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Scholarship Opportunities

School of Education

Aiken Partnership Scholarship Awards for the School of Education

Scholarship Name

Criteria

Betty Miller Galardi Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship shall be awarded to a Special Education Major; Junior or Senior Student; GPA of 3.0 or greater; The School of Education Dean will make recommendations.

Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Delta Chapter Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is to provide support to a full-time, degree-seeking student majoring in education and should have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and should be of junior or senior standing.

Eric Montrell Stallings Education Scholarship

This fund will support an annual scholarship to a student(s) in the Call Me Mister Program. Criteria are that student must be majoring in Education and enrolled in the Call Me Mister Program. The recipient must maintain a GPA of at least 2.75, and the scholarship is renewable.

Irene Y. Curtis Multicultural Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded by the USCA HAS Committee or its designees to a full-time, degree-seeking student. Preference should be given to a student who is majoring in Education. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient (s) maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher and is enrolled at USCA as an undergraduate.

Margaret Riedell Children's Literature Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship shall be awarded to an Elementary Education major; the student should be accepted into the Professional Program and have excelled in the Children's Literature Course; recommendations should be made by the Junior Block Education faculty

Martha E. Unkel Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship supports an early Childhood Education major; Sophomore, Junior, or Senior; Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater; Recommendation from the School of Education; Scholarships shall be at least $700 a year.

Sherri McDaniel Jenik Endowed Scholarship for Special Education

This scholarship will be awarded by the USCA HAS Committee or its designees to a full-time, degree-seeking student majoring in special education. An entering freshman student must have a Unv. Predicted GPA of 2.5 or better; a sophomore, junior, or senior must have an actual 2.5 GPA or better. this scholarship is renewable so long as students continue to meet the criteria established herein, as well as the criteria for completion of an undergraduate degree in Special Education. A recommendation shall be made by the USCA Dean of School of Education.

Blanche King Rutland Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student at USCA; the recipient shall have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPR or SAT of 850 or higher, preference shall be given to a student majoring in Secondary Education (History Concentration) or a related subject, financial need will be considered with preference given to a student who demonstrates financial need, and the recipient will be selected based upon the above-stated criteria by the Board of Directors of the Aiken Partnership Board or its appointee, the USCA HAS Committee.

Dr. Elizabeth S. Bell Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship shall be awarded by the USCA HAS Committee or their designees to a full-time USCA student who is a rising sophomore, junior, or senior with at least a 3.0 GPA, preference shall be given to a non-traditional female student, and preference may be given to students based upon their financial need.

Emma Salley Education Scholarship

This scholarship shall be awarded by the USC Aiken HAS Committee based on the following criteria: scholarship shall be awarded to students in the School of Education, preference to qualified students from the Salley, SC area, and preference to students with financial need.

Huffer Endowed Scholarship in Education Fund

This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time, degree-seeking student(s) majoring in education. Preference is given to recipient(s) with financial need.

Prude McCord-Ioneene Huggins Memorial Educ Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is to provide support to a student who is a junior education major. Preference is given to an academically outstanding student who is an Aiken County resident and displays documented financial need.

The Mike Snow and Linda Soyars Endowed Scholarship The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the USC Aiken Honors, Awards, and Scholarships Committee or its designees to a worthy, full-time, non-traditional degree-seeking student(s) majoring in Secondary Education with a 3.0 GPA or higher. The award should be given to a graduate of a South Carolina public school. Preference should also be given to students that have a documented financial need. A recommendation shall be made by the Dean of the School of Education.

Scholarship amounts are dependent on the number of awards and available funds.

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