Scholarships

  • Application for SCC scholarships

    Scholarships are gifts that do not require repayment. They can be awarded based on various criteria such as academics, hometowns, gender, ethnicity or program of student. Some scholarships are even renewable from year-to-year. All academic scholarships are administered through the Spartanburg Community College Foundation and the SCC Financial Aid Office. Selection of recipients is made by the Spartanburg Community College Scholarship Committee (except in the case where an established set of guidelines provide for a special selection committee). To apply, select the link below.  

    The online application is available from January 2 through April 15 each year.

    Learn more about scholarships by viewing our "Guide to Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs & Scholarship" brochure.

    SCC Foundation Scholarships

    These are scholarships funded through the SCC Foundation. This scholarship application form on this web page is available January 2 - April 15 each year. You may obtain a paper application from the financial aid office.

    Community Scholarships

    These scholarships are from organizations outside of Spartanburg Community College. They each have separate applications. If awarded, these scholarships are administered through SCC's Business Office.

    Scholarship Application

    The deadline to apply for 2021-2022 scholarships has passed. Please see other scholarships that may be available listed under scholarships in our community, or come back to this page in January 2022 to apply for SCC Scholarship the next academic year. 

    Funding Assistance for Currently Enrolled Students

    John and Putsy Wardlaw Student Emergency Fund Request

    Current students who find themselves in a difficult financial situation at SCC often seek monetary relief through SCC's Emergency Fund Request. Based on specific hardship circumstances and available funds (up to $1,000) we will make every effort to assist a student with one-time emergency needs through a designated Foundation fund.

    Sherry Vaughn Student Emergency Book Fund

    There are times when students finds themselves in a difficult financial situation and seek monetary relief through the SCC Foundation (SCCF). Over the years, SCC Foundation has raised private dollars to create an specific fund designated to assist students with the cost of textbooks that are purchased through the Book Inn, SCC campus bookstore in the amount up to 85% of total book cost, not to exceed $750.

    If you are a SCC student who is requesting financial support to purchase textbooks, please complete the application form.

    Fill the Backpack Fund

    This fund is to assist first time or returning (three or more semesters) currently enrolled SCC students with the purchase of instructional materials (books, uniforms, laptops, and/or tools) from the College’s campus bookstore, The Book Inn. To be considered for these funds, the student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours, completed FASFA, demonstrate financial need and complete an on-line application. If approved, the SCC Foundation will cover 85% of the cost while the student will be responsible for 15%. Request is not to exceed $750.

    The Award Committee will make every effort to assist a student with one-time request per academic year. Funds are made available through the SCC Foundation.

    NOTE: This fund has a limit of up to $750 and ONLY pays up to 85% of the total cost for instructional materials. The student is responsible for a minimum of 15% or more of the total cost. 

    If you are a first time or returning student currently enrolled at SCC, please complete the application form.

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