Columbia College Scholarship-Apply
As a Columbia College student you have the privilage to qualify for an art, dance, music, or major related scholarship. To check your eligibility for these scholarships, contact your program coordinator or visit your major page.
This scholarship program is uniquely designed for students whose personal determination and engagement complements their academic accomplishments, the Momentum Scholarship is intended to reward ambition and honest commitment to make a difference in the world. This award may cover partial or full tuition and recipients will be assigned a personal leadership coach, paid summer internship opportunities, and access to live on the Academic Achievement floor of McNair Hall.
Criteria To Qualify For The Columbia College Scholarship
Applicants must show high school or community involvement, must be commited to campus engagement, and leadership potential.
To apply for the Momentum Scholarship, you must have completed both your college admissions application and the Momentum Scholarship application prior to the spring deadline for consideration. Partial, dishonest or incomplete application will not be accepted or reviewed.
Student who wishes to transfer from another collegiate institution will have to demonstrate the same level of involvement and community commitment as a first-year student, but must also submit a recommendation from a school official, professor, church or community leader, Columbia College alum, or Employer.
You must submit all required admissions documentation and the transfer Momentum Application before you can be considerred.
The State of South Carolina offers a number of scholarships for in-state residents who meet certain criteria:
South Carolina Palmetto Fellowship
The Palmetto Fellows program is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional scholastic achievement. Students may be awarded a maximum of $6,700 in their first year and up to $7,500 for subsequent years.
Student must be enrolled as a full-time South Carolina resident and:
- Must achieve a minimum SAT math/critical reading score of 1400.
- Must possess a minimum 4.0 GPA (UGP).
OR meet two of the following three criteria:
- Must have a minimum SAT math/critical reading score of 1200.
- Must possess a minimum 3.5 GPA (UGP).
- Must be graduating in the top 6% of their class.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four years provided the student maintains state eligibility requirements for renewal.
South Carolina Life Scholarship
The Life Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated scholastic achievement. Students may be awarded a maximum of $5,000 per year.
A student must be full-time South Carolina resident and meet two of the following three criteria:
- Must have a minimum SAT math/critical reading score of 1100.
- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (UGP).
- Must be graduating in the top 30% of their class.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four years provided the student maintains state eligibility requirements for renewal.Share with friends