The Jim and Marge Krum Scholarship Foundation

Marge Krum established the James L. Krum Memorial Scholarship with the Community Foundation in 2003 with the fund providing annual scholarships. After Marge’s death, the newly-named Jim and Margaret Krum Foundation was established under the umbrella of the Community Foundation with proceeds from the Krum family’s private foundation as a means of sustaining scholarships for area students and fulfilling the legacy of giving that was so important to Marge and Jim Krum.

The largest scholarship in the area,the Krum Scholarship has awarded over $2 million to 95 high school seniors in Hilton Head Island and Bluffton since its inception. This merit-based scholarship can award up to $10,000 each year during the recipient’s undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.

Criteria

High school seniors who attend a school in Hilton Head Island or Bluffton, and who meet the following criteria, are encouraged to apply: 

  • 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A demonstrated spirit to serve their community 

Scholarship Details

For the James L. Krum Memorial Scholarship 2020-2021 Guidelines, please click here. [PDF] General details are below.

Career Field

General Studies

Financial Need

Yes

Service Area

High schools who attend school on Hilton Head Island or in Bluffton, SC

Amount

Up to $10,000

Number of Awards

To be determined by selection committee

Duration/Renewal

One year/reapplications considered

 

How to Apply

Online Application 

Access our Lowcountry Scholarship Portal.

Download Application Form

You can download the application here. [PDF]

 

Deadline

February 1, 2020

 

For More Information

Address

Post Office Box 23019
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925

Phone

843.681.9100

Fax

843.681.9101

Email

scholarships@cf-lowcountry.org

 

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Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 23019
Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29925

Office Location
4 Northridge Drive, Suite A
Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29926
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