Central Carolina Community Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2023-2024 School Year

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Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2023, for the 2023-2024 school year. More than 230 scholarship opportunities are available, totaling over $550,000. Interested students should visit www.yourfoundation.org/scholarships to view eligibility criteria and complete the online application.

Once students complete the eligibility section of the application, the application will automatically filter scholarships for which the student is eligible. Students must then select the scholarships for which they want to apply. Only one application is needed to apply to multiple scholarships. The median scholarship award is $2,000 and almost half of the opportunities are renewable. All awards are made possible through charitable funds established by generous donors who are committed to furthering the education of the next generation.

“The Community Foundation has more than $550,000 in scholarships this year to increase students’ access to education and help them graduate with less debt,” said Erin Johnson, Vice President, Community Investment. “Using our simple online application process, high school seniors and college students can apply for multiple opportunities with only one application.”

The application requires a copy of the student’s most recent transcript, a personal statement that should not exceed 600 words, contact information for two individuals that will complete a recommendation on behalf of the student, and the family’s 2022 gross household income. If students are awarded a scholarship, they will be notified in May.

Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than $5.6 million in scholarships to help deserving students further their education. 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 No. 2 or via email at scholarship@yourfoundation.org.

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

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