We asked Julio Hernandez, assistant to the president for community outreach & engagement at Clemson University, what he wished more parents of college freshmen would ask him.
Meeting Street Scholarship Fund Executive Director Josh Bell and Scholarship Recipient Evelyn Esquivel talk about the scholarship that has enabled Evelyn, as well as hundreds of others, the opportunity to pursue a college degree.
Hope, possibility and inspiration were palpable at a July 30 celebration for this year’s class of 261 Meeting Street Scholarship Fund recipients and their families.
News outlets from across South Carolina covered our announcement of Mission 46, the trailblazing campaign to offer the scholarship in all 46 counties of South Carolina.
Mission 46 is the trailblazing campaign to offer college scholarships to high-achieving students with financial need who live in one of the state’s 46 counties.
With the addition of Barnwell County, the Meeting Street Scholarship Fund is now available in 10 counties across South Carolina.
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.
With less debt, graduates report less stress and more happiness.
“Having college more accessible and affordable would not only help me achieve my dreams but reinforce my self-confidence and power of resilience.” -Kaiasia, Member of Inaugural Meeting Street Scholarship Recipient Class
Academically successful students should not be deterred from receiving a college education because of tuition costs.