Blythewood Chamber offers scholarships

The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce is offering $7,000 in scholarships to six high school seniors who live in the Blythewood 29016 zip code or are the children of Blythewood Chamber members who live outside the 29016 zip code. Chamber members’ children are eligible even if they do not attend Blythewood-area schools.

There will be four $1,000 awards, a $1,500 Carolyn Raines Scholarship with extra emphasis on community service and a $1,500 award based primarily on financial need.

Applications are available from guidance counselors at all Richland 2 schools and other selected schools, or visit to download an application.

Applications must be postmarked by April 15 and mailed to: Scholarship Chair, c/o Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 1055, Blythewood, S.C. 29016. Applicants will need to be available for interviews on Monday, May 6 or Tuesday, May 7.

Winners will be honored at the Chamber’s Scholarship Banquet on May 20 at Blythewood High School.

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