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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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jan 01, 2024
The "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, the...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
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: Dec 31, 2023
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.  This scholarship has an intake period...

Appily Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
The Appily scholarship application is fast and easy.Scholarship Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and first semester senior students for all majors and schools. We will judge this scholarship based on other criteria such as volunteer work, extracurricular activities, special circumstances, etc.About the sponsors of the scholarship (EAB and Appily):EAB is the market leader in helping colleges...

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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.