S.C. Honors College

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
Andrea B. and Jerre D. Sumter Scholarship Yes Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Andrea and Jerre Sumter, friends of the Honors College. 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. 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.
Bridget and Jason Martin Family Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
The Bridget and Jason Martin Family Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student with preference given to those with financial need, and those with permanent residence in Mecklenberg or Union Counties in North Carolina. 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.
Bernard and Arline Ramsdale Fellowship Yes Varies Susan Alexander 803.777.8005 alexan75@mailbox.sc.edu
The Bernard and Arline Ramsdale Fellowship is awarded to Honors College students for community service initiatives. This fund was established to enable Honors College students to engage in and learn from community service work. Preference is given to those students conducting fieldwork in the areas of AIDS-HIV issues, children's issues, education, housing, women's issues, and inter-generational programming. This fellowship is awarded at the beginning of each semester. Interested students should contact Dr. Susan Alexander to arrange an interview and complete and application.
David D. Brown Scholarship Yes Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Mark E. Brown, a 1983 South Carolina Honors College graduate, in honor of his father. 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. 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. This scholarship requires a FAFSA form be completed through the Office of Financial Aid.
Deborah Y. Edwards Award Yes Varies Megan Tone Campbell 803.777.6280 tone@mailbox.sc.edu
The Deborah Y. Edwards Fund supports study abroad initiatives at the South Carolina Honors College. Currently, the fund primarily supports First Year Honors Passports. First Year Honors Passport funding is offered to several worthy first-year stunts who wish to study abroad but have not previously applied for a U.S. passport. The award will cover the cost of the passport application fee and will be award during the spring semester.
Edmund Martin Foley Thesis Award Yes. Varies Kay Banks 803.777.2409 bankshk@mailbox.sc.edu
Established by Edmund Foley's mother to honor his memory as a creative and thoughtful student. Eligibility will be determined by the Honors College thesis coordinator and a review committee. The Foley family established this fund to assist students who are pursuing senior theses that reflect Edmund’s interest in the “philosophy of mind or another topic addressed in his unique style: creative, thoughtful, tolerant, and fun loving.” This is a one-time, non-renewable award. The thesis grant application will qualify as the application for this award.
Elizabeth Albright Belser and Duncan Clinch Heyward Belser Scholarship Yes Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by the Belser family in memory of its namesakes. 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. 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. This scholarship requires a FAFSA form be completed through the Office of Financial Aid.
Garnet and Bruce Aitchison Endowed Scholarship Fund Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Honors College alumni Allison and Paul Aitchison in honor of his parents. 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. 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.
First Year Honors Passport Award Yes Varies Chappell Wilson 803.777.7511 cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu
The First Year Honors Passport Award is awarded to several worthy first year students who wish to study abroad, but have not previously applied for a U.S. Passport. The award will cover the cost of the passport application fee and will be awarded during the spring semester.
Fishman Family and Komito Scholarship Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Terri and Mark Fishman, parents of an Honors College graduate. 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. 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.
James Gadsden Holmes IV Scholarship No Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by James G. Holmes V, the father of an Honors College graduate, in memory of his father. The James Gadsden Holmes IV Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman. 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.
James L. Stiver Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
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. The James L. Stiver Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student who demonstrates intellectual curiosity and shows exemplary academic success. This scholarship may be renewable if eligibility requirements are maintained.
John K. Hoey Award No Varies Chappell Wilson 803.777.7511 cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu
Deserving Honors College student, in good standing with the Honors College, majoring in English.
John S. Herin Scholarship Fund est. by Greg Smith Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
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. 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. The scholarship is automatically renewed annually if these requirements are still met.
McAnulty Endowed Scholarship Fund Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by William and Faye McAnulty, parents of an Honors College Alumna. 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. 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.
Mould/Sederberg Scholarship Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established in honor of two former Deans of the South Carolina Honors College. 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. 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.
Paul A. Sansbury, Jr. Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Daniel N. Sansbury, a 1977 graduate of the Honors College, in honor of his father. The Paul A. Sansbury Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman from South Carolina. 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.
Patricia Ann Tangney Dumiak Scholarship Yes Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Bill and Kathi Tangney in memory of their daughter, an Honors College graduate. 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). 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.
Ryan Family Bicentennial Fellowship Yes Varies Greg Liggett 803.576.6285 liggettg@schc.sc.edu
Established by Ann and Michael Ryan, graduates of the University and parents of an Honors College alumna. The Ryan Family Bicentennial Fellowship Fund supports undergraduate research and is awarded to worthy Honors College students enrolled in the Darla Moore School of Business or the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The fellowship(s) will be awarded by the Research Fellowship Committee of the South Carolina Honors College. This is a one-time, non-renewable award.
Deborah Y. Edwards Endowment Fund Yes TBA Catherine Moring 803.777.9042 moringc@mailbox.sc.edu
Established by Catherine Heigel, an Honors College alumnae, in honor of her mother, to provide support for study abroad initiatives at the Honors College.

