Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Scholarship Opportunities Homepage. Applications are currently open for the 2020-2021 academic year!

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same email address you use to access the campus login portal (current students) or email address you submitted during the application process (applicants only). You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Beatrice Stiglitz Scholarship in French
This scholarship in French has been endowed by Professor Béatrice Stiglitz to enable students to study abroad in France or another Francophone...
This scholarship in French has been endowed by Professor Béatrice...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Gregory D. Padgett Scholarship for Accounting
Greg Padgett ‘79 is Chief Financial Officer of Fennell Holdings, Inc., an investment holding company encompassing the hospitality, waste management...
Greg Padgett ‘79 is Chief Financial Officer of Fennell Holdings, Inc.,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Huguenot Endowed Scholarship
The Huguenot Endowed Scholarship is for junior or senior French majors. The Huguenot Endowed Scholarship fund was established by the descendants of...
The Huguenot Endowed Scholarship is for junior or senior French...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies James L. "Jim" Banks, III Memorial Endowed/Annual Scholarship
The MFA Creative Writing program’s James L. “Jim” Banks III, Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded every other year to one incoming student whose...
The MFA Creative Writing program’s James L. “Jim” Banks III, Memorial...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Jean and Tap Johnson Theatre and Dance Scholarship
The Jean and Tap Johnson Theatre and Dance Scholarship is for students pursuing a major in Theatre or Dance. Applicants must audition through the...
The Jean and Tap Johnson Theatre and Dance Scholarship is for students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Kathleen Hudson Rivers Foreign Language Scholarship
Kathleen Rivers created this endowed scholarship because of her belief in the intrinsic value of studying abroad and the importance of learning...
Kathleen Rivers created this endowed scholarship because of her belief...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Marilyn Shiely Coste Memorial Scholarship
The Marilyn Shiely Coste Memorial Scholarship seeks to support students who have been innovative and strategic in the way they have combined their...
The Marilyn Shiely Coste Memorial Scholarship seeks to support students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Marjorie Elizabeth Peale Memorial Scholarship
The Marjorie Elizabeth Peale Memorial Scholarship is an award that seeks to support financially disadvantaged students at the freshman or sophomore...
The Marjorie Elizabeth Peale Memorial Scholarship is an award that seeks...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Rebecca B. Herring Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for a student majoring in Accounting. Rebecca Herring joined the accounting faculty of the College of Charleston in 1972. She...
This scholarship is for a student majoring in Accounting. Rebecca...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Tomo Cook Scholarship Fund
The Tomo Cook Scholarship Fund is designed to support worthy students who are declared philosophy major. This scholarship was created in memory of...
The Tomo Cook Scholarship Fund is designed to support worthy students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Washington Light Infantry Scholarship
Recruit and retain graduate students enrolled in the history curriculum, who exhibits an interest and emphasis in American History – renewable for...
Recruit and retain graduate students enrolled in the history curriculum,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies William Bischoff Memorial Fund
The department offers an institutional scholarship in memory of the first chair of the Psychology Department.
The department offers an institutional scholarship in memory of the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Woodfin Creative Writing Scholarship
The MFA Creative Writing program’s Woodfin Fellowships are awarded each year to two incoming students whose creative work demonstrates exceptional...
The MFA Creative Writing program’s Woodfin Fellowships are awarded each...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Friedgen Family Italian Study Abroad Endowed/Annual Scholarship
Gloria Friedgen is an active citizen who has taken Italian classes offered at the College of Charleston. In addition to being a student, she’s...
Gloria Friedgen is an active citizen who has taken Italian classes...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/02/2020
Varies MFA General Scholarship Fund
General Scholarship Fund for the Recruitment of incoming Masters of Fine Arts students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
General Scholarship Fund for the Recruitment of incoming Masters of Fine...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/02/2020
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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Edwina Eustis Dick Endowed Scholarship
The Edwina Eustis Dick Endowed Scholarship is for Junior or Senior Voice majors (classical).
The Edwina Eustis Dick Endowed Scholarship is for Junior or Senior Voice...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship
The Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship was established by the family and friends of Liz Eady, Class of 1991, as a celebration of the life of...
The Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Emmett Robinson Memorial Scholarship in Theatre
The Emmett Robinson Memorial Scholarship is for Theatre students.
The Emmett Robinson Memorial Scholarship is for Theatre students.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies G. Theodore Wichmann Memorial Scholarship in Music
The G. Theodore Wichmann Memorial Scholarship in Music is for gifted music majors. This scholarship was created in recognition of Mr. Wichmann’s...
