Levi Pearson Scholarship Fund

    Levi Pearson Scholarship
​Scholarship Overview:

The Levi Pearson Scholarship Fund was established by family members and friends for the purpose of assisting young men and women of the Christian Faith in Clarendon or Sumter County to obtain a college education. The funds for this scholarship will be administered by the Levi Pearson Scholarship Fund Committee.

Please read careful the requirements of the scholarship application process. All submitted information must be postmark by the May 2, 2016 deadline.


• Must be a resident of Clarendon or Sumter County
• Must be a graduating senior
• Must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
• Must have been accepted into a college or university
• Active Member of a Congregation (Bible based) 


The following information must be submitted as one complete package. (It will not be accepted separately): 

• Completed application (must be typed)  

• A current official transcript of all high school and college courses taken to date (seal must  
  appear on transcript) 
. A copy of ACT/SAT Scores 

• A fifteen hundred (1500) word essay entitled: What impact has Mr. Levi Pearson   
  and Mr. Hammitt Pearson make on the educational system in Clarendon County, and 
  throughout  the nation? Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have        
  taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on your life in continuing your    
  education in  today's society.   (Essay must be double- spaced and typed.)

• A copy of the letter of acceptance from the college or university you plan to attend

• Three (3) letters of recommendations are required: teacher, advisor or counselor,   
   community leader or volunteer supervisor, adult mentor, youth minister or Pastor. All letters    must be signed and dated. See the enclosed Recommendation Form to give to your 
   references to help them in writing the letters.

• One (1) professional school photograph (3" x 5" preferred, wallet size accepted)

• All materials must be postmarked by the deadline to be considered. (May 2, 2016) 

APPLICATION (Microsoft Word)           PDF File


The Levi Pearson Scholarship Committee
Post Office Box 2194
Sumter, SC 29151

Questions/concerns can be emailed to: thelevipearsonscholarshipfund@yahoo.com