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Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Offers $670,000 in Scholarships

February 02, 2017
If you ’re a high school senior or a college student – or the parent of one – you ’re probably aware that this is scholarship season. And if you ’re looking for scholarships, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is a terrific resource.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 academic year. During the most recent academic year, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry awarded over $670,000 in scholarships to 152 students, attending 66 schools from 18 scholarship funds that were created by local businesses, families and individuals. Each scholarship is unique, with its own criteria, requirements and application deadlines. Additionally, as a service to the community, the Community Foundation ’s website also offers a scholarship listing that includes 55 scholarships available to local students.

Kevin Smith, vice president for grantmaking and community leadership at the Community Foundation, encourages interested students to do their research before applying for a scholarship. “It ’s important that the applicant reads the guidelines carefully, submits ALL required documents and meets the application deadlines. ” Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted, he says.

To see a list of scholarships, learn additional details and apply, click here.
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