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Darla Moore School of Business

Undergraduate Tuition and Scholarships

Program Enhancement Fee*

A program enhancement fee supports the Moore School in its mission to deliver business education and experiences to our undergraduates that yield lifetime benefits.

The fee supports:

  • Extensive course offerings across nine majors
  • Rigorous curriculum content
  • Project-based learning
  • Faculty with world-class expertise
  • Comprehensive career development and placement services
  • Individualized advisement
  • Experiential learning opportunities
  • Study Abroad opportunities
  • Investments in student success

*The program enhancement fee is subject to change upon approval of the Board of Trustees at the University of South Carolina.

A fee is assessed and billed with tuition, beginning with the student's first semester, and is charged every semester thereafter. It is assessed for fall and spring semesters only (excludes summer). For questions concerning the fee schedule, please contact the Undergraduate Division.

General Scholarships and Awards

During the 2018-19 academic year, more than 400 Moore School students received more than $900,000 from donor-funded scholarships. The awarding of Moore School scholarships is managed through a single electronic application so students only need to complete one application to be considered for all scholarships for which they meet scholarship criteria.

Applicants for general undergraduate business scholarships for academic year 2019-20 must complete an undergraduate scholarship application and submit it electronically. Please complete the appropriate Scholarship Application in its entirety. Thoroughly completing the application, including the optional questions, could broaden the scholarships for which you are considered because they help identify applicants who meet specific criteria.

Applications opened January 2019. There are two applications with different deadlines for 2019-20 scholarships (one for returning students and one for new students). Late submissions will not be accepted.  

Renewal applicants

Current recipients of Moore School general scholarships (2018-19 academic year) must reapply to be considered for the 2019-20 academic year. Scholarships are not automatically renewed.

General guidelines

Moore School general scholarships are competitive and limited. The number and amount of scholarships awarded vary and are subject to available funds. Recipients who do not enroll or transfer from the Moore School to another college forfeit any previously awarded Moore School scholarships. Other scholarships may be available through UofSC's Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Notification of scholarship status

General scholarship recipient notifications will be sent via email and will include the amount and name of the scholarship award.

Accounting-Specific Scholarships

Those seeking accounting scholarships should apply using the Moore School common application, which opens for submissions in January each year. Please contact scholarships@moore.sc.edu for information on the common application.

The Institute of Management Accountants is accepting applications for the IMA Undergraduate Scholarship.  Applicants should be full-time junior or senior students majoring in accounting with an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their unofficial transcript with their application and should be available to attend the IMA luncheon at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on April 17, 2019.

Applications were due by March 4, 2019.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants for the J.T. Brittingham, Sr. Scholarship/Fellowship should be accounting majors (undergrad or grad) with GPAs of at least 3.0 and an expressed interest in public accounting careers, particularly in local or regional firms.  Applicants should be interested in a long-term residency in the state of South Carolina and have demonstrated an engagement in extra-curricular activities and a commitment to community service.  Candidates should also possess strong interpersonal skills, a professional demeanor, and other special skills and talents.  They should have a familiarity with—and a connection to—the Midlands of South Carolina (i.e., Lexington, Richland, Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Orangeburg, Saluda and Sumter counties).

The William F. Putnam Scholarship is available to students who have completed ACCT 225 but have not yet started ACCT 401 at the time of application.  The applicant must also be a full-time undergraduate student who has declared, or intends to declare, accounting as their major. The student must remain an accounting major to retain the scholarship. The student must have and maintain at least a 3.5 overall GPA.

The Margaret N. Welling and Irvine T. Welling, Jr. Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate accounting major chosen by the School of Accounting Scholarship Committee and a managing partner of Elliott Davis & Company, LLP, CPAs, Greenville, S.C. The recipient is not required to meet federal guidelines for need.  Preference will be given to a resident of South Carolina.

There are a variety of scholarships available to accounting students and recommended by the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, each with their own set of criteria.  Please click on the scholarship titles below for details on each.


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