South Carolina Higher Education
Tuition Grants Commission
(803) 896-1120

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there a tuition grants program for independent colleges?

How do I apply for a tuition grant?

When should I apply?

What factors are used to determine financial eligibility?

What academic standards are required for eligibility?

What is the amount of a tuition grant and how is that amount determined?

Do I have to repay the grant?

When will the awardees be notified?

If I receive a grant as a freshman, would I get to keep it for subsequent years?

What if I receive other scholarships or grants?

What are some other limitations on the grant?

What if I transfer to another college?

May I use this grant at an out-of-state college?

If I have other questions about the Tuition Grants Program, whom may I contact?