ABATE of Lexington’s Freedom Scholarship Fund

The Lexington Chapter of ABATE was originated in November 2001 as a charitable and safety oriented rights organization, dedicated to preserving a motorcyclist and citizen’s freedom of the road in South Carolina. The Organization’s membership continues to grow and expand its ability to support and give back to the community. The Lexington Chapter of ABATE, along with its partners, is proud to now offer the ABATE of Lexington’s Freedom Scholarship to assist our young people in achieving success by obtaining higher education.


  1. Must be a South Carolina resident.
  2. Must be an upcoming or graduating senior from a public or private high school within the Lexington County school district system.
  3. Must be pursuing a minimum of an Associate Degree, in any field of study in a South Carolina public or independent Institution.


  1. The scholarship will be for one year in length.
  2. The amount of the scholarship will not exceed $500 per year.
  3. The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution based on payment criteria at the participating institution. Funds must be used ONLY for tuition and books.


  1. Applications and statements must be typewritten and signed in all instances.
  2. Official high school transcripts are required from the 9th grade up to the due date of the application .
  3. Must carry a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
  4. Applications should be submitted in the following order.
    a. Application
    b. Write an essay (minimum 300 words) on what “Freedom of Choice” means to you.
    c. Transcripts
  5. Deadline for submitting must be POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN the last Friday in May.

MAIL TO:   ABATE of Lexington Inc.
  Attention: SCHOLARSHIP
P.O. Box 85304,
Lexington , SC 29073

Download: freedom scholarship fund Application

Rev. 20100107