A. T. Eaddy Memorial Award
Awarded to a student minister who exerts positive religious influence through his or her religious convictions and sincere dedication to the gospel ministry. Given by A. T. Eaddy’s daughter, Rev. Eliza Eaddy Black.
The One More Effort Federated Club Award
Awarded to a full-time Morris College sophomore or junior Teacher Education major (regardless of field of concentration) who has good moral qualities and a minimum of a 3.0 Grade Point Average. Donated by the One More Effort Federated Club of Sumter, South Carolina.
The Inez Hilton Vereen Practicum in Education Award
Awarded to a junior student that exemplifies creativity, responsibility, self-reliance and professionalism during the semester of Practicum with a minimum of at least a 3.0 Grade Point Average. Donated by friends of the Vereen family and College.
The Harris Sabino Richardson Memorial Award
Awarded to a junior of good moral character with a Grade Point Average of at least a 2.5 who is supporting himself or herself financially. Donated by Mrs. M. R.
National Council of Negro Women, Mary McLeod Bethune Section Award
Awarded to two junior or senior Teacher Education majors (one male and one female) who have at least a 2.5 Grade Point Average. Students must demonstrate exemplary standards of living, as well as be actively involved in campus and/or community affairs.
Willis C. Johnson Memorial Award
Awarded to a student in need of assistance who has completed the sophomore year with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.2. This student must also have exhibited qualities of good citizenship during freshman and sophomore years. Donated by Mrs. Minnie W. Johnson in memory of Mr. Willis C. Johnson.
H. H. Butler Commemorative Award
Awarded to a student who exhibits a strong personality, deep earnest convictions, and Christian character. Donated by the Woman’s Baptist State Convention.
Estiny VogtGarrick-Pinson Commemorative Award
Awarded to the best all-around student in the Senior Class. Donated by the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Wateree Association.
O. R. Reuben Prize
Awarded to a male student who best exemplifies interest and participation in current issues and in projects of human welfare and uplift. Contributed through the O. R. Reuben Memorial Fund.
T. B. Wright Memorial Award
Awarded to the senior who has taken the most active part in religious activities on the campus. Donated by Mrs. Margaret W. Davis.
The Reverend John C. Simmons Memorial Award
Awarded to the student from Jasper County who exemplifies outstanding qualities of leadership, scholarship, and high moral character. Sponsored by the Simmons Family.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Award
Awarded to a student with at least a 2.5 Grade Point Average who participated in both community and student activities that foster and reflect the philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Jenkins Family Award
Awarded to a freshman student who writes the best article in the Bell Ringer.
W. H. Hightower Memorial Award
Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior female student who contributed outstanding leadership through her work with the Baptist Student Union.
Mrs. E. D. Dixon Memorial Award
Awarded to an outstanding male and female member of the Gospel Choir.
Walter Brown Award
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Political Science with the highest Grade Point Average.
Lena M. Baldwin Memorial Award
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Health Science with the highest Grade Point Average.
Ronald McNair Award
Awarded to a junior or senior Biology major with the highest Grade Point Average.
Luns C. Richardson Freshman English Award
Awarded to a freshman student maintaining the highest average in Freshman English. Donated by Dr. Luns C. Richardson, President.
Luns C. Richardson Praxis II Examination Award
Awarded to a student making the highest Praxis II Examination scores during their senior year. Donated by Dr. Luns C. Richardson, President.
Awarded to a female student who exemplifies scholarship and Christian principles. Donated by the Woman’s Auxiliary, Wateree Baptist Association Lower Division in honor of Margaret S. Boley, Mary H. Diggs and Beatrice G. Sanders.
Xi Epsilon Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Award
Awarded to a Morris College student who through his or her participation and leadership contributes the greatest toward promoting the intellectual atmosphere of the College. The student must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior with a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least a 2.5. Donated by the college chapter.
The I. DeQuincy Newman Award
Awarded to a student majoring in Political Science who demonstrated outstanding leadership skills with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5.
Dr. and Mrs. S. B. Marshall Award
Awarded to a deserving student who exemplifies high scholarship, has a good citizenship record, and shows commitment to the growth and development of Morris College. Donated by Dr. and Mrs. S. B. Marshall.
Willie Alma Dawson Moody Memorial Award
Awarded to a sophomore or junior with at least a 2.5 Grade Point Average in Education (Early Childhood Education) and who displays good character and teaching promise, leadership qualities, and is in need of financial assistance to achieve educational goals.
Hallman Education Award
Awarded to a rising sophomore student majoring in Teacher Education who has passed the Praxis I Examination.
Ethel German Scott Memorial Award
Awarded to the student musician of the Morris College Gospel Choir for the current academic year. Donated by Mrs. Sandra Scott Gibson.
