Enter to Learn - Go Forth to Serve
- The form above will be used for scholarships requiring a limited number of nominees and/or the submission of only 1 student.
INSTRUCTIONS: (IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ)
- You must submit this form for EACH Scholarship/Special Program that you would like to be considered for.
- Please submit this form along with your resume or Senior Activity/Information Sheet/Profile and any additional information that you would like to be reviewed for nomination.
- You are limited to uploading up to 5 supporting documents. PLEASE ONLY UPLOAD WHAT IS REQUIRED BY EACH SCHOLARSHIP/SPECIAL PROGRAM.
- It is important that you pay attention to each scholarship/special program's deadline, as you will be required to acknowledge the deadline below. Your submission will be time stamped and only those meeting the deadline will be included in the selection process.
The DFHS School Counseling Department posts scholarship opportunities on our Google Sheet linked above.
The scholarship list will be updated throughout the year as new scholarships become available. Please carefully check the scholarship eligibility requirements and the deadlines! When applicable, paper copies of applications will be available in the School Counseling Office. We hope you will find these lists to be a valuable resource in your search for scholarship money!
Students are encouraged to look for the link “Financial Aid and Scholarships” for each college you will apply for admission. That site will tell you what your college of interest has to offer in scholarships.
Some scholarship applications require an official transcript be included in the application packet. You would need to contact your school counselor to have one prepared in a sealed envelop. Please consider your deadline when making the request. Parchment can be used if the scholarship will accepted an electronic official copy of the transcript.
Learn more about the National Merit Scholarship Programs: Visit - Nationalmerit.org.
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS
(Palmetto Fellows, LIFE, HOPE, SC Need-based Grant, Lottery Tuition Assistance, etc.)
If you are hoping to play sports in college, be sure to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center at: www.eligibilitycenter.org
RESOURCES FOR SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES
- Sallie Mae - Paying for College Resource Guide
FIND EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS AND SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH THE UNITED STATES MILITARY BRANCHES:
US Air Force ROTC scholarships: www.afrotc.com
US Army ROTC scholarships: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
US Navy Scholarships: http://www.navy.com/joining/education-opportunities
US Marine Educational Benefits: http://www.marines.com/being-a-marine/benefits/education
College and Career Opportunities:
Looking for infiormation about College and Career opportunties in South Carolina?
Check out www.GetSmartSC.com, a new website for future students to find informatiom about South carolina Carolina colleges, scholarships, student loans, apprenticeships, and more!
Information for Military Families:
The link below is to the Veterans Administration GI Bill website. For students whose parents have served in the military (Active, Reservist, or National Guard) since 9/11/01, they may be eligible for Education benefits. If the parent is still active or still in a reserve status, they may be able to transfer their benefits to an immediate family member.
This link provides specific information on the transfer of benefits.
- Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation:
- Military.com Scholarship Finder:
- Scholarships for Military children:
RESOURCES FOR MINORITY STUDENTS
American Indian College Fund: http://www.collegefund.org/
Association on American Indian Affairs: www.indian-affairs.org
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