Alumni Association

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
Legacy Scholarship Yes April 1st Simone Keller 803.777.4111 connect@uofscalumni.org
Award Amount: $2,000 total, or $500 per year for four years

Eligibility Requirements: Due to COVID-19, requirements for the Legacy Scholarship have been adjusted for the 2022 incoming freshman class.

This award is exclusive to incoming freshmen—NO exceptions.
At least one parent, legal guardian or grandparent must be a graduate of a Carolina campus and a current UofSC Alumni Association member. To be awarded the scholarship, applicants must have applied for admission to Carolina and have been accepted.

In-state applicants must present the following:
• Minimum score of 1240 on the SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math) - OR - ACT Composite score of 26
• Weighted GPA of at least 3.0 from an official high-school transcript (as calculated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions)


Out-of-state applicants must present the following:
• Minimum score of 1280 on the SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math) - OR - ACT Composite of 27
• Weighted GPA of at least 3.5 from an official high-school transcript (as calculated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Recipients may attend any Carolina campus

Additional Information: Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis and must meet the requirements noted above. Due to a limited number of scholarships available each year, not every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will receive the scholarship. Out-of-state recipients may also be eligible to receive a tuition rate reduction. Tuition rate deduction is received from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Scholarship renewal is automatic as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time student status and the sponsor's UofSC Alumni Association membership is current.
Richard T. Greener Scholarship Yes April 1 Simone Keller 803.777.4111 connect@uofscalumni.org
Award Amount: $8,000 total, or $2,000 per year

Eligibility Requirements: Sponsored by University of South Carolina Alumni Association’s Black Alumni Council since 1983, the Richard T. Greener Scholarship is awarded to a well-deserving incoming minority freshman based on academic achievement, leadership ability, community service and financial need. This award is exclusive to an incoming freshman entering in the fall. Applicants must have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0, as calculated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Applicants must present at least 1080 on the SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math) - OR - ACT Composite of 21.

This award is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, community service, and financial need and attend the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina.

Additional Information: Applicants must submit an essay and two letters of reference as described in the application.
Salute to Service Scholarship Yes October 15 Simone Keller 803.777.4111 connect@uofscalumni.org
The Salute to Service Scholarship is $750 per academic year. Out-of-state students may be eligible to receive a tuition reduction. (Note: Tuition reductions are based on academic requirements as set forth by the University.) Half of the yearly scholarship amount is issued each semester, provided eligibility is maintained.

The endowed scholarship serves as a tribute to veterans who have honorably served our country.

Deadline: October 15, 2021

Award Amount: $750

Eligibility Requirements: The Salute to Service Scholarship is awarded to a well-deserving veteran, based on academic achievement, leadership ability, service, and sacrifice. This award is exclusive to veterans. Applicants must have a minimum weighted GPA of 2.0, as calculated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or 3.0 GPA by the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Awarding of this scholarship is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, service, and sacrifice. Recipients must attend the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina.

Additional Information: Applicants must submit an essay (500 words minimum) in the application

Application available at: uofscalumni.org/scholarships