2014 Application Package
In order to be eligible for the James F. Byrnes Scholarship, a student must:
- Have one or both parents deceased.
- Be a South Carolina resident and a United States citizen.
- Be a current Senior in High School.
- Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university as a freshman.
- Have a satisfactory academic record and have need of financial assistance to attend college.
If selected as a semi-finalist, applicants must be available to attend an interview scheduled for either Thursday, April 10th or Friday, April 11th, 2014 in Columbia.
Please note: Applications will NOT be considered if:
- Returned before January 2, 2014
- Any part is missing or incomplete, or
- Any part, including references, is postmarked after February 10, 2014
Please mail the hard copy of your application; electronic applications will not be accepted.
2013 Byrnes Scholars Named
Seven scholarships were awarded at the 2013 Byrnes Foundation Annual Awards Luncheon. The scholarship is for $13,000. Since 1949 the Byrnes Foundation has awarded 1,076 scholarships.
The 2013 Byrnes Scholars, pictured below left to right, are:
- Lauren Elizabeth Simons from St. George, SC, attending The University of South Carolina
- Camille Grace Swanson from Duncan, SC, attending Clemson University
- Tyhescia Stone from Rembert, SC, attending Charleston Southern University
- Matthew David McMinn from Taylors, SC, attending North Greenville University
- Coleman James Parler from Lexington, SC, attending The University of South Carolina
- Garrett Gabriel Graham from Batesburg-Leesville, SC, attending The Citadel
- Tracy Malik Stansfield-Ryles (not pictured) from Hampton, SC, attending Wofford University
The Byrnes Scholars Site
The information concerning Byrnes Scholarships and The Byrnes Foundation is taken from materials developed by The Byrnes Foundation, especially the 1988 index to The James F. Byrnes Foundation.
The historical information on Mr. Byrnes was developed by The Byrnes Scholars under the editorial guidance of Neil Johnson and Matt Lockhart. The editors wish to thank David Damon, Rachel C. Drake, Johnna Ferguson, Dr. Sara Hollingsworth, Cal Johnson, Brad Jordan, Elaine Russell Matlock, Pam Galloway McElveen, Barbara Tartaglia, Margaret B. Walden and Charles Wall.
The Byrnes Scholars information is taken from various sources, including the organization's bylaws and various materials developed by The Byrnes Foundation.