Outside Scholarships

 Outside scholarships are given to students by organizations not necessarily affiliated with Charleston Southern University.

Outside Scholarship Websites


Baptist Foundation of South Carolina Trustee Scholarship

Christian vocation majors only. Information on where to send the application as well as requirements/guidelines for this scholarship opportunity are printed on the actual application. Deadline is April 30 of each year.      APPLICATION


AES Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible, the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.  Amount of award: $500Deadline for entry: October 6th, 2014


Adams & Associates International MK II Funded Scholarships Sponsored by Adams & Associate and the Arthur J. Gallagher Foundation, this scholarship is for eligible CSU students and selected non-CSU students attending other accredited Christian colleges and universities.  The applicant must be enrolled full-time and be the legal dependent of a missionary family associated with a member organization of The Mission Exchange or CrossGlobal Link.APPLICATION


Joye Scholarship Program

The Joye Law Firm is offering six $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in South Carolina who plan to attend a four-year institution of higher learning for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester.  Click hereto apply.


Military Education Scholarships Applicants must be one of the following:

  • Current and prospective ROTC program students
  • Active duty Military personnel with plans to attend college
  • Honorably Discharged Veterans of the U.S. Military
  • Sons and daughters of Veterans or active duty Military
  • Click here for more information and scholarships


CampusRN Scholarship ProgramCampus RNCampusRN has launched a new scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites.

CampusRN will award six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region. Deadlines for 2014/2015 year will be posted once announced; students can apply for the scholarship programONLINE HERE.


The CG Fuller Foundation Scholarship Applicants for this scholarship must be a resident of S.C. , an incoming freshman, demonstrate financial need, academic achievement & leadership qualities. Applicant must score at least an 1100 on SAT (reading and math) or 24 on ACT (composite). The family's adjusted gross income must be $60,000 or less.  Deadline to submit the application is April 1st.  APPLICATION


 Christian Vocational Scholarship, aka CRVS Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled full-time in a South Carolina college/university and who are committed to a church related vocation. The student must agree to participate in a ministry-related practical experience approximately 2-6 hours per week under a designated supervisor. The applicant must be classified as a full-time student and have above a 2.0 GPA. Applications are available online. The applicant will be expected to attend a personal interview session held during April in one of three different geographical areas of the state.


Dick Horne Foundation Bridge Program students from the Orangeburg area who demonstrate academic achievement and have financial need are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications are available from:

Dick Horne Foundation
P.O. Box 306
Orangeburg, SC 29116-0306


The J. E. Sirrine Scholarship Program The J.E. Sirrine Scholarship was established in 1973 and provides scholarship assistance to high school seniors of the 14 Greenville County high schools in Greenville, South Carolina, who have met the academic and financial need criteria as set forth in the Sirrine guidelines.

A high school graduate may also apply for the Sirrine Scholarship up to three years after the date of graduation. The value of the scholarship ranges from $200 to $2,000, depending on the financial need, and may be used for an undergraduate degree program at any accredited four-year college, two-year college, technical or vocational school anywhere in the United States.

The scholarships are renewable. Checks in the amount of the scholarship award are payable directly to the designated college and sent to the financial aid office of that institution. The application and a copy of the Student Aid Report must be postmarked no later than April 15th of each year and sent to:

The J.E. Sirrine Scholarship Program
Greenville County Schools
200 Waddell Road
Taylors, SC 29687-2529
Phone: 864-355-3391 or 355-3392


MK School Allowance, Post Secondary (formerly the Margaret Fund) Dependents of Southern Baptist Foreign Missionaries are eligible to receive assistance through the MK-SAPS. Applications are available from:

International Mission Board
Southern Baptist Convention
3806 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230


The Strom Thurmond Foundation Scholarship Students from South Carolina who have a good academic records and financial need are eligible to apply. New applications must be received by March 1st of every year>>> APPLICATION

Applications are also available from:

Strom Thurmond Foundation
P.O. Box 50214
Columbia, South Carolina 29250
(Recipients are chosen in July of each year)


Summerville Medical Center/ Berlin G. Myers Scholarship There will be (5) scholarships totaling $5,000 for high school seniors who have permanent residence in the tri-county area. These scholarships will be awarded to students who will be enrolling or who have a declared major in a medical-related profession. Preference will be given to qualified Dorchester County high school seniors. For more details and to apply visithttp://summervillemayorscommittee.com/Scholarship.html.


