Scholarship Information

Scholarship information will be posted for students in the
HHIHS SENIOR CLASS GOOGLE CLASSROOM
(
scholarships tab) as it becomes available.

Tips 


Pay close attention to scholarship deadlines
Begin to work on your apps early
Complete as many applications as you can
Apply to local & state organizations as there are fewer applicants
Have essays proofread by someone
Use free search engines to look for more scholarships
Keep your parents in the loop about what you are doing
Be weary of any serach engine that charges you money
See the bottom of this page for additional websites that can help you find more


Please don't hesitate email your School Counselor with questions! 


Scholarships Shared with HHIHS

The information listed below represents the best estimate of when a scholarship may be available for completion, based on prior years.  Most scholarships with Unknown Deadlines are listed at the bottom. 

Scholarship Committees have the right to change eligibility criteria & deadline dates at any time.  For the most up-to-date deadlines, check the websites of sponsoring organizations or contact them. 

Information will be updated as it is received. Last updated 7.15.2021.

SC State Scholarships & Grants
Access:
 Click Here
 

AUGUST

Building a Better Lowcountry Scholarship
Note: For students attending Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline: Varies based on acceptance into TCL & completion of FAFSA.
Access: 
https://www.tcl.edu/paying-for-tcl/scholarships/building-a-better-lowcountry/#:~:text=The%20Building%20a%20Better%20Lowcountry%20Scholarship%20ensures%20that%20any%20recent,to%20two%20years%2Dtuition%20free.

Collegeboard Scholarship
Note: For any student willing to utilize Collegeboard's step-by-step proces for researching & preparing for college.
Deadline: Varies based on completion of steps
Access: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/

Call Me Mister Program
Note: Applying students must be males willing to major in Education.  See individual college websites for more information.  Both two-year & four-year colleges utilize this program.
Deadline: Varies based on college students apply to.  
Access: https://www.clemson.edu/education/programs/programs/call-me-mister.html

Lyceum Scholars Program
Note: For students applying to Clemson University.
Deadline: Unknown, but program usually opens in late summer.
Access: https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/capitalism/lyceum/



SEPTEMBER

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Deadline: Often in November
Access: https://spirit.prudential.com/awards/how-to-apply


McDonald's HACER National Scholarship
Note: HACER stands for Hispanic American Committment to Educational Resources. Applying students must have at least one parent of Hispanic descent.
Deadline: Unknown.
Access: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

BMW Scholars Program
Note:
 Applying students should plan on majoring in Auto Technology, Mechatronics or Supply Chain Management at Greenville Tech, Tri-County Tech, Piedmont Tech or Spartanburg Community College.
Deadline: Check with individual colleges.

Access:  https://www.gvltec.edu/academics_learning/exp_learning/BMW_Scholars_Program_Flyer.pdf

The Science Ambassador Scholarship
Note: Applying students must be female planning on a major in STEM.
Deadline: Unknown.
Access: https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/



OCTOBER

Teaching Fellows
Note: Applying students should plan on majoring in Education.
Deadline:
 Often in December
Access: https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows-application.html

FAFSA
Note: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Deadline:
 June 30th after graduation

Access: https://studentaid.gov/

Deep Well Scholarship 
Note: This scholarship can help eligible students planning to attend Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline:
 Unknown
Access:
Ask your School Counselor.  

Palmetto State School Counselor Association Student Award
Note: When you access the website, scroll past the Advocate Section.
Deadline:
 Usually in December
Access:
 https://pssca.schoolcounselorawards.org/scoy/other-awards

Kitty M. Fairey Scholarship
Note: When you access the webiste, look for Fairey.
Deadline:
 Usually December/January
Access:
 https://www.csascholars.org/index.php#

Heritage Classic Foundation Scholarship
Deadline:
 Usually December
Access:
 https://www.heritageclassicfoundation.com/heritage-scholars/


HVAC Scholarship
Note: HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning. Applying students should be willing to study HVAC at a techinical, vocational or community college.
Deadline:
 Usually in February
Access:
 https://alwaysindemand.com/scholarship/apply-now/

The Thumbs Up Guys Scholarship
Note: This scholarship can help eligible students planning to attend Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline:
 Usually in April
Access:
 https://mdswlegal.com/the-thumbs-up-guys-scholarship/

AXA Achievement Scholarship
Deadline:
 Usually in December
Access:
 https://scholarshipslab.com/axa-equitable-foundation-axa-achievement-scholarship-in-the
usa/#:~:text=Awards%20are%20non%2Drenewable%2C%20and,academic%20year%20of%202020%2D2021

or
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarships/axa-achievement-scholarship


The NHS Scholarship
Note: Applying students should be a member of their local National Honors Society.
Deadline:
 Usually November or December
Access:
 https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/

SCATA/NAFEPA Scholarship
Note: South Carolina Association of Title I Administrators
Deadline:
 Usually December
Access:
 https://www.haigpointfoundation.org/scholarship

Daufuskie Island Scholarship
Note: Applying students must be a Daufuskie Island Resident or a Haig point Employee.
Deadline:
 December
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor.  



NOVEMBER

Knights of Columbus, Beaufort SC, Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline:
Usually January
Access:
 https://kofcbeaufort.blogspot.com/p/knights-of-columbus-michael-oconnor.html

National Beta Club Scholarship
Note: Be in Beta Club.
Deadline:
 Usually February.
Access:
 http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship/scholarship-info

The Dream Scholarship
Note: Applying students should have DACA or TPS.
Deadline:
 Usually January
Access:
 https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/opportunity-scholarship/

The May Firm Scholarship
Note: Be willing to write an essay.
Deadline:
 Usually January
Access:
 https://mayfirm.com/scholarship?fbclid=IwAR1MQioMAMwW6kSb-PX7kZeQU4Ep05K7cKv9Pla5nikOvoQGe5vZ6jpmJyc

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Note: This scholarship can help eligible students planning to attend Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline:
 Usually February
Access:
 https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/



DECEMBER


Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program
Deadline:
 Usually February
Access:
 https://ed.sc.gov/instruction/standards-learning/grants-and-awards/archibald-rutledge-scholarship-program/

The Harry Hampton Scholarship
Note: Applying students must plan on attending an in-state college/university and majoring in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, biology, zoology, marine science, environmental science or related fields.
Deadline:
 January
Access:
 http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html
 

The David M. Cline Scholarship
Note: Applying students must plan on attending an in-state college/university and majoring in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice or Forensic Science.
Deadline:
 January
Access:
 http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

The James O. Thomason Scholarship
Note: Applying students must plan on attending an in-state college/university and majoring in electronic, print or photojournalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications.
Deadline:
 January
Access:
 http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

The Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
Note: Applying students must plan on attending an in-state college/university and majoring in wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science and environmental science. The following majors are NOT eligible for this scholarship: general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science.
Deadline:
 January
Access:
 http://www.hamptonwildlifefund.org/scholarship.html

The Buick Achievers Scholarship
Note: Applying students should plan to declare a STEM major.
Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/register.php

Palmetto Electric WIRE Scholarship
Note: WIRE stands for Women Involved in Rural Electrification. Applying students must be willing to write an essay.
Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://www.palmetto.coop/scholarships/

Palmetto Electric Trust Scholarship (PET)

Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://www.palmetto.coop/scholarships/

James F. Byrnes Foundation Scholarhship
Note: This scholarship is for students who have one or both parents deceased.
Deadline:
 December
Access:
 https://www.byrnesscholars.org/foundation/scholarships.php

Hattie Mae Simms Memorial Scholarship
Note: Applying students should be African American. 
Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://www.unlockingthegoldendoor.org/scholarship

Georgia Mae Bookert Memorial Scholarship
Note: For African American or Latino students who plan to attend an HBCU College or University.
Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://www.unlockingthegoldendoor.org/scholarship

South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Journalism Contest

Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://scvrd.net/annual-journalism-contest

Daughters of Cincinnati Scholarship

Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://daughters1894.org/scholarship/

Watson Brown Foundation Scholarship
Note: This scholarship can help eligible students planning to attend Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://www.watson-brown.org/scholarship/



JANUARY

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship 

Deadline:
 March
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program
Note: Applying students should plan to major in Engineering. 
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/amazonfutureengineer/

BMW/SAE Scholarship
Note: Applying students should plan to major in Engineering. 
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 https://www.sae.org/participate/scholarships/bmw-sae-engineering-scholarship

BAM Scholarship
Note: BAM stands for Blacks at Microsoft.  Applying students should be of African American descent. 
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx

Anchor Scholarship Foundation
Note: Multiple scholarships for the dependents of US Naval personnel.
Deadline:
 March & April
Access:
 https://classroom.google.com/w/MTYwNDk4OTc5MjE4/tc/MTczOTMxNzE1MDYx

South Carolina's Law Enforcement Officer's Foundation Scholarship
Note: Applicants must be the child of a Law Enforcement Officer's Foundation member.
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 https://www.scleoa.org/scleof

The Judie Aronson Initiative Award
Note: Applicants must be willing to write an essay on social injustice.
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 https://thejudiearonsoninitiative.org/about/

The SCCAWS Education Scholarship
Note: SCCAWS stands for South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports. Applicants should be female students planning to be an Education major.
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 http://www.sccaws.org/scholarships.html


The SCCAWS & Trophies by 'M' Medical Scholarship
Note: SCCAWS stands for South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports.  Applicants should be female students planning to have a Medical major.
Deadline: March
Access:
 http://www.sccaws.org/scholarships.html

