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South Carolina Honors College

Departmental Scholarships for Current Students

The scholarships on this page are available exclusively to transfer and continuing 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 application form for each available scholarship is active in the chart below during the application period. The recipient often holds the scholarship for his or her undergraduate tenure if eligibility requirements are maintained. The information below is subject to change. 

2022-2023 academic year: The scholarship application will be available April 22 - May 31. Only the following scholarships will be available this cycle - SCHC Endowment, Chi Omega, Mould/Sederberg and our transfer student scholarship. (Italicized scholarships are not available for the upcoming academic year.)

Established by an anonymous donor to support the Honors College's students.

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year. 

Availability: This scholarship is available for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded annually to current and incoming students who exhibit financial need and can articulate how they will bring diversity to the Honors College. In your personal statement please explain how you bring diversity to the South Carolina Honors College. To qualify, interested students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and be in good standing with the Honors College. 

Application: Available here beginning April 22

Renewal: Scholarships will be renewed annually as long as students meet GPA requirements and remain in good standing with the Honors College.

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office

Established by Terri and Mark Fishman, parents of an Honors College graduate. 

Award Amount: $500/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: The Fishman Family and Komito Scholarship is awarded to junior and seniors whose majors are in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management or who have declared an interest in Pre-law.

Renewal: If the recipient is a junior, the scholarship may be awarded for one consecutive year given the student maintains his/her current course of study, remains in good standing with the Honors College, and maintains a GPA of 3.5 or better.

Application: The application is closed.

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office

Established by Greg Smith, a 1988 graduate of the South Carolina Honors College, in memory of an outstanding accounting professor and strong supporter of the Honors College.

Award Amount: $500/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: The John S. Herin Scholarship is awarded to an out-of-state student who has completed one year of study. To qualify, interested students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be in good standing with the Honors College.

Renewal: The scholarship is automatically renewed annually if these requirements are still met.

Application: The application is closed.

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office

Established by William and Faye McAnulty, parents of an Honors College Alumna.

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship has been awarded for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: The McAnulty Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior whose major is Sport and Entertainment Management or in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Preference will be given to eligible students in Sport and Entertainment Management.

Application: The application is closed.

Renewal: This award may be automatically renewed for the 4th year of study if the student meets the eligibility requirements and is in good standing with the Honors College.

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office

Established by the Eta Gamma Chapter of Chi Omega in recognition of the chapter’s upcoming centennial and its commitment to scholarship and community service. 

Award Amount: $1,000/academic year

Availability: This scholarship is available for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: The Chi Omega Centennial Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior who has exhibited a consistent level of commitment to serving others in the local and Gamecock community and who participates in extracurricular activities beyond academia, with priority going to those in financial need. To qualify, interested students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be in good standing with the Honors College. Applicants do not have to be members of Chi Omega.

Renewal: This award is automatically renewed if the student still meets the eligibility requirements.

Application: Available here beginning April 22

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office

Established in honor of two former Deans of the South Carolina Honors College.

Award Amount:  $500/academic year.

Availability: This scholarship is available for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: To qualify, interested rising juniors and seniors must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, be in good standing with the Honors College, and demonstrate financial need (FAFSA form submitted to financial aid). Students beyond their 4th year may apply for this award; however, priority will be given to 3rd and 4th year students. Awards to 5th-year students will be made on a funds-available basis.

Renewal: This scholarship is automatically renewed for rising seniors who received the award as rising juniors if the above requirements continue to be met. Students who receive the award during their 4th year must reapply to receive it in their 5th year.

Application: Available here beginning April 22

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office

Established by an anonymous donor to support students who transfer into the Honors College.

Award Amount: $1,150 scholarship each academic year and $450 in CarolinaCa$h annually.

Availability: This scholarship is available for academic year 2022-2023.

Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded to students who enter the Honors College after their freshmen year.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and/or who are the first in their family to attend college.

Renewal: This award is automatically renewed if the student still meets the eligibility requirements and is in good standing in the Honors College.

Application and Contact should be the same as the other funds.

Application: Available here beginning April 22

Contact: Honors College Scholarship Office


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