All Opportunities

Welcome to the Cougar Scholarship Award System, the scholarship management site for the College of Charleston. Applications are currently open for the 2022-2023 academic year!

The scholarships listed are offered by various colleges, departments and offices throughout the College 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 Hispanic Studies Advisory Board Trujillo Study Abroad Scholarship
The Hispanic Studies Advisory Board, which was established in 2018 and...
Varies Hispanic Studies Study Abroad Scholarship
The primary purpose of this partial, financial need and merit-based...
Varies Anna B. Cox Scholarship
Travel abroad for the student of the French culture; 2.5 GPA or higher;...
Varies Cain Family International Scholarship
Travel abroad scholarship; must submit an essay; minimum 3.2 GPA;...
Varies CIE Abroad Scholarship
Students participating in Study Abroad
Varies Joe Milligan Australian Scholarship Endowed Fund
Assist a CofC student with costs associated with studying abroad in...
Varies John L. Covington, Jr. & Robert J. Lukey Endowed/Annual Scholarship for Study Abroad
Dr. John L. Covington and Professor Robert J. Lukey were a married...
Varies Nancy E. Brown Study Abroad in Spain Endowed Scholarship
Support students traveling to Spain; preference to students with...
Varies Stephanie Sheffield Travel Scholarship
Students selected must have completed his/her second year at the...
Varies The Samuel Freeman Trust Scholarship Fund for the School of LCWA
The School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, in conjunction...
Varies Conseula Francis Annual Scholarship
The English Department, African American Studies Program, and Avery...
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...
Varies Fran Welch Teacher Education Endowed/Annual Scholarship
This Endowed Scholarship has been created in Dean Fran Welch’s name by...
Varies SOTA Gala Scholarship for Studio Art
The School of the Arts Gala Scholarship for HPCP is for students who...
Varies Taylor Family Geology Scholarship
Carl “Al” Taylor, Jr. and his wife, Ione, are establishing this...