Barr Street High School Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Must be accepted by an accredited institution of higher education
  • Must have 2.5 or better GPA on a 4.0 scale


Applicants Must Submit Formal Application and the Following:

  • Copy of official high school transcript which includes exit exam score, SAT or ACT. A grading scale must accompany all official transcripts.
  • Three original letters of recommendation – one each from a school counselor, principal, teacher, minister, church officer or community person. (Recommendations from family members will not be accepted.)
  • A recent photo of yourself. Include a note with the photograph specifying if you would like to have the photograph returned and include the complete mailing address for delivery.
  • Essay: 2-3 double-spaced, typed pages addressing the following topic:

    Why should you be selected for a scholarship? Please describe any academic achievements, community service activities, examples of leadership, or other personal characteristics that make you deserving of this scholarship.

  • Please explain any relationship you, a family member, or other relatives may have had with Barr Street High or Lancaster Training School.



All applications must be received no later than March 31.

Send applications to:

Ms. Valerie D. Belk
Barr Street High School Foundation, Inc.
mailing address: PO Box 2045, Lancaster, South Carolina 29721

Scholarship Recipients