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South Carolina Honors College


Departmental Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

All departmental scholarships have been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

The scholarships on this page are available exclusively to incoming students of the South Carolina Honors College. Out-of-state students selected for Honors College departmental scholarships are entitled to reduced tuition, which is not the same as in-state tuition. Please see the Bursar’s fee schedule for more information. The recipient often holds the scholarship for his or her undergraduate tenure if eligibility requirements are maintained. This is a guide for Honors College scholarships. Information - including dates, award amounts, and eligibility - is subject to change. 

Andrea G. and Jerre D. Sumter Scholarship

Established by Andrea and Jerre Sumter, friends of the Honors College.

Award Amount: Up to $1000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The Andrea G. and Jerre D. Sumter Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student whose major is in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to three years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher, is in good standing with the Honors College, and remains in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Application:  When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

David D. Brown Scholarship

Established by Mark E. Brown, a 1983 South Carolina Honors College graduate, in honor of his father.

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The David D. Brown Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming student whose major is in the Moore School of Business, with priority going to those in financial need.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to three years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher, is in good standing with the Honors College, and remains in the Moore School of Business.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required. In addition, this scholarship requires a FAFSA form be completed through the Office of Financial Aid.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

David W. Robinson Scholarship

Established by the David W. and Susan G. Robinson Foundation in honor of David Wallace Robinson.

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The David W. Robinson Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman.  

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to three years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher and is in good standing with the Honors College.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline:  TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

Elizabeth Albright Belser and Duncan Clinch Heyward Belser Scholarship

Established by the Belser family in memory of its namesakes.

Award Amount:  Full tuition each academic year.

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The Belser scholarship is a full-tuition, need-based scholarship awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College freshman who demonstrates financial need, with preference given to students who are residents of South Carolina. Recipients must be pursuing a B.S. degree in one of the following disciplines: Biochemistry and Molecular Chemistry; Biological Sciences; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Cardiovascular Technology; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Information Systems; Computer Sciences; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Sciences; Geological Sciences; Geophysics; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Physics; or Statistics.

Renewal: The scholarship may be renewed annually for up to three years if the recipient remains in good standing with the Honors College and continues to study in the academic areas mentioned above.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.  In addition, to be eligible students must have completed a FAFSA form with the Office of Financial Aid.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

Garnet and Bruce Aitchison Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by Honors College alumni Allison and Paul Aitchison in honor of his parents.

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility:  Eligible students should hail from the state of South Carolina and should be studying science or math. Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BARSC) majors with a science or math focus may be included. Preference shall be given to students from Georgetown, Greenville, Lexington or Richland counties.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to three years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher and is in good standing with the Honors College.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

James Gadsden Holmes IV Scholarship

Established by James G. Holmes V, the father of an Honors College graduate, in memory of his father.

Award Amount: Up to $1,500/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The James Gadsden Holmes IV Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to three years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher and is in good standing with the Honors College.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required. In addition, this scholarship requires a FAFSA form be completed through the Office of Financial Aid.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

James L. Stiver Scholarship

Established in 2007 by a group of former students to honor Jim Stiver, USC Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and former Associate Dean of the Honors College.

Award Amount: Up to $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The James L. Stiver Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student who demonstrates intellectual curiosity and shows exemplary academic success.

Renewal: This scholarship may be renewable if eligibility requirements are maintained.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

Patricia Ann Tangney Dumiak Scholarship

Established by Bill and Kathi Tangney in memory of their daughter, an Honors College graduate.

Award Amount: Up to $1000/academic year.

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The Patricia Ann Tangney Dumiak Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman whose major is in the Department of Political Science (International Studies or Political Science).

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to 3 years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher, is in good standing with the Honors College, and remains a student in the Department of Political Science.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

Paul A. Sansbury, Jr. Scholarship

Established by Daniel N. Sansbury, a 1977 graduate of the Honors College, in honor of his father.

Award Amount: $1000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The Paul A. Sansbury Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman from South Carolina.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to four years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher and is in good standing with the Honors College.

Application:  When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

Sherri and Charles Timmons Scholarship 

Established by Sherri Timmons, an Honors College alumna, and her husband, Charles.

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The Sherri and Charles Timmons Scholarship is awarded to a worthy student whose major is in the Darla Moore School of Business.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually if the recipient maintains a 3.5 GPA or higher, is in good standing with the Honors College, and continues as a student in the Darla Moore School of Business.

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required. 

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)

South Carolina Honors College Alumni Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2017-2018.

Eligibility: The SCHC Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman, with preference given to students from the state of New York.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually if the recipient maintains a 3.5 GPA or higher and is in good standing with the Honors College.  

Application: When this scholarship is available again, an online application form will be required.

Application Deadline: TBD

Contact: Chappell Wilson (cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu)