James F. Byrnes Foundation
$3,250 annually, renewable for up to three additional years. Yearly scholarship renewal is contingent upon the recipient's maintenance of satisfactory academic standing, participation in Byrnes Scholar activities, and a continual need for financial assistance.
The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, eight awards were offered.
All applicants must have financial need and a satisfactory scholastic record. The James F. Byrnes Foundation also feels that it is important that excellence in character, ability, and enterprise be shown by applicants to indicate that the individual will make worthwhile contributions to society. Please note: If selected as a semifinalist, applicants must be available to attend an interview scheduled for dates TBA in Columbia, South Carolina. Byrnes Scholars are responsible for participating in three activities per year. The Byrnes Scholars Luncheon is held on the second Saturday of June each year in Columbia, South Carolina. The Byrnes Scholars Super Weekend is normally held on the third weekend in March in Garden City Beach, South Carolina. The Byrnes Scholars Fall Dinners are held in October each year, and are hosted by alumni in various cities throughout South Carolina.
Applications are available online at the James F. Byrnes Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following materials in the order listed: a photograph ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.