The Booker T. Washington High School Foundation awards scholarships annually to graduating high school seniors. The Foundation Scholarship Committee selects the scholars according to established criteria. Students selected must:
- Children or grandchildren of graduates of Booker T Washington High School Columbia, SC with first preference given to children of graduates
- Be in good standing in their schools in academics and citizenship
- Definitely plan to attend college or other school of educational training
These scholarships and other honors bestowed upon scholars are funded by contributions donated by individuals and Alumni Classes of Booker T. Washington High School, Columbia, South Carolina.