Out of the nine prestigious scholarships The Hydrographic Society of America awarded this year, four went to recipients from the College of Charleston.
Not only has the English department awarded four students with scholarships, its professors have contributed their own money to help fund student aid at the College.
First-generation American and first-generation college student Sophia Emetu is the first recipient of the R.I.S.E. honors scholarship established by CofC alumni Ben and Sara Givler DeWolf.
The College of Charleston's Center for Public Choice & Market Process announced the three students honored as Market Process Scholars.
Scholarships will be awarded to two School of Business students who are planning to pursue careers in finance or banking.
Honors College student Brandon Phillips is the first recipient of the Franklin Barker West Memorial Scholarship, which was established in honor of the CofC student killed in a car accident in 2013.
Three recent graduates will leave for Lingnan University in Hong Kong to earn master's degrees in human resources.
First-generation student Meagan Dunham has found boundless opportunities through scholarships at the College of Charleston.