If you answer yes to all of these questions, then you might be eligible for our scholarship.


1. Do you live in one of these South Carolina counties?













2. Will you graduate from a public or charter school?

Review accepted high schools.

Private high school graduates do not qualify.

Graduate of the state’s Governor’s Schools qualify if they previously attended an eligible high school.

3. Will you receive a LIFE or Palmetto Fellows Scholarship?

You will if you meet two out of the three requirements:

Graduate with a 3.0 GPA

Rank in the top 30 percent of your graduating class

Have a 1100 SAT score or a 22 ACT score

4. Did you complete the FAFSA and receive a Federal Pell Grant?

Sign in to your Federal Student Aid account to check your FAFSA Submission Summary.

Students who earn any Federal Pell Grant are eligible.

5. Will you attend an eligible college or university as a full-time student?

Anderson University

Bob Jones University

Claflin University

Clemson University

College of Charleston

Columbia College

Columbia International University

Converse University

Furman University

Newberry College

North Greenville University

Presbyterian College

Southern Wesleyan University

The Citadel

University of South Carolina – Columbia

Winthrop University

Wofford College



Eligible High Schools

Academic Magnet High School

Allegro Charter School of Music

Allendale-Fairfax High School

Baptist Hill High School

Barnwell High School

Blackville Hilda High School

Burke High School

Charleston Charter for Math and Science

Charleston County School of the Arts

Darlington High School

Dillon High School

Early College High School

East Clarendon High School

Greg Mathis Charter High School

Hannah-Pamplico High School

Hardeeville Junior & Senior High School

Hartsville Senior High School

Hemingway High School

J Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Science Magnet

James Island Charter High School

Johnsonville High School

Kingstree Senior High School

Lake City High School

Lake View High School

Lamar High School

Latta High School

Lee Central High School

Lowcountry Leadership Charter School

Lucy Garrett Beckham High School

Manning High School

Marion High School

Marlboro County High School

Mayo High School for Math, Science & Technology

Military Magnet Academy

Mullins High School

North Charleston High School

Oceanside Collegiate Academy

Palmetto Scholars Academy

Pee Dee Math, Science & Technology Academy

Polaris Tech Charter School

R.B. Stall High School

Ridgeland Secondary Academy of Excellence

Royal Oaks Academy of the Arts and Sciences Charter School

Scotts Branch High School

South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics*

South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities*

South Florence High School

St. John’s High School

Wando High School

West Ashley High School

West Florence High School

Williston-Elko High School

Wilson High School

* Must have attended an eligible high school prior to Governor’s School



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