Author: Watson Brown

$3,000 and $5,000 scholarships available

The primary mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is providing need and merit-based scholarships to select Georgia and South Carolina students attending accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The scholarships are renewable in amounts of $3000 and $5000.

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Paying for College

The rising cost of a college education is daunting for most families. Here are some helpful links and tips to help you navigate the process.

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Other Scholarship Opportunities

What are scholarships? You guessed it – free money for college. It is amazing how many scholarship opportunities are available. The catch – you have to do your research and apply.

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Essay Writing Tips

Essays are a vital part of your application and the can be fun to write. Remember, most essays are written on a very important topic – yourself. Here are the Top 10 Tips when writing your college or scholarship essay.

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New Happenings In Old Places

In 2008, the Pew Charitable Trust worked with the Penn Foundation in Philadelphia to create a snapshot of historic house museums in America. What they uncovered came as a surprise to the field. In America, there are more than 15,000 historic house museums. As of December 2014, there are 14,350 McDonald’s fast food franchises in America.

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A Piece To The Puzzle

“We’ve been trying to figure out who the artist was who painted this portrait, which is not signed, for the past nine years. Now, here it is staring me in the face!”

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Meet Derek Herron

“I can hear the cheers as I work, and I feed off that energy. I look around and there are families sitting together or friends having a beer — memories are being created and I know that somehow I helped provide that opportunity.”

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Meet Crystal Parten

“I’m a counselor, teacher, momma, and chauffeur, all at the same time. On any given day I feel like I’ve conquered the world and been completely defeated. But every day I learn something, and it’s always a challenge. There’s never a dull moment.”

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Meet Wes Cooper

“I am incredibly grateful for Watson-Brown. The scholarship was invaluable and it gave me the freedom to explore campus activities.”

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