Lexington Chamber now accepting applications for $5,000 Doris Burkett Scholarship

March 14, 2024

The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center is now accepting applications for its $5,000 Doris Burkett Scholarship.

The Doris Burkett Scholarship is given to one Lexington School District One student who will be attending either a four-year college, university, or technical college. This scholarship places emphasis on moral integrity and the potential of the individual to become a productive citizen.

Students who apply will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Strives to be academically successful and possesses a weighted grade point average of  0 – 3.5
  • Has a need for financial assistance
  • Shows ambition to achieve excellence
  • Participates in extracurricular activities
  • Involvement in community (i.e. church, volunteering, etc.)
  • Possesses an interest and ability to “give back” to the Lexington community

Students can download the application at lexingtonsc.org/chamber-news/.

Applications must be received by the Chamber no later than Friday, April 12, 2024. Students can either complete and return the scholarship application package to their career specialist prior to the application deadline or deliver to the Chamber and Visitors Center at 311 West Main Street, Lexington, SC 29072.

To learn more about the Doris Burkett Scholarship and the Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center, visit www.lexingtonsc.org.

An accredited Chamber, The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center has been creating a community that grows business for more than 60 years. Through services, advocacy and education for its 650 shareholders, the Chamber strives to promote business prosperity and a thriving community. To learn more about the Chamber and the Lexington area, visit www.lexingtonsc.org.