SpiritFest Scholarships

ERay Promotions presents the annual McDonalds / SpiritFest Scholarship, Greenville Technical College - James Curtis Harkness Scholarship, Terry Moore SpiritFest Scholarship, Arche Designs - Samuel Moore Laptop Scholarship, and the NJ Productions / SpiritFest Scholarship. These scholarships were established to recognize academic excellence and total leadership qualities of minority students. ERay Promotions, a Gospel concert promotions company located in the Upstate of South Carolina, recognizes twenty-six years of Gospel Music promotions, as it presents SpiritFest 2017 Labor Day Weekend Celebration on September 3, 2017 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. SpiritFest is the longest running yearly concert in the Upstate and one of the largest Gospel concerts in the Southeast.

Greenville Technical College's mission is to provide high-quality learning opportunities at a cost people can afford and at locations, they can reach. Arche Designs is an innovative company that specializes in Professional Website Development and Small Business Solutions. ERay Promotions sponsors a scholarship benefit program each year and this year in conjunction with SpiritFest, these great organizations will offer scholarships

McDonalds 1 - $2500 scholarship, Greenville Technical College 2 - $1500 scholarships Terry Moore SpiritFest 1- $1000 scholarship, Arche Designs - 1 Laptop Computer, NJ Productions - $500 scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded, September 3rd, onstage at the 2017 SpiritFest Concert featuring: Tye Tribbett, Tamela Mann, Travis Greene, The Walls Group, The Rance Allen Group, Doc McKenzie and the Hi-Lites, Roy & Revelation, The Gospel Legends, and Men of God at the Bon Secours Arena in Greenville SC. We believe that you will be excited to attend this year's SpiritFest Concert. Group tickets are available to both SpiritFest Concerts of 15 or more to receive a discounted ticket rate. To apply - submit the complete application packet to: ERay Promotions Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Dr. Greer, SC 29651 by July 25, 2017.

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The scholarship criteria is below and applications should be postmarked by July 25th.
  • Minority Graduating Senior 2018
  • New students, current students or non-traditional students i.e Part time students/adult seeking an education (Greenville Technical College only)
  • Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0, 2.5 for Arche Designs(Must maintain during 2017 / 2018 school year, where applicable)
  • Applicants must be residents of South Carolina & recipients be available to attend the SpiritFest Concert, September 3rd to receive the award (NO exceptions); Recipients will receive 3 complimentary tickets to the concert.)
  • Acceptance and attendance at an accredited institution of higher education for the 2018 school year before funds are released (Full-time registration and letter of acceptance) or enrolled at Greenville Technical College
  • NJ Productions Scholarship can be used for books & supplies
  • Completion of application along with the following attachments:
       a) Autobiography (at least 300 words) - Include volunteer activities, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and special awards. Please provide the committee with any pertinent information which you would like us to consider in reviewing your application.
       b) Three letters of recommendation: one from a person not related to you (i.e., employer, church official) and two from school personnel (i.e., counselors, teachers, coach)
       c) Photo of applicant (Color Photo)
  • Copy of your official transcript (must contain the school seal and be forwarded by your school to): ERay Promotions, Attention: Scholarship Committee 342 Crepe Myrtle Dr. Greer, SC 29651