and its historic city.

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Interested in Cosmetology or Barbering School?

Complete your FAFSA and check this website out for possible scholarships:

http://beautychangeslives.org/

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: November 15, 2020

Amount: Up to $48,000 over four years to attend college

Application: https://haganscholarships.org/application/



  • ACT and SAT scores are not required.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must attend an eligible public high school.
  • Must have achieved a 3.75 GPA.
  • Must be ranked by the school and in the top 20% of the high school graduating class.
  • Must enroll at an eligible four-year college or university the first semester following high school graduation.
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each year of college.
  • FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.





To help scholarship recipients obtain a practical understanding of important life skills not typically taught as part of a college curriculum, the Foundation provides a mandatory free workshop each summer, a $15,000 brokerage account after the first year so recipients can learn first-hand how to invest to provide for their long-term financial security, and the opportunity to study and travel abroad at no cost to the recipient.

100 Black Men of Greater Columbia Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2020

Amount: Up to $2,000

Application: https://www.100blackmencolumbiasc.com/scholarship



Eligibility Criteria


  • High school seniors transitioning to college
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Planning to attend an institution for an entire academic year, beginning in the fall of 2020 (verification of enrollment will be required before scholarship is received)

Minorities-In-Construction Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2020

Amount: Up to $1,000

Application: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1thUMom_pEqGoak5myjchgYERtb5ZiRMc/view?usp=sharing


Eligibility Criteria

  • High school seniors transitioning to college
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Planning to attend Midlands Technical College, beginning in the fall of 2021 (verification

of enrollment will be required before scholarship is received)

  • Planning to major in a business or construction related field

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program

Deadline: November 15, 2020

Amount: Full Tuition

Application: https://robertsonscholars.org/


  • Designed to build next generation leaders
  • Full Tuition at either Duke University or the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Teaching Fellows

Deadline: December 1, 2020

Amount: $24,000

Application: https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows-application.html


To apply for Teaching Fellows, you must be:
  • a United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States (Please note - students categorized as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are not eligible for Teaching Fellows.)
  • a legal resident of South Carolina (Please note - Residency will be verified by the Teaching Fellows Institution after a student has been offered an award.)
  • a high school senior or junior graduating early


The Teaching Fellows program is available at the following institutions:

Francis Marion - Robert E. McNair Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2020

Amount: Full Tuition

Application: https://www.fmarion.edu/mcnaircenter/mcnairscholarsprogram/


BENEFITS OF THE GOVERNOR ROBERT E. MCNAIR SCHOLARSHIP:


  • Free tuition, fees, and room and board for four years of study.
  • A book allowance each semester.
  • Opportunity to travel abroad during spring break of the freshman year.
  • Opportunity to study abroad in one of nine exchange student programs. McNair Scholars can choose to study in Canada, England, France, Germany, and Ireland.
  • Admission to the Francis Marion Honors Program. This includes the opportunity to travel on the yearly Honors trip held every Fall. Locations include New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
  • Opportunity to participate in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City.
  • Early class registration.
  • Upgraded Housing. McNair Scholars will live in the Forest Villas Apartments, the newest housing on campus. These furnished units contain four private bedrooms, two bathrooms, and shared living room and kitchen space. (One and two bedroom units may be available).
  • Experiential Learning Opportunities outside the classroom.
  • Participation in public service activities to further strengthen the local community.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be a South Carolina resident.
  • Be a high school senior.
  • Achieve a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Have an SAT score of 1160 or higher (Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math) or 24 or higher ACT score.
  • Display a dedication to public service.
  • Agree to participate in service learning/public service opportunities.
  • Agree to participate in travel and study abroad opportunities.
  • Submit two original essays: One focused on the value of public service. One focused on how you would make the most of your study abroad.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor or employer.



* The McNair Scholarship is renewable for a total of four years provided that the recipient completes 30 semester hours each year and maintains a 3.0 GPA.

Kitty M. Fairey Educational Fund Scholarship

Deadline: December 2, 2020

Amount: Varies

Application: www.csascholars.org/kmfr


Requirements:


  • Must be enrolled in or planning to attend full-time an accredited college or university in the state of South Carolina.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Official transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores, if taken
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher
  • Personal Statement/essay
  • Student Authorization and Acknowledgements Form
  • Personal statement/essay
  • List of academic honors, leadership skills, community service, etc
  • W-8 or W-9 IRS Form, as applicable
  • A copy of your Student Aid Report

PSSCA SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: December 4, 2020

For high school seniors!


  • Students must create an account to see the application.
  • Scroll past the "Advocate of the Year 2021" application and the PSSCA Student Scholarship will be at the bottom of the page with all the instructions.

Application link: https://pssca.schoolcounselorawards.org/scoy/other-awards

UPSTATE UNIVERSITY OF SC

2020-21 Scholarship Audition Dates for USC Upstate's Commercial Music Program:

Fall Dates: Friday, Dec.4, 2:00pm - 6:00pm and Saturday, Dec.5, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Spring Dates: Friday, Jan. 29, 2:00pm-6:00pm and Saturday, Jan.30, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Format: Online and in-person audition times are both available

What to prepare: Two songs in contrasting styles. Visit the "Auditions" tab on our website www.uscupstate.edu/commericalmusic for full information.

How to book an audition time: Students should email, Griffin Woodworth at gwoodwor@uspupstate.edu to schedule their audition time.

Alternate dates: Students can request an alternate day if they are not available on any of the four dates listed above. Email Griffin Woodworth at the email listed above.

Clemson University - Lyceum Scholars Program

Deadline: December 11, 2020

Amount: $10,000

Application: https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/capitalism/lyceum/application.html


Open to incoming freshmen, the Lyceum Scholars Program is the first college program in the US to use a Great Books approach to studying liberty, capitalism, the American Founding, and moral character.


All Lyceum Scholars are assigned faculty "Socratic Tutors" who guide their intellectual development for their entire four-year education.


Those interested in becoming Lyceum Scholars should apply in their senior year of high school to Clemson University and to the Lyceum Scholars Program.

The AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2020

Amount: $10,000-$25,000

Application: https://equitable.com/foundation/equitable-excellence-scholarship?utm_source=usaxacom&utm_campaign=brandredirect&utm_medium=referral


The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!

Navy ROTC Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2020

Amount: 4-year Scholarship worth $180,000

Application: http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/


Earn a 4 year scholarship with no obligation to the Navy until your sophomore year. Program completion and graduation will result in Commissioning in the US Navy. A 5 year minimum active duty obligation as a naval officer will be required.


  • Must be at least 17 years old and not older than 23
  • Minimum SAT Score of 1050, or Minimum ACT score of 22, or graduate in the Top 10% of high school class

South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 7, 2021

Amount: Varies

Application: www.scholasrshipprograms.org


Applicants must:


  • Be seniors in a South Carolina high school OR undergraduates in a South Carolina college or university.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale through the spring 2020 semester.
  • Be residents of South Carolina.
  • Have a competitive or recreational interest in golf.
  • Recipients must attend an accredited public or private, four-year college or university located in South Carolina in the fall of 2021.

John F. Kennedy: The Profile of Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: January 15, 2021

Amount: $500-$10,000

Application: https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx


Eligibility

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate.

OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: January 28, 2021


Our Opportunity Scholarship is for DREAMers who live in states where they

effectively have no access to college – either because they face paying out-of-state tuition or because their state will simply not admit them into its universities. We call these “locked-out states.”


Undocumented students may be eligible for our Opportunity Scholarship if they (1) live in and have graduated, or will soon graduate, from a high school in one of the locked-out states shown here, and (2) are DACA or TPS eligible or meet our immigration eligibility criteria.


If you know a student who is eligible, please send them to our website to apply: https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/opportunity-scholarship/

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2021

Amount: $5,000

Application: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/


Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

Army ROTC Merit Based Scholarship

Deadline: February 4, 2021

Amount: Varies

Application: https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html


Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26 and/or must be able to commission as an Officer by age 30.
  • Have a high school cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the writing test scores).
  • Meet the physical standards.
  • Civil convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in the Reserve Component (Army Reserve or National Guard).


CLICK HERE for additional information

TOUCHSTONE ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 25, 2021

Amount: $1,000

Application: https://www.aikenco-op.org/youth-programs/


Annually, two Touchstone Energy Scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to high school graduating seniors in the cooperative service area. One scholarship is awarded for a 4-year college and the second is awarded for a 2-year technical school. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.

TRUSTEE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 25, 2021

Amount:$1,000

Application: https://www.aikenco-op.org/youth-programs/


Annually, one Trustee Scholarship is awarded to a high school graduating senior in the cooperative service area. To be considered for this $1,000 scholarship, the student must complete this application and submit in 150 – 200 words, an explanation as to why the scholarship is needed. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Harry Hampton Scholarship

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Amount: $5,000/yr for 4-years

Application: http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html



  • This fund consists of $5,000 annually, for up to four (4) consecutive years, to help a student further their education in the natural resources discipline.
  • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must have a major in the natural resources discipline such as: wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science or environmental science to qualify. (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)
  • Payment will be made to the same person for four consecutive years of college related to a major in the natural resources discipline.
  • The recipient must maintain a GPR of 2.5 or above for a given academic year to receive funds for the following year. If the GPR falls below the 2.5 average for any academic year, the student will not receive any further funds, and a new recipient will be sought. • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than February 26, 2021 to:

HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

Post Office 2641

Columbia, SC 29202

  • The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make the final approval of the recipient and notify the winners.

James O. Thomasson Scholarship

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Amount: $2,000/yr for up to 4-years

Application: http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html



Eligibility


  • This scholarship consists of $2,000 annually, for up to four (4) consecutive years, to help a student further their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications.
  • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must declare a major in electronic, print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications to qualify.
  • Payment will be made to the same person for four consecutive years of college related to a major in the above disciplines.
  • The recipient must maintain a GPR of 2.5 or above for a given academic year to receive funds for the following year. If the GPR falls below the 2.5 average for any academic year, the student will not receive any further funds, and a new recipient will be sought.
  • Return both pages of the completed application, essay on a topic selected by the Hampton Fund*, personal essay and autobiography**, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than February 26, 2021 to:

HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

PO Box 2641

Columbia, SC 29202

  • The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make the final approval of the recipient and notify the winners. Their decision is final.

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Amount: $2,500

Application: http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html


Eligibility


  • This fund consists of a one-time award of $2,500 to help a student further their education in the natural resources discipline. This scholarship’s availability is based on available funding and may or may not be offered for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina. • The recipient must have a major in the natural resources discipline such as: wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science or environmental science to qualify. (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)
  • Payment will be made to the successful applicant in the natural resources discipline on a one-time basis only.
  • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than February 26, 2021 to the following address:

HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

Post Office 2641

Columbia, SC 29202

  • The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make final approval of the recipient and notify the winners.

David M. Cline Scholarship

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Amount: $2,000

Application: http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html


Eligibility



  • This scholarship consists of $2,000, for one-time only, to help a student further their education in law enforcement, criminal justice, forensics or forensic science.
  • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must enroll in a major in law enforcement / criminal justice / forensics /forensic science to qualify.
  • Payment will be made to the successful applicant in the natural resources discipline on a one-time basis only.
  • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than February 26, 2021 to the following address:

HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

Post Office Box 2641

Columbia, SC 29202

  • The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make the final approval of the recipient and notify the winner.

Christian Connector, Inc Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: May 31, 2021

Amount: $2,500

Application: http://www.christianconnector.com


The scholarship runs each year from June 1st through May 31st. The drawing winner of each scholarship is selected at random and The Christian Connector, Inc. reserves the right to change the random drawing selection process at any point. Individuals must meet the below guidelines in order to be eligible to receive the scholarship.

Drawing Guidelines:


  • The scholarship recipient must have plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months of being notified by The Christian Connector, Inc. that he/she has won the drawing.
  • The Christian Connector, Inc. reserves the right to make the determination of whether or not a particular school qualifies. Any school that is a member of the CCCU, NACCAP or ABHE automatically qualifies.
  • The scholarship recipient may not currently be enrolled at a Christian college or Bible college.
  • The scholarship will not be sent to the individual recipient, but rather it will be sent directly to the school of choice, meeting the above criteria.
  • An individual cannot enter the scholarship drawing more than once, however, he/she may use the request form and Christian Connector services as often as they wish.
  • By completing the information request form, the winner of the scholarship allows their name, city and state to be used on the site and in promotional materials, announcing that he/she is a Christian Connector scholarship recipient.

Should the initial randomly selected individual(s) not meet the above guidelines for the scholarship drawing entered, the scholarship will be forfeited and offered to another individual until a selected individual who meets the above guidelines is awarded the appropriate scholarship.

PB & J SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May 31, 2021

Amount: $500-$1,000

Application: http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020


Requirements for Eligibility


  • Open to all college-bound seniors at Pelion High School
  • Attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in the Fall 2021

American Muscle Automotive Scholarships

Deadline: June 15, 2021

Amount: $2,000

Application: https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html


WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

Ponton Law Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2021

Amount: $1,000

Application: https://www.jamesponton.com/practices/car-accidents/#scholarship



  • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
  • Completed application must be submitted online by July 31, 2021. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applicant must plan to attend college by Fall semester 2021.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached for application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2020.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship

More Scholarship Resources

CollegeScholarships.org

Fastweb Scholarship Search

FinAid Scholarship Search

SCCANGO

SC Lottery Scholarships


Always check the college's financial aid page for scholarship opportunities.

Lexington County School District One is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all students, parents/legal guardians, staff, visitors, personnel and community members who participate or seek to participate in its programs or activities. Therefore, the district does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or any related medical conditions), color, disability, age, genetic information, national origin or any other applicable status protected by local, state or federal law.


The district will use the grievance procedures set forth in policy to process complaints based on alleged violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; and Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


The district designates specific individuals to handle inquiries or complaints. To find out whom to contact and how to contact them, please go to our website at http://www.lexington1.net/contact-us.