SCC Funded Scholarships

  • SCC students compete for a variety of scholarships that are funded by the Spartanburg Community College Foundation. The availability and amount of the scholarships vary from year to year depending on the amount of funds donated. The scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic achievement, leadership qualities, community activities, honors, awards and financial need as determined by federal regulations.

    If financial need is an award requirement, the student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), release the FAFSA to SCC, and have a completed financial aid file by the scholarship deadline. Specific award descriptions and eligibility requirements are below and also available in A Guide to Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs & Scholarships.


    2015-16 Applications can be downloaded by clicking here.
    Scholarship Deadline: July 1, 2015

    Technologies Division

    The Vic Bailey Ford ASSET Scholarship
    Full-time in automotive technology Ford Asset with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology Scholarship

    Full-time in an HVAC program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Wil Myers Memorial Scholarship

    Engineering Technology Division program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement and applicant must be a Spartanburg County resident.

    The Water Environment Association of SC (WEASC) Scholarship

    At least six credit hours and enrolled in an associate degree in one of the following programs: pre-engineering, horticulture, radiation protection, electronics engineering, engineering, mechatronics, automated manufacturing, industrial electricity or industrial electronics with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Must be a South Carolina resident.

    The Boyce Hensley Achievement Award

    Applicant must be enrolled in a computer technology program.

    The Shirley Tillotson Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time in an administrative office technology program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The John B. White Scholarship

    Full-time in a Business Technology Division program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need will be a primary consideration.

    The James C. Wood Scholarship

    Returning, full-time student in a Business Technology Division program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Health & Human Services Division

    The Spartanburg County Medical Society Health Careers Scholarship
    Full-time in an associate degree or diploma program in the Health and Human Services Division. Does not apply to general technology-advanced childcare management or expanded duty dental assisting. Financial need is an award requirement and student must be a Spartanburg County resident.

    The Joe E. & Joella F. Utley Surgical Technology Scholarship

    Full-time in surgical technology with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Joe E. & Joella F. Utley Radiologic Technology Scholarship

    Full-time in radiologic technology with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The J. M. Smith Scholarship

    At least six (6) credit hours in the pharmacy technician program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The Watts Dental Scholarship

    Returning, non-traditional student in expanded duty dental assisting with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a single parent of a minor child. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Dr. Julian and Elizabeth Williams Nursing Scholarship

    Returning, non-traditional student in the associate degree in nursing program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a single parent of a minor child. Financial need is an award requirement.

     

    Arts & Sciences

    The Debra Ann Kay Memorial Scholarship
    Returning, full-time student in AA or AS with a minimum 3.25.

    Richard and Shirley Gage Brazilian Friendship Scholarship

    Full-time in a horticulture program with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

    The Piedmont Interstate Fair Horticultural Scholarship

    Full-time in the associate degree in horticulture program with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement and student must be a resident of Cherokee, Laurens, Spartanburg, or Union County in S.C, or of Polk or Rutherford County in N.C.

    Spartanburg Lions Club Scholarship for the Blind

    Full-time student in the Cooperative Program for the Deaf and the Blind enrolled in AA or AS with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement

    The Jimmy Painter Horticulture Scholarship

    Full-time in the associate degree in horticulture program and a resident of any county in SC, other than Spartanburg or Cherokee, or a resident of any state other than S.C.

    Additional Scholarships

    The Foster and Ruth Chapman Single Parent Achievement Award
    Full-time in a technology program, will take at least 75 percent of the required courses at SCC, and is a single parent of a child under the age of 10. Must have high school diploma or GED.

    The Chris Duerksen Memorial Scholarship

    At least six credit hours of remedial "transitional" courses. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Bruce Harris Memorial Scholarship

    At least six credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The John C. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time in an associate degree program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Eleanor J. and James P. Ledbetter, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    Mr. & Mrs. George Moseley Scholarship

    Must be a U.S. citizen, Spartanburg County resident, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    Jack Powers Presidential Achievement Award

    Returning, full-time student in any associate degree program with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

    The Charles R. Sanders Scholarship

    Full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The D.L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship

    Minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Leroy Sellars Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need is an award requirement.

    The Benjamin D. Snoddy Scholarship

    At least six credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Spartanburg Downtown Rotary Scholarship

    Spartanburg County High School graduate, preferably a member of the Interact Club (high school version of Rotary).

    Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship

    Graduate of a Spartanburg County high school. Financial need and academic merit are award requirements.

    The John A. Squires Memorial Alumni Scholarship

    Full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA.Spartanburg Community College students compete for a variety of scholarships that are funded by the Spartanburg Community College Foundation. The availability and amount of the scholarships vary from year to year depending on the amount of funds donated. The scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic achievement, leadership qualities, community activities, honors, awards and financial need as determined by federal regulations.