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Scholarships and Endowments

The College of Nursing encourages you to identify and pursue any scholarship opportunities that will help pay for your annual educational expenses. With these available scholarships, we hope to make the College of Nursing affordable for all students who wish to pursue a career in nursing. 

Scholarship Applications for New and Continuing Nursing Students

The college offers a variety of donor/departmental scholarships and fellowships. Applications for new and continuing students will be evaluated during summer semesters for award in the subsequent academic year (fall, spring and/or summer).

Applicants must be admitted to the College of Nursing or currently enrolled in the college.

Applicants must meet academic requirement(s)

GPA of 3.0 and minimum SAT total score of 1000 or ACT composite score of 24.

Institutional and overall GPA of 3.0 and no below ‘C’ grade in a required nursing or science course.

GPA of 3.0 on coursework at previous institution(s) and no below ‘C’ grade in a required nursing or science course.

Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 at previous institution(s).

Graduate GPA of 3.0 and no below ‘B’ grades.

Undergraduate and Graduate GPA of 3.0 at previous institution(s) and no below ‘B’ graduate grades.

Submit one application to be considered for all awards for criteria met. Scholarship awards are not automatically renewable. Re-apply each year for college departmental scholarships. Scholarships are competitive and limited. The number and amounts of scholarships awarded vary and are subject to the funds available.

Click the links below to see scholarship applications and instructions. Your USC ID is required to access the scholarship application portals. Newly admitted students should be able to access their USC ID after receipt of program acceptance from USC Columbia Undergraduate Admissions or The Graduate School.

  • The Undergraduate Scholarship Application for new and continuing students will be available from December 15, 2023 - April 1, 2024, for the academic year 2024-20245 funding consideration. 
  • The Scholarship Application for Fall 2024. USC Lancaster-based Upper Division starters will be available from March 1, 2024 – April 1, 2024.
  • The Graduate Scholarship Application for continuing students will be available from December 15, 2023 - April 1, 2024, for the academic year 2024-2025 funding consideration. .
  • The Graduate Scholarship Application for new Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 admitted students will be available from December 15, 2022 - June 1, 2023, for the academic year 2023-2024 funding consideration.

Questions about the application process? Contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 803-777-3780.


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