Created in 1992 and transferred to the Foundation in 1997, this Fund accepts applications from students who are pursuing or who intend to pursue a Bachelor’s degree at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia or Howard University in Washington, DC. Applicant’s permanent residence must be Charleston County. One award for each of four years at Morehouse or Howard. (Available if present winner does not renew).

Average award: $2,000

Criteria for eligibility

  • Applicants must be living in Charleston County and planning to attend Morehouse College or Howard University.

Application process and schedule

  • Applications can be completed online beginning mid-January. Each applicant will only complete one application and the online system will automatically pair you with scholarships for which you are eligible. The deadline for all applications to be submitted, including letters of recommendation, is mid-March. All applicants will be contacted regarding their application status by early July.  Specific deadlines can be found on our scholarship portal each year, which can be accessed through the “Apply” button on our Scholarships for Current High School Seniors page.