To apply to the Lauryn T. Agnew Giant Strides Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be graduating from a South Carolina High School

  • Must be a graduating senior from the Class of 2018

  • All finalists must be in attendance at the Evening of Empowerment event in May (Date TBD)

  • All materials must received by April 15th (NO EXCEPTIONS)

The application consists of four components. 

1. General Information


2. Two short answer essay questions. Answers must be between 150 and 250 words. 

What experience(s) throughout high school or your childhood shaped you into the young woman you are today?

How do you plan to uplift and empower others during college or throughout your career?


3. Recommendation letters. Have two recommendation letters sent via mail or email.

The letters may be from principals, teachers, counselors, pastors or mentors examining your growth as an individual. (One MUST be from your high school).​​​

4. Transcript. Mail or email a copy of your most recent transcript. 


Mailing Address:

iShapeMe Inc.      PO Box 80302      Simpsonville 29680


Email Instructions:

Email with the subject line "Transcript: First Last" or "Recommendation: First Last".