The G. Theodore Wichmann Memorial Scholarship in Music is for gifted...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Hale-Westbury Scholarship
The Hale-Westbury Scholarship is for Music majors who have demonstrated financial need.
The Hale-Westbury Scholarship is for Music majors who have demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Janice Meredith Clark Endowed/Annual Memorial Scholarship in Performance
Declared major in Music with a concentration in Performance (voice, strings, piano, jazz) This fund is being created by Dr. Malcolm C. Clark,...
Declared major in Music with a concentration in Performance (voice,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Kanat T. Durgun Memorial Linguistics Studies Scholarship
The Linguistics Studies Minor awards one scholarship a year in memory of Dr. K.T. Durgun. Dr. Durgun was a mathematician who loved languages, and...
The Linguistics Studies Minor awards one scholarship a year in memory of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Lee Harwood Scholarship Fund-Music
The Lee Harwood Scholarship is for an outstanding music major.
The Lee Harwood Scholarship is for an outstanding music major.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Mary Kay Holloway Jollensten Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Mary Kay Holloway Jollensten Memorial Endowed Scholarship is for Junior or Senior Theatre majors who have demonstrated financial need.
The Mary Kay Holloway Jollensten Memorial Endowed Scholarship is for...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Roderick S. Quiroz Piano Scholarship
The Roderick S. Quiroz Scholarship is for piano students.
The Roderick S. Quiroz Scholarship is for piano students.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies The Stelle Scholarship in Theatre Endowed Fund
The Stelle Scholarship in Theatre is for a rising sophomore Theatre major who maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The Stelle Scholarship in Theatre is for a rising sophomore Theatre...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Virginia Zeigler Potter Piano Scholarship
The Virginia Ziegler Potter Piano Scholarship is for piano students. This scholarship was created by Mr. John A. Zeigler, Jr. in honor of his...
The Virginia Ziegler Potter Piano Scholarship is for piano...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Macy Ezell Cooke Scholarship Endowment
The Macy Ezell Cook Scholarship is an award of approximately $1,000 that seeks to support students who are writing a Bachelor’s Essay or working on...
The Macy Ezell Cook Scholarship is an award of approximately $1,000 that...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/23/2020
Varies Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship
The Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship is for junior or senior Art/Art History majors who demonstrate financial need.The scholarship is to be...
The Elizabeth Anne Eady Memorial Scholarship is for junior or senior...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Janet Simcox Endowed Scholarship
The Janet Simcox Endowed Scholarship is for students in the Visual Arts.
The Janet Simcox Endowed Scholarship is for students in the Visual Arts.
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Marine Biology Deep Water Fund/ Joanna Endowment
Scholarship supports Marine Biology graduate students.
Scholarship supports Marine Biology graduate students.
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Marion and Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for SOTA
The Marion and Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Endowed Scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate full-time and part-time students of the School of the...
The Marion and Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Endowed Scholarship is for...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Rick Watkins Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Rick Watkins Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund is for minority Studio Art majors who demonstrate financial need. Recipients must have a 3.0 or...
The Rick Watkins Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund is for minority...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Royal A. Hartenberger Award in Geology
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide undergraduate students in the Department of Geology support to complete their required field work...
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide undergraduate students in...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies The Samuel Freeman Trust Scholarship Fund for the School of LCWA
  • Deadline: 04/04/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/04/2020
Varies Anna B. Cox Scholarship
Travel abroad for the student of the French culture; 2.5 GPA or higher; traveling to France on a program approved by CofC faculty
Travel abroad for the student of the French culture; 2.5 GPA or higher;...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Cain Family International Scholarship
Travel abroad scholarship; must submit an essay; minimum 3.2 GPA; financial need; preference to students in Honors College. Walter M. Cain ‘82 and...
Travel abroad scholarship; must submit an essay; minimum 3.2 GPA;...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Harry and Reba Huge Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Provide study abroad scholarships for either summer or semester immersion over a four year period. Objectives of this scholarship is to promote...
Provide study abroad scholarships for either summer or semester...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Joe Milligan Australian Scholarship Endowed Fund
Assist a CofC student with costs associated with studying abroad in Australia; 3.0 GPA or better; preference to students with financial need and...
Assist a CofC student with costs associated with studying abroad in...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Chick-fil-A Scholarship
Daniel Dickerson, a devoted father, husband and mentor, has been the owner and operator of Chick-fil-A of Dorchester Road since it opened. In his...
Daniel Dickerson, a devoted father, husband and mentor, has been the...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2020
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...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2020
Varies CIE Abroad Scholarship
Students participating in Study Abroad
Students participating in Study Abroad
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended