Gavalas Kolanko Foundation Scholarship

In accordance with the mission of the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, this scholarship is intended to assist South Carolina’s undergraduate students with physical disabilities in reaching their educational goals. Students with financial need are given preference. The Gavalas Kolanko Foundation is proud to award scholarships to students with physical disabilities at the College of Charleston, Charleston Southern University, Trident Technical College, and The Citadel The scholarship can be renewed for up to a total of four years.

A full application is required for the first application year. Each of the following years, a current transcript is required by the application deadline. The scholarship is not automatically renewed each year, so a transcript must be provided for the board to review.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you registered with the Center for Disability Services at the College of Charleston? Please note if you do not currently receive accommodations through the Center for Disability Services, you must make an appointment with Anne Osowski, Interim Director of the Center for Disability Services, to discuss your application in person. She may be reached at
  2. Please write a letter outlining your educational and vocational goals.
  3. Please put the email addresses for your two letters of recommendation below. One must be a former teacher. Letters of recommendation from a family member are not acceptable for this purpose.
    • Recommendation 1
    • Recommendation 2
  4. Please upload a picture of yourself.
  5. Please describe the nature of your disability.
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