Scholarships

Scholarships
Many of our scholarships are different from scholarships offered at the high schools.  This information is updated periodically, so please continue to check back for updates.  Visit our office for more details and assistance.

South Carolina State Scholarships

Palmetto Fellows
Up to $6,700 in the first year with possibility of enhancement based on courses taken
Eligibility Requirements: 1200 SAT or 27 ACT plus 3.5 GPA and top 6% class rank in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade OR 1400 SAT or 32 ACT plus 4.0 GPA
Available at public and private 4-year institutions

LIFE (4-year college)
Up to $5,000 in the first year with possibility of enhancement based on major
Eligibility Requirements:  Two of these three:  3.0 final GPA, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, final rank in top 30%
Available at public and private 4-year institutions

LIFE (2-year college)
Up to the cost of tuition plus $300 book allowance
Eligibility Requirements:  3.0 final GPA
Available at public and private 2-year institutions

Hope
Up to $2,800 the first year with possibility of LIFE for the next three years
Eligibility Requirements:  3.0 final GPA

Lottery Tuition Assistance
Portion of tuition (depends on available funding)
Eligibility Requirements:  Be a SC resident, enrolled in at least six credit hours toward a program, make satisfactory progress toward program requirements, and file a FAFSA
Available at public and private 2-year institutions

January

Harry Hampton Scholarship
$5,000 (4 years, $5,000 per year)
Eligibility Requirements:  Students in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science, online application, essay/autobiography, transcript.  (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)
For more information visit: www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
$2,500 one year scholarship
Eligibility Requirements:  Students in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science, online application, essay/autobiography, transcript.  (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

David M. Cline Scholarship
$2,000 one year scholarship
Eligibility Requirements:  Students furthering their education in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science, transcript, essay, etc.
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

James O. Thomason Scholarship
$2,000 (4 years, $2,000 per year)
Eligibility Requirements:  Students furthering their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications, online application, topical essay, transcript, etc.
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

February

SAFE Scholarship
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:  Senior, no required area of study, no required minimum GPA, must further education in SC, must have financial need, application, must be or must become SAFE member
For an application and more information visit School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401.
Deadline:  2/10/2020

Career and Technology Education Administrators Scholarship
$1,500
Eligibility Requirements:  Senior, CTE Completer, three letters of recommendation, essay, transcript
For an application and more information visit School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401.
Deadline:  2/14/2020

The Silver Pen
Three Awards:  $2,500, $750, $500
Eligibility Requirements: Seniors living or attending school within 25 miles of Wellmore of Lexington, application, transcript, personal essay (What do you want your legacy to be? – minimum 1000 words)
For more information visit: silverpen-slc.com
Deadline:  2/14/2020

Rotary Club of Lexington Scholarship
$1,000 per year/4 years
Eligibility Requirements:  Senior, application, transcript, letters of recommendation, financial need
For an application and more information visit School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  2/21/2020

South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Foundation Scholarship
$3,000 (1), $2,000 (2)
Eligibility Requirements:  Senior, parent/guardian must be a legal resident of SC for at least one year, must attend college in SC, application, transcript, recommendation, essay
For an application and more information visit School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401.  Application can also be found at www.scleoa.org.
Deadline:  2/21/2020

March

Perrin R. Love Memorial Scholarship
$300
Eligibility Requirements: LTC graduating senior who is an LTC program completer, B cumulative GPA and plans to attend a recognized two- or four-year college, university or technical school in SC, application, responses to essay questions, two letters of recommendation from a teacher or coach and one from a community member, transcript
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  3/10/2020

Ernestine and Walter P. Rawl Scholarship
$500
Eligibility Requirements: Graduating senior enrolled in Lexington One agricultural education who is pursuing a 4-year degree in a field of agriculture, must also be a member of the GHS, PHS or LTC FFA chapter, application, two letters of recommendation, transcript
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  3/10/2020

Elaine and Ellison Kaiser Health Science or Agriculture Scholarship
$500
Eligibility Requirements: Must have completed LTC’s Health Science program or Agriculture Education program, minimum 2.5 GPA, three recommendations, documentation of acceptance in a 2- or 4-year college, university, or technical school in SC, application, essay, transcript, documentation of community service
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  3/10/2020

Lexington County Herb Bunch Scholarship
$2,000
Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing a degree in horticultural, agricultural or nutritional sciences, minimum 3.0 GPA, transcript, letters of recommendation, student statement, current photo (for possible publication), one-page typed essay
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  3/15/2020

South Carolina State Fair Scholarship
$1,500/year for 4 years
Eligibility Requirements: Senior, SC resident, attending a SC university, college or technical college, online application and current photo
For an application and more information visit: www.scstatefair.org
Deadline:  3/15/2020

Lexington County Women’s Club Anne D. Pitts Scholarship
TBD
Eligibility Requirements: Senior, minimum 2.5 GPA, planning to enter medical field, planning to study at an institute of higher learning in SC, application, two letters of recommendation, 200-300 word essay regarding career goals and reasons for choosing the medical field
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  3/26/2020

EGIA Foundation Always In Demand HVAC Scholarship
$2500 (up to 20 scholarships awarded)
Eligibility Requirements: Student planning to enroll or currently enrolled in an HVAC program.
For more information or to apply visit: https://alwaysindemand.com/scholarship/apply-now/
Deadline:  3/31/2020

April

Iris Garden Club Scholarship
$400-$500
Eligibility Requirements: Graduating senior pursuing a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or related field, application, transcript, recommendation, essay
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  4/1/2020

Lexington District One Office Professionals Scholarship
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements: Graduating senior pursuing a degree in a business program (Computer Science, Advertising, Marketing, Accounting, etc.), 3.0 minimum GPA, US Citizen and SC resident, application, written response to two essay questions and three recommendations.
For an application and more information visit: School Counseling & Advisement, LTC 401
Deadline:  4/3/2020