Graduate Scholars Award
Fall: May 1, Spring: October1,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: April 15, 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.
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
Administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate level research - particularly by female and minority students - in oceanography, marine biology and maritime archaeology. For more information, please visit this website.
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. You may download the application and criteria.
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.
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.
Environmental Studies Service Award
This exclusive scholarship for students enrolled in the Graduate School’s Peace Corps Master’s International Program in Environmental Studies aids the student with tuition costs while they are serving overseas in the Peace Corps. Students qualify automatically by being enrolled in the PCMI program and ready to travel overseas.
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Scholarships
The Community Foundation 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 E. Anderson, Director
Office of Research & Grants Administration
College of Charleston