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You can find, on this page, our scholarships list #3, an alphabetical list of university scholarships from M to R, included. Also check our lists #1, #2, and #4, categorized under the title "List of Scholarships" below. We constantly update our lists, deleting scholarships that are no longer available and adding new ones. If you would like us to add here a scholarship program that is not already listed on our website, you can contacct us at info@univscholarships.com 


 

  University Scholarships List #3: M to R:


1. Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation awards one-year scholarships ranging from $1,000-$12,500 to deserving children of Marines and children of former Marines, with particular attention being given to children whose parent was killed or wounded in action.
Eligibility:  child of a Marine, GPA minimum 2.0, adjusted family gross income $80,000 or less
Go to www.mcsf.org or call 1-800-292-7777.
Deadline:  March 1

2. McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship Award
Awards are based solely on demonstration of entrepreneurial spirit. 
Eligibility:  own and operate a genuine business, including non-profits; have at least one paid employee; graduate in 2010; attend four-year college
Apply online at www.mckelveyfoundation.org.
Deadline:  January 25

3. McLeod Volunteer Auxiliary Scholarship
$500 per semester
Eligibility:  GPA minimum 3.0, SAT 800 /ACT 21, plan to study a health-related career at an accredited college
Write or call for an application:
McLeod Regional Medical Center
Volunteer Services
PO Box 100551
Florence, SC 29501-0551
(843)777-2234 or 777-2082

4. McNair Scholars Program at Francis Marion University
The Governor Robert E. McNair Scholarship Program provides full tuition, room and board at FMU. Eligibility:  GPA minimum 3.0, SAT 1100/ACT 24, interest in a public service career, willing to commit to study abroad and service learning opportunities while enrolled at FMU
Applications are available online at www.fmarion.edu.

5. Monsanto Agriculture Scholarship
Monsanto awards $1500 scholarships to high school seniors from a farm family who have above average academic record, enroll full-time in postsecondary institution in agriculture-related major or forestry, essay required
Go to www.monsanto.com for information/application.

6. National Co-op Scholarship Program
This program awards 200 renewable scholarships of $6,000 each.  Students must attend one of their 10 partner colleges/universities.  This includes Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte.
Eligibility:  GPA minimum 3.5/4.0, acceptance at one of the National Commission Partner institutions, essay required
Go to www.co-op.edu for information/application.
Deadline:  February 15

7. Navy ROTC Scholarship
This program awards $180,000 scholarship; Navy commitment required during sophomore year of college.  Service options:  Navy, navy nurse.  Graduation and completion result in commissioning in US Navy.
Eligibility:  SAT 1050 or ACT 22
See www.navy.com/nrotc for application/information.

8. Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund, Inc
Memorial scholarship established in memory of Odessa Chambliss   
Contact Information:
Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund
6130 Foxfield Ct.
Windermere, Florida 34786
www.qlffund@aol.com

9. Odom Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2008 by Jo Ellen and Bill Odom, former graduates of Lake City High School, to provide financial assistance to a deserving student.
Eligibility:  GPA range of 2.8-3.2, part-time employment, participation in extracurricular activities financial need
Applications are available in guidance.
Deadline:  April 1

10. Pee Dee Minority Teacher Recruitment Program
(Pee Dee Minority Teacher Loan Application)
Funding is available through the Pee Dee Minority Teacher Recruitment Center if you enroll in a teacher education program at any state-supported or private college in South Carolina.  A loan of $1000 per year is available and can be renewed annually.  There are other guidelines for students who qualify and complete a teacher education program.  Applications are available in the guidance office in the spring and the Pee Dee Education Center on Francis Marion Road in Florence. 
Deadline:  May 15

11. Post and Courier Minority Newspaper Scholarship
The Post and Courier newspaper in Charleston, SC offers a $6,000 scholarship to a South Carolina high school minority student planning a career in the newspaper business.  To apply, minority students must be residents of South Carolina and must be accepted for admission into the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communications.  Students must major in the newspaper track of the electronic and print sequence.  Application information and forms are available at www.jour.sc.edu.

12. Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
These awards recognize middle and high school students who have demonstrated exemplary community service.  Volunteers should complete an application online at www.prudential.com/spirit or www.principals.org/prudential by October 31. (access key:  spirit).  Print out application and submit it to guidance counselor or to the head of one of these officially designated local organizations:  Girl Scout council, county 4-H group, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or affiliate of Hands On Network.
Deadline:  November 2

13. Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Eligibility:  GPA minimum 3.5, SAT 1300/ ACT 29, one application per 100 seniors per school
See www.sc.ed.gov.

14. Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholar Program is a national program that awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African-American high school seniors who intend to pursue undergraduate degrees full-time.  These scholarships are reserved for exceptional individuals who share Brown’s traits of excellence, leadership, commitment to public service and a desire to make a difference.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
Deadline:  November 1st for Ron Brown Scholar Program and additional programs
January 9th - for Ron Brown Scholar Program

15. Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program
Eligibility:  academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, leadership potential, personal statement
Applications are available by mail upon request by calling 1-800-310-4053 or online (access code needed on application is RMHC).
See www.rmhc.org

16. Dr. Ronald E.  McNair Memorial Scholarship Program
Eligibility:  above average achievement in high school including academic and extracurricular involvement, rank in top 25% of graduating class, SAT 950 or ACT 20, GPA of 3.5, 3.5 average in five science courses, acceptance by accredited institution of higher learning, major in a science-related field
Applications available after December 15 in guidance.
Deadline:  April 15 for receipt by Ron McNair Scholarship Selection Committee

 

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Browse through the four A-to-Z lists above to see a variety of university scholarships. Each scholarship listed on our pages comes with a brief description. So you can first decide, based on this description, whether a particular scholarship is applicable to you, and then visit their repsective websites to apply. 


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