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The Student Pathways in Engineering and Computing for Transfers program (SPECTRA) allow students to begin their academic career at Trident Technical College and then transfer to continue pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at Clemson University. Students enroll in a prearranged Associate of Science program prior to transferring to Clemson. During this time, students have access to Clemson faculty and staff, networking and major discovery activities, academic assistance and special scholarship opportunities. After a minimum of 30 transferable hours, and an overall GPA of 2.7, students may transfer to Clemson to complete the degree requirements for one of Clemson’s eligible Engineering or Computer Science Bachelor’s degrees.

Who can receive this scholarship? Students who:

  • Are enrolled in an associate degree program at TTC
  • Plan to transfer to Clemson to major in certain STEM programs
  • Have demonstrated financial need (shown by completing a FAFSA)
  • Are U.S. citizens
  • Complete the scholarship application

What is the amount of the scholarship?
Students can be awarded scholarships in the range of $1,500 to $3,500 per year. Students who transfer to Clemson will be awarded $5,000 to $10,000 per year, based on the demonstrated need shown after the completion of the FAFSA.

How to apply for this scholarship?
Complete the scholarship application as well as the FAFSA at TTC’s school code is 004920.

For more information and to apply for the Spectra Scholarship, click here or contact:

Tim Fulford
Dean, Engineering and Construction