Graduate School Scholarships & Fellowships

The following scholarship and fellowship opportunities are available to degree-seeking applicants of the Graduate School.  Applicants that feel they meet the criteria should contact their prospective program director to express their interest in nomination as well as submit a completed application by the priority deadline.

Applicants may only be considered for these opportunities via nomination from their program.  Some programs may not be eligible for these awards.  Please contact the Graduate School if you have any questions.

Please note the Graduate School has temporarily waived submission of standardized test scores for the 2022 admissions cycle.  Test scores are not currently necessary for fellowship nomination.  

Simon Felix Gallagher Fellowship

$10,000 per year, renewable for second year
1 award available per year
Simon Felix Gallagher Fellowship Criteria

Amy Thompson McCandless Fellowship

$10,000 per year, non-renewable
2 awards available per year
Amy Thompson McCandless Fellowship Criteria

W. Hugh Haynsworth Fellowship

$5,000 per year, non-renewable
5 awards available per year
W. Hugh Haynsworth Fellowship Criteria

Principal's Fellowship

$5,000 per year, non-renewable 
5 awards available per year
Principal's Fellowship Criteria

Old Glebe Fellowship

$1,000+ per year, non-renewable
Old Glebe Fellowship Criteria

Chick-Fil-A Scholarship

$2,375 per year, non-renewable
1 award available per year
Apply in Academic Works

Other Institutional Scholarships

Cougar Scholarship Award System

Graduate students can review opportunities around campus through the Academic Works system.

School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Scholarships

Graduate students in M.A.T. or M.Ed. programs should review the scholarships and fellowships offered by the School of Education, Health and Human Performance.  Please visit their website for more information. 

School of Sciences and Mathematics Scholarships

Graduate students in M.S. programs housed in the School of Sciences and Mathematics should review the internal and external scholarships offered. Please visit their website for more information.

Alumni Association Scholarships

The College of Charleston Alumni Association offers the Young Alumni Grdauate Scholarship to eligible graduate students.  Please visit their website for more information.

Center for International Education Scholarships

The Center for International Education at the College of Charleston provides several scholarships for international study and travel for eligible graduate students.  Two examples are the Huge Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship and the Cain Family International Scholarship.  Please visit the Center for International Education Scholarships website for more information.