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Graduate Scholars Award

Fall: July 1, Spring: November 1, Summer: April 1

The Graduate Scholars Award program (GSA) was established to enhance the geographical diversity of applicants to The Graduate School of the College of Charleston. In the belief that the education of people is not confined to the classroom, the university encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to meet and exchange ideas and experiences in the collegiate environment. You may download the application and criteria

The South Carolina Graduate Award

Fall: March 1, Spring: October 1, Summer: April 1

 The South Carolina Graduate Award has been established to attract South Carolina resident applicants with high scholastic aptitude to The Graduate School of the College of Charleston. Interested students should contact the program director of the program to which they are applying for a letter of support.

College of Charleston Joint Program Scholarship

Fall: September 1, Spring: February 1, Summer: May 1

The Graduate School is pleased to offer the College of Charleston Joint Program Scholarship to out-of-state College of Charleston students in joint programs with the Citadel (English, History, Middle Level Grades, and Computer Science) who do not have Graduate Assistantships or other scholarships that qualify the student for an abatement. Students must notify their program directors of their interest in the award by the deadlines.

Young Alumni Scholarship

Deadline: April 15

The Young Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a member of the Young Alumni Association who, as a recent graduate of the College of Charleston, is currently enrolled in a master's program at The Graduate School of the College of Charleston. The award is given in recognition of his or her academic achievements, extracurricular contributions (both on and off campus) and any post-graduate involvement which reflects positively on the College of Charleston. For more information and other scholarships offered by the Alumni Association, visit their webpage.

Holland and Sizemore Scholarships

Deadline: November 8

Offered in memory of Max Holland and Mitch Sizemore, long-time city managers and proponents of professional public administration, each scholarship is for $1,000. Students actively enrolled in the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) program are eligible to apply. For additional information, please contact the director of the Public Administration Program.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Scholarships

Deadline: Multiple/Open/Recurring

The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is committed to improving life and uniting Lowcountry citizens of South Carolina through philanthropy. As part of the Foundation's mission, it administers 12 scholarships, as well as hosts a website of 60 local and regional scholarships. All together, these scholarship awards amount to more than $500,000 annually. Guidelines and applications for each scholarship vary.

College of Charleston:
Susan A. Rivaleau, Director
Office of Research & Grants Administration
College of Charleston
Voice: 843-953-4973
Fax: 843-953-6577

Cynthia Smith, Vice President for Grantmaking
(843) 681-9100
fax: (843) 681-9101

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