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Medical Scholarship For Female Academic Athletes

The South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (SCCAWS) and Trophies by “M” annually offer a scholarship to an incoming female college freshman from South Carolina.  The scholarship is a one-time monetary award of $1000 presented to a student who plans to major in the medical field.

The purpose of the SCCAWS and Trophies by “M” Scholarship is to encourage student-athletes to enter the field of medicine.  To help us in selecting a recipient for the award, eligibility requirements include:

  • Academic excellence (transcript, including  SAT and/or ACT scores required)
  • Recommendations from guidance counselor and two teachers
  • Extra-curricular activities involving athletic and non-athletic participation (must be an eligible high school participant on one or more high school league athletic teams).
  • Enrolling female college freshman who plans to enter the field of medicine.
  • A one-page essay (in the student’s handwriting) on the topic, “Why I Want to Enter the Medical Field and What Area of Specialization Do I Plan to Enter.”
  • SAT – minimum composite score of 1000 and/or ACT – minimum composite score of 22
  • Rank in class
  • GPA (based on S.C. Uniform Grading Scale)
  • Financial need – income tax forms required showing total income (previous year income tax forms will be accepted) This information is shredded once the selection process is completed.
  • A list of colleges where you have been accepted.

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Heather Driscoll

Director of College Counseling

Jenn Albright

College Counselor

Melissa Broering

Academic Associate

Carol Curry