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MAKING COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE.

SC Promise LogoThe SC Promise Scholarship Program offers a maximum of $2,000 per academic year after all funds from Pell Grants, Tuition Grants, Life Scholarship and Lottery Tuition Assistance have been awarded. The SC Promise scholarship can be applied toward tuition and fees and includes up to a $300 allowance toward books. To qualify, you must have earned a high school diploma or GED between 2013 and 2018 while residing within an eligible school district.

Eligible School Districts in TCL’s Service Area

  • Hampton 1
  • Hampton 2
  • Jasper

The Steps:

New TCL Students

  1. Complete your TCL Admissions Application
  2. Complete your FAFSA
  3. Email your complete SC Promise Scholarship Application to admissions@tcl.edu.

Current TCL Students

  1. Email your complete SC Promise Scholarship Application to admissions@tcl.edu.

All the Details:

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • GRADUATION: You must have earned a high school diploma or GED between 2013 and 2018 while residing within one of the eligible school districts identified below.
  • APPLICATION: You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and SC Promise Scholarship Application.
  • PROGRAMS: You must pursue a certificate, diploma or degree from one of the SC Technical College System’s 16 colleges. Students that have previously received a bachelor’s degree are not eligible.
  • CLASSES: You must enroll in at least six credit hours during the Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semesters.
  • GPA: You must maintain a 2.0 GPA.
  • MENTORING ACTIVITIES: You must participate in mentoring activities as determined by the local college. Examples include, but are not limited to, development of a personal success plan and financial counseling.

COVERED EXPENSES

Recipients may receive up to $2,000 per academic year after all funding from the Pell Grant, Tuition Grant, LIFE Scholarship and Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) has been awarded. The scholarship may cover the cost of tuition, mandatory fees and program fees. It includes a $300 allowance for books. Refunds are not allowed.

TRANSFERABILITY OF FUNDS

The SC Promise Scholarship is portable across the state. Students meeting the eligibility criteria may apply the scholarship towards the cost of tuition and fees as well as an allowance for books at any of the SC Technical College System’s 16 colleges.

LEAVES OF ABSENCE

A student may continue to receive scholarship funds following an approved leave of absence as long as the sum of the absences does not exceed six months.

ALL ELIGIBLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS

If you are a recent graduate from one of these districts and now live in TCL’s service area, you may still be eligible. Contact admissions@tcl.edu.

Abbeville
Allendale
Bamberg 1
Bamberg 2
Barnwell 19
Barnwell 29
Barnwell 45
Berkeley
Chesterfield
Clarendon 1
Clarendon 2
Clarendon 3
Dillon 3
Dillon 4
Florence 1
Florence 2
Florence 3
Florence 4
Florence 5
Hampton 1
Hampton 2
Jasper
Laurens 55
Laurens 56
Lee
Lexington 4
Marion
Marlboro
McCormick
Orangeburg 3
Orangeburg 4
Orangeburg 5
Saluda
Williamsburg

Contact


Alison Cadmus

Director of Recruitment and Admissions

843 525-8356

acadmus@tcl.edu

Admissions

Bldg 50, Rm 118

New River

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