We are grateful for the generosity of our scholarship donors. They help Porter-Gaud attract and retain deserving students who would not be able to afford it otherwise.
- The Charilla Barham Scholarship
- The Barrett Family Scholarship
- The Colonel George B. Buell ’17 Scholarship
- The Benjamin Wyatt Burris ’01 Scholarship
- The Barry D. Gumb, Jr. Scholarship
- The Broad Reach Scholarship
- Frank Ford Leadership Award
- The Dr. William H. Huger Home Scholarship
- Kirk Sheridan Kessler ‘76 Scholarship
- The Krawcheck Family Scholarship
- The Khris Middleton Scholarship
- Lower School JADE Scholarship
- The Paul and Suzanne Lynch Family Scholarship
- The Malone Family Foundation Scholarship
- The Meeting Street Academy Scholarship Awards
- The Porter-Gaud Minority Scholarship
- The Porter-Gaud Alumni Association Scholarship
- The Post and Courier Scholarship
- The Randall L. Clark Scholarship
- The Stephen E. Puckette III ’75 Scholarship
- The Michael H. Rawl ’94 Scholarship
- The South Carolina Society Scholarship at Porter-Gaud School
- The Tozzi Family Scholarship Award
- The Wendell Family Scholarship
The Colonel George B. Buell ’17 Scholarship was established in 1991 by Colonel George B. Buell ’17, as a memorial for his wife Frances Gooding Buell. Colonel Buell was the first president of the Porter Military Academy Alumni Association and brought former cadets into Porter-Gaud School. Colonel Buell passed away in 1996, but his legacy and love for our school lives on as his scholarship supports a worthy Porter-Gaud student in the Upper School.
This fund was established in 2018 with goal of attracting students with to Porter-Gaud who will take full advantage of the opportunities at the school that help them grow as individuals. Achieving that goal starts with the scholarship’s name. It is named for sailing’s “broad reach”, a favorable point of sail to catch the winds that typically moves a boat faster and more comfortably through the water to its destination.
Kirk Sheridan Kessler ‘76 Scholarship was established in 2014 by his parents, Colonel and Mrs. Raymond A. Kessler, Jr. ’39. The scholarship honors the memory of Kirk Kessler, and is awarded to a rising 9th grader who, like Kirk Kessler, possesses high ideals and a record of accomplishment, as demonstrated through strong moral character, pursuit of excellence, servant leadership and participation in and love of team sports.
The Krawcheck Family Scholarship was established in 2000 by Sallie L. Krawcheck ’83 and members of her family to support exceptional students who otherwise would not have the opportunity to attend Porter-Gaud School. The Krawcheck Scholarships are modeled after the Morehead-Cain Scholarship at the University of North Carolina and also provide successive summer enrichment activities for each recipient.
Lower School JADE Scholarship* was established in 2010 by an anonymous donor and is awarded to a highly motivated minority student in the Lower School with outstanding academic credentials and a supportive home environment. The JADE Scholarship was created based on the donor’s desire to make it possible for recipients to pursue their dreams, realize their potential, and develop their resourcefulness and record of accomplishment.
The Malone Family Foundation Scholarship was established in 2011 by the Malone Family Foundation with an initial $2 million endowment gift. The program enables top-level students to attain scholarships at a growing number of independent secondary schools throughout the United States. The scholarship fund, which has a merit and need-based component, will enable students who are of the highest academic caliber to attend Porter-Gaud.
The Porter-Gaud Alumni Association Scholarship* was created to recognize and support worthy students who are related to an alumnus or alumnae of Porter Military Academy, The Gaud School or Porter-Gaud School. Proceeds from the PGAA Annual Golf Tournament and other fundraisers provide scholarships each year.
The Michael H. Rawl ’94 Scholarship was established in 1992 by his parents, The Honorable and Mrs. A. Victor Rawl ’64. The Michael H. Rawl ‘94 Scholarship recognizes a minority student who maintains a respectable academic average and who participates in the extracurricular life of Porter-Gaud. The recipient manifests a desire to assist in building a better community and a determination to succeed.
The South Carolina Society Scholarship at Porter-Gaud School was established in 1989 by the South Carolina Society. It provides tuition assistance to a rising 6th grade student who at one time previously attended Meeting Street Academy. South Carolina Scholars are selected based on academic proficiency, character, participation in community life, and objectives for the future.