2020 South Carolina Scholarships

South Carolina is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for South Carolina universities is a whopping $12,473.00 and the total cost of attendance is $30,768.00. 58% of student graduates in South Carolina graduate with an average debt load of $30,838.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in South Carolina turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These SC scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in South Carolina, and any South Carolina resident regardless of their interests or background. South Carolina scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of SC students or SC residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for South Carolina residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for SC residents?

There are 285 scholarships totaling $711,976.00 available to South Carolina residents. You can easily browse through all 285 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in South Carolina?

Moms in South Carolina are eligible for all the same scholarships as SC residents. Therefore, the 285 scholarships worth $711,976.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in South Carolina?

285 scholarships worth $711,976.00 are available for college students in SC. In addition, we encourage current college students in South Carolina to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in South Carolina for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in South Carolina:

Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Florida Institute of Technology
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Sterling College
Eastern Michigan University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in South Carolina?

285 scholarships totaling $711,976.00 are available for high school seniors in SC. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of SC to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for South Carolina residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to SC students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

South Carolina Press Association Foundation Newspaper Scholarship

Sponsor by South Carolina Press Association Foundation

Applicant must attend a South Carolina college and be interested in a career in newspapers. Selection is based upon grades, participation in journalistic activities in college, and recommendations of faculty members. Financial need may be considered.

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$2,750.00 January 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

C.G. Fuller Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by C.G. Fuller Foundation

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1100, be a South Carolina resident attending a South Carolina college or university, and demonstrate financial need. Family income may not exceed $60,000.

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$1,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Carolina Scholars Award

Sponsor by University of South Carolina (Columbia)

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and demonstrate extraordinary academic achievement, leadership, and character.

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$7,000.00 December 1 Apply Now

Carolina Scholars Finalist Award

Sponsor by University of South Carolina (Columbia)

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and demonstrate extraordinary academic achievement, leadership, and character.

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$4,000.00 December 1 Apply Now

Valedictorian Scholarship

Sponsor by University of South Carolina (Columbia)

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident or a graduate of a South Carolina high school. Applicant must rank first in his or her secondary school class and have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1150.

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$3,000.00 None Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now