find, on this page, our scholarships list #3, an
alphabetical list of university scholarships from M to R, included.
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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
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University Scholarships List #3: M
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
gross income $80,000 or less
Go to www.mcsf.org or call 1-800-292-7777.
Deadline: March 1
McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship Award
Awards are based solely on demonstration of entrepreneurial
Eligibility: own and operate a genuine business, including
non-profits; have at least one paid employee; graduate in 2010; attend
Apply online at www.mckelveyfoundation.org.
Deadline: January 25
McLeod Volunteer Auxiliary Scholarship
$500 per semester
Eligibility: GPA minimum 3.0, SAT 800 /ACT 21, plan to study
health-related career at an accredited college
Write or call for an application:
McLeod Regional Medical Center
PO Box 100551
Florence, SC 29501-0551
(843)777-2234 or 777-2082
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,
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.
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,
Go to www.monsanto.com for information/application.
National Co-op Scholarship Program
This program awards 200 renewable scholarships of $6,000
Students must attend one of their 10 partner
colleges/universities. This includes Johnson and Wales
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
This program awards $180,000 scholarship; Navy commitment required
during sophomore year of college. Service options:
navy nurse. Graduation and completion result in commissioning
Eligibility: SAT 1050 or ACT 22
See www.navy.com/nrotc for application/information.
Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund, Inc
Memorial scholarship established in memory of Odessa
Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund
6130 Foxfield Ct.
Windermere, Florida 34786
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
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
$1000 per year is available and can be renewed annually.
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
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
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
Cross chapter, YMCA, or affiliate of Hands On Network.
Deadline: November 2
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Eligibility: GPA minimum 3.5, SAT 1300/ ACT 29, one
per 100 seniors per school
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
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
January 9th - for Ron Brown Scholar Program
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).
Ronald E. McNair Memorial Scholarship Program
Eligibility: above average achievement in high school
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