Our 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 "Mother" Emanuel AME Church Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The fund is intended to provide scholarships for students who are members of the “Mother” Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and are from...
The fund is intended to provide scholarships for students who are...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 402 Scholarship
Provide scholarships for a CofC student living in the College Lodge residence hall. Kristen Bowden is a 1995 graduate of the College of Charleston....
Provide scholarships for a CofC student living in the College Lodge...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Accountancy Graduate Scholarship Fund
Students in the Graduate Accountancy program
Students in the Graduate Accountancy program
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Albert Simons Memorial Scholarship
The Albert Simons Memorial Scholarship is for Visual Arts/Art History students. Albert Simons’ entire life was dedicated to the enhancement and...
The Albert Simons Memorial Scholarship is for Visual Arts/Art History...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Albert Sottile Memorial Scholarship in Business
BA/Economics; South Carolina residents
BA/Economics; South Carolina residents
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alexander C. Dick Endowed Scholarship in Pre-Law
Presented to a rising junior or senior with a major in history who intends to study law.
Presented to a rising junior or senior with a major in history who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alexander Family Scholarship
David and Ashley Alexander graduated from the College of Charleston in 1994. David majored in urban studies and Ashley majored in elementary...
David and Ashley Alexander graduated from the College of Charleston in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alexandria Dengate Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year college student with a superior high school record and high test scores, who shows academic...
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year college student...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Aline Smith Bulwinkle Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in loving memory of Aline Bulwinkle, Class of 1939, by her husband, John Bulwinkle. The scholarship recognizes an...
This scholarship was established in loving memory of Aline Bulwinkle,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alison Piepmeier Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The Alison Piepmeier Scholarship was established in honor of the late Alison Piepmeier, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Director of the...
The Alison Piepmeier Scholarship was established in honor of the late...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alumni Association General Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Anne Marie Kathryn White Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Anne Marie Kathryn White, class of 1932. White worked as a bookkeeper at Paul Motor Company and had a...
This scholarship was established in honor of Anne Marie Kathryn White,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Anne Marley and Allen Lyndrup Endowed/Annual Theatre Scholarship
The Anne Marley and Allen Lyndrup Theatre Scholarship is for junior or senior theatre majors who go above and beyond. Recipients must have a 3.0 or...
The Anne Marley and Allen Lyndrup Theatre Scholarship is for junior or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Asbill Real Estate Scholarship Fund
Recipients must be an active member of the Real Estate Club.
Recipients must be an active member of the Real Estate Club.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Barkley Family Fund-Honors Program for Business & Economics
Travel Scholarship
Travel Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Blanchard-Linder Endowed/Annual Alumni Scholarship
Laura Blanchard is a member of the College of Charleston Class of 1970. She presently lives on Sullivan’s Island. The College of Charleston has...
Laura Blanchard is a member of the College of Charleston Class of 1970....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Boeing Scholarship in Business
Full-time undergrad students pursuing degrees in business, supply-chain economics, intermodal transportation, mathematics, sciences, environmental...
Full-time undergrad students pursuing degrees in business, supply-chain...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Burnet Rhett Maybank Award in Political Science
A non-renewable award given to a rising junior (typically meaning students who will have in excess of 60 hours at the end of the spring semester;...
A non-renewable award given to a rising junior (typically meaning...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$0.00 Carolyn Burroughs '80 and Barlowe Muller Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The Carolyn Burroughs Muller ’80 and Barlowe Muller Endowed Scholarship was created by Carolyn Burroughs Muller and Barlowe “Barry” Muller. Carolyn...
The Carolyn Burroughs Muller ’80 and Barlowe Muller Endowed Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Carrie Kilgore Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Greg Garvan and Priscilla Quirk have endowed this scholarship in honor of Carrie Kilgore. Carrie was an African American woman who helped raise...
Greg Garvan and Priscilla Quirk have endowed this scholarship in honor...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Chad V. Adams '18 Memorial Scholarship
Chad V. Adams ‘18 embraced life’s adventures fearlessly and had a dedication to bring his best to whatever he pursued. Devoted to family and...
Chad V. Adams ‘18 embraced life’s adventures fearlessly and had a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Changing The Face of Teaching
This School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Scholarship supports African American students who have financial need. Preference for male...
This School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Charles & Mary Pratt Edmondston Endowed Scholarship
BA/Economics major
BA/Economics major
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Charleston Bed & Breakfast Association Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Charleston Restaurant Association Scholarship
HTMT major/minor; preference to students presently working in the food & beverage industry who plan to remain in the field after graduation.
