Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Who Should Apply

Scholarship recipients are selected by the Student Scholarships and Special Awards Committee of the University of South Carolina Lancaster.  Scholarships are awarded on the basis of high-school records, SAT scores, and other qualifications as established by the selection committee. Admissions acceptance is required before consideration may be given to a scholarship applicant. These scholarships range in value from $500 to $5,000 and are awarded to students who show outstanding academic achievement and talent and/or demonstrate significant leadership ability. Students must maintain the required standards in order to retain their scholarship. 

How To Apply

Submit an application for undergraduate admission to USC Lancaster and a USC Lancaster Academic Scholarship Application.

When To Apply

Students should file the USC Scholarship Application by the following deadlines:

  • November 1-Lancer Scholarship  
  • February 1-Other Freshman Scholarships
  • April 1-Continuing & Transfer Student Scholarships        
  • ​August 1-Late Scholarships

More detailed scholarship and deadline information and can be found here.

Where To Apply

Applications should be mailed to:

Office of Admissions and Records
USC Lancaster
P.O. Box 889
Lancaster, SC 29721

or hand delivered to the Office of Admissions and Records, Starr Hall 123, at USC Lancaster.

University of South Carolina Lancaster Academic Scholarships

The Educational Foundation of USC Lancaster has over 140 scholarship and special purpose funds. A complete list of funds can be found here