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College of Engineering and Computing

Undergraduate Scholarships

Separate Application Scholarships for Freshmen

There are a few scholarships that require a separate application process. Many of these scholarships are available because of the generous donations of CEC supporters – both individual and corporate.

Rothberg Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

Incoming freshmen pursuing undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering with strong academic records may be selected to receive Henry M. Rothberg Bicentennial Scholarships. Incoming freshmen must submit a Rothberg Scholarship application by Friday, March 3 for full consideration.

For more information, contact Kachet DesChamps at 803-777-4181 or email to 

Columbia Sailing Club Scholarship

This scholarship is available to incoming CEC freshmen or rising sophomores who have an interest in sailing. Preference is given to students with above-average ACT/SAT scores or USC GPA.

To apply, submit a one to two-page short essay to CEC Student Services at, describing your past and future interests in sailing and how you may wish to integrate competitive or recreational sailing into your life as a student and/or how you might promote the sport of sailing among your peers at USC. Deadline for submission is March 15.


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