Probo Medical Scholarship

Deadline:
 June
Access:
 https://www.probomedical.com/probo-medical-scholarship/

BHW Scholarship
Note: Applicants should be female students planning on a STEM major.
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship?fbclid=IwAR0tCLxXZY-38gCGJJvb7oQAoibg217CKoFSknVo3iyDNnGXDCDMRBI-D88

Rotary Club of Hilton Head Scholarship
Note: Applicants should live on HHI or attend a Hilton Head Island High School (public or private)
Deadline:
 Unknown
Access:
 https://www.dacdb.com/Rotary/Accounts/7770/Club/6243/Rotary%20Club%20of%20Hilton%20Head%20Island%20Student%20Scholarship%202021%20Information%20Sheet%20and%20Disclaimer.pdf


WAHHI Youth Community Service Award
Note: WAHHI stands for Women's Association of Hilton Head Island. 
Deadline:
 March
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Parris Island Spouses Club Scholarship
Note: Applicants should be BCSD high school students who are dependents of active duty, retired or deceased military personnel.
Deadline:
 march
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Lowcountry Ladies of South Carolina Scholarship
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 



FEBRUARY

Ella C. White Memorial Scholarship

Deadline:
 Unknown
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 


Music Authority's Annual Music Lover's Scholarship
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 https://musicauthority.org/scholarships/

Joye Scholarship Program

Deadline:
 April
Access:
 https://www.joyelawfirm.com/joye-scholarship-program/

Joye HBCU Scholarship Program
Note: Applicants should plan to attend and HBCU College or University.
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 https://www.joyelawfirm.com/hbcu-scholarship-program/ 

Art League of Hilton Head Art Scholarship

Deadline:
 April
Access:
 https://www.artleaguehhi.org/alhh-scholorship/#:~:text=Art%20League%20of%20Hilton%20Head%20has%20awarded%20its%20annual%20%242%2C000,Head%20High%20senior%20Sasha%20Udvornocky.&text=The%20scholarship%20program%20encourages%20students,career%20in%20the%20visual%20arts.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Mu Pi Zeta Chapter
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Epsilon Mu Boule Scholarship
Note: Applicants must be male and of African American descent.
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Nu Delta Omega Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship
Note: Applicants must be female.
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 https://tinyurl.com/2021NDOAKA

President's High School Student Scholarship presented by The Government Officers Finance Association of South Carolina
Note: This scholarship can help eligible students planning to attend Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

HHA CEFA: James C. Moore Gift of Education Scholarship
Note: CEFA stands for Council of Estate & Financial Advisors.  Applicants must be planning to go into Estate Planning or Financial Professional Field (Ex. Attorney, CPA, CFP, Banker, Financial Planner/Advisor, Mortgage/Insurance Agent, Healtcare Advocate, etc.)
Deadline:
 April
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Van Landingham Rotary Scholarship
Deadline: March/April
Access: https://vanlandinghamrotary.org/Stories/van-landingham-rotary-scholarships-applications-still-being-accepted



MARCH


South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Memorial Scholarship
Note: For a son or daughter of an officer recognized has having lost his/her life in the line of duty. 
Deadline:
 May
Access:
 https://scdps.sc.gov/hof/scholarships

SWE Scholarship Information Application System

Note: SWE stands for Society of Women Engineers. Applicants should be females who plan to study an ABET accredited engineering or computer program.
Deadline:
 May
Access:
 https://swe.org/scholarships/#activePanels

AAIA Savannah Section Engineering Scholarship
Note: Applicants should plan to major in Aerospace, Electrical, Computer or Mechanical Engineering.
Deadline:
 May
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 



APRIL

Arctic Chiropractic Scholarship

Deadline:
 June
Access:
 https://arcticchiropracticfairbanks.com/chiropractor_fairbanks.php

Daufuskie Island Scholarship
Note: Applying students must be a Daufuskie Island Resident or a Haig point Employee.
Deadline:
 June 
Access:
 https://www.haigpointfoundation.org/scholarship



JULY


The May Firm Scholarship

Note: Be willing to write an essay.
Deadline:
 September (offered bi-annually)
Access:
 https://mayfirm.com/scholarship?fbclid=IwAR1MQioMAMwW6kSb-PX7kZeQU4Ep05K7cKv9Pla5nikOvoQGe5vZ6jpmJyc



FOR JUNIORS

Horatio Alger Scholarships
Note: This organization has scholarships for juniors in high school. 
Access:
 https://scholars.horatioalger.org/horatio-alger-scholarship-applications/

The Coolidge Scholarship
Note: This scholarship can help eligible students planning to attend Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL).
Deadline:
 February
Access:
 https://coolidgescholars.org/about/faq/

A&F Scholarships
Access:
 https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php




UNKNOWN DEADLINE


Burger King General Scholarship
Note: Must create an account to complete the application.
Access:
 https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/information.php

