South Carolina Scholarships

Regardless of the educational path you choose to take, South Carolina provides an array of options to reach your destination. Among South Carolina’s many educational offerings are the historic College of Charleston, the sizeable University of South Carolina System and more than 30 professional schools and two-year colleges.

Unfortunately, few educational paths are free. South Carolina scholarships can help reduce the burden of tuition and other costs, and help you get through college without worrying about money.

Popular South Carolina Scholarships

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education sponsors numerous grant and scholarship programs. These programs, which are reserved for South Carolina residents, are a great place to start looking for scholarships.

Many of these scholarships, such as the South Carolina Legislative Incentives for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarship, are based on merit. The South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance Program, on the other hand, is based solely on need.

Institutional financial aid is another excellent source of South Carolina scholarships. Clemson University funds several awards, including the James F. Martin Annual Scholarship, for residents of Edgerfield County.

For a complete list of South Carolina scholarships, please visit our scholarship directory.

Applying for South Carolina Scholarships

South Carolina takes its southern heritage seriously, and some privately funded scholarships are reserved for descendants of Confederate soldiers. One such scholarship is the Helen James Brewer Scholarship, sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Students with particular career interests can find additional South Carolina scholarships to apply for. {MajorID:10500 Agriculture majors], for example, can apply for the Walter B. McKinney Annual Agricultural Scholarship or the William and Frances Gaston Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture, both of which are offered at Clemson University.

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100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Buck Mickel Scholarship$ 4,000December 31
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Continue the TraditionVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State Fee Waiver for the Performing ArtsVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Lighthouse International's Scholarship and Career Awards$ 10,000May 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State Grant$ 4,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Fred Schleiter ScholarshipVariesMarch 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.James F. Byrnes Scholarship$ 3,250February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership (VWIL) Out-of-State Grant$ 2,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mid-America Region Grant$ 2,500None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Iowa Heritage Award$ 1,500Fall - May 17; Spring - December 14
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.UCSB Global Scholarship$ 5,000November 30
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Provost Scholarship$ 7,000February 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Discover Idaho Scholarship$ 10,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.William E. Simon Family Scholarship$ 18,000January 23
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Undergraduate Dean's Scholarship$ 5,000November 30
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Daughters of the Holy Cross - Sara Hempley Scholarship$ 3,000March 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.William S. and Elizabeth B. Heath Scholarship$ 3,000March 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.LinkScholars Program$ 3,000March 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Rogers and Meredith College Fund$ 3,000March 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.The Smart Matters Scholarship Fund$ 3,000March 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship$ 1,300March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Sun Devil Scholarship$ 6,500December 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Nonresident Fee Waiver$ 5,300December 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Carolina Scholars Award$ 7,000December 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Valedictorian Scholarship$ 3,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Amigo Scholarship$ 14,815February 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition ScholarshipVariesFebruary 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Edward S. Moore Foundation Scholarship$ 2,500December 31
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.James Roy Carter Jr. Endowed Presidential Scholarship$ 3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Ben and Kitty Gossett Scholarship$ 900March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Bill Hudson Family Endowment Scholarship$ 4,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Jeremiah Milbank Sr. Memorial Scholarship$ 1,100March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Gary Higgins Singleton Scholarship$ 1,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Scholarship for New Nebraskans$ 500January 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mark Twain Nonresident Scholarship$ 5,500August 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Dance Non-Resident Tuition Waiver$ 3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.William and Frances Gaston Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture$ 3,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Generations Non-Resident Tuition Waiver$ 1,500None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Non-Resident Transfer Student Merit ScholarshipVariesApril 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Legacy Tuition Reduction GrantVariesAugust 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Wachovia Student Scholars Annual Program$ 2,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.President's GrantVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Henry DeWitt Plyler Scholarship$ 6,000February 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Kathryn Sullivan Fellowship$ 7,000January
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Peter D. Pruden, Jr. & Phyllis S. Pruden Endowed Scholarship$ 10,000
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship$ 10,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Akron Advantage Gold Award$ 9,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State Scholarship$ 2,000June 1 (Priority)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship$ 2,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.SC Teacher's Loan$ 5,000June 30
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