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 Teach Local Scholarship
Teach Local Academy is a partnership with Charleston County School...
Varies Chick-fil-A Scholarship
Daniel Dickerson, a devoted father, husband and mentor, has been the...
Varies College of Charleston Young Alumni Scholarship
Graduate student
Varies Department of Health & Human Performance Fund
The Department of Health and Human Performance Scholarship is awarded to...
Varies Dorothea Benton Frank Fellows
During its 250th Anniversary in 2020, the College of Charleston seeks to...
Varies James L. "Jim" Banks, III Memorial Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The MFA Creative Writing program’s James L. “Jim” Banks III, Memorial...
Varies Joanna Endowed Scholarship-Masters in Environmental Studies
The Joanna Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Studies is for students...
Varies Katuna Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Studies
The Katuna Endowment Fund will support a candidate for admission to the...
Varies Lindstedt Fellowship in Environmental Studies
The Barbara Muller Lindstedt Memorial Scholarship was created through...
Varies MFA General Scholarship Fund
General Scholarship Fund for Masters of Fine Arts Creative Writing...
Varies The Environmental Protection Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is for graduate students in the Environmental Studies...
Varies Washington Light Infantry Scholarship
Recruit and retain graduate students enrolled in the history curriculum,...
Varies Woodfin Creative Writing Scholarship
The MFA Creative Writing program’s Woodfin Fellowships are awarded each...
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...