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Williamsburg Technical College Scholarships

 

Scholarships are available from industries, businesses, professional organizations, civic clubs and individuals. Determination of recipients is made by the donor and/or Williamsburg Technical College’s scholarship committee for those scholarships awarded through the College. Scholarships usually are awarded for the fall and spring semesters.

 

J.P. Askins, Jr. Memorial Scholarship*

Award Amount: $1000 ($400 fall, $400 spring, $200 summer)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B+ average

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Financial Constraints: None

Other Criteria: The recipient is to be a Hemingway High School senior who has applied, been accepted, and intends to enroll at Williamsburg Technical College. The student must enroll the same calendar year he/she graduates (summer or fall semester). The scholarship will be applied to the student’s account upon enrolling and subsequent semesters as long as the recipient maintains at least a 3.00 GPA. Continuous enrollment is required.

Additional Requirements: Official high school and college transcripts must be on file with registrar.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees, books, student living expenses

Background Information: The scholarship will be awarded based on the recommendation of counselors/administration of Hemingway High School. Selection will be made prior to the HHS Awards Day beginning 2009 so recognition of the award can be made at that time.

 

William H. Chandler Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $1000 per year ($400 fall, $400 spring, $200 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study:  Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – C average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements:  Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. Official high school and college transcripts must be on file with registrar. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information R

 

Walter C. and Elizabeth D. Cottingham Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – C average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

 

Anne C. Ellis Endowed Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Mrs. Anne Cauthen Ellis retired from Williamsburg Technical College in 1989 as vice president of business affairs having work at the college since its inception in 1969. She also served on the Williamsburg Technical College Foundation board for several years prior to her death.

 

R. Cleo Fennell Endowed Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Mr. R. Cleo Fennell, a founding father of Williamsburg Regional Manpower Training Center, later Williamsburg Technical College, was a charter member and served as the first chairman of the College’s area commission from April 1969 until December 1982 and as area commission vice chairman from January 1983 until

September 1990.

 

First Citizens Bank Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $1000 per year

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Applicant must be a legal resident of South Carolina. Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees, book charges, student living expenses

 

M. Oneal Kirby Endowed Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Mr. M. Oneal (“Mack”) Kirby, a charter member of the Williamsburg Technical College Area Commission, served as Commission vice chairman from March 1981 until December 1982 and as chairman from January 1983 until March 2006, and as a member until his death in 2007.

 

Virginia W. and J. Braxton Lovett Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Practical Nursing

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Braxton Lovett, a veteran, farmer and hunting preserve overseer, is a charter member of the WTC Area Commission since the College's inception and his wife, Virginia, a graduate of McLeod Hospital nursing school, was in the cadet nurse corps during World War II and later worked in Johnson Memorial Hospital in Hemingway and as a school nurse with the Williamsburg County School District. This scholarship was named to honor their service to the community, the college, and the medical needs of the area. *This scholarship will be awarded only when sufficient interest gain on the endowment is realized.

 

Ednamaye Reese Meriwether Endowed Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Mrs. Ednamaye Reese Meriwether of Egypt, Texas, established a $25,000 endowed scholarship at Williamsburg Technical College in 1985 in memory of her late husband, Will Northington Meriwether. At the time it was established it was the only one of its kind in the technical college system. Williamsburg Technical College also has a building on campus named in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Meriwether.

 

Will Northington Meriwether Endowed Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Mr. Will Northington Meriwether, a rancher from Egypt, Texas, and the deceased husband of the late Ednamaye Reese Meriwether, believed in and supported education—an effort which now survives through this scholarship. Williamsburg Technical College also has a building on campus named in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Meriwether.

 

Henry and Jackie Poston Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $1000 per year ($400 fall, $400 spring, $200 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – C average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges.

 

Duke Energy Progress Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000 ($500 fall, $500 spring; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Electrical Technology degree or certificate program or a related field

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Financial Constraints: Need-based

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to a customer of Progress Energy

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. Official high school and college transcripts must be on file with registrar.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees, books, student living expenses

Background Information: The recipient shall be selected and the scholarship awarded without regard to race, sex, color, creed, religious preference, age, national origin or handicap of each candidate. For other Progress Energy scholarship opportunities, go to www.progress-energy.com.

 

Rotary Club of Kingstree Book Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Financial Constraints: Need-based; awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: The recipient must be a graduate of a Williamsburg County high school and must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. Official high school and college transcripts must be on file with registrar.

Eligible Expenses: Exclusively for textbook purchases

Background Information: Established by The Rotary Club of Kingstree to provide book scholarships to deserving students.

 

Santee Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $1000 per year ($400 fall, $400 spring, $200 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – C average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. Official high school and college transcripts must be on file with registrar. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: For information on SEC, visit www.santee.org.

 

Williamsburg Technical College Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: As many as funds allow

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges. The applicant must not be eligible for federal financial aid but may be eligible for Lottery Tuition Assistance.

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

 

Dr. John Thomas Wynn, President Emeritus, Endowed Scholarship*

Award Amount: Up to a maximum of $500 per year ($200 fall, $200 spring, $100 summer; prorated for part-time enrollment)

Available Awards: 1

Specific Course of Study: Any degree, diploma or certificate program

Required Academic Standing: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale – B average

Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

Financial Constraints: Awardable after any state or federal grant awards have been deducted from tuition, fees and book charges

Other Criteria: Preference will be given to residents of Williamsburg County. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and make satisfactory progress to maintain the scholarship.

Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete the WTC financial aid application process. All admission application paperwork must be complete and on file in Student Affairs. The student will agree to acknowledge appreciation of the scholarship to the donor and will sign a Williamsburg Technical College Information Release Form.

Eligible Expenses: Tuition, fees and book charges

Background Information: Dr. John Thomas Wynn served as president of Williamsburg Technical College from June 1978 until his retirement in January 1994. Upon his retirement he was conferred the honor of president emeritus by the College’s area commission and was awarded the “Order of the Palmetto” by the governor of South Carolina.

 

* Indicates that scholarships can only be awarded when sufficient interest is realized on the corpus.

 

For more information on how to sponsor a scholarship for WTC students through the WTC Foundation, contact Mona Dukes at 843.355.4121.

 

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Williamsburg Technical College, 601 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556     843.355.4110 or 800.768.2021

 

Williamsburg Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Williamsburg Technical College.

 

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning the federal laws and their application to the College may be directed to the Vice President for Business Affairs , WTC, 601 MLK Jr. Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556 843.355.4117, who will serve as the College’s Section 504, Title II, and Title IX Coordinator.

 

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