Joseph P. Riley Sr. Endowed Scholarship

Established by the late U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond in honor of the father of Charleston Mayor Joe Riley Jr., the fund assists students enrolled in any program of study in need of financial assistance.

Eligibility Criteria: To be considered for this scholarship, an applicant:

1)      must be a new, returning or continuing student;
2)      must be a South Carolina resident;
3)      must be enrolled in any program of study;
4)      must enroll in and maintain at least six credit hours;
5)      must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater; and
7)      must demonstrate financial need (determined from completed FAFSA form).

Award amount/use: Award of up to $300 for tuition, books, required course materials and equipment