2021 Joye HBCU Scholarship Program

Joye Law Firm is offering one student attending a Historically Black College or University the opportunity to win a college scholarship to help further their education.

Our firm will offer one $2,000 scholarship to a student in South Carolina who plans to attend or is attending a Historically Black College or University. The selection of the recipient is based on their essay entry, school activities, positions of leadership, special honors and awards, community involvement, academic performance, and professional pursuits.



Applicants are required to submit the following materials along with their 2020 online application form below

  1. A current high school or college transcript;
  2. A (bullet-point) list of any extracurricular activities or community involvement;
  3. A 600-word (max.) essay based on one of the following prompts:
    • What does attending an HBCU mean to you? Did you apply to other colleges?

    • How do you plan to use your education to benefit the community? Considering that this scholarship is a community initiative, how will your success benefit others?

  4. A current photo (suitable for publication)


Thank you for your interest in our Scholarship program. Meet our 2020 scholarship recipients.

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How to Win

Our selection committee will review your packet with a particular focus on your essay.

2021 APPLICATION: The application will open on February 1st.

We intend to “publish” the winning essay and disseminate it to leaders throughout South Carolina. The scholarship recipient will be notified no later than June 30, 2021.

If you have any questions or would like to apply using this pdf version of the application, please feel free to contact:

Nicole Cerullo
5861 Rivers Avenue, Suite 101
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: 843.725.4252
Email: ncerullo@joyelawfirm.com
Web: www.joyelawfirm.com

We look forward to reviewing your application and wish you success in all your future endeavors.


The application window has not yet opened. We will begin accepting applications on February 1, 2021.

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