Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Awards Nearly $770,000 in Scholarships for the 2021-2022 Academic YearJuly 27, 2021
In total, 151 students received $769,765 through 196 scholarship awards. Scholarship recipients will be attending more than 71 different colleges and universities, spanning the continental United States, from California to the East Coast.
Since 1994, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has awarded more than $8.5 million in scholarships.
“This is always an exciting time of year for us,” said Scott Wierman, president and CEO of the Community Foundation. “We are extremely proud of these students and what they’ve accomplished, but also appreciative of the generous donors who’ve chosen to support education and invest in these deserving young people as they accomplish their educational and career goals.”
Each scholarship has its own unique criteria and donors who establish the scholarship funds determine what those are. Some scholarships are one-time; others can follow the student through their undergraduate and graduate degrees. Click here for a full list of of our 2021-2022 academic year scholarship recipients. For more information about each scholarship, visit our scholarship list.
Since 1994, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has been connecting people, resources and needs by helping build stronger communities, assisting donors in making a difference through charitable giving and building endowments to address needs, both today and into the future. With over 400 charitable funds, combined assets totaling $86 million, and grantmaking and scholarships reaching $88 million, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is the largest source of unrestricted philanthropic resources dedicated to Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties. For more information visit cf-lowcountry.org or call 843.681.9100.