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 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 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...
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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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...
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Varies Jewish Studies Endowed/Annual Scholarship
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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Varies 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies