Jessica Horton Scholarship

This $1,500 per year scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications with a 1250 or higher SAT and 3.0 or higher GPA. To apply, students must be accepted into the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. This scholarship is renewable for 6 semesters after initial enrollment, provided the recipient maintains the minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA needed for retention of the award. If awarded to a non-resident of South Carolina, the recipient will be entitled to reduced tuition as determined annually by the University’s Board of Trustees. Dependents of University of South Carolina employees are not eligible to apply. Special consideration will be given to students showing outstanding involvement in communications-related activities during their high school years.

Journalism and Mass Communications