Heritage Classic Foundation Scholar applications available

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From staff reports

Applications for the 2021 Heritage Classic Foundation Scholar Awards are now available online for all Beaufort and Jasper County high school seniors.

The Heritage Classic Foundation will name new Scholars from the 2021 graduating class. Seniors in all Beaufort and Jasper County high schools are eligible to apply.

Each Scholar will have an opportunity to receive a 4-year grant totaling up to $16,000 or $20,000.

Scholarship applications are reviewed on the basis of academic success, community service, essays written by the student and financial need. An interview is required by all finalists.

Since this Scholar program was instituted in 1993, 342 graduating seniors have been named Heritage Scholars. These grants, to a college of the student’s choice, have totaled more than $4.45 million.

Applications are now available online and can be found at www.heritageclassicfoundation.com. All applications must be completed by Jan. 15, 2021.

The 2021 Scholars will be recognized at the 53rd annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing to be played April 12-18, 2021 at Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Golf Links.

The Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to supporting educational and charitable initiatives to enhance quality of life and economic vitality by hosting the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, South Carolina’s only PGA Tour golf tournament.

Since it was founded in 1987, the Foundation has donated more than $44.6 million to people in need. For more information, call 843-671-2448, visit www.heritageclassicfoundation.com or follow on Facebook (Heritage Classic Foundation) and Twitter (@HCFGolf).