Scholarships & Financial Aid
College Board is a wonderful resource for high school students planning for college. They have created interactive guides for students for each year of high school. The guides can be printed. http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/action/index.html
American Red Cross - BloodStock Scholarship Opportunities
BloodStock is a scholarship opportunity for high school and college students. Student blood drive coordinators will gain leadership skills, community service experience and networking opportunities. In addition, eligible students will receive a letter of recommendation from the American Red Cross and a $50 gift card!
The American Red Cross will award college scholarships to deserving students. Student blood drive coordinators that meet a minimum blood drive collection goal will be eligible for the scholarship drawing.
BloodStock Winter Scholarship Challenge:
December 15, 2012 – January 15, 2013
$1,000 scholarship drawing
BloodStock Summer Scholarship Challenge:
May 1 – August 31, 2013
$1,000 scholarship and $2,000 scholarship drawings
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Automotive Technology Scholarships
Granted to industry certified post-secondary programs through South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association (SCADA) and Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES)
Graduating seniors of high school automotive technology programs, auto service and collision repair, are eligible to apply for scholarships to an industry certified technical college program. Non-AYES students are eligible for $1000 scholarship, renewable for second year based on grades. AYES graduates are eligible for $1500 scholarship, renewable for second year based on grades.
For complete information ask your Instructor to contact Dena Feagin at SCADA, email@example.com or call (803) 252-0205.
Lexington Medical Center - Partners Summer Health Career Awareness Program
This program is designed to introduce the healthcare industry to bright, enthusiastic high school students of Lexington County, whom have a genuine interest in a healthcare career. The program is in its 21st year. LMC has extended offers to 60 students from local (Lexington County) students and/or residents (a combination of rising juniors and seniors). This year one rising senior from each of the school represented will be chosen as a recipient for a $1000 Book Scholarship to be used during their freshman year of college. Contact Kelli Bennett, Workforce Development Coordinator at 803-936-4104 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Midlands HR Association Scholarship
First established in 2004 this $1000 scholarship is provided for students in the Machine Tool Technology and Industrial Maintenance Programs at Midlands Technical College. This award program is offered yearly through the Midlands Human Resource Association which is primarily HR professionals from industrial and manufacturing firms throughout the midlands area.
Selection is made by a committee from MTC faculty and staff based on the criteria listed below:
- Preference given to H.S. students who are graduates of the area Vocational Technical school programs continuing in the Machine Tool and /or Industrial Maintenance program.
- Current MTC students continuing in either of these programs.
- Letter of recommendation from H.S. teacher or MTC educator.
- Preference provided to qualified minorities and/or females continuing their education in one of these nontraditional career fields
Contact the Midlands Technical College Foundation office at 803-822-3646 for more information.
National Guard Association of South Carolina
It's that time, again!! Go to the NGASC home page at www.ngasc.org and click on NGASC Auxiliary to review the Scholarship Application process and what information is required to complete the necessary forms. (Must be an active member in good standing of the National Guard Association of South Carolina Auxiliary or the dependent of a member in good standing.)
Providence Hospitals Summer Programs
Summer Educational Opportunities for "RISING" 7th & 8th Graders
Camp Med is a two day program that will allow rising seventh and eighth grade students in Richland, Lexington, and Fairfield counties to experience the health care profession first hand. Through clinical rotations and instructional time, students will be exposed to life in a hospital and will be provided an opportunity to consider the health care field as part of their future. SPACE IS LIMITED.
We are excited to announce for the first time a Camp Med for rising 9th grade students!
Camp Med is a two day program that will allow rising ninth grade students in Richland, Lexington, and Fairfield counties to experience the health care profession first hand. Through clinical rotations and instructional time, students will be exposed to life in a hospital and will be provided an opportunity to consider the health care field as part of their future. SPACE IS LIMITED. Students will be required to submit and essay and a letter of recommendation, we will schedule interviews with students as well.
Financial Aid Resource Information
Midlands Technical College financial resources information and scholarships - http://www.midlandstech.edu/edu/sds/fr/financialresources.html
University of South Carolina financial aid and scholarships - http://www.sc.edu/financialaid/