Presbyterian College offers a strong scholarship program in addition to its need-based aid program. In the fall of 2013, approximately fifty percent of the incoming freshman class received merit-based scholarships.
In order to find out if you qualify for a merit-based scholarship, we encourage you review the chart below. Once your application for admission is complete, we will be able to determine your admission and scholarship status.
Griffith Quattlebaum Scholarship
PC’s most prestigious award, the Griffith Quattlebaum Scholarship, covers the full cost of tuition, room, board, and fees and is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study at PC with specific GPA renewal requirements. Two high school seniors selected each year as Quattlebaum Scholars will have exhibited not only exceptional academic achievement but also will have demonstrated leadership ability and potential as well as outstanding personal character. Candidates simply must submit an admissions application by November 15.
China Scholars Program
The China Scholars Program welcomes up to 30 students each year. As freshmen, these students complete two semesters of Chinese language instruction at PC, followed by an immersion experience during a Maymester trip to China. PC contributes $1,000 towards the cost of the trip to China. Candidates must submit an admissions application along with an additional essay by November 15.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Servant Leadership Scholarship
Students who have demonstrated outstanding community and/or church service and are members of a PC(USA) church may apply for this $5,000 scholarship, which awards to eight students each year. Presbyterian College considers Outstanding Youth Leader Award nominees for this scholarship. Candidates must submit an admissions application along with letters of support from their pastor and/or youth advisor by November 15.
The Department of Music offers two types of scholarship support: The General Scholarship in Music is available to all PC students interested in participating in the Department’s programs and ensembles, while the Dorothy C. Fuqua Music Scholarship is available only to students who intend to major in music. The scholarships range from $500 to a level that ensures coverage of full tuition and all music fees. Candidates must submit the Music Scholarship Application to the Department of Music. Direct questions to the Department at 864.833.8470 or email@example.com.
Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State Scholarship
PC offers a limited number of $5,000 scholarships to attendees of Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State. Candidates should submit an admissions application by February 1.
High school juniors and seniors can apply for the U.S. Army ROTC Four-Year College Scholarship, which includes full tuition and fees, $1,200 annually for books, and a monthly stipend for contracted cadets. Additionally, Presbyterian College pays room and board for these scholarship recipients. Candidates must submit an admissions application by November 30. Current PC students may also apply for ROTC scholarships. Visit the Military Science Department for details, or contact CPT Michael Fritz at 864.833.8492 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: These scholarships are usually packaged along with other types of financial aid and may only be a part of the total financial aid award. Please contact the Admissions Office or the Financial Aid office for more information about these scholarships or about other types of available aid. Each of these awards applies to the undergraduate program only and does not apply to the School of Pharmacy.
All merit-based scholarships are awarded based on a student’s re-calculated GPA using only core academic courses taken in high school.