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2024 Scholarships

The Twenty Pearls Foundation of Charleston awards student scholarships annually, to shine a spotlight on brilliant students and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence in higher education.

 

Each Scholarship is a one-time scholarship for the amount listed and awarded to a Charleston County School District High School senior, by the Twenty Pearls Foundation of Charleston Inc., conditional upon verification of college/university enrollment.

Scholarship Applications open April 1, 2024

Deadline for submission: April 29, 2024

Twenty Pearls Foundation of Chas

 

$2,000.00 

 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a graduating senior attending a Charleston County School District High School

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B (80-89)

  • be entering college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester.

Edwina N. Gadsden

$1000.00

 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a US Citizen

  • be a graduating senior attending Burke or North Charleston High School

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B (80-89)

  • enter college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester

Felicia Breeland/Gloria Gantt Wilford

 

$500.00

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a US Citizen 

  • be a graduating senior attending Burke High School

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B (80-89)

  • enter college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester.

  • have participated in creative arts to include, music, band, dance, theater, visual arts or writing.

  • intend to participate in one of the above creative arts in college. 

Maria Goodloe-Johnson 

 

$500.00 

 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a graduating African American female high school senior who has completed the youth leadership program. 

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B (80-89)

  • be entering college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester.

Vertelle M. Middleton

 

$1,500.00

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a US citizen

  • be a graduating senior attending a Charleston County School District High School

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B (80-89)

  • enter college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester

Gloria Gantt Wilford

$1500.00

 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a US Citizen

  • be a graduating senior attending Burke High School

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B (80-89)

  • enter college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester.

Murray's Mortuary

 

$1000.00 

 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must:

  • be a US Citizen

  • be a graduating senior attending Baptist Hill, Burke, or North Charleston High School 

  • have a minimum grade point average of a B(80-89).

  • enter college as a freshman in the upcoming fall semester and attend a Historically Black College/University. 

 

NOTE: If after being selected for the scholarship the recipient decides not to attend a Historically Black College/University,  the recipient’s scholarship will be forfeited.

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