State-Funded Scholarships will be awarded based on classroom and funding availability. If funds are not available at the time your application is received, you will be added to a wait list. If funds become available at a later time, you will be contacted.
Completion of an application does not guarantee admission into a program. Applicants may not be eligible for new funding if they did not successfully complete a previously funded program.
You will be contacted by a Trident Technical College Program Manager when your application is in review. Please allow 7-10 days for this process and watch your email/voicemail for notification. If we cannot reach you in a timely manner, we will move on to the next application.
Application Requirement: Scholarship applicants must be a current South Carolina resident. You must provide a copy of your SC Driver's License, a state-issued identification card, or a current SC utility bill.
Program Requirements: Some programs have additional registration requirements. While you do not need to submit this additional documentation with your application, you will be asked to provide it before you can be registered.
- Education: If required, applicant will be asked to provide a copy of high school diploma, GED, or a college transcript.
- Drug-free: If required, applicant must provide proof of a current (within three days) negative drug screen. Some programs may require more than one drug screen.
- Criminal History: If required, must provide copy of a current (within three days) SC SLED or national background check. Applicants with felony convictions are not eligible for scholarship funds.
- WorkKeys: If required, applicant will be required to submit proof of Silver WINS/WorkKeys.
Scholarship Funds Will Cover: Registration fees for one program and/or course. Scholarship funds cannot be used for required books, testing or background check fees, or materials.
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Scholarship awards are based on classroom and funding availability. Completion of this application does not guarantee admission into a program with Trident Technical College.
Scholarship applicants may not be eligible for funding if they did not successfully complete or attend the first day of class for previously awarded programs.
It is the policy of Trident Technical College that no discrimination on the grounds of race, color, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, pregnancy, or national or ethnic origin will exist in any area of the college.