Be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor or ask about financial aid at your college admissions office. Here on this page we've identified a few of the most common scholarship programs that are available right in your state...
Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund
$20,000 scholarship (paid over four years) to South Carolina students to major in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, biology, zoology or marine science.
James O. Thomason Scholarship
$2,000 per year for South Carolina college students to major in journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications.
David M. Cline Scholarship
$2,000 scholarships to South Carolina college students to major in law enforcement and forensic science.
Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
$2,500 scholarships to South Carolina college students to major in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, biology, zoology and marine science.
SCPA Foundation Scholarships
$3,200 scholarships for South Carolina students to learn about news reporting, copy editing, photojournalism, advertising or visual communications.
Riding Forward Scholarship
Up to $5,000 essay contest to South Carolina high school and college students in honor of African-American history. Read More
Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship
Up to $5,000 scholarships to South Carolina college students who are cancer survivors.
Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarships
$5,000 scholarships for North and South Carolina students based on merit and need.
Carolinas-Virginias Retail Hardware Scholarship
$2,000 scholarships for South Carolina students who are the children of the employees of the National Retail Hardware Association in the Carolinas-Virginia area.
$1,000 scholarships to South Carolina students who would like to learn about construction.
EMU National Scholars Program
Up to $15,000 to South Carolina college freshmen with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Up to $3,500 to young and smart South Carolina college students.
Obviously this list is just the tip of the iceberg in the vast ocean of available scholarships and grant programs. To get a more extensive idea of the funding opportunities you might be eligible for, visit these database websites to see which scholarship programs match you!