Honorary Byrnes Scholars are persons who have made special contributions to The Byrnes Foundation and who have been duly elected as Honorary Members by the Board of Directors of The Byrnes Scholars. Membership is extended only to those persons whose contribution has been accepted and acknowledged by The Byrnes Foundation.
The Honorable Linsday O. Graham, United States Senator from South Carolina, was named an honorary Byrnes Scholar at the 2009 luncheon. Pictured left to right, Foundation Director Paula Harper-Bethea, Scholars President Natalie Owens, Sen. Graham, and Foundation President Dr. Bill Rowe.
The following persons are Honorary Byrnes Scholars:
The application process for 2019 is closed. Scholarship announcements will be posted to the website in early June. Application packets for 2020 will be available December 2019. Please check back then.
In return for their generosity and support, Mom and Pop Byrnes asked only two things from us: become the very best people we could become in life, and make sure their legacy of family continues for those who come after us.
Please consider making a tax deductible contribution to the James F. Byrnes Foundation to secure its ability to invite more deserving young women and men to join the Byrnes family, both now and in the future. The Donate button will take you to the Paypal site where you can use your credit card or Paypal account to make a secure, one-time donation or set up a monthly recurring donation.
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Columbia, SC 29260-6781
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