Winthrop University: Financial Aid - Talent Scholarships
Contact Information
Office of Financial Aid
Sykes House
638 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2189
803/323-2557 (fax)
FinAid@winthrop.edu

Types of Financial Aid

Scholarships

Talent Scholarships

TYPE OF AID

ELIGIBILITY

SPECIAL FEATURES

APPLICATION PROCESS

Dean's Meritorious Awards
(DMA Awards)
Varying amounts

Up to $14,3301 Tuition Waiver for Out-of-State students

Artistic Ability and Academic Achievement for Fine Arts, Design, Theatre, and Dance

Entering Freshmen and Transfer students

Renewable

Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts (803-323-2323); Department Chairs of Fine Arts (803-323-2126); Design (803-323-3686); Theatre (803-323-2287); and Dance (803-323-2287)

Fine Arts Endowed Scholarships
Varying amounts

Portfolio / Essay Submission, Academic Standing

New & Continuing students

Competitive

Chairs, Departments of Fine Arts and Design

Interior Design Endowed Scholarships
Varying amounts

Portfolio / Essay Submission, Academic Standing

New & Continuing students

Competitive

Chair, Department of Design

Music Scholarships
Up to $4,000

Up to $14,3301 Tuition Waiver for Out-of-State students

Competitive Audition, Academic Standing

New & Continuing students

Renewable for up to eight (8) semesters for freshmen

Chair, Department of Music

Theatre and Dance Producers Circle Scholarships
Ranging from $100-$2,000

Production Participation, Academic Standing

New & Continuing students

Renewable for up to eight (8) semesters for freshmen

Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance

Mary Howey Deckle Theatre Scholarship
Up to Full Tuition

Competitive Audition

New & Continuing students

Renewable for up to eight (8) semesters for freshmen

Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance

Athletic Scholarships 
Up to Full Scholarship
(Available in 17 Intercollegiate Sports)

Athletic Talent, Academic Standing, Physical Condition, NCAA Eligibility

N/A

Head Coach of the sport or Director of Academic Services and Compliance for Athletics (803-323-2129)

1 Out-of-State grant/waiver from all Winthrop sources cannot exceed the out-of-state portion of tuition ($14,330 in 2019-2020).

Last Updated: 10/23/19