Scholarships in South Carolina

South Carolina Nurses Foundation Nurses Care Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 31

Applicants must be South Carolina residents and be enrolled in an undergraduate registered nurse (RN) degree program or a graduate degree program in nursing. They must be in good academic standing, have plans to practice nursing in South Carolina after graduation and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


South Carolina Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be from a South Carolina Farm Bureau member family. They must be rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in agriculture or a related subject. Selection is based on commitment to the field of agriculture, character and demonstrated leadership ability.


Willa S. Bellamy Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 5

Applicants must be South Carolina residents who are rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors at an accredited public college or university located in South Carolina. They must be majoring in accounting, finance or business administration with a concentration in accounting or finance. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be full-time students. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 5

Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.


State Need-based Grants

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must be obtaining their first baccalaureate or professional degree, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be residents of South Carolina. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled in their first one-year program, first associate's degree, first program leading to a baccalaureate degree, first baccalaureate degree or first professional degree to be eligible.


Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program

Award: $7,500, Deadline: December 15 and June 15

Applicants must have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or ACT score of 27, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, rank in the top 6 percent of their class, be residents of South Carolina, be enrolled in a public or private high school, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and plan to attend a college in South Carolina.


Family District 1 Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.


NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.


Kathryn D. Sullivan Earth and Marine Science Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 23

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be either full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited consortium member institution or a successful applicant for full time admission to a Masters or Doctorate program in an accredited consortium member institution. Selection is based on recommendation letters, academic merit, faculty sponsorship and stated academic goals and interests in science, technology and engineering.


South Carolina Tuition Grants Program

Award: $3,100, Deadline: June 30

Students must be legal residents of South Carolina with financial need. High school seniors must graduate in the top 75 percent of their class or score a minimum of 900 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT. College applicants must complete and pass a minimum of 24 semester hours each year.


Lottery Tuition Assistance Program

Award: $1,200, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be residents of South Carolina and be enrolled as a degree-seeking student in a minimum of six credit hours at an eligible two-year technical institution, a USC two-year regional campus or Spartanburg Methodist College.


Legislative for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must graduate from a high school in South Carolina or outside of South Carolina if parent is a legal resident of South Carolina, attend an eligible South Carolina public or private college full-time and be a resident of South Carolina. Entering freshmen must meet two of the following: have a minimum 3.0 GPA, a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 24 or graduate in the top 30 percent of their class.


Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicants must be high school seniors and be involved in a shooting sport discipline in Georgia or South Carolina. Selection is based on letters of recommendation, an essay explaining what shooting sports has meant to you and a letter explaining future goals and financial need.


South Carolina Tuition Program for Children of Certain War Veterans

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Veterans must have been killed, injured, taken prisoner, pronounced missing in action or awarded the Purple Heart or Congressional Medal of Honor. Students must attend a state-supported college, university or technical school in South Carolina. Applicants must be 26 years old or younger.


The Triangle Pest Control Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: September 30

Applicants must be high school seniors or currently enrolled college students who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a business or business-related degree program at an accredited college or university in North or South Carolina.