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We Are Their Voices Scholarship


We Are Their Voices, a local non-profit whose mission is to create awareness and communication among young adults and our community on the impact of gun violence, is very excited to announce our 4th annual scholarships to High School seniors in Dorchester Districts 2 and 4 which include Summerville High School, Fort Dorchester High School, Ashley Ridge High School and Woodland High School.  

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to participate in the scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

Accepted to attend a college, university, technical or trade school (including welding, HVAC, electrician, cosmetology and barber) during the fall of 2023.

Have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher (copy of transcript required)

Provide your 500-word essay in PDF format on “The Effects of Gun Violence” and how you plan to be a voice in efforts to reduce gun violence by March 31, 2023.

There will be four (4) Scholarships awarded for $500 each, with a winner from each school selected on April 16, 2023.  Scholarships will be presented on or after June 3, 2023.

All applications to include essays, which must be submitted separately (in addition to the online application) to by 11:59 EST on March 31, 2023.  Any question can be e-mail to



Tisa Whack & Chandra Bryant

We Are Their Voices, Founders

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