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Financial Aid




Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is a federally funded grant that serves as the foundation upon which all other undergraduate aid is awarded. Unlike a loan, it does not have to be repaid.

Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG)
The Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) is a need-based award for first- and second-year undergraduates who completed a rigorous high school curriculum.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are federally funded grants awarded on a limited basis to students with exceptional financial need.

Federal Work-Study Program (FWS)
The Federal Work-Study Program was established by Congress to assist students in earning money to meet their educational costs while providing experience related to the student's academic major or career interests.

SC State

South Carolina Need-Based Grant Program (SNBG).

South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance Program (LTAP)

SC HOPE Scholarship Program (HOPE)

Legislative Incentives for Future Excellence Scholarship Program (LIFE)

Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program (Palmetto)

SC Teaching Fellows (SCTF)



Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) (for FAFSA) 

*Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes: High school seniors planning to attend a two year or four year public or private college may apply for this $500.00 scholarship. Fifteen drawings will be held and one winner will be chosen every two October through May. Apply at:


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