HTMT major/minor; preference to students presently working in the food &...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Charleston Wine + Food Festival Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who demonstrate the intention to complete the HTMT major, minor or concentration via a written career statement....
This scholarship is for students who demonstrate the intention to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Charleston Wine + Food Festival Senior Scholarship
Declared hospitality major, minor or concentration; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; demonstrated intention to have a career in event or food and...
Declared hospitality major, minor or concentration; cumulative GPA of at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Charlie Hall Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Communication
This scholarship is intended to recruit an outstanding freshman who is majoring in communications. Recipients must demonstrate an interest in...
This scholarship is intended to recruit an outstanding freshman who is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Class of 1938 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1938 Golden Anniversary Scholarship was established in 1992 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1938 graduating class. The...
The Class of 1938 Golden Anniversary Scholarship was established in 1992...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Class of 1965 Scholarship
This scholarship is available to any College of Charleston student. There is a preference for children of alumni.
This scholarship is available to any College of Charleston student....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies College of Charleston Young Alumni Scholarship
Graduate student
Graduate student
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Constantina P. Padgett Endowed/Annual Education Scholarship
Tina Padgett, ‘78, earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston in Education and completed postgraduate education earning 30 hours...
Tina Padgett, ‘78, earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Cracraft Family Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The Cracraft Family Endowed Scholarship was created by Scott Cracraft ’83 and Janet Cracraft ’85. Scott’s and Janet’s daughter, Kellee Ann, is also...
The Cracraft Family Endowed Scholarship was created by Scott Cracraft...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dana Endowed Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies David J. Cohen Endowed/Annual Scholarship for Study Abroad
This $1,000 scholarship is for students who meet the following requirements: A declared major in LCWA; Participate in a summer study abroad program...
This $1,000 scholarship is for students who meet the following...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dean Frances C. Welch Scholarship
Full-time students as a rising junior majoring in Exercise Science or Public Health and who have completed at least 30 hours at the CofC while...
Full-time students as a rising junior majoring in Exercise Science or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Department of Health & Human Performance Fund
The Department of Health and Human Performance Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree offered via the...
The Department of Health and Human Performance Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Deutscher Bruderliche Bund Scholarship
The Deutscher Bruderliche Bund Scholarship was created to encourage undergraduate students to study the German language, culture and history. The...
The Deutscher Bruderliche Bund Scholarship was created to encourage...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dorie and George Endowed/Annual Spaulding Scholarship
Candidates must display a passion for any major within the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance. They must demonstrate a care and...
Candidates must display a passion for any major within the School of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Douglas and Elizabeth Clark Memorial Scholarship in History
This scholarship is for a rising Junior who has declared a major in history. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 3.6 or higher.
This scholarship is for a rising Junior who has declared a major in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Andrew and Josephine Lewis Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Scholarship is for a student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Applications for the scholarship must be accompanied by two letters of...
Scholarship is for a student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Deborah A. Miller Public Health Scholarship
The Dr. Deborah A. Miller Public Health Scholarship will be used to support full time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Public...
The Dr. Deborah A. Miller Public Health Scholarship will be used to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Gregory A. Brewer and Dr. Cynthia Tate Brewer Scholarship
The scholarship is for a full time, junior or senior Chemistry student and resident of South Carolina. Scholarship award will be based on...
The scholarship is for a full time, junior or senior Chemistry student...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Monica A. Janas Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who have been admitted to the teacher education program at the College. Scholarship recipients must...
This scholarship is awarded to students who have been admitted to the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Rene Ravenel Endowed Scholarship
Created by Eva Ravenel to honor her late husband, Dr. Rene’ Ravenel, a member of the Class of 1965, who practiced medicine as an orthopedic...
Created by Eva Ravenel to honor her late husband, Dr. Rene’ Ravenel, a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Sam and Nancy Stafford Endowed/Annual Alumni Scholarship
Sam Stafford III ’68 and Nancy Webb Stafford ’70 met while both were students at The College of Charleston. Both were actively involved in several...
Sam Stafford III ’68 and Nancy Webb Stafford ’70 met while both were...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dr. Stephanie Dellis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Stephanie Dellis to benefit students majoring in biology in the School of Sciences and Mathematics....
Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Stephanie Dellis to benefit...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021