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Scholarships

South Carolina State Scholarships
SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship
  • Amount: $6,700/year (freshmen); $7,500/year (sophomores, juniors, and seniors)
  • Eligibility: full time student; SC resident; 1200 SAT; 27 ACT; 3.5 GPA at end of junior year of high school; top 5% of class at end of sophomore or junior year
  • How to apply: contact your high school guidance counselor or the SC Higher Education Commission at 803-737-2260
SC Palmetto Fellows Enhancement Scholarship
  • Amount: $2,500 a year (sophomores, juniors and seniors)
  • Eligibility: must meet all criteria to receive SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship; must major in one of the following areas: science, mathematics, computer science or informational technology, engineering, science education, math education, or healthcare
  • How to apply: your transcript will be reviewed at the end of your freshman year
SC Life Scholarship
  • Amount: $5,000 a year (sophomores, juniors and seniors)
  • Eligibility: full time student; SC resident; and 2 out of 3 criteria: 3.0 GPA; top 30% of class; 1100 SAT or 24 ACT
  • How to apply: complete an application for admission
SC Life Enhancement Scholarship
  • Amount: $2,500 a year (sophomores, juniors and seniors)
  • Eligibility: Incoming fall freshmen who want to qualify for the enhanced awards next year must take 14 credit hours in math and science during their freshman year. Must meet all criteria to receive SC Life Scholarship; must major in one of the following areas: science, mathematics, computer science or informational technology, engineering, science education, math education, or healthcare.
  • How to apply: your transcript will be reviewed at the end of your freshman year
SC Hope Scholarship
  • Amount: $2,800 a year (freshman year only)
  • Eligibility: first time freshman; full time student; SC resident; 3.0 GPA; is not eligible for the Life Scholarship
  • How to apply: complete an application for admission