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South Carolina Honors College


Application Requirements

Admission to the South Carolina Semester Program is competitive. We welcome applicants from across the university.

Online Application

The first step in applying to the South Carolina Semester Program is to submit the online application by the application deadline, which is Sunday, September 23, for Spring 2019.

Supplemental Materials

In addition to the online application, applicants are responsible for ensuring that the following materials reach the South Carolina Semester Program by the application deadline:

  • a typed statement of the relevance of the SC Semester Program to your educational and career goals (approximately one page, double-spaced.)
  • your resume
  • VIP version of your grade report
  • Two letters of recommendation addressed to: The Selection Committee

After submitting the online application form, please send the remaining application materials by the deadline via USPS, UPS, FedEx or other courier service to:


Erica Elbery
Honors College, Harper 120
902 Sumter St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208