All Opportunities

Welcome to the Cougar Scholarship Award System, the scholarship management site for the College of Charleston. Applications are currently open for the 2021-2022 academic year!

The scholarships listed are offered by various colleges, departments and offices throughout the Colege of Charleston. Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. Click “Show Filters” to display filter options such as college or major. Use the “Search” box to find scholarships by keyword or name. Select the scholarship name to learn more about the opportunity. Sign in, complete your General Application. Depending on your major, you may be prompted to complete a Conditional Application which is required for scholarships in your area of study. Once you complete the General Application (and Conditional Application, if applicable), scholarships that are currently “open” will be recommended to you if you meet the basic criteria. Please note to be considered for any award you must click submit on your application. Any application(s) left on drafted will not be considered.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Dorothea Benton Frank Fellows
During its 250th Anniversary in 2020, the College of Charleston seeks to capitalize on ts place within a world class city, its core liberal arts...
During its 250th Anniversary in 2020, the College of Charleston seeks to...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies James L. "Jim" Banks, III Memorial Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The MFA Creative Writing program’s James L. “Jim” Banks III, Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded every other year to one incoming student whose...
The MFA Creative Writing program’s James L. “Jim” Banks III, Memorial...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Joanna Endowed Scholarship-Masters in Environmental Studies
The Joanna Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Studies is for students pursuing a Masters degree in Environmental Studies.
The Joanna Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Studies is for students...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Katuna Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Studies
The Katuna Endowment Fund will support a candidate for admission to the MES Program with preference to a student with an undergraduate degree in...
The Katuna Endowment Fund will support a candidate for admission to the...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Lindstedt Fellowship in Environmental Studies
The Barbara Muller Lindstedt Memorial Scholarship was created through the Lindstedt Trust in 1995. Eligible applicants must be a first year...
The Barbara Muller Lindstedt Memorial Scholarship was created through...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies MFA General Scholarship Fund
General Scholarship Fund for Masters of Fine Arts Creative Writing students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
General Scholarship Fund for Masters of Fine Arts Creative Writing...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies The Environmental Protection Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is for graduate students in the Environmental Studies Masters program.
This scholarship is for graduate students in the Environmental Studies...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Woodfin Creative Writing Scholarship
The MFA Creative Writing program’s Woodfin Fellowships are awarded each year to two incoming students whose creative work demonstrates exceptional...
The MFA Creative Writing program’s Woodfin Fellowships are awarded each...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Gavalas Kolanko Foundation Scholarship
In accordance with the mission of the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, this scholarship is intended to assist South Carolina’s undergraduate students...
In accordance with the mission of the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, this...
  • Deadline: 07/24/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/24/2021
Varies Catherine Lense Buchanan Accounting Scholarship
After graduating from the College of Charleston in 1982, Catherine Lense Buchanan was employed by KPMG in Greenville, SC and earned her CPA...
After graduating from the College of Charleston in 1982, Catherine Lense...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Susan J. Morrison Scholarship in Biology
Dr. Susan J. Morrison, who joined the faculty of the College of Charleston in 1979, received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Microbiology from...
Dr. Susan J. Morrison, who joined the faculty of the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elizabeth R. Reid Memorial School of Education, Health and Human Performance (SOEHHP) Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Elizabeth R. “Beth” Reid was born in Winnsboro, SC. Beth was a scholar and accomplished athlete who earned a degree in Physical Education from the...
Elizabeth R. “Beth” Reid was born in Winnsboro, SC. Beth was a scholar...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fran Welch Teacher Education Endowed/Annual Scholarship
This Endowed Scholarship has been created in Dean Fran Welch’s name by Kathy and Steve Parks. Kathy met with Dean Welch, when the dean was serving...
This Endowed Scholarship has been created in Dean Fran Welch’s name by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ketner Crunelle LGBTQ+ Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Linda Ketner was founder of the first LGBTQ+ social justice organization in South Carolina her ein Charleston in 1998, the 501©(3) Alliance for...
Linda Ketner was founder of the first LGBTQ+ social justice organization...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary A. Skipper Endowed Scholarship Fund
Mary A. Skipper Endowed Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Mary Anne “Peggy” Skipper by her family to recognize her life long determination...
Mary A. Skipper Endowed Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Mary...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies SOTA Gala Scholarship for Studio Art
The School of the Arts Gala Scholarship for HPCP is for students who declare a major in Studio Art.
The School of the Arts Gala Scholarship for HPCP is for students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Taylor Family Geology Scholarship
Carl “Al” Taylor, Jr. and his wife, Ione, are establishing this scholarship to help support students majoring in Geology at the College of...
Carl “Al” Taylor, Jr. and his wife, Ione, are establishing this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Shalosky Family Engineering Leadership Scholarship
The fund was established by Michael G. Shalosky to support engineering students with a demonstrated interest in and capacity for developing strong...
The fund was established by Michael G. Shalosky to support engineering...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 SSM Diversity Enhancement Scholarship
To offer scholarships to enhance diversity in the School of Sciences and Mathematics.
To offer scholarships to enhance diversity in the School of Sciences and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended