South Carolina Opportunities
The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education offers four different scholarships/grants to high school graduates who meet certain requirements. These scholarships are awarded by all state colleges and universities and several private colleges and universities of South Carolina. Three of these scholarships are as follows: Palmetto Fellows Scholarship, Life Scholarship, and Hope Scholarship. Students and parents may visit www.che.sc.gov to get more information on these different financial aid opportunities. Highlights of the three most popular scholarships can be seen below. For a more detailed description of each scholarship and grant available from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, click here.
SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship
Amount: up to $6700 per year.
SC Life Scholarship
Amount: up to $5,000 per year
Cumulative 3.0 GPA on the South Carolina Uniform Grading Policy
Ranked in top 30% of graduating class
Combined score 1100 on Critical Reading and Math subsections of SAT or at least 24 composite score on ACT
Amount : up to $2,800 per year