All Opportunities

This is a comprehensive list of departmental scholarships awarded by the University of South Carolina – Columbia campus. In order to apply, the student will need to sign in by clicking the ‘Sign In’ button in the top right corner of this page. Sign in requires the student to log-in using their UofSC Network Username and Password. For students who have not yet set up their Network Username and Password, please review the Help Desk information here for assistance.

Deadline: This is the date by which you should complete the General Application, any Supplemental Applications, or any individual scholarship applications to receive consideration.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Berrien Cheatham Endowed Scholarship in the Arts
The Berrien Cheatham Scholarship will be awarded to academically talented students pursuing degrees within the Department of Theater and Dance...
The Berrien Cheatham Scholarship will be awarded to academically...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Cary and Helen Grant Scholarship
Student must be majoring in History with a 3.0 usc gpa.
Student must be majoring in History with a 3.0 usc gpa.
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Chester Bain Scholar Award
Chester Bain Scholar Award will be made to a rising junior who is a South Carolina resident. Applicants for the Bain Award must demonstrate...
Chester Bain Scholar Award will be made to a rising junior who is a...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Clyde Shirley U.S. Constitution Scholarship
Clyde Shirley U.S. Constitution Scholarship is a competition for a $1000 Clyde Shirley U.S. Constitution Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year....
Clyde Shirley U.S. Constitution Scholarship is a competition for a $1000...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Dean and Bronson Smith Award
Dean and Bronson Smith Award will be made to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior. The student must have a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA. The...
Dean and Bronson Smith Award will be made to a rising sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Donald J. Greiner Award
The Donald J. Greiner Award is an award for a deserving incoming freshman from outside the state of South Carolina. This is a $500 renewable...
The Donald J. Greiner Award is an award for a deserving incoming...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Dr. Edwin R. and Mrs. Elizabeth F. Jones Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Edwin R. and Mrs. Elizabeth F. Jones Endowed Scholarship. The College of Arts and Sciences is offering a scholarship to a South Carolina...
Dr. Edwin R. and Mrs. Elizabeth F. Jones Endowed Scholarship. The...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Drenaye Houston Fund
Drenaye Houston Fund will be made to rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors who are not South Carolina residents. The student must have a minimum...
Drenaye Houston Fund will be made to rising sophomores, juniors, or...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies J. L. Pickens Scholarship
J. L. Pickens Scholarship will be made to rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors who are not South Carolina residents. Students must have...
J. L. Pickens Scholarship will be made to rising sophomores, juniors,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies James Roy Prince Endowed Scholarship Fund
James Roy Prince Scholar Award will be made. Students must have completed at least 15 degree-applicable semester hours at the University of South...
James Roy Prince Scholar Award will be made. Students must have...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies James S. Tompkins Scholar Award
James S. Tompkins Scholar Award will be made to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior who are South Carolina residents of Edgefield, Aiken,...
James S. Tompkins Scholar Award will be made to a rising sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies John M. Lawson Scholarship
The John M. Lawson Scholarship provides support for a study abroad experience. The student can be studying abroad for one year or one semester. ...
The John M. Lawson Scholarship provides support for a study abroad...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Laborde, Maximillian Scholarship Fund
The Maximilian LaBorde Scholarship will be awarded to students who’s academic performance is in the top ten percent of their class. Preference will...
The Maximilian LaBorde Scholarship will be awarded to students who’s...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies M. A. Tootie Baroody and Eva T. Baroody Scholar Awards
M. A. Tootie Baroody and Eva T. Baroody Scholar Awards will be made to rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors who are residents of South Carolina. ...
M. A. Tootie Baroody and Eva T. Baroody Scholar Awards will be made to...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Martha and Jack Edgerton Scholar Award
Martha and Jack Edgerton Scholar Award will be made to rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors who are residents of Georgetown, Greenwood,...
Martha and Jack Edgerton Scholar Award will be made to rising...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Mary Carter Grant Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to an Art Education major.
This scholarship will be awarded to an Art Education major.
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Michael Gillespie Endowed Scholarship
The college will award this scholarship to a nontraditional student originally from South Carolina but not necessarily a resident of South Carolina...
The college will award this scholarship to a nontraditional student...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Robert Thomas Award
Robert Thomas Award will be made to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior. The student must have a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA. The award is...
Robert Thomas Award will be made to a rising sophomore, junior, or...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Stephen Morrison Endowed Arts and Sciences Scholarship
The Stephen G. Morrison Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Arts and Sciences undergraduate with demonstrated financial need and who...
The Stephen G. Morrison Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Arts...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Boyce Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Awarded to any student participating in the Gamecock Guarantee Program with a preference for a Junior or Senior. Students must have a 3.0...
Awarded to any student participating in the Gamecock Guarantee Program...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Darnall W. Boyd, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students in the Gamecock Guarantee program with a preference for Junior and Senior Gamecock Guarantee students majoring in Engineering...
Awarded to students in the Gamecock Guarantee program with a preference...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Dr. Aisha S. Haynes Endowed Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a Senior student in the Opportunity Scholars Program with a preference for a student who is participating in service or leadership...
Awarded to a Senior student in the Opportunity Scholars Program with a...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Dr. Yung-Fa Chang Grants in Aid Fund
Awarded to first-generation students who demonstrate significant financial need through the FAFSA and who are in the pursuit of a first...
Awarded to first-generation students who demonstrate significant...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Dunn Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a Gamecock Guarantee student in the SC Honors College who is pursuing a degree in the STEM or Business fields with a preference for a...