The Ty Cobb Scholarship Program Scholarship aid for needy and deserving youth of Georgia who have completed at least one year in an accredited institution of higher learning. For information, write:

Ty Cobb Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 725
Forest Park, GA 30051


Employer Scholarship Program Many companies have scholarship programs for their employees and/or their dependents. Students and parents should check with the personnel office of their company to see if such benefits are available.


Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship Students must be from South Carolina or Georgia and demonstrate financial need and academic merit. For more information visit Watson-Brown.org.


US Dish Scholarship $1000 scholarship opportunity. Contest will run twice a year. See the following link for application and deadline information. http://usdish.com/scholarship


AT&T $1,000 Scholarship

There used to be only two ways to watch TV: you either had a cable subscription or you had rabbit ears. Today there are numerous ways to watch TV, from a traditional cable TV package to web-based services like Hulu and Netflix. In fact, there are now many people who only watch TV on the Internet. Has the On Demand revolution and shift to consuming media online affect you positively or negatively as a student? How? Apply twice per year for a chance to win! See details here.


Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship Program

Sunbelt Rentals in partnership with the Big South Conference established this scholarship for eligible CSU Students and selected non-CSU Students attending other accredited Christian Colleges and Universities within the Big South Conference.  Two (2) scholarships will be awarded each year at a value of at least $2,000 each.  The application, requirements/guidelines for this scholarship opportunity will be available in October 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year.


South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting their fourth annual competition awarding three (3) scholarships totaling $7,500.

The application, requirements/guidelines for this scholarship opportunity is available online: http://smplsc.com/scholarship

For more information, please contact Rebekah Pieper atrpieper@scfederal.org or 843-569-4927.


Jane Edna Hunter Scholarship

The Jane Edna Hunter Scholarship was established to provide need based financial assistance for full time undergraduate women under the age of 30, who are residents of Ohio or South Carolina. The application deadline is May 1, 2014. The Scholarship committee will not consider applications not completed in their entirety and/or received after the deadline. The application, requirements/guidelines for this scholarship opportunity is available here. >>APPLICATION

Applications must be sent to:

Jane E. Hunter Scholarship c/0 Key NonProfit Services127 Public Square OH-01-27-1805Cleveland, OH 44114-1306

For questions, please contact Patti Thompson in Non-Profit Services at 216-689-5488 or by email to patti_a_thompson@keybank.com


Great Lakes National Scholarship

Great Lakes is hositing their third annual national scholarship program that will help students reach their goal of earning a degree in a STEM field.  They will be awarding 750 awards of $2,500 each to the most qualified students.  Apply online today at .

The application, requirements/guidelines for this scholarship opportunity is available online: www.mygreatlakes.org


College Scholarship Writing Contest

The College Scholarship Writing Contest will award a $1,000 merit scholarship for students attending accredited institutions of higher learning.  Interested students can write a brief essay with the winner being selected from the essays submitted.  

Entires must be submitted on or before July 1, 2014 via email to: essay@pagesz.net

For more information, visit: www.pagesz.net/scholarshipcontest/


Chamber of Commerce  / Robert Bosch, LLC The Chamber is pleased to announce that through a partnership with Robert Bosch, LLC, they are now accepting applications to award a $1,000 renewable scholarship to a 2014 graduating senior from Dorchester County who will attend a four-year college or university in South Carolina with a STEM related major.

Deadline for the scholarship is May 9, 2014. 

Click here to download the application.


Gavalas Kolanko Foundation 

The Gavalas Kolanko Foundation (GKF) is proud to award scholarships to students with physical impairments (sight, hearing, movement) at the College of Charleston and Charleston Southern University . The scholarship can be renewed for up to a total of four years. A full application is required 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, a transcript must be provided for the board to review.  Deadline is July 25, 2014.  APPLICATION

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