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November Newsletter is attached: 


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SEPTEMBER

PSAT for Juniors
Any JUNIOR that wants to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 12th needs to register in Guidance by Friday, September 30th.  The cost for juniors taking the 2022 PSAT is $18.00.  The PSAT scores determine eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship.

USC Columbia Honors College High School Writing Contest
The USC Columbia Honors College High School Writing Contest test is open to South Carolina high school juniors and seniors in public, private and home schools. Students must be residents of South Carolina. Cash prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. For additional information and how to submit come to Guidance for details or visit: https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/honors_college/about/writing_contest/?fbclid=IwAR2jtpOJMBx6syXUW1uYyq5iUDW4uOJ_iSJZxnhzSvnaAbdzrExwyY3g0qc
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 by 11:59 PM EST


OCTOBER

Financial Aid Workshop
Bobby Holcombe, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina Union, will present a Financial Aid Workshop on Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Broome cafeteria.  This workshop will involve instructions on how to complete the 2023-2024 Financial Aid Form for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The FAFSA is required by all schools of higher education to be considered for: Grants, College Work Study, Loans, and the Lottery Tuition Assistance Program. Other types of financial aid, such as scholarships and loans will be discussed.

High School Heisman™ Award
The Heisman® High School Scholarship supports education, recognizes achievement, and celebrates male and female community-minded high school student athletes around the country. SENIORS, if you strive for excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and in your community apply for your chance to win the Heisman High School Scholarship for male and female senior scholar-athletes with high character. To apply visit https://www.HeismanScholarship.com.  
DEADLINE:   OCTOBER 18, 2022, BY 3:00 P.M. PACIFIC TIME AND 6:00 P.M. EASTERN TIME

Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Program
The Voice of Democracy audio-essay program is open to students in grades 9 – 12.  This is a unique opportunity to express yourself in regard to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.  The national first place winner will receive a $25,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college, or vocational/technical school.  The first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) will win at least a scholarship of $1,000. COME TO GUIDANCE FOR DETAILS AND AN APPLICATION. DEADLINE:  APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN BY MIDNIGHT, OCTOBER 23, 2022

Coca-Cola Scholars Program
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students need to have at least a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Apply online at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/. DEADLINE:  5:00 P.M. EASTERN ON OCTOBER 31, 2022

North Greenville University’s Top Academic Scholarships
If you are interested in applying for North Greenville University’s top competitive academic scholarships, you must apply online at https://ngu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/undergraduate/. DEADLINE TO APPLY:  OCTOBER 31, 2022


NOVEMBER

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship
The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship committee will award four $1,000 scholarships to male minority seniors planning to attend a four-year college in the fall of 2023.  You must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Come to Guidance for an application and details.  The scholarship and supporting documents must be returned to Guidance by Wednesday, November 9th.  An official transcript and test scores must be e-mailed by Guidance, along with your application and supporting documents.  DEADLINE:  RETURN TO GUIDANCE BY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2022

DECEMBER

Presbyterian College’s Service Entrepreneurship Competition 
Students must apply and submit a proposal to Presbyterian College by December 1st to be eligible for their Service Entrepreneurship Competition scholarship.  Students have the chance to earn a full ride to PC for solving a problem in their community.  The top prize is a full scholarship, which covers full tuition, fees, room, and board.  Runner-up receives a $34,000 scholarship, and honorable mentions receive $30,000 scholarships.  All receive up to $10,000 in the form of coaching, mentoring, and independent study class credit to put their plans into action.  To apply visit https://www.presby.edu/admissions/tuition-aid/scholarships/service-entrepreneurship-competition/.  DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2022

Davidson College
Two of Davidson College’s largest scholarships are The John M. Belk Scholarship (deadline 12/1/22) and the Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship (deadline 9/27/22).  To Apply visit Nomination and Selection Process | Davidson or Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship | Davidson  or call 800-768-0380 for more information.

South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program
The South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is for students who are interested in teaching in South Carolina.  The program offers students up to $24,000 over four years.  Come to Guidance for details or visit https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows.html. See attachment. Teaching Fellows Flyer.pdf.   DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 1, 2022

Clemson University’s Lyceum Scholars
The Lyceum Scholars Program is a four-year academic program open to incoming freshman.  As a Lyceum Scholar, you will study the moral, political, and economic foundations of a free society. Students accepted into this program will receive a $10,000 scholarship, which is distributed over their four years at Clemson University.  Come to Guidance for details or visit https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/capitalism/lyceum/scholars.html for details and to apply.  DEADLINE: December 11, 2022

Burger King® Scholars Program
High school seniors that plan to attend a two or four-year accredited university can apply for the Burger King® Scholars Program.  You must have a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000.  You may apply beginning October 15, 2022.  Apply at https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/register.php. DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2022

JANUARY

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 four-year college or university in SC, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and demonstrate a financial need.  This scholarship is for one year only.  Apply online at https://www.csascholars.org/kmfr.  
DEADLINE:  5:00 P.M. EASTERN TIME ON JANUARY 9, 2023

South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship
The South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation offers four (4) scholarships for SC high school seniors.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need, and have a competitive or recreational interest in golf. Apply online at https://www.scholarshipprograms.org/golf. DEADLINE:  JANUARY 10, 2023

Bezos Scholars Program
The Bezos Scholars Program is a year-long leadership program, for high school juniors/rising seniors, that inspires and challenges young people to act on their passions and collaborate to address community needs. To be chosen as a Bezos Scholar students must be enrolled in, or have taken, one or more Honors or Advanced Placement (AP) classes.  Apply online at https://www.Bezosscholars.org/idea. DEADLINE:  JANUARY 12, 2023

Berry College
Berry College in Georgia is doubling their enrollment of nursing students and have increased nursing scholarships, funded by a recent $5 million gift.  They have a new fast track to graduation for first-year and transfer students with AP/Dual Enrollment or other credits.  To learn more visit www.berry.edu/majors/nursing.

Hampton Wildlife Fund Scholarships
 
The Hampton Wildlife Fund offers five (5) scholarships to SC graduating seniors:  The Harry Hampton, Thomas W. Hardwick, Jr., Wallace F. Pate, David M. Cline, and James O. Thomason Scholarships.  These scholarships are for seniors pursuing their education in:  the natural resources discipline, law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science, or in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations, or mass communications.  The scholarship application and details are available at http://www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html. DEADLINE:  POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN JANUARY 31, 2023

FEBRUARY

Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship
Seniors residing in 23 counties across Georgia and South Carolina are eligible to apply for the Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship.  Students must plan to attend a four-year, regionally accredited, non-profit college for the 2022-2023 school year. Scholarships are awarded based on need, as well as merit.  Scholarships are $6,000 per year and are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate education. Students may apply online at http://www.watson-brown.org/scholarship
DEADLINE:  ONLINE APPLICATIONS AND ALL SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 8, 2023.  ANY STUDENT THAT APPLIES FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP NEEDS TO NOTIFY THEIR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR.

The Silver Pen Writing Competition
The Silver Pen Writing Competition is hosted through Summit Hills retirement community and is open to graduating seniors that attend a school within 25 miles of Summit Hills.  You must write a 1000-word essay on an assigned topic.  Come to Guidance for details.  There are three scholarship awards:  $2,500, $750, and $500.  Apply online at http://Silverpen-Slc.comDEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 10, 2023

MARCH

USC Upstate Promise Scholarship
USC Upstate will award 90 Promise Scholarships.  To be eligible, students must be admitted to USC Upstate, complete the FAFSA, and be eligible for the Life or Palmetto Fellows Scholarship. Visit https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=Ynu6jIaexkabGwZQSmHHLb1KTp08YGJGo8GjVsdjFipURUQyNEg4VkkzSzIyMThZWThOR003V0RDTC4u to apply. DEADLINE:  MARCH 1, 2023


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