Awarded to a Gamecock Guarantee student in the SC Honors College who is...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Garofoli Family Endowed Scholarship Fund for Gamecock Guarantee
Awarded to Junior and Senior students in the Gamecock Guarantee program. Students must have a 3.0 Institutional GPA.
Awarded to Junior and Senior students in the Gamecock Guarantee program....
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Gause Endowed Scholarship Fund for Gamecock Guarantee
Awarded to a Gamecock Guarantee student who is a Sophomore, Junior or Senior and who has displayed involvement and leadership on campus. Students...
Awarded to a Gamecock Guarantee student who is a Sophomore, Junior or...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Joe and Melissa Blanchard Gamecock Guarantee Endowed Scholarship Fund for Study Abroad
Awarded to a student in the Gamecock Guarantee program who will be participating in education abroad with a preference for a rising Sophomore,...
Awarded to a student in the Gamecock Guarantee program who will be...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Sam and Peggy Moore Advantage Scholarship
Awarded to first-time freshmen students in the Gamecock Guarantee program.
Awarded to first-time freshmen students in the Gamecock Guarantee program.
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Wester Family Endowed Scholarship
The Wester Family Endowed Scholarship will be made to a South Carolina resident of Florence County who is majoring in Biological Sciences,...
The Wester Family Endowed Scholarship will be made to a South Carolina...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The William Tobin "Toby" Cassels IV Endowed Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students in the Gamecock Guarantee program with a preference for Junior and Senior Gamecock Guarantee students who participate in...
Awarded to students in the Gamecock Guarantee program with a preference...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies The Xavier Augustus Eady Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the Gamecock Guarantee program with a preference for a student from Jasper or Allendale county in South Carolina.
Awarded to a student in the Gamecock Guarantee program with a preference...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Thomas Chiles Perrin Scholar Award
Thomas Chiles Perrin Scholar Award will be made to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior who is a South Carolina resident of Abbeville, Greenwood...
Thomas Chiles Perrin Scholar Award will be made to a rising sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Tommy and Patricia Hickman Endowed Scholarship fund
The Tommy and Patricia Hickman Scholarship will be awarded to worthy students with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to...
The Tommy and Patricia Hickman Scholarship will be awarded to worthy...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies William G. "Chip" Roberts, III Scholarship
This scholarship for a deserving History major. It is based on financial need. Student must be a South Carolina resident with a 3.0 GPA.
This scholarship for a deserving History major. It is based on...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Marion A Knox, Sr. Scholarship
Awarded to Terminix employees or children who meet the University scholarship criteria. If there is no Terminix employee or children, can be...
Awarded to Terminix employees or children who meet the University...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies T. Pressley Knox Scholarship
Awarded to Terminix employees or children who meet the University scholarship criteria.
Awarded to Terminix employees or children who meet the University...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies The Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship
The University administers this scholarship by pooling and matching it with the University’s Gamecock Guarantee grant program. Awards annual grants...
The University administers this scholarship by pooling and matching it...
  • Deadline: 06/10/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/10/2021
Varies Bryant A. and Jacqueline F. Meeks Endowed Scholarship
This award is provided to a full-time doctoral student(s) who is conducting research for their dissertation. Preference will be given to students...
This award is provided to a full-time doctoral student(s) who is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Cecil-Self Scholarship
This scholarship is provided to support a student(s) pursuing a degree in Elementary Education.
This scholarship is provided to support a student(s) pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles H & Margaret M Witten Fellowship
This award is provided to a worthy doctoral student in the Higher Education Administration program.
This award is provided to a worthy doctoral student in the Higher...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Conrad-Becton Scholarship
This award is provided to a student in Instruction and Teacher Education and is pursuing a teaching degree in the College of Education.
This award is provided to a student in Instruction and Teacher Education...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dennis A. Pruitt Endowed Fellowship
This award is provided to a student(s) who are enrolled in the Higher Education Student Affairs Program; who is a member of the Student Personnel...
This award is provided to a student(s) who are enrolled in the Higher...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dorothy B. and Lee M. Thomas Endowment
Undergraduate or Graduate Student – This award is provided to prospective teachers in or approaching the critical phase of teacher training...
Undergraduate or Graduate Student – This award is provided to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dorothy H. Lavisky Undergraduate Scholarship -Math or Sci Education
This award is provided to an undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree in Math or Science Education (middle level education). Preference is...
This award is provided to an undergraduate student who is pursuing a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. James A. Stoddard Fellowship
This award is provided to a doctoral candidate(s) in the College of Education who is a certified secondary education teacher or whose research will...
This award is provided to a doctoral candidate(s) in the College of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Paul Berg Graduate Fellowship
To provide a fellowship to a masters or doctoral student in Reading Education.
To provide a fellowship to a masters or doctoral student in Reading...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Edens Hult Fellowship
This award is provided to an incoming graduate student(s) with outstanding research potential to pursue a doctoral degree in the Educational...
This award is provided to an incoming graduate student(s) with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Edward G. Carr Scholarship
Given to a master’s or doctoral student in Special Education, this award honors Edward G. Carr’s contribution to the lives of people with...
Given to a master’s or doctoral student in Special Education, this award...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Elisabeth P. Taylor Endowed Fellowship in Science Education
This award is provided to a graduate student(s) who plans to teach science at the elementary school level.
This award is provided to a graduate student(s) who plans to teach...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Frances Gibson Daniel Scholarship
This award is provided to one student who plans to work with emotionally disturbed children at the elementary school level. You must have a grade...
This award is provided to one student who plans to work with emotionally...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies