Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties Offering College Scholarships to Students in Lowcountry Region

— Evan Roeser

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. / January 25, 2022– Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, one of the area’s premier real estate brokerages, has announced the creation of two scholarships that will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the Lowcountry region who are pursuing a full-time college education.

The company, in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, is offering two $1,000 college scholarships to two separate applicants who are selected by the company’s five-person Scholarship Committee. Applications are due by Monday, April 4th at 5:00PM and winners will be announced this May.

“We are proud to announce the creation of two scholarships that will go to a pair of students in our area who are active in our community and demonstrate a drive to achieve greatness,” said Karen Ryan, co-broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties. “We hope these scholarships give a boost to the selected applicants to help further their education and pursue their dreams. Our team believes it’s one of the most rewarding experiences to be directly involved in enriching the education of young students in our local community. We are ready to be amazed at how many outstanding, inspiring and driven young students there are in our Lowcountry area and afford two of them with this incredible gift.”

Interested applicants who meet the criteria below can apply on the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry website at this link: and learn more on the Weichert, Realtors – Coastal Properties website:

Criteria for eligibility:

  1. Applicant must be a resident of Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort, Ridgeland, Okatie or Hardeeville, South Carolina, or a student at Savannah High School or Beach High School in Georgia.
  2. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the current year of the scholarship.
  3. Applicant must be in acceptable/good academic standing.
  4. Applicant must demonstrate involvement in the community.

Application process:

  1. Complete a one-page essay describing goals and aspirations and a supplementary essay answering any of three prompts related to the meaning of “Home” to you.
  2. Include a complete high school transcript.

* Selection is not based solely on academic merit but mainly on drive to achieve.
* Finalists will have a personal interview with the selection committee.

Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate with offices in Hilton Head Island, Okatie, Bluffton and Beaufort, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. The company is one of the top-three producing affiliates in the Weichert national franchise system and one of the Lowcountry’s finest real estate brokerages.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, contact Kelly Ryan at 843-341-3700 or visit

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 About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools and coaching. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 370 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 18 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction seven years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

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