Central Carolina Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2018-2019 School Year

January 3, 2018 (Columbia, S.C.): Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Students may apply to multiple scholarships by completing one application and are automatically matched with scholarships for which they are qualified when they complete the eligibility section of the online application. Interested students should visit www.yourfoundation.org/scholarships to view eligibility criteria and complete their online application.

The Community Foundation manages over 40 scholarship funds that provide education opportunities for students. These scholarship funds are established by generous donors committed to furthering the education of the next generation. Each scholarship has its own specific purpose and eligibility criteria according to the recommendations of the donor. In 2017, the Foundation awarded 123 scholarships totaling $277,544 to some of South Carolina and the country’s outstanding students.

To learn more about Central Carolina Community Foundation and the scholarship application process, please visit www.yourfoundation.org/scholarships or contact the Community Foundation via phone at 803.254.5601, and select option #2 or via email at scholarship@yourfoundation.org.

About Central Carolina Community Foundation:
Central Carolina Community Foundation -- the Midlands' expert on philanthropy -- is a nonprofit organization serving 11 counties in the Midlands by distributing grants and scholarships and linking the resources of donors, nonprofits and area leaders to communities in need. Major initiatives include the Midlands Gives 24-hour online giving challenge, Connected Communities grants, the One SC Fund, the Best of Philanthropy Awards, annual scholarships, and more. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.yourfoundation.org or call 803.254.5601.

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