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USC Upstate Foundation Scholarships - College of Arts and Sciences

The USC Upstate Foundation Scholarship application is available November 1 through February 1.

CONTEC Chemistry Scholarship
Awarded to a student who is a declared Chemistry major with a minimum GPA of 3.2. The student must have completed organic (through CHM 332L) and quantitative analysis by the disbursement date of the scholarship. This scholarship will be funded in Fall 2013 with a $1000 annual award.

Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery Scholarship
Provides support to a full-time art major, currently enrolled in art courses, graduate of a public Spartanburg County secondary school, and has at least 30 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. This scholarship awards $1000 per year.

Featherston Family Endowed Scholarship
Established to provide financial assistance to a part-time or full-time student. The award is given to a student, who most closely meets the criteria of an arts and science major that is not eligible for any state merit based scholarship.

John Edmunds Scholarship
Honors Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. This annual award will be given to a student junior or higher standing, minimum 3.5 GPA, resident of the Upstate of South Carolina, declared major in Social and Behavioral Sciences, and plans to pursue graduate studies in a SSPH discipline (includes law and medicine).
A 1,500 word essay is required.

Joseph L. Balintfy Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics and Computer
Awarded to a full-time student with junior standing. The student must be a declared major in an academic program specifically housed in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA on coursework completed at USC Upstate. The donor requests that preference be given to an immigrant or first generation United States citizen. The applicant must submit a personal statement regarding this qualification. The scholarship recipient may receive the scholarship in both the junior and senior years of study if the 3.0 GPA is maintained in the mathematics or computer science major. This scholarship was established in memory of Lilly Lancaster Kohler's husband, Joseph L. Balintfy, a Hungarian immigrant.

Mathematics Scholarship Fund
Awarded to an incoming freshman interested in pursuing a degree in mathematics. Recipient must have at least a 3.5 cumulative high school grade point average and SAT score of at least 1100. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students and may be renewable for up to seven semesters provided the student continues to major in mathematics, maintains a cumulative overall GPA of 3.0, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in mathematics courses.

Nancy P. Moore Scholarship
Established to honor Dr. Nancy Moore for her commitment and teaching at USC Upstate and her service in the upstate community. Recipient must be a full-time English major who has sophomore or upper class standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Recipients must also be involved in some type of volunteer work. This scholarship awards $500 per year.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student at USC Upstate engaged in a program of study in Biology, Chemistry or toward completion requirements for Pre-engineering, Engineering Technology Management or Pre-Pharmacy. The recipient must have completed 60 credit hours (30 of which must have been earned at USC Upstate) by the end of the semester of application, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with involvement in campus and/or community activities. The $1000 scholarship is awarded once a year at the end of the spring semester to be used in any semester desired by the student. Recipients may not receive the NSE scholarship more than two times. Students must submit a separate application with the NSE office.

Political Science Scholarship
Awarded during the spring semester to a student who is a full-time junior political science major with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25. Candidate must show potential for graduate work in a political science-related field. This scholarship awards $200 per spring semester.

Water Environment Association of SC (WEASC) “Legacy of Learning” Scholarship
Established to encourage students pursuing a career in an environmental field. The recipient should be pursuing a Bachelor Degree related to the environment; for example, Science, Biological, Mechanical, Electrical or Engineering Technology. The recipient must also be a SC resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and can be a full-time or part-time student. This scholarship awards $1500.