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College of Engineering and Computing

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Undergraduate Scholarships

One of the biggest concerns facing university students and their families is financing their education. To help offset the cost of attending UofSC, the College of Engineering and Computing offers nearly 100 scholarships for deserving students.

Each year, the College of Engineering and Computing awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to incoming and current students. These scholarships may total up to $1,000 per year for up to four years, and they can supplement state and university-level scholarships. Here's some good news – students don't have to fill out many forms to apply for scholarships. By completing one general scholarship application, the CEC will consider the student for all merit scholarships for which the student is eligible, with the exception of a few scholarships requiring separate application.

 

How to apply

 

Incoming Freshmen

General Application Deadline: March 15, 2020

Incoming freshman are considered for scholarships based upon merit indicators including high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Scholarship decisions are generally made by the beginning of May for Fall awards.

The application deadline to be considered for merit scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year is March 15, 2020. The CEC Scholarship Committee expects to notify applicants by email of scholarship offers for next Fall by April 15, 2020.

General Scholarship Application for Incoming Freshmen  This one application will put you in consideration for all departmental scholarships except for those listed in the Scholarships Requiring Separate Applications

 

 

Current and Transfer Students

General Application Deadline: June 1, 2020

For current and transfer students, preference is given to students who have demonstrated excellence in college level coursework.  Scholarship decisions are generally made by the beginning of July for Fall awards.

The application deadline to be considered for merit scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year is June 1, 2020. The CEC Scholarship Committee expects to notify applicants by email of scholarship offers for next Fall by July 1, 2020. 

General Scholarship Application for Transfer and Current Students

Scholarships Requiring Separate Applications

 

 

Non-Institutional Scholarships

Non-institutional scholarships can be based on a variety of criteria including but not limited to academic merit, financial need, community service, area of study, organizational affiliation, place of residence or employment, and ethnic or religious background.

One thing to keep in mind is that non-institutional scholarships may affect the amount of need-based financial aid you are allowed to receive in your total financial aid award. Information about non-institutional scholarships and scholarship sponsors are usually available online and in books at your public library.

Use Caution on Scholarship Sites

The scholarship search websites to which we provide links do not charge for the search. However, some websites may sell your name to other companies. When you register to participate in the search, you should consider whether you want to receive mailings from groups who may buy your name and address from the website owners.

Foundation for the Carolinas

ITS Carolinas Scholarship

USC Financial Aid website for non-institutional scholarships

 

Complete list of CEC scholarships is available here


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