Thanks to successful fundraiser endeavors and generous donations of Sumter educators, the Sumter School District Teacher Forum is pleased to offer three General Forum Scholarships and one Hailey Bordeaux Memorial Scholarship to help cover college expenses for the 2017-2018 school year. (Scholarship amounts will be announced at a later date.)

WHO CAN APPLY: Sumter School District high school seniors who are planning to major in Education and attend a South Carolina College/University to become a teacher are welcome to apply.  Minorities and males are strongly encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 1, 2017


  • Click here to download the application.
  • Complete the application, make two (2) copies, and attach a sealed official high school transcript.
  • Give your three recommenders a copy of the recommendation form.
  • Recommenders should be instructed to return forms to your high school’s guidance office.
  • School counselors will be responsible for checking the contents of each application and ensuring the original printed application and two (2) copies of the full application are contained in a sealed brown envelope.