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Scholarships and Awards Information

The scholarships listed here are for currently enrolled students only. Please check scholarship criteria carefully before submitting your application. You can only apply for scholarships in your major--not your add-on areas.

General Information

The Winthrop University Richard W. Riley College of Education offers a variety of awards and scholarships. On the basis of specific selection criteria, applications are evaluated each spring by members of the Richard W. Riley College of Education Scholarship Committee or by specific departments. All scholarships are issued at registration for the following semester. The Richard W. Riley College of Education scholarships are awarded without regard to race, sex, religion, age, or national origin.


The College of Education's scholarship application is now online and available here.

All criteria must be met for applications to be considered and processed. Please read all directions in the online application closely. For any questions contact Student Academic Services at 803-323-4750.


The deadline for submitting applications for all scholarships administered by the Richard W. Riley College of Education for 2018-2019 is Wednesday, March 28th by 5:00pm. Applicants and awardees will be contacted via Winthrop email by June 1, 2018

Additional Resources

For more information on financing a teaching degree, check out the brochure below from the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) and the South Carolina Student Loan Corporation.

Financially Speaking: Becoming a South Carolina Teacher (pdf - 1.5 mb)

Adobe Reader All forms are available in pdf format.

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