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The College of Arts and Sciences offers several scholarships that are available for application during spring semester for the following academic year. The following is a list of some scholarships that have been offered in the past and their criteria for eligibility. Please submit an application (2015 form coming soon) to be considered for one or more (if eligible) of the awards listed below.

****Scholarships available for the 2015-16 school year will be announced soon.****

Scholarships and Criteria

Lisa Hudson Evans - Political Science major with financial need

John Guilbeau -
Rising junior or senior or beginning graduate student; proficiency in foreign language and interest in the humanities; financial need

Hayes Scot Heavner - Upperclassman; financial need; academic excellence; seeking teaching certificate and coaching 

Stewart Hass - Mass Communication major; emphasis in print; renewable to rising junior or senior who maintains a 3.0 GPA

Janice Chastain Houk - Award to be split equally between one student involved in undergraduate research in biology and one in undergraduate research in political science. 

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)

Nancy G. Jones - 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

Robert P. Lane - Rising junior or senior English major; preference given to those pursuing English at graduate level and a college teaching career

Georgia I. Lefvendahl - Arts & Sciences major with financial need and 3.0 or higher GPA

Wayne T. Patrick - Mass Communication major with emphasis on print journalism for full-time study on campus or internship. For internships based on criteria developed by the Dept. of Mass Communication; recipient selection determined by Dean of CAS and Chair of Mass Communication 

Annette Spiers Resch Gillespie - History major, preference given to rising senior

Ellen V. Randolph - Rising junior who has selected a curriculum that will lead to a minor in gerontology (needs to be full time student)

Rudisill-Hamm - Biology major with at least 3.0 GPA

Marcelle Scogin Scholarship - Undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in Human Nutrition and Dietetics programs

Anita Jones Spearman - Political Science and/or journalism (communications) major

Father David Valtierra Peace Studies Annual Restricted Fund - Student must be a declared Peace, Justice, & Conflict Resolution Studies minor; be a rising junior or senior; and have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Eligible students need to submit a 500-word essay answering the question "How will you integrate your studies in peace, justice, and conflict resolution into your future?"

Robert M. Ward - College of Arts & Sciences major

J. Spratt & Sandra Hagler White - English major; 3.0 or better GPA

The Cynthia Furr and McAllister Price Memorial Scholarship - English Education major who demonstrates both academic promise and financial need.

Jefferson Pilot - A merit-based scholarship awarded to a Mass Communication major

SC Food Service Supervisors Association - SC resident Human Nutrition major with a minimum 3.0 GPA

Helen Kesler Beckham - High-achieving rising sophomore, resident of SC, and foreign language major with consideration for summer study abroad between junior and senior years.

Lucille Webb Speth Scholarship - Student majoring in Human Nutrition

Dr. E. Cooper Bell Scholarship - Student with a 3.5 GPA pursuing a medical degree through the pre-med program while majoring in Chemistry or Biology.