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Scholarships

For a list of State and Institutional scholarships available visit the College of Charleston Office of Financial Assistance.

The College also offers funding through SCAMP, the South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation. SCAMP is a National Science Foundation funded initiative to encourage minority enrollment in science, engineering, and mathematics courses. Please visit SCAMP's homepage for more information on its programs and scholarships.

Scholarships awarded by the Office of the Dean of the School of Sciences and Mathematics

Boeing Scholarships

These scholarships are made possible by generous donations from the Boeing Corporation located in North Charleston. Scholarships are advertised when awards are available.

Awarded to full-time, undergraduate students pursuing degrees in mathematics, natural sciences, or computer science with a grade point average of 3.2 or higher. Excellent leadership and communication skills and strong interest in pursuing a career in aerospace industry is preferred. Scholars will be encouraged to pursue internships in the aerospace industry, specifically with Boeing. Special attention will be given to students with backgrounds that are typically underrepresented in the aerospace industry.

Applications are solicited in the spring of each year when funds are available and are paid in the academic year immediately following.

Departmental Scholarships

Additional funding opportunities can be found on the department websites linked below. Departmental scholarships are made possible through generous individual donors, corporations, and non-profit organizations. Awards must be made in line with the critera our donors determine. To qualify, current undergraduate students must be a declared major in the department awarding funds and incoming students must list an intended major when registering. Students listed as "undeclared" are not ineligible for departmental scholarships.

BIOLOGY

CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY

COMPUTER SCIENCE

GEOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCES

MATHEMATICS

PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN MARINE BIOLOGY

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

PROFESSIONAL HEALTH STUDIES

External Sources

Remote DBA Scholarship (Computer Science)

Remote DBA will award a scholarship of $3,500 to an outstanding college student pursuing studies in computer science or computer engineering with a demonstrated interest in the fields of database administration or data science. [more]

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Charleston Post Scholarship Program (Science and Math)

To aid qualified and interested students who desire an education and career in engineering, architecture, science, math, or a related field of study through a competitive and merit based scholarship program, while promoting the achievement of both educational and personal goals, and furthering the mission of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). [more]

Goat Island Boat Club Scholarship (Biology & Marine Biology)

The Goat Island Boat Club, whose members reside around the shores of beautiful Lake Marion, has sponsored a merit scholarship program since 2008 to provide financial assistance to high school seniors residing in the counties surrounding the lakes and to college students majoring in environmentally focused areas.  Applicants must be either (1) a graduating high school senior residing in one of the five counties that border Lake Marion who will be attending an institution of higher learning in the fall of 2015 regardless of the field of study or (2) a student already enrolled in an institution of higher learning studying marine biology, forestry, fisheries, wildlife management, or other field focused on environmental protection and/or the Santee Cooper lake and river systems. [more]

American Chemical Insitute Scholars Program (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Scholarships for African American, Hispanic, and American Indian students in the chemical sciences. ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply. [more]

Actuarial Foundation Scholarships (Mathematics)

The Actuarial Foundation supports the future of the actuarial profession and fosters the best and brightest students through its scholarships. These scholarships and programs not only offset the cost of education for individuals, but are prestigious honors. Award recipients are selected by representatives of the actuarial profession, who may one day be their peers. [more]

Additional external funding sources from the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs.

All scholarships are subject to change based on availability.