Scholarships

Scholarships
Many of our scholarships are different from scholarships offered at the high schools.  This information is updated periodically, so please continue to check back for updates.  Visit our office for more details and assistance.

South Carolina State Scholarships

Palmetto Fellows
Up to $6,700 in the first year with possibility of enhancement based on courses taken
Eligibility Requirements: 1200 SAT or 27 ACT plus 3.5 GPA and top 6% class rank in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade OR 1400 SAT or 32 ACT plus 4.0 GPA
Available at public and private 4-year institutions

LIFE (4-year college)
Up to $5,000 in the first year with possibility of enhancement based on major
Eligibility Requirements:  Two of these three:  3.0 final GPA, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, final rank in top 30%
Available at public and private 4-year institutions

LIFE (2-year college)
Up to the cost of tuition plus $300 book allowance
Eligibility Requirements:  3.0 final GPA
Available at public and private 2-year institutions

Hope
Up to $2,800 the first year with possibility of LIFE for the next three years
Eligibility Requirements:  3.0 final GPA

Lottery Tuition Assistance
Portion of tuition (depends on available funding)
Eligibility Requirements:  Be a SC resident, enrolled in at least six credit hours toward a program, make satisfactory progress toward program requirements, and file a FAFSA
Available at public and private 2-year institutions

January

Harry Hampton Scholarship
$5,000 (4 years, $5,000 per year)
Eligibility Requirements:  Students in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science, online application, essay/autobiography, transcript.  (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)
For more information visit: www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
$2,500 one year scholarship
Eligibility Requirements:  Students in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science, online application, essay/autobiography, transcript.  (NOTE: Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

David M. Cline Scholarship
$2,000 one year scholarship
Eligibility Requirements:  Students furthering their education in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science, transcript, essay, etc.
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

James O. Thomason Scholarship
$2,000 (4 years, $2,000 per year)
Eligibility Requirements:  Students furthering their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications, online application, topical essay, transcript, etc.
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/2020

February

The Silver Pen
Three Awards:  $2,500, $750, $500
Eligibility Requirements: Seniors living or attending school within 25 miles of Wellmore of Lexington, application, transcript, personal essay (What do you want your legacy to be? – minimum 1000 words)
For more information visit: silverpen-slc.com
Deadline:  2/14/2020