Award Amount: $135 (the fund currently supports First Year Honors Passports)

Eligibility: First Year Honors Passport funding is offered to several worthy first-year students who wish to study abroad but have not previously applied for a U.S. passport. The award will cover the cost of the passport application fee and will be awarded during the spring semester.

Renewal: This is a one-time award.

Application: Yes (Study Abroad Scholarship Application)

Application Deadline: TBA
Sherri and Charles Timmons Scholarship Yes Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Sherri Timmons, an Honors College alumna, and her husband, Charles. The Sherri and Charles Timmons Scholarship is awarded to a worthy student whose major is in the Darla Moore School of Business. 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.
South Carolina Honors College Endowment Scholarship Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by an anonymous donor to support the Honors College's out-of-state students. Receipt of this scholarship entitles the student to reduced tuition, which is not the same as in-state tuition. Please see the Bursar's fee schedule for more information. This scholarship is awarded annually to current and incoming students who have received no other University scholarship support. To qualify, interested students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, have no USC or departmental scholarships, and be in good standing with the Honors College. For scholarship renewal, students must submit a letter addressed to the Dean of the Honors College and emailed to scholarships@schc.sc.edu stating that they are still out-of-state residents, have met the GPA eligibility requirement of 3.5 at the end of the Spring semester, and have no USC or departmental scholarships. Letters must be sent by June 1 of each year for the scholarship to be renewed.
South Carolina Honors College Undergraduate Research Fellowship Yes Varies Greg Liggett 803.576.6285 liggettg@schc.sc.edu
Established by a friend of the Honors College to support research fellowships. This fund supports undergraduate research fellowships for students in the South Carolina Honors College. This is a one-time, non-renewable award.
Summer Smith Taylor Internship Award Yes Drop/ Add Day Erica Elbery 803.576.7207 elbery@sc.edu
Numerous donors established this fund in memory of Summer Smith Taylor, a 1993 Honors College and Carolina Scholar alumna. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, Taylor went on to become an Associate Professor at Clemson University. The Summer Smith Taylor Internship Award supports current Honors College students engaged in internships where technical writing is a substantial part of their job duties (i.e. more than 50%). Students must be in good standing with the South Carolina Honors College to be eligible. This is a one-time, non-renewable award. To apply, the student must submit a one-page letter of intent to the Internship Coordinator explaining why he/she should be considered and how he/she would benefit from the scholarship. The letter should briefly discuss the student’s financial situation and how this scholarship will help. A copy of the job description for the technical writing position should also be included.
South Carolina Honors College Alumni Scholarship Yes Varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
The SCHC Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman. 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.
The Andrea G. and Jerre D. Sumter Scholarship Yes Varies Chappell Wilson 803.777.7511 cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu
The Andrea G. and Jerre D. Sumter Scholarship is awarded to a worthy Honors College student whose major is in the College of Arts and Sciences. The scholarship is automatically renewed annually for up to three years if the student has a 3.5 GPA or higher, writes a thank-you note to the donor, is in good standing with the Honors College, and remains in the College of Arts and Sciences. To apply, the student must submit a letter to the dean of the Honors college explaining why he/she should be considered, how he/she would benefit from the scholarship, and the academic work the student has been and will continue pursuing.
The Connie and Bill Timmons Scholarship No Varies Chappell Wilson 803.777.7511 cswilson@mailbox.sc.edu
-Established by Tracy and Charles Hardaway, parents of two Honors College alumni, in memory of her parents.
The Connie and Bill Timmons Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman whose major is in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Beyond the Classroom Initiatives Fund Yes For FY19: applications are accepted until al funds are exhausted Catherine Moring 803.777.9042 moringc@mailbox.sc.edu
