USC UPSTATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Every year the USC Upstate Foundation scholarship application is available on the USC Upstate Financial Aid website from November 1-February1 at www.uscupstate.
edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/financial-aid. Students are selected for the individual scholarships by meeting the specific criteria established by the donor of the
fund with final selection being made by the designated discipline. Students will be notified of awards on or before July 1 for the following academic year by the office
of Financial Aid.
CURTIS R. HARLEY ART GALLERY SCHOLARSHIP provides support to a full-time art major, currently enrolled in art courses, graduate of a public Spartanburg
County secondary school, and has at least 30 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. This scholarship awards $1000 per year.
FEATHERSTON FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP was established to provide financial assistance to a part-time or full-time student. The award is given to a
student, who most closely meets the criteria of an arts and science major that is not eligible for any state merit based scholarship.
JOHN EDMUNDS SCHOLARSHIP honors Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. This annual award will be given to a student junior or higher standing, minimum 3.5 GPA,
resident of the Upstate of South Carolina, declared major in Social and Behavioral Sciences, and plans to pursue graduate studies in a SPCH discipline (includes
law and medicine). A 1,500 word essay is required.
MARY LOU HIGHTOWER ART EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP was created in honor of Mary Lou Hightower and her years of service to the art department of USC
Upstate. The scholarship will be awarded to a full time student with Junior status, declared art education major, currently enrolled in art education classes, with
a minimum 3.0 GPA.
MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP FUND is awarded to an incoming freshman interested in pursuing a degree in mathematics. Recipient must have at least a 3.5
cumulative high school grade point average and SAT score of at least 1100. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students and may be renewable for up to seven
semesters provided the student continues to major in mathematics, maintains a cumulative overall GPA of 3.0, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in mathematics courses.
NANCY P. MOORE SCHOLARSHIP was established to honor Dr. Nancy Moore for her commitment and teaching at USC Upstate and her service in the upstate
community. Recipient must be a full-time English major who has sophomore or upper class standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Recipients must
also be involved in some type of volunteer work. This scholarship awards $500 per year.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student at USC Upstate engaged in a program of study in Biology, Chemistry
or toward completion requirements for Pre-engineering, Engineering Technology Management or Pre-Pharmacy. The recipient must have completed 60 credit
hours (30 of which must have been earned at USC Upstate) by the end of the semester of application, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with involvement
in campus and/or community activities. The $1000 scholarship is awarded once a year at the end of the spring semester to be used in any semester desired by the
student. Recipients may not receive the NSE scholarship more than two times. Students must submit a separate application with the NSE office.
POLITICAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded during the spring semester to a student who is a full-time junior political science major with an overall cumulative
GPA of 3.25. Candidate must show potential for graduate work in a political science-related field. This scholarship awards $200 per spring semester.
RON ROMINE SCHOLARSHIP has been established to honor Professor Romine's years of service to his country, state, and the Spartanburg community. The
scholarship is awarded to a student with a declared major or minor in one of the following fields: History, Political Science, Urban and Regional Studies, Philoso-phy,
American Studies, Religion, Pre-Law, Southern Studies, or Non-Profit Administration. Students must have earned at least 60 credit hours, 30 of them at USC
Upstate, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and must provide evidence of civic engagement and/or military service. The recipient will be awarded $500 per semester.
WARREN J. CARSON SCHOLARSHIP was established to recognize extraordinary academic achievement and dedication to the university. The scholarship will
award $500 to a student who demonstrates the highest achievement in English or African American Studies. The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA and dem-onstrate
WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION OF SC (WEASC) “LEGACY OF LEARNING” SCHOLARSHIP was established to encourage students pursuing a career in
an environmental field. The recipient should be pursuing a Bachelor Degree related to the environment; for example, Science, Biological, Mechanical, Electrical
or Engineering Technology. The recipient must also be a SC resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and can be a full-time or part-time student. This
scholarship awards $1,750.
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