Presbyterian College is proud to help you achieve your goals by awarding a variety of scholarships.
Athletic Scholarships: Athletic scholarships are available for men in baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, and tennis. Women may receive scholarships in basketball, cross-country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.
Emerging Church Leader Scholarship: This scholarship, which totals $1,000 and is awarded for a maximum of four years, is awarded to students who are viewed as leaders in their church community. In order to qualify, students must be recommended by a leader in their church. In addition, referred students must apply by December 1. The Emerging Church Leadership Scholarship cannot be combined with the Student Referral Program Scholarship or the Legacy Scholarship.
Griffith Scholarship: PC’s most prestigious award, the Griffith Scholarship, covers the full cost of tuition, fees, room, and board 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 Griffith Scholars will not only have exhibited exceptional academic achievement, but they also will have demonstrated leadership ability and potential as well as outstanding personal character. To be considered, candidates must submit an admissions application by December 1.
Institutional/Merit Awards: Institutional/Merit Awards are available for up to 8 semesters (Fall and Spring) of academic study at Presbyterian College.
Laurens County Scholarship: Students must be current residents of Laurens County, S.C., to be eligible for the Laurens County Scholarship. Students must have attended and recently graduated from a Laurens County (S.C.) high school and plan to enroll at PC the following academic year.
Legacy Scholarship: Students whose immediate family (i.e. parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles) graduated from Presbyterian College qualify for the Legacy Scholarship. This award is a $1,880 scholarship awarded annually for up to four years. Please note there is a limit of one Legacy Scholarship per student. This scholarship cannot be combined with the Student Referral Program Scholarship or the Emerging Church Leadership Scholarship.
Merit-Based Scholarships: Presbyterian College offers a wide variety of merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $23,000. These awards recognize academic and leadership accomplishments throughout high school. When evaluating a student’s file for merit scholarships, we consider academic performance, the strength of curriculum, strength of the high school, SAT/ACT scores, class rank, and leadership. Candidates must complete an admissions application by February 1. to be considered for merit-based scholarships All merit-based scholarships are awarded based on a student’s re-calculated GPA using only core academic courses taken in high school.
Music Scholarships: The Department of Music offers music scholarships to students at PC regardless of major or minor. Ensemble scholarships are available as are scholarships for majors and minors in music. Candidates must submit the Music Scholarship Application to the Department of Music. Please call the music department at 864-833-8470 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State Scholarships: PC offers scholarships to attendees of Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State. Candidates must submit an application by December 1 in order to qualify.
Presbyterian College Grants: The Scholarship Committee awards other grants to students who qualify due to need or outstanding achievements. Awards may be renewable, provided satisfactory progress is maintained.
ROTC Scholarships: High school juniors and seniors may apply for the U.S. Army ROTC Four-Year College Scholarship. This scholarship includes full tuition and fees, $1,200 annually for books, and a monthly stipend for contracted cadets. Presbyterian College may pay room and board for these scholarship recipients. You must submit an admissions application by December 1 and the FAFSA by January 1 of your senior year of high school to be considered. Current PC students may also apply for ROTC scholarships. Visit the Military Science Department for details.
Student Referral Program Scholarship: Incoming students who are nominated by PC alumni, faculty, staff, current students, current or past parents, or friends of the College will receive the Student Referral Program Scholarship , a $1,880 scholarship awarded annually for up to four years. In order to receive the scholarship, a student must submit his or her application and must be referred at any time prior to their acceptance to the College. The Student Referral Program Scholarship cannot be combined with Legacy Scholarship or the Emerging Church Leadership Scholarship.
We encourage you to complete your FAFSA by October 1st. Doing so ensures that you will receive your completed financial aid package by March 1.