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Access: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Burger King Employee Based Scholarship
Note: For the family of Burger King Emoployees/Employers.
Access:
 https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/information.php

Palmetto Quilt Guild Visual Arts Scholarships
Note: Applicants should plan on majoring in Visual Arts (including but not limited to: photography, graphic design, textile arts, ceramics, sculpture & architecture). 
Access:  https://palmettoquiltguild.org/PQG-Scholarships


Children of Marine or Navy Corpsmen
Note: Applicants must create an account.
Access:
 https://engage.mcsf.org/p/salsa/web/common/public/signup?signup_page_KEY=11650&track=ads-scholarship_1219_fla&fbclid=IwAR25azP820hBWMyOuTd4wNKDBsiovMMH03TIqn8_aMcIxuczc_ssVL6GHf8

Army ROTC Scholarship

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

A&F Scholarships
Access:
 https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

Horatio Alger Scholarships
Note: This organization has multiple scholarship for students with specific majors at targeted colleges and universities as well as Career & Technical Scholarships.
Access:
 https://scholars.horatioalger.org/horatio-alger-scholarship-applications/

Gates Millenium Scholarship
Note: You have to create an account.  Multiple scholarships for students who are of various mminority backgrounds.
Access:
 https://gmsp.org/

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Access: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Note: Applicants must be African American. 
Access:
 https://www.ronbrown.org/

Project Yellow Light
Note: Be willing to create a PSA (Public Service Announcement) on the topic of choice by Project Yellow Light.  The last posted topic: create a PSA to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving, specifically using your phone while driving.  Examples of past winners are on the website. 
Access:
 https://www.projectyellowlight.com/

SC State Fair Scholarship
Note: Applicants must plan to attend a South Carolina institution of higher learning: public, private, two-year or four-year.
Access:
 https://www.scstatefair.org/scholarships/

The Suzanne Blackwell Memorial Scholarship
Note: Applicants must be current or former participants in an ESOL program.
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 

Takeya E. Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Note: Applicants must willing to attend a South Carolina college or university and major in Education.
Access:
 Ask your School Counselor. 



GENERAL SEARCH SITES THAT HOLD MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


**Community Foundation of the Lowcountry 
Note: All local scholarships!!!!!!
Access:
 https://cf-lowcountry.org/

Scholarships.com
Access:
 https://www.scholarships.com/

Access to art scholarships: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-visual-arts

Access to unusual scholarships: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/unusual-scholarships/

The American Legion

Access:
 https://www.legion.org/scholarships

The Center for Scholarship Information
Note: Recommend you search for majors (education, nursing, business, etc.) or with the term: "financial need."
Access:
 https://www.csascholars.org/index.php

World Scholarship Forum

Access/Scholarships African American Students should know about: :
 https://worldscholarshipforum.com/college-scholarships-african-american-students-need-know/

UNCF Scholarship Search
Access:
 https://scholarships.uncf.org/?_ga=2.170926630.720856156.1626195473-409778391.1611782942

Denny's Hungry for Education
Note: Pay attention to the criteria as some scholarships are for specific states. 
Access:
 https://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/

Nursing Scholarships

Access: https://nursing.jnj.com/scholarships#national=national&locations=sc
 

Daughers of the American Revolution
Access: https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/specific-scholarships-0

Trajectory Foundations HBCU Scholarships
Access:
 https://trajectoryfoundation.org/hbcu-scholarships-and-qualifications/

Tallo Scholarship Search
Note:
 Must create an account.
Access:
 https://tallo.com/college-scholarships/

Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Access:
 https://www.tmcf.org/students-alumni/scholarships/open-scholarships/

Student View Scholarships

Access:
 http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html

Scholarships at SCAD

Access:
 https://www.scad.edu/admission/financial-aid-and-scholarships/scholarships/entering-students

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Access:
 https://hispanicheritage.org/

American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)

Access:
 https://www.ahlafoundation.org/scholarships 

Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT) Scholarships

Access:
 https://www.cwitsc.org/awards-scholarships

MALDEF Scholarships
Note:
 Multiple scholarships for Hispanic or Latino students.  Has a resource guide with a scholarship list, many of which do not ask about immigration status.
Access:
 https://www.maldef.org/resources/scholarship-resources/

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
Note:
 Scroll to the bottom of the page to see various search engines for scholarships.
Access:
 https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Asian & Pacific Island American Scholarship Fund
Note:
 A non-profit organization devoted to providing scholarships for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders. 
Access:
 https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/ 

American Indian College Fund
Note:
 Provides Native American students with financial assistance for the nation's 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
Access:
 https://collegefund.org/

Fastweb
Access:
 https://www.fastweb.com/

Cappex
Access:
 https://www.cappex.com/scholarships

Unigo

Access:
 https://www.unigo.com/