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

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

December

The Silver Pen
First place $1,500, Second place $1,000, Third place $750, Fourth place $500
Eligibility Requirements:  High school seniors living within 25 miles of Wellmore of Lexington, no GPA requirement, 600-1,000 word essay, application, transcript.
For more information visit silverpen-slc.com
Deadline:  12/14/18

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, or marine science, online application, essay/autobiography, transcript, recent photo.  (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:  1/31/19

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
$2,500
Eligibility Requirements:  Students in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry,  or marine science, online application, essay/autobiography, transcript, recent photo.  (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:  1/31/19

David M. Cline Scholarship
$2,000
Eligibility Requirements:  Students furthering their education in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science.
For more information visit www.HamptonWildlifeFund.org/scholarship.html
Deadline:  1/31/19