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

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 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