The Details

This scholarship is open to all females who meet the Eligibility Criteria. Scholarships will be awarded prior to the end of the school year. Two (2) scholarships will be awarded – one at Columbia High School and one at Irmo High School both in Columbia, South Carolina.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a female high school senior at Columbia High School or Irmo High School.
  • Must be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time student.

Application Requirements

  • Meet all requirements of Eligibility Criteria.
  • Complete attached Application.
  • Write required Essay.
  • Proof of acceptance into an accredited college or university.
  • Most recent high school transcript.
  • Letter of Recommendation.
  • Additional information may be requested.

Essay Requirements

The essay must be a minimum of 250 words and answer the following question: 

“Why are dreams important?”

Scholarship Award

  • One Female Graduating Senior at Columbia High School - $1,000
  • One Female Graduating Senior at Irmo High School - $1,000
  • All applicants will be notified once application is received.
  • The applicants selected for the scholarships will be notified by April 30, 2020. 
  • Notification will be sent via email to the applicant and by USPS mail.

Evaluation Process

The scholarship committee (members of The Brittany K. Booker Foundation) will review the Application and Essay.  A total of up to 10 points will be given to each applicant:

  • Essay – 4 points
  • Extracurricular Activities – 4 points
  • G.P.A. – 2 points

Scholarship Application

Application Deadline is March 31, 2020

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Email proof of college acceptance, transcript, and letter of recommendation:

Must be received by Application Deadline.  All documents will be kept for up to one year.