SAME Charleston Post Scholarships

The SAME Charleston Post is seeking candidates for the 2022/2023 Scholarship Program with several scholarships of at least $1,000 each. Deadline for applications is April 4, 2022. Scholarships will be presented early June 2022. Download the application here: (pdf) (word).

Eligible persons must:

(1) be a graduating high school senior or undergraduate college student;
(2) be a resident of Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester County, or be a member, spouse, or child of a member of the Charleston Post or member of the Citadel Student Chapter of SAME;
(3) have a G.P.A. of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or greater for high school and college; and
(4) be accepted or confirmed enrollment in an accredited U.S. college/university or Trident Technical College 2+2 transfer program (honoring USAF Colonel Richard Kent’s many contributions to the SAME scholarship program and TTC’s 2+2 program) studying undergraduate engineering, architecture, science, math, or a related field of study in 2022/2023. 

Interested persons may contact Christopher J. Hinson, PE, PMP at 843-875-3637 or email the post at

2021 SAME Charleston Post Scholarship Awardees:

New High School Graduates:
Sydney Lyons - Winthrop University, Environmental Science
Katie Brownlee - Trident Technical College, Nursing
Hope Lanier - Clemson University, Mechanical Engineering
Zachary Leighfield - University of South Carolina, Engineering
Audrey Wessinger - Clemson University, Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate College Students:
Ariel Hills (2017, 2019, & 2020 Scholarship Recipient) - North Carolina State University, Architecture
Caleb Morgan (2019 & 2020 Scholarship Recipient) - Clemson University, Electrical/Computer Engineering
Matthew Unden - The Citadel, Mechanical Engineering
Cameron Graham - The Citadel, Mechanical Engineering