A need-based scholarship fund is now available to South Carolina students at Patriots Point’s Flight Academy.
According to The Post and Courier, the hands-on educational program is designed to introduce students to the world of aviation.
The $50,000 fund was established from anonymous donors. That allowed the museum’s foundation meet the goal of expanding its scholarship program to students across the state.
Since 2016, the foundation has provided scholarships for about 1,300 students in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties. The donations will allow scholarships across South Carolina for about 1,000 students.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is located in Mount Pleasant along the Charleston harbor. It focuses on military history during World War II, Korean War and Vietnam.