Charleston

There are many scholarships for Charleston students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Charleston, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Charleston students in the following categories:

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Scholarships

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 01, 2022
$25,165
The $25,050 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore,...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship:A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US TerritoriesB) You must be 16 years of age or olderC) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high schoolD) You must be located within the United StatesNote...

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be:A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;C) A parent who currently has a...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$10,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services.To be eligible for the CollegeXpress Scholarship...

Points Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$2,500
*Note that this scholarship has been updated as of September 16, 2022.  The scholarship will now be $2500 and given out 12 times a year.The Points College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Charleston Charter School For Math And Science
Greg Mathis Charter High
James Island Charter High
Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education

Within South Carolina, Charleston City was made the county seat of Charleston County during 1901. The original name of the city was Charles Towne from as far back as 1670, when it was name after King Charles II of England. In 1680, the town moved to Oyster Point, its present location, from Albemarle Point on Ashley River's west bank. The new name of "Charleston," was adopted during 1783. Charleston City was the 5th largest city in North America during 1690. The city remained amongst the 10 largest cities in the USA through the 1840 census.

Charleston City has been referred to as "the Holy City" because of its prominence of churches populating the low-rise cityscape. It was among the original 13 colonies to provide religious tolerance, even if this was limited to non-Catholics. As a result, a lot of Huguenots found their way to the city of Charleston. Several steeples dot the skyline of the city of Charleston.

The city of Charleston is situated near the mid-point of the South Carolina coastline at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. These two rivers merge together and flow into the Atlantic Ocean. The Charleston Harbor is located between the Atlantic Ocean and downtown Charleston.

The city of Charleston serves as a main tourist destination. There are various hotel chains, bed and breakfasts, luxury hotels and inns within the vicinity. The city of Charleston is known for its award-winning restaurants and quality shopping. There are two shipping terminals in the city of Charleston. They are both owned and operated by the South Carolina Ports Authority. Furthermore, they are part of the fourth biggest container seaport on the East Coast and during 2009, likewise the 13th biggest container seaport in North America.

The area itself is home to industry, retail trade, distribution as well as being a centre for finance. These have become key economic assets because of the transportation systems in the region. Other important economic sectors for Charleston comprise healthcare, finance, telecommunications, tourism, automotive and professional services.

For years, the chemical industry has been a major economic driver for the region. The chemical corporations that are found in the region comprise Monsanto, FMC, E.I. du Pont de Nemours, Union Carbide Corporation, Clearon Corp and Union Carbide Corporation. There are other businesses in the region which largely contribute to the economy of the region such as glass manufacturing, steel fabricating and energy development.

The city of Charleston has numerous historical attractions and museums to go to due to its origins as an early colonial city. In downtown Charleston the Old Exchange and Customs House ranks with Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Faneuil Hall in Boston. These are three of the most significant Colonial structures within the nation.

The very first shots of the Civil War were fired within Fort Sumter, a place Charleston is home to. The city is likewise home to Fort Moultrie which was an important spot during the Revolutionary War since it was the place of a critical British defeat. Across the river within neighboring Mount Pleasant, Patriot's Point is located. It is home to numerous naval vessels including the USS Yorktown.

There are other historical museums and sites in the area such as the Children's Museum of the Lowcounty, the Charleston Museum and the Karpeles Manuscript Museum. The city also houses the American Military Museum, Postal Museum, Summerville Dorchester Museum, Edisto Island Museum, the Citadel Museum, the Shem Creek Maritime Museum and the Confederate Museum.