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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.

Actions: Upon completion of the General Application and any Supplemental Applications, you will be automatched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found by viewing Recommended Opportunities from the Opportunities tab.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies George Poda, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
This award is provided to a student who intends to be a practicing educator. Preference will be given to former Teacher Cadets (High School)...
This award is provided to a student who intends to be a practicing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Grace and Charles Sloan Fellowship
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing doctoral study in Higher Education Administration as participants in the Community College...
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing doctoral study in Higher...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hal & Mickey Anderson Science Education Scholarship
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing the M.A.T. or M.T. degree in Science Education.
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing the M.A.T. or M.T....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ham-Strohminger Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded by the University of South Carolina College of Education’s Scholarship Committee to an outstanding student with...
This scholarship will be awarded by the University of South...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Harvey A. Allen Scholarship Endowment
This award will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student(s) pursuing initial teacher certification in Elementary Education.
This award will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student(s)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Hettie Holland Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the College of Education’s Scholarship Committee to students who plan to be math educators at the middle...
The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the College of Education’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies James B Campbell - Charles H Witten Fellowship
This award is provided to a qualified master’s degree candidate(s) in the higher education graduate program in the Department of Educational...
This award is provided to a qualified master’s degree candidate(s) in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jennifer L. Wilson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
For a student enrolled in the B.A. or B.S. in Middle Level Education who exhibits the qualities of an excellent teacher that Dr. Wilson worked so...
For a student enrolled in the B.A. or B.S. in Middle Level Education who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lavonne D. Roof Fellowship in Elementary Education
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing the Masters of Art in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree in Elementary Education.
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing the Masters of Art in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lorin W. Anderson Award for First Gen. College Students
This award is to provide financial support for first generation college students who aspire to become teachers. Up to four incoming freshmen will...
This award is to provide financial support for first generation college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Margaret Anliker Fellowship
This award is provided to an outstanding graduate student(s) or graduate assistant enrolled in the Master’s program in Student Personnel Services...
This award is provided to an outstanding graduate student(s) or graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary J. Heimberger Memorial Award
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary L. Duffie Endowed Fellowship
This award is for a student pursing a degree within the Special Education Field.
This award is for a student pursing a degree within the Special...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies McClam Endowed Fellowship
This award is provided to a doctoral student pursing a degree in the Counselor Education Program.
This award is provided to a doctoral student pursing a degree in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Melissa Baber Harvey Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education
This scholarship will be awarded to an Elementary Education major who will be a Junior or Senior during the year of the award. The recipient should...
This scholarship will be awarded to an Elementary Education major who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Monty Macmillan Memorial Scholarship
This award is provided to a student pursuing initial teacher certification to teach in an Elementary Education setting.
This award is provided to a student pursuing initial teacher...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Nelle Taylor Scholarship in Special Education
This award is provided to a student enrolled in the Special Education Program in the Department of Educational Studies.
This award is provided to a student enrolled in the Special Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Patterson Wardlaw Memorial Scholarship
This award is provided to a graduate student(s) enrolled in the College of Education who has exemplified leadership, community service, and...
This award is provided to a graduate student(s) enrolled in the College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Peabody Scholarship
Undergraduate or Graduate Student -This award is provided to a Student Intern(s) or Student Teacher(s) in any Initial Teacher Licensure Program....
Undergraduate or Graduate Student -This award is provided to a Student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Richard E. Ishler Dean's Award 
This award is provided to a student pursuing initial teacher certification to teach in an Elementary Education setting.
This award is provided to a student pursuing initial teacher...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert A. Weber Scholarship
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing the Masters of Art in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree in Elementary Education.
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing the Masters of Art in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Science, Tech, Engr & Math ('STEM') College of Education
The Duke Energy Foundation Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics is limited to a student majoring in middle level education...
The Duke Energy Foundation Scholarship in Science, Technology,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sue Clark "Inspired by Education" Endowed Scholarship
This award is provided to an incoming freshman who is pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program. Preference is given to student(s) from...
This award is provided to an incoming freshman who is pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Terry and Scott Peterson Endowment
This award is provided to a student(s) who does the most (through research, practice or service) to strengthen community and racial connections to...
This award is provided to a student(s) who does the most (through...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Turybury Family Endowed Scholarship
This award is to provide financial support for a student from a rural area with demonstrated financial need who aspires to become a teacher;...
This award is to provide financial support for a student from a rural...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Univ High School/J McTyeire Daniel/CB Harvey Fellowship
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing a degree in Secondary Education (M.A.T. or M.T.)
This award is provided to a student(s) pursuing a degree in Secondary...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended