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With smiling faces and beautiful places, it’s no wonder why students look to the Palmetto State as the perfect place to continue their education. South Carolina’s southern charm has been known to attract students to its historic cities, such as Charleston and Columbia. Lucky for those living in South Carolina, being a resident also has perks with college scholarships! If you don’t currently live in South Carolina but plan to attend one of its schools, such as: the University of South Carolina (USC), The Citadel, Clemson University, College of Charleston, or Furman University. You may also have the chance at some free college dollars with South Carolina student scholarships. Start your search here with our directory of South Carolina scholarships, and apply online for a chance to win. For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

South Carolina Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for South Carolina resident high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible South Carolina institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and an SAT score of 1200 or higher or an ACT score of 27 or higher, and rank in the top six percent of their class; students may also qualify with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1400 or higher or an ACT score of 32 or higher.

Total: $29200

Awards: 1

Deadline: September 30, 2021

David C. J. Peters Scholarship

This award is for an international or U.S. student who is majoring in engineering and plans to work in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession. The applicant must attend one of the eligible institutions and be in the third year of a four year program, or the fourth year of a five-year program.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 01, 2021

ASHRAE Region IV James R. Bullock, Jr. Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. and international undergraduate students who attend a school within the geographic boundaries of ASHRAE’s Region IV (NC, SC, GA), or students who have graduated from a high school in Region IV. Applicants must be majoring in mechanical or architectural engineering and plan to pursue a career in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 01, 2021

ISNetworld Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. Priority will be given to students living in OK, TX, NM, LA or AK. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000

Awards: 3

Deadline: December 01, 2021

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are in their final two years of undergraduate study or are in graduate programs at a LAAB-accredited institution. Students must be studying landscape architecture with a demonstrated interest and aptitude in the design of play environments.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2022

Linda Moore Endowment Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are reside in an eligible Southern state. Applicants must major in nursing and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1050

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2022

Horatio Alger South Carolina Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in South Carolina who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $10000

Awards: 8

Deadline: October 25

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship

The L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship is for a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is a resident of and attends college in the ARRL Roanoke Division (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia). The student must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 31

Clemson University Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors residing in South Carolina who plan to attend Clemson University. Applicants must be in the top 10% of their high school class, and have an SAT score of 1270 or higher, or an ACT score of 27 or higher.

Total: $4000

Awards: 50

Deadline: January 02

Furman University Herman W. Lay/James B. Duke Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who plan to attend Furman University in South Carolina. Recipients typically have SAT scores of 1500 or higher or ACT scores of 34 or higher.

Total: $196000

Awards: 14

Deadline: January 15