South Carolina Scholarships

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Stamps Scholar Award

The University of South Carolina offers the Stamps Scholar Awards, ranging from $20,000 to $30,000, to deserving undergraduate students in South Carolina to complete their degree programs.

Amount
$10,000–$90,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
5.3
Deadline
November 15

ASHRAE James R. Bullock Scholarship

The James R. Bullock Scholarship, administered by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), offers one $5,000 scholarship to an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship

The ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship of $5,000 is an annual scholarship for qualified undergraduate pre-engineering, engineering, or architecture students attending a post-secondary educational institution.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE Rusty & Debbie Hoffman Family Scholarship

The $5,000 scholarship is for an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student enrolled at or graduated from a school in ASHRAE Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia).

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

Porter Fleming Literary Competition

The Porter Fleming Literary Competition grants the amount of $7,000 to 12 individuals who exhibit skill in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or one-act playwriting.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 13
Winner announcement
April 2023

Advocates for African Americans Carolinas Scholarship

The scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduating high school student to pursue undergraduate study in engineering, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration at universities in North or South Carolina.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
March 4

National PCEA Ted G. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Foundation

PCEA offers the Ted G. Wilson Memorial Scholarship of $1,500 to four high school seniors in North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to pursue degrees in construction.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 31

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – College Students

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to undergraduate students who live in states with Regions' full service and are enrolled in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – High School Seniors

The Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to high school senior students who live in states with Regions' full service and plan to enroll in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship Award

The Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduate student studying acting or musical theater. Students who graduated from universities in the SETC region can apply.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award

SETC’s Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award provides one student with a $2,500 scholarship to study theater directing at a regionally accredited graduate school in the upcoming academic year.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
September 2023

Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship Award

The Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship awards $1,500 to a graduate student studying costume design or technology. Applicants must have studied or will study at an SETC region institution.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Robert Porterfield Scholarship Award

The Robert Porterfield Scholarship awards $2,000 to graduate students pursuing a degree in theatre. Applicants should have graduated from an undergraduate program at a university in the SETC region.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Steve Bayless Undergraduate Scholarship

The Steve Bayless Undergraduate Scholarship awards $2,000 to one high school senior in the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) region who will pursue studies in theater.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

William E. Wilson Scholarship Award

The William E. Wilson Scholarship awards $5,000 to a secondary school teacher pursuing graduate studies in theatre or speech and theatre. Applicants must be legal residents of any SETC state.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship Fund

The Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship, ranging from $11,000 to $13,000, is available to a high school senior who is an incoming freshman at Brevard College.

Amount
$11,000–$13,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
August 2023

Richard Goolsby Scholarship Fund

The Richard Goolsby Scholarship of $4,000 is available to an undergraduate student planning to pursue a career in the plastic industry or a graduate student pursuing a postgraduate degree.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

MGMA Southern Section Scholarship

The American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) offers the MGMA Southern Section Scholarship of $2,500 to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in medical practice management-related fields.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 15

SAWF Scholarship Program

The Southern Automotive Women's Forum Scholarship Program provides scholarships between $1,000 and $5,000 to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM-related field.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 20
Winner announcement
July 28, 2023

Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund

It’s awarded to two deserving students with a record of scholarly achievement and commitment to community engagement, intending to pursue a career in community service, visual arts, and performing arts.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 6
Winner announcement
July 1, 2023

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

The United States Court Of Appeals For The Fourth Circuit offers the Fourth Circuit Essay Contest to high school students with awards of $1,000, $1,500, and $2,000.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 15
Winner announcement
August 2023

Palmetto Fellows Scholarship

South Carolina State offers the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship, ranging from $6,700 to $7,500, to exceptional high school students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice at the University of South Carolina.

Amount
$6,700–$7,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 30

NFWL Essay Student Scholarship Contest

NFWL Essay Student Scholarship Contest is an annual scholarship program that awards a total of $5,000 to an undergraduate or graduate female student attending college or university in South Carolina.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 1

Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship

Synovus Bank offers the Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship of $4,500 to six undergraduate students to complete their banking- and finance-related studies.

Amount
$4,500
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
October 31

South Carolina Scholarships

South Carolina is a state in the southeastern U.S. The capital city is Columbia but charleston is the largest city in the state. This state is known for its historic districts, advancements in manufacturing, beaches, and golf course. Prospective students who are interested in studying in South Carolina can look forward to being immersed in the culture, art, diversity, and South Carolina school pride.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in South Carolina?

  • Clemson University

Clemson University is a public institution located in Clemson, SC. Clemson University offers over 78 distinct undergraduate degrees, 85 master’s degrees, and 50 doctoral programs that students can choose from. There are also over 400 campus organizations for Clemson University students to get involved in outside of the classroom. One of the most popular majors at Clemson University are business administration and management. Have a look at these business scholarships.

  • University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina is a public institution located in Columbia, South Carolina. This top school offers more than 300 majors and master’s programs that USC students can choose from. There are also more than 500 campus organizations for USC students to get involved in outside of the classroom. One of the most popular majors at the University of South Carolina is finance. Have a look at these business scholarships if you are interested in this area of study.

 

  • Furman University

Furman University is a private institution located in Greenville, South Carolina. This top school offers more than 49 distinct undergraduate degrees with 70 options as majors. There are also 9 master’s programs that Furman students can choose from. Furman University has more than 167-plus campus organizations for students to get involved in outside of the classroom. The most popular major is Political Science and Government. 

Most popular majors in South Carolina?

  1. Health Science and Nursing
  2. Finance and Business Management
  3. Psychology

Where does South Carolina rank in education?

South Carolina ranks 39th on the list of most educated states and 40th on our list of states with the best and worst public school systems. Read our Scholaroo data reports for more information on the different factors that affect the ranking.