SC Wins Scholarship

December 20, 2023
Posted by
PGS Staff

Calling all South Carolina Residents! Unlock new opportunities and empower your future by taking advantage of the SC Wins Scholarship. Acquire valuable skills that will set you on a path to success and personal growth. This scholarship helps fill the funding gap and allows SC residents to access education that they may normally not have the means to achieve.

The SC Wins Scholarship is a transformative opportunity designed to address the workforce shortages in South Carolina. This scholarship program not only serves as a testament to the state's commitment to fostering academic excellence but also plays a crucial role in developing the future workforce of South Carolina.

The scholarship covers any remaining tuition, fees, and required course-related expenses left after applying all other scholarships or grants.

A student must pursue a professional certificate, industry-recognized credential (IRC), diploma or degree from one of the SC Technical College System’s 16 colleges. Students can receive the SC•WINS for only one certificate, diploma or degree unless the additional certificate, diploma or degree constitutes progress in the same field of study.

Qualifying students must:

  • Be a South Carolina resident
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program
  • Meet one of the following criteria:
    • Be employed,
    • Take a financial literacy course offered at the technical college, or
    • Complete 100 hours of voluntary time contributing to a nonprofit or public service organization

GPA/Continued Eligibility
All credit-seeking students must maintain a 2.0 GPA each academic year.

Changing Majors
Changing majors is allowed within the acceptable disciplines in workforce program areas.

Covered Expenses
Recipients can receive up to $5,000 per academic year after applying all other scholarships or grants. The scholarship may cover the cost of tuition, fees, and course-related expenses.

Read the release from the S.C. Technical College System (link:

About Partnership Grand Strand
Partnership Grand Strand is a 501c3 foundation launched in 2022 by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to fund a five-year economic and community development initiative. Through investments from local businesses and partnerships with community organizations, the foundation leads and supports efforts related to four pillars of success: prosperity, talent, place and infrastructure. Through their focused endeavors, Partnership Grand Strand works to accelerate economic prosperity and enhance quality of life across Horry and Georgetown counties. 
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