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South Carolina International Trade Conference - Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

Monday, May 13, 2019 4:33 PM | Anna Thies (Administrator)

Did you know the SCITC offers scholarships to both high school and college students? Award amounts range from $1,500 to $2,500 each. The scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2019. The winners will be announced by June 30, 2019. Please check out the scholarships below and apply today!

Student Scholarships

The Margaret A. Patrick & W. Don Welch International Trade Scholarships 

*College Students*

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, the S.C. International Trade Conference presents scholarships to students in memory of Mrs. Margaret A. Patrick, who was instrumental in the development of the Trade Conference and its outstanding support of transportation education, and in memory of W. Don Welch, the former executive director of the South Carolina State Ports Authority. In 2018, five scholarships were awarded, ranging from $1,500 to $2,500.

 An applicant must be a currently enrolled at a college or university with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA. Applicants must also be either: (1) a S.C. resident attending any college or university (2) attending any South Carolina college or university regardless of residency (3) major study as International Trade, Supply Chain Management or Business Degree.

 The selection and ranking criteria, in order of importance, are:

·    Proven interest or experience in International Trade, Supply Chain Management or Business related area, to include work or volunteer experience;

·    Current academic standing and performance (must be a rising junior or senior with a minimum overall GPA)

·    Narrative and letter of recommendation; and

·    Honors and extracurricular activities.

Beyond this scholarship offer, students are also invited to attend the Conference’s daily business sessions at no charge. These sessions are planned to be held at the Gaillard Convention Center, Downtown Charleston. Each session will be led by professionals who are confronted daily by a variety of international trade and logistics issues. 

If you have questions about this scholarship, please contact Jill Simmons atSCITCscholarship@gmail.com

The Harry J. Wamboldt Scholarship in Manufacturing, Engineering & Science

*High School Students*

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP 

Each year, the S.C. International Trade Conference presents scholarships to students in memory of Harry J. Wamboldt, who was instrumental in helping the growth of international manufacturing in South Carolina. Harry served on many non-profit boards in the low country as well as statewide. In 2017, three scholarships for $1,500 each were awarded to three outstanding high school seniors.

An applicant must be a 2019 graduating high school senior with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA in high school. In addition, applicants must also be: (1) a South Carolina resident (2) planning to attend an accredited college or university to study Business, International Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Engineering or Science.

The selection and ranking criteria, in order of importance, are:

·    Current academic standing and performance (must be a graduating high school senior with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA);

·    Demonstrated interest in Business, International Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Engineering and/or Science;

·    Narrative and letter of recommendation; and

·    Honors and extracurricular activities.

If you have questions about this scholarship, please contact Jill Simmons atSCITCscholarship@gmail.com.


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