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 "Mother" Emanuel AME Church Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The fund is intended to provide scholarships for students who are...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Alexander C. Dick Endowed Scholarship in Pre-Law
Presented to a rising junior or senior with a major in history who...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Alison Piepmeier Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The Alison Piepmeier Scholarship was established in honor of the late...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Anne Marley and Allen Lyndrup Endowed/Annual Theatre Scholarship
The Anne Marley and Allen Lyndrup Theatre Scholarship is for junior or...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Ardrey Resident Assistant Scholarship
Melantha Ardrey is the Director of Residence Life at the College of...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Asbill Real Estate Scholarship Fund
Recipients must be an active member of the Real Estate Club.
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies B.A. Hagood-SCE&G Company Scholarship
This scholarship has preference for sons/daughters of employees of SCE&G...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Carrie Kilgore Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Greg Garvan and Priscilla Quirk have endowed this scholarship in honor...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Casa Hispana Scholarship
Created by the Department of Hispanic Studies to provide scholarship...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Catherine Lense Buchanan Accounting Scholarship
After graduating from the College of Charleston in 1982, Catherine Lense...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Catherine Wood Parker Memorial Scholarship
The Catherine Wood Parker Memorial Award, created through the generosity...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Chad V. Adams '18 Memorial Scholarship
Chad V. Adams ‘18 embraced life’s adventures fearlessly and had a...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Class of 1938 Golden Anniversary Scholarship
The Class of 1938 Golden Anniversary Scholarship was established in 1992...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Class of 1965 Scholarship
This scholarship is available to any College of Charleston student....
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies College of Charleston Young Alumni Scholarship
Graduate student
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Conseula Francis Annual Scholarship
The English Department, African American Studies Program, and Avery...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Constantina P. Padgett Endowed/Annual Education Scholarship
Tina Padgett, ‘78, earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dean Frances C. Welch Scholarship
Full-time students as a rising junior majoring in Early Childhood...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dominion Scholarship
Participation in the Call Me Mister Program through EHHP
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dorie and George Endowed/Annual Spaulding Scholarship
Candidates must display a passion for any major within the School of...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dr. Andrew and Josephine Lewis Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Scholarship is for a student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5....
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dr. Deborah A. Miller Public Health Scholarship
The Dr. Deborah A. Miller Public Health Scholarship will be used to...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dr. Gregory A. Brewer and Dr. Cynthia Tate Brewer Scholarship
The scholarship is for a full time, junior or senior Chemistry student...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dr. Lancelot Minor Harris Scholarship Fund in English
The Lancelot Minor Harris Scholarship is an award that seeks to support...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Dr. Rene Ravenel Endowed Scholarship
Created by Eva Ravenel to honor her late husband, Dr. Rene’ Ravenel, a...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Edgar T. Cato Scholarship Fund
This scholarship assists full-time undergraduate students who have...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Edward Emerson Towell Scholarship
The purpose of the Edward Emerson Towell Scholarship is to honor the...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship
The Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship is for junior or senior...
Deadline01/25/2023
$0.00 Esther B. Ferguson Endowed/Annual Trujillo Fund
The purpose of this gift is to create an endowed fund, “Fund,” to...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Eugene D. Foxworth, III and Christopher G. Wells Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Scholarships to College of Charleston students with demonstrated...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Father Scott J. A. Buchanan Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Practicing Catholic and an active participant in the Catholic Campus...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Fay ('43) and Jack ('42) Brickman Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The Brickman Scholarship provides scholarships for students who...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies First-Year Classics Scholarship
The First-Year Classics Scholarship supports students interested in...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Frederick "Rick" Fowler, Jr. '84 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Frederick “Rick” Fowler, Jr. graduated from the College of Charleston in...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Frederick Thomas Lense Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry
The Frederick Thomas Lense Memorial Scholarship was created in...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Gavalas Kolanko Foundation Scholarship
In accordance with the mission of the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, this...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies GEL Laboratories Scholarship in Chemistry
Since 1981, The GEL Group Inc. (GEL}, the parent company of GEL...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies George Ramsay Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The George Ramsay Scholarship is for students accepted into the REACH...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Gerald and Beth Polis Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Established in 2015 by CofC alumnus Jerry Polis ’62 and his wife Beth,...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Gerald D. Polis Family Endowed/Annual Veterans Scholarship
The Gerald D. Polis Family Endowed Veterans Endowed Scholarship was...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Goizueta Foundation Scholars Endowment Fund
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund provides need based scholarship...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Grandy and Gentry LGBTQ+ Ally Endowed Scholarship
Daniel Gentry ’84 is President and CEO of AUPHA, the global community of...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Gregory D. Padgett Scholarship for Accounting
Greg Padgett ‘79 is Chief Financial Officer of Fennell Holdings, Inc.,...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Harry W. Freeman Endowed Scholarship-Alumni
Dr. Harry W. Freeman, class of 1943, served in the Navy during World War...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Harry W. Freeman Endowed Scholarship-Biology
Scholarship is intended for two students who are incoming freshmen who...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Helms Scholars Fund
Scott Helms ‘84 is a seasoned real estate professional with more than 30...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Henry Miller French Travel Fund Endowment
This fund is designated for students who travel to France as part of an...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Hibernian Society Foundation Scholarship
Applicants must be a current student enrolled at the College of...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Hispanic Studies Study Abroad Scholarship
The primary purpose of this partial, financial need and merit-based...
Deadline01/25/2023
Varies Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant Scholarship
John R. “Jack” Nelson is the retired executive vice president and chief...
Deadline01/25/2023