The College of Arts and Sciences offers several scholarships that are available for application during spring semester for the following academic year. Please submit an application to be considered for one or more (if eligible) of the awards listed below. (Please note: This list is from 2015. The availability of specific awards for 2016 is not yet known, so please use the list as a guideline but keep in mind that it may be subject to change.)
2016 Application Form (pdf, 28kb)
Scholarships and Criteria
Lisa Hudson Evans Endowed Scholarship - Political Science major with
John Guilbeau Scholarship - Rising junior or senior or
beginning graduate student; proficiency in foreign language and interest in the
humanities; financial need.
H. Scot Heavner Scholarship - Upperclassman; financial need;
academic excellence; seeking teaching certificate and coaching.
Stewart Haas Memorial Restricted Scholarship - Mass
Communication major; emphasis in print; renewable to rising junior or senior
who maintains a 3.0 GPA.
Janice Chastain Houk Endowed Fund - Award to be split equally
between one student involved in undergraduate research in biology and one in
undergraduate research in political science.
Nancy G. Jones Endowed Scholarship - Biology major; financial
need a consideration but not necessary; first preference given to students from
Cherokee County, SC, and second preference given to SC resident.
Georgie Inabinet Adams Lefvendahl Endowed Scholarship - Arts
& Sciences major with financial need and 3.0 or higher GPA.
Wayne T. Patrick Scholarship and Internship - Mass
Communication major with emphasis on print journalism for full-time study on
campus or internship.
Annette Spiers Resch Gillespie Endowed
History major, preference given to rising senior.
Ellen V. Randolph Endowed Scholarship - Rising junior who has
selected a curriculum that will lead to a minor in gerontology (needs to be
Blanche Fisher Rudisill and Frances Rudisill Hamm Scholarship - Biology
major with at least 3.0 GPA.
Marcelle Scogin Endowed Scholarship in Human Nutrition - Undergraduate
or graduate student enrolled in Human Nutrition and Dietetics programs.
Anita Jones Spearman Scholarship - Political Science
and/or journalism (communications) major.
Father David Valtierra Peace Studies Scholarship - Student
must be a declared peace, justice, and conflict resolution studies minor;
rising junior or senior; 3.0 GPA or higher. Eligible students need to submit a 500-word essay, “How I will integrate my studies in peace, justice, and conflict resolution into my future.”
Robert M. Ward Scholarship - College of Arts &
Sciences major; at least 3.0 GPA.
Jefferson Pilot Communications
Scholarship - A
merit-based scholarship awarded to a Mass Communication major.
SC Food Service Supervisor
Association - SC
resident Human Nutrition major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Helen Kesler Beckham Memorial
Endowed Scholarship - High-achieving
rising sophomore, resident of South Carolina and foreign language major with
consideration for summer study abroad between junior and senior year.
Dr. E. Cooper Bell Endowed Scholarship - A
Biology or Chemistry major pursuing a medical degree through the pre-med
Lucille Webb Speth Endowed Scholarship - Human Nutrition and Family & Consumer Science: Provide scholarship funds for students
majoring in either of the above-mentioned programs.
Betty Freeman Hinman Endowed
Scholarship - Math major; first preference to female students of at least junior standing,
3.0 overall GPA, 3.25 MATH GPA.
Lillie Fuller Moredock Endowed
Scholarship - Provide scholarships to students majoring in Biology or Environmental
Ellen Rasor Wylie Mathematics
Scholarship - Provide scholarship to Mathematics majors; candidates should show academic
merit and good character. At least a 3.0
overall and at least 3.5 GPA in Mathematics coursework.
Lawrence D. Joiner
Scholarship Fund - To provide scholarship for rising juniors or seniors for
travel abroad to study or do research in the humanities. Special consideration given to those studying
and researching in foreign language and literature.
Landrum Layton - Human
Nutrition major with financial need.
Helen K. Bussell - Rising female senior with superior scholastic record majoring in Modern
Kate Wofford - CAS major; may be divided. Known as “the scholar’s scholarship.”
Joe B. Lanford - Internship with the City of Rock Hill; junior or senior; Political Science major. TO
APPLY: MUST COMPLETE SPECIAL FORM FROM POLITICAL SCIENCE (346 BANCROFT).
Fred Hembree History Scholarship - To provide scholarship for junior or senior students with strong academic
records who are majoring in History. Preference give to students who
intend to pursue graduate studies in History, students with financial need, and
students who are from an area within a sixty-mile radius of campus.
Additional Department-Specific Scholarships
Some departments have additional scholarships and awards available, for which the eligibility criteria and application procedures may differ from those above. Please see the individual department web pages for more information.
Biology endowment, fellowships, and prize awards
Chemistry, Physics, & Geology scholarships and awards
English scholarships and awards
History scholarships and awards
Psychology scholarships and awards
Social Work scholarships and awards