The Noble Leon Elbridge Scott Memorial Award
Awarded to a student majoring in Business Administration with at least a 2.8 Grade Point Average. The student should be interested in becoming an Entrepreneur. Donated by his daughter, Mrs. Sandra Scott Gibson.
The Junius E. Dowell Award
Awarded to a member of Pi Theta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and a member of Iota Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better.
The Shellie Dunbar Prize
Awarded to a young lady who makes the most improvement in scholarship, is the most cooperative, and excels in usefulness. Donated by the Woman’s Baptist State Convention.
The Georgette L. Felder-Spain Award (charter member of Xi Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated – Morris College).
Awarded to a member of Xi Rho Chapter majoring in Education (preferred) with the highest Grade Point Average. Given by Georgette L. Felder-Spain’s children, Christopher and Alexyus Spain; parents, Lucius and Gloria R. Felder; sister, Altoya Felder-Deas (Jimmie), and Nephews, Jimal and Antoine.
The Bertha Wright Elmore Annual Award
Awarded to a South Carolina student in need of financial assistance and majoring in Education.
The Eva McLendon-Johnson Award
Awarded to a student majoring in Criminal Justice who maintains a Grade Point Average of at least a 2.5 or above and possesses strong moral character and a sincere interest in the criminal justice system. Donated by Dr. Renee DuJean.
The Mordecai Johnson Award
Awarded to a deserving rising junior Political Science major with a Pre-Law Minor who has a 2.7 or above Grade Point Average.
The Bertha Belle Williams Award
Awarded to a deserving student with financial need.
The Rev. J. R. Blanding Award
Awarded to a deserving student from Lee or Clarendon County.
The Matthew O. Ramsey Endowed Award
Awarded to a deserving student majoring in Education with plans to teach at the elementary or secondary level. Established by Matthette Ramsey Williams, in honor of her father, a Morris College graduate and instructor.
The Rev. Edward H. Thomas Endowed Memorial Award
Awarded to a student very much involved in voter registration and grass-roots politics, who is in good standing with the College. The student must have at least a 2.5. Grade Point Average. Established by the family in recognition of his life of service to God and humanity.
The Bertha Smith Irving Memorial Award
Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need. Student must be in Teacher Education and doing his or her Practicum. Awarded by Dr. Nathaniel Irving and family in memory of their mother, Bertha Smith Irving.
The Dr. J. S. Maddox Award
Awarded to a needy and deserving student, majoring in Christian Education or Pastoral Ministry, showing great promise for Christian leadership. Established in honor of Dr. J .S. Maddox by Mrs. Bessie Maddox, family and friends.
The Robert Leroy McLeod Sr. Endowed Award
Awarded to a student with at least a 3.5 Grade Point Average who intends to pursue a career in education or in medicine. The student must exemplify an outstanding level of commitment and willingness to help others and demonstrate it by involvement in community service. Donated by his Robert Leroy McLeod Sr.’s wife Wilhelmina Pinckney McLeod and children.
The Covel C. and Mary E. Moore Award
Awarded to a full-time student with financial need.
Alexander and Shatirah Rhodes Memorial Award
Awarded to any descendant of Alexander and Shatirah Rhodes who is a full-time student at Morris College. Student must maintain a minimum “C” average in any area of study. Established by the Alexander and Shatirah Rhodes Family Reunion Committee.
Willie Bogan Zimmerman, Jr. Award
Awarded to a member of Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated who exemplifies high scholastic ability, leadership, strong moral character, and has distinguished himself above others in outreach toward the greater Sumter community as well as making a selfless commitment to making the college experience at Morris College more manageable for peers. Recipient must be a full-time student with a declared concentration, have a 2.7 overall Grade Point Average, and demonstrate sufficient need for financial support. Student must not have any disciplinary or legal actions pending and not be the recipient of the Gamma Iota Scholarship during the same year. Established by Alumni brothers and the family and friends of Willie Bogan Zimmerman, Jr.
The Lester T. Corley Memorial Award
Awarded in memory of Lester T. Corley, former Advisor of Xi Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., to an upper-class student who exemplifies strong leadership skills, outstanding service to the college and community and sound intellectual ability. The student must have a 2.5 Grade Point Average or above. This scholarship is earmarked for books and supplies. Donated by Mrs. Myrna Juanita Corley and son, Todd.
The Dorothy Duckette Robertson Award
Presented to a deserving student majoring in Elementary Education with a minimum of a 2.5 Grade Point Average.
The Mary A. Vereen-Gordon Memorial Award
Awarded to assist students, based on financial need, in their pursuit of academic studies at Morris College. Established by the colleagues, friends, admirers, and family of Dr. Mary A. Vereen-Gordon, former Academic Dean and an outstanding faculty member.