This fund was created to support South Carolina Honors College students participating in Beyond the Classroom experiences, which includes, but is not limited to: study abroad/away, internships, research or community service/service learning. The fund can support students in a variety of ways depending on their plan and needs. Forms of support include, but are not limited to: scholarships, stipends, award, grants, airfare, reimbursements, etc. Decisions will be made by the South Carolina Honors College scholarship committee.
David W. Robinson Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by the David W. and Susan G. Robinson Foundation in honor of David Wallace Robinson. The David W. Robinson Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming freshman. 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.
Deborah H. Piellusch Annual Scholarship Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by Fred and Helen Piellusch to support Honors College Gamecock Guarantee students. Awarded to a Gamecock Guarantee student who is a sophomore, junior or senior, with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, in good standing with the Honors College, majoring in pre-med or accounting. The student must be an in-state, U.S. Citizen. This scholarship will enhance not replace the Gamecock Guarantee scholarship. This is a one-time award. This scholarship requires a FAFSA form be completed through the Office of Financial Aid.
Robert Hampton Hill and Catherine Finley Hill Study Abroad Scholarship Yes Feb 1 each year Catherine Moring 803.777.9042 moringc@mailbox.sc.edu
A current sophomore, junior or senior in good standing with the Honors College and University; can demonstrate academic excellence and financial need; and have submitted a FAFSA form to the Office of Financial Aid. Awards are given in the amount of $500 each and are not renewable.
Norton-Young South Carolina Washington Semester Program Endowed Scholarship Fund Yes WSP Application deadline set each semester (September / February) Ashley Blauvelt 803.777.8048 ashleywi@mailbox.sc.edu
Provide support for scholarships at the University of South Carolina Honors College for students participating in the Washington Semester Program. The scholarship will be awarded by the Program Scholarship Committee comprised of the program manager, academic director and placement director of the program.

The scholarship will be awarded to a worthy student(s) who graduated from a South Carolina Public High School and who demonstrates financial need.
Chi Omega Centennial Scholarship Yes June 15 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
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. 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. This award is automatically renewed if the student still meets the eligibility requirements.
Gray-Mims Endowed Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
The Gray-Mims Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student who exhibits financial need from Greenville, Horry, Laurens, or Anderson counties in South Carolina. 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.
Guerin Family Honors College Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
The Guerin Family Honors College Scholarship will be awarded by the South Carolina Honors College Scholarship Committee. First preference shall be given to Honors students majoring in the College of Information and Communications and whose permanent residence is in South Carolina. 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.
Peter C. Sederberg Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
The Peter C. Sederberg Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student who exhibits financial need. Preference is given to those that articulate how they will bring diversity to the Honors College. In your personal statement please explain how you, your interest in and out of the classroom, or career aspirations bring diversity to the South Carolina Honors College. 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.
William A. Mould Endowed Scholarship Yes varies 803.777.8048 scholarships@schc.sc.edu
Established by the family of William Mould. The William A. Mould Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a worthy incoming Honors College student who exhibits financial need. Preference is given to those that articulate how they will bring diversity to the Honors College. In your personal statement please explain how you, your interest in and out of the classroom, or career aspirations bring diversity to the South Carolina Honors College. 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.