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This award is available to South Carolina resident undergraduate students who are attending a South Carolina Independent college or university. The student must demonstrate financial need and satisfy the following requirements: an incoming freshmen must graduate in the top 75% of your high school graduating class or score at least 900 on the SAT Test (Math & Critical Reading Sections Only) or 19 Composite on the ACT Test or graduate from high school with a GPA of at least 2.00.
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- Awarded by:
- South Carolina Higher Education Tuition Grants Commission
The actual amount of each student's grant is determined by a combination of family resources, the cost of attendance of the independent college selected, and the amount of funding available. Based on the award amounts from the previous academic year, average awards were for aproximately $2,600 annually. Awards are renewable for up to three additional years provided the student makes satisfactory progress towards graduation, applies prior to the June 30 deadline annually, continues to demonstrate financial need, meets all other eligibility requirements, and provided funds are available.
- Approximately 14,200 awards are offered annually.
Students apply for the South Carolina Tuition Grants Program by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offic... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.