SC State Fair Scholarship
Since 1997 the South Carolina State Fair has awarded scholarships to students across the state of South Carolina.
APPLY : www.scstatefair.org,
The South Carolina State Fair will award fifty (50) $6000 scholarships to students across the state to be paid at the rate of $1500 per year over a four-year period. The fifty 2021 scholars will be required to meet eligibility requirements deemed necessary by the South Carolina State Fair. This scholarship is available to any student in South Carolina who is a senior in a public or private high school or home school. This student must be planning to attend a public or private college, university, or technical college in the state of South Carolina.
South Carolina Federal Credit Union
is awarding a total of $45,000 to nine deserving students. We are looking for hardworking and dedicated students in South Carolina planning to pursue a post-secondary degree in fall 2023. If you know someone like this, we invite you to share this opportunity with them.
More details, including the application and eligibility requirements, can be found here: South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship.
The application deadline is February 1, 2023
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships
Criteria: Applicant must be a senior in high school in the US who has promoted vegetarianism in their school and/or communities. For additional information, click here: http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm
Award: $10,000. 00 (1), $5,000.00 (2)
Deadline: February 20, 2023
PB&J Scholarship - The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. More than 10 scholarships will be awarded in 2020, based on financing. Winners will be notified in August.
Deadline: May 31, 2023
Fastweb is a National Scholarship Database designed to simplify the scholarship search by helping students find millions of scholarships, grants, internships, and financial aid opportunities. Created in 1995, our free scholarship service is the most trusted tool for parents, counselors, high school, and college students in the United States.
Going Merry Scholarship-
Thousands of active scholarships on the website, at any given time. To get access to the full list (a monthly .csv of new scholarships,) signup for a Going Merry account.
Big Future Scholarships
ACT Scholarships -
Reminder: U.S. EPA Environmental Challenge - Students can win up to $5,000!
“Pollution Prevention Works: A Storytelling Challenge for Students.” This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Challenge is an opportunity for students to win up to $5,000 by telling pollution prevention (P2) stories. Entries are due February 17, 2023.
- TRI P2 Tool: https://enviro.epa.gov/facts/tri/p2.html
- TRI Webpage: www.epa.gov/TRI
- Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources for Minority Students
Financial Aid for Native Americans: www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-scholarships
Black Excel, the College Help Network: http://www.blackexcel.org/
Asian and Pacific Islanders American Scholarship Fund: www.apiasf.org
Hispanic Scholarship Consortium: www.hispanicscholar.org
College Scholarships For Black Students: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/
GET SMART SC
The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) has launched a new website called GetSmartSC.com featuring the Palmetto Calculator. These tools are designed to place information in one, easy-to-use location for students and families and allow them to find information and estimate the cost of education as they plan for their academic future in South Carolina.
GetSmartSC.com pulls resources from all over the web into one comprehensive, easy-to-use tool for students and families to be able to find all of the college information they are looking for, without the hassle of endless searches.
The new Palmetto Calculator, available at https://GetSmartSC.com/ palmetto_calculator/ allows students to compare the financial cost of different colleges and academic majors. The ability to input any state, federal or private scholarships may also help demonstrate that higher education can be more attainable than anticipated.
ACT Live College and Career Event
Join ACT for our free My Journey: Connections event where we help students find the next step on their college and career journeys.
What Every Student Should Know About Picking a Career Path
Free Virtual Event
February 16, 2023
6:00 p.m., CT
In this event you’ll be introduced to career coach and speaker Dr. Victor McGuire, as he shares the key lessons he’s learned about finding the “right” career path for each student. From his formative years spent in a boys’ home to his current seat in the boardroom, McGuire has always had a passion for helping others — particularly students.
What students will take away from this event:
- a better understanding of how to find a fulfilling career path;
- top tips for aligning their major to a career, saving them time and money in college;
- an exploration of career pathways that don’t include going to college straight out of high school; and,
- finding their future career “fit”— now!
Click link below to access the following websites:
Virtual Job Shadow
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Is a great way to learn about careers without having to miss classes, assignments or coordinate transportation. Best of all, you can visit these websites as often as you like at your convenience for research in a class or at home working to choose your future career. The following sites have videos for hundreds of different careers. " Be aware that SCVCS is not responsible for, nor control the content on outside links. Problems with the links should be reported via email to the author of this page."
http://media.knowitall.org/series/career-aisle-career-clusters Videos are organized under each of the 16 Career Clusters of Study.
https://virtualjobs.microburstlms.com Create your own account. Videos are organized by Career Clusters within the "Course Catalog."
http://www.acinet.org Click on "Video Library" on the left side of the page and then select a "Cluster and Career" video to view. This site contains about 550 career videos.
http://www.insidejobs.com/careers Select a "Career Category" and then view the many careers on this site. There are over 15,000 jobs to explore.
http://www.myplan.com Click on "Video Library" under the "Careers" section. There are almost 500 careers to be explored on this site.
http://www.scois.net Login using your personal account
http://www.todaysmilitary.com From the main, page click on "Working - Careers & Pay" to find information and view videos on specific jobs in the military.
College and Career Spotlight
Major in Accounting - Coastal Carolina University
To learn more about amazing career opportunities for accounting majors, click on the button below! Students who major in accounting earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Coastal Carolina University's accounting program offers two concentrations: certified managerial accounting and certified public accounting.
Bookkeeping Certificate | TCTC
Accounting and finance workers are in demand. Fourteen percent of all hiring managers plan to hire accounting/finance positions in the near future, according to a recent CareerBuilder.com survey. This certificate is designed for the employed person wishing to learn basic bookkeeping skills or for accounting and management students wanting additional credentials in the bookkeeping area.