SPARTANBURG COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time declared Nursing student in the Mary Black School of Nursing, a
Spartanburg County resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, who has completed 90 credit hours and has financial need as defined by the (Department of Education) comple-tion
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of the FAFSA. This scholarship awards $2,950 per year.
ANNE PORCHÉR Z. PERRIN SCHOLARSHIP was established by the late Edward Perrin in honor of his wife, Anne Porchér for her love of Spartanburg and education.
These scholarships will be awarded to incoming freshman with a minimum 3.0 GPA, top 30% of high school class, resident of Spartanburg County. Students must
not have received aid (excluding loans) that exceeds the cost of tuition and books (commuter) or exceeds the cost of tuition, room/board and books (residential).
Three scholarships per year awarded to students (one per high school) selected from each of the Public High Schools in Spartanburg County Districts 3, 6, and 7.
Each student would be awarded $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester) 3 awards per year ($6,000). Scholarship is renewable for 3 years but must obtain a GPA of
2.5 to the sophomore year, 2.75 to the junior year and a 3.0 senior year.
BANNON SCHOLARSHIP is sponsored by the Bannon Foundation. The recipient must have genuine financial need, be a resident of South Carolina (residents
living near Greenville or Spartanburg will be given preference), be of sound moral character, and be active in volunteer work. The recipient should be a student
who qualified for but did not receive one of the USC Upstate Scholars Program award.
BERNARD F. ODASZ SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student over 25 years of age, must maintain a 2.0 GPA in an acceptable course of study at USC
Upstate and take a minimum of 30 hours of credit annually. This scholarship is to award $1,000 per year, and was established in honor of Mr. Odasz’ commitment
to higher education.
BILLIE WEISS-MCABEE SCHOLARSHIP was established to assist a full-time, non-traditional student. The recipient must complete the FAFSA form, carry 12 or
more hours per semester and not be eligible for any state scholarships.
COLLEGE POINTE APARTMENTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND provides an annual scholarship for an incoming or returning student who is a resident in good
standing at College Pointe Apartments. The student must also be full time and demonstrate financial need.
D. L. SCURRY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Several $500 scholarships awarded to South Carolina residents who demonstrate academic ability, have a minimum
cumulative GPA of 2.0, and have financial need.
EARL GORDON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENTS are awards of varying amounts to sophomores and juniors who have a 2.0 cumulative GPA, service or involvement
in school or community, and financial need.
EB AND MAGGIE BARNES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP provides an annual award in memory of Dr. James "Eb" Barnes and his wife, Maggie Barnes to a USC
Upstate student completing a degree at the University Center of Greenville. The award is given to a student who most closely meets the criteria of a non-traditional
student, enrolled in a degree-completion program at UCG at least half-time, with established financial need. The award is given at an annual reception in honor
of the recipient and the family of Eb and Maggie Barnes.
GAMMA BETA PHI SCHOLARSHIP is an award of $500 to a full-time student 23 years of age or older with a 3.5 cumulative GPA in at least 12 hours at USC Upstate.
HEIDI G. FROM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is to support a student that has met the following criteria: Completed Freshman year (30+hours); Full-time student
(12+hours per semester); Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 Scale; Financial Aid package must be verified before awarding; Resident of South Carolina.
HORACE C. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWED FUND awards $1,500 annually to three students who qualify as Metropolitan Scholars within the USC Upstate
Scholars Program. The student must have a ranked top 10% of their high school class and have a minimum 1100 SAT score or 24 ACT score. A 3.25 GPA and South
Carolina resident is also required.
MALIAKA AND LEON WILES FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP awards up to $750 to an incoming freshman with a 2.75 GPA or above; preference is given to a
person active in their church or community and a resident of SC, Ohio or Oklahoma; must have demonstrated financial need according to FAFSA.
N. A. STIRZAKER SCHOLARSHIP is an award for a full-time USC Upstate junior with high academic standing. The award is renewable for the recipient's senior
year if a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher. Dr. Norbert A. Stirzaker was the first director of USC Upstate, and this scholarship was created by his colleagues and friends
in tribute to his many years of service to the University.
P.E.O. SISTERHOOD AE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP provides financial assistance to a female student. This scholarship was developed by the women of the AE
Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. This scholarship will award $500 annually, as funds are available.
SIMOTON SCHOLARSHIP provides $250 a year financial assistance to the president of the Black Student Leaders at USC Upstate. The recipient will also serve as
an active member of the Executive Board of the East Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP.