Junior Scholar Program

  • Students can be nominated in their junior year for scholarships at certain Colleges and Universities across South Carolina. If accepted as a junior scholar, students can receive financial scholarships and waived application fees. Scholarships vary by college and range from $1,000 per year to $20,000.

    You must be nominated by your school counselor in your Junior year of high school to be considered a Junior Scholar

    To be nominated: Click Here

     South Carolina University Requirements

    Coker Scholars
    Rank in top 30% of junior class
    SC UGP GPA-3.0

    Columbia College
    Rank in top 25% of females in junior class
    PSAT or SAT-1020

    Converse College
    SC UGP GPA-3.0
    Participation in extracurricular, community, and/or service activities

    Erskine Fellows
    Rank in top 15% of junior class
    PSAT-1100
    Participation in extracurricular, community, and/or service activities

    Francis Marion University


    Award given to a top junior student

    Furman University
    PSAT or SAT-1360
    SC UGP GPA-3.5
    Interest in pursuing a degree in the liberal arts and sciences

    Lander Fellows
    Rank in the top 20% of junior class
    PSAT-1200
    Interest in pursuing a degree in the liberal arts and sciences

    Newberry College Scholars
    Rank in the top 30% of junior class
    PSAT-1100
    SC UGP GPA-3.0

    Presbyterian College
    Rank in the top 10% of junior class
    PSAT-1100


    USC-Aiken
    Rank in the top 15% of junior class
    PSAT-1050
    Participation in at least two extracurricular activities

    USC-Upstate
    SC UGP GPA-3.0
    PSAT-1000
    Participation in extracurricular, community, and service activities

    Wofford Scholars
    Rank in the top 10% of junior class
    PSAT or SAT 1300
    Active in leadership or service roles