“College tuition can be a big hurdle for students, but by decreasing or eliminating loans, it opens up opportunities for students to focus on their education and even consider pursuing their education further.”
-Arsenio Parks, Associate Director of Admission at Wofford College
“When it comes to meeting deadlines and qualifying students for scholarships, we don’t negotiate, we don’t compromise and we don’t take 'no' easily. We don’t leave money on the table.” Dr. Harriet Jackson
Having a part-time job in college can help set you up for a successful career after graduation. We spoke to Meeting Street Scholarship recipients (pictured left to right) Montanna Lussier, Allen Gomez and Eden Thompson, sophomores at Clemson University, for nine reasons why you should consider applying for a job.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15), we spoke with two of our Hispanic scholarship recipients who attended R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston to hear about the hurdles they’ve overcome, what they are looking forward to in their first year of college, and what higher education means to them.