The South Carolina scholarship will be available to qualified South Carolina residents and covers out-of-state tuition costs, which are estimated at $15,000 per year or $60,000 over four years. In-state tuition at Augusta University is currently estimated at $17,814 per year and includes fees, housing and meal plans.
“As we are located on the Georgia-South Carolina border, our success is inextricably linked to the success of our communities,” said Augusta University Provost Gretchen Caughman. “Increased affordability for South Carolina residents is a win-win for the two-state region, making college more accessible and affordable to a larger number of people.”
Qualified applicants include degree-seeking undergraduate students who have established and maintained residency in South Carolina for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the start of the term and degree-seeking graduate students residing in Aiken and Edgefield counties.
Eligible programs include most undergraduate majors at Augusta University, including those in the School of Computer & Cyber Sciences, the James M. Hull College of Business, the College of Education, the Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the College of Science & Mathematics. Prerequisite courses in the colleges of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences are also eligible.
Recently named by Forbes as a Top 10 Low-Profile, High Value College, Augusta University is the two-state’s most affordable research university with nationally recognized programs in the health sciences and cybersecurity. For more information, visit www.augusta.edu/scboundless.