South Carolina Scholarships

James Cothran KD3NI Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a noncommercial organisation of radio amateurs which operates within five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and Membership.

Teaching Fellows Scholarship

In response to the shortage of teachers in South Carolina, SC General Assembly funded the Teaching Fellows Program with the mission to recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession.

David M. Cline Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a South Carolina resident who attends an in state school with a major in the field of law enforcement or criminal justice.

Florence A. Nelson Scholarship

The South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association promotes literacy through reading instruction, encouraging reading as a lifetime tool for learning. The scholarship is available for a rising senior at a South Carolina college or university who is a member of the SCIRA.

Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship

The Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship provides financial assistance to Cancer Survivors in the North and South Carolina to help them pay for their education. This scholarship is open to any cancer survivor with no regards to sex, race or religious belief.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship provides financial assitance to radio amateurs residing in the ARRL Roanoke Division area (NC, SC, VA, WV) who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To South Carolina

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Team assemblers Maintenance and repair workers, general Maids and housekeeping cleaners
Salary: $27232 $31001 $15471
# of Open Positions: 21370 17900 11430
Competition*: 2.1 1.5 1.4

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Chemical engineers Transportation inspectors
Salary: $127085 $75320 $70320
# of Open Positions: 5400 340 250
Competition*: 1.7 1.6 2
Job Title: Athletic trainers Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates Compensation and benefits managers
Salary: $68520 $64066 $61352
# of Open Positions: 110 430 240
Competition*: 1.4 3.2 1.5

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

South Carolina Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Waiters and waitresses
Salary: $22671 $15068 $13267
# of Open Positions: 45330 39480 29740
Competition*: 1.1 1.2 1.4

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Pharmacists
Salary: $127085 $102587 $88135
# of Open Positions: 5400 4390 2670
Competition*: 1.7 0.8 1.2
Job Title: General and operations managers Financial managers Sales managers
Salary: $77848 $76331 $75542
# of Open Positions: 22110 4250 2770
Competition*: 1.4 0.9 0.9

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To South Carolina table above, which shows where jobs in South Carolina are unusually common compared to other states, the South Carolina Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.