Located in Augusta, Georgia, Augusta University is a public research university and
medical center dedicated to training the next generation of innovators, leaders, cybersecurity
professionals and health care providers. Home to four campuses in Augusta and various
satellite locations across Georgia, Augusta University is at the forefront of groundbreaking
research focused on improving and enriching the human experience.
Offering undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, cybersecurity,
and education, as well as a full range of graduate programs and hands-on clinical
research opportunities, Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education
and health care. The combination of nationally ranked business and nursing schools
as well as the state’s flagship public medical school and only dental school along
with the School of Computer & Cyber Sciences makes Augusta University a destination of choice for the students of today and the
leaders of tomorrow. We are invested in the success of its students.
When you compare colleges, take a look at our quality of faculty, caliber of the nationally-ranked
programs being offered, hands-on experience opportunities and the excellent student
services and activities found here. We are the most affordable comprehensive research
university in the state of Georgia and we are here to help prepare our students for
success in the real world.
Students from 67 countries
Who qualifies for the South Carolina Scholarship?
Undergraduate students who have established and maintained domicile in the state of South Carolina for at least 12
consecutive months prior to the start of the term.
Do graduate students qualify for the South Carolina Scholarship?
Graduate students who have established and maintained domicile in Aiken and Edgefield County,
South Carolina for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the start of the term are
eligible for the out-of-state scholarship. Unfortunately, graduate students from other South Carolina counties do not qualify
for the scholarship.
I already have a Border County scholarship; can I keep the scholarship?
Yes, students that currently receive Boarder County Scholarships are still eligible
to keep those scholarships.
How do I apply for the South Carolina Scholarship?
Eligible students should complete the South Carolina Scholarship form located online
at: South Carolina Boundless webpage.
I am an South Carolina resident and currently pay out-of-state tuition; can I apply
for the South Carolina Scholarship?
Yes, current undergraduate students may be eligible for the South Carolina Scholarship,
effective Fall 2019.
What are the requirements for a dependent student to be eligible for the South Carolina
A dependent student must provide clear and convincing evidence that their parent(s)
or U.S. court-appointed legal guardian has established and maintained domicile in
South Carolina for at least the 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the first
day of classes for the term the scholarship is requested. In addition, the dependent student must either have graduated from
a high school in South Carolina or be claimed as a dependent by their South Carolina
state domiciled parent or U.S. court- appointed legal guardian on their federal or
state income tax return filed for the most recent tax year.
What are the requirements for an independent student to be eligible for the South
An independent student must provide clear and convincing evidence that he or she has
established and maintained domicile in South Carolina for at least the 12 consecutive
months immediately preceding the first day of classes for the term the scholarship is
Once a student is determined to be eligible for the scholarship, does he or she have
to reapply for the scholarship to continue to receive it?
No, once a student has been determined to be eligible for the South Carolina Scholarship, they are not required to reapply for the scholarship provided continuous enrollment
is maintained in non-selective programs.
Can a transient student be eligible for the South Carolina Scholarship?
Only degree seeking students are eligible.
Are reentry/returning/readmit students eligible for the South Carolina Scholarship?
Yes, reentry/returning/readmit students are eligible to be considered for the South
Can a student receiving the South Carolina Scholarship continue to receive the scholarship
if they transfer to a USG institution not authorized to grant the scholarship?
No, the South Carolina Scholarship may only be granted by those institutions approved by the Chancellor to award the scholarship.
Are students required to be lawfully present in the United States to be eligible for
the South Carolina Scholarship?
Yes, per Board of Regents policy, no student may be classified as in-state or be granted
an out-of-state tuition scholarship until their lawful presence in the United States has been verified using one of the
approved methods found at Columbus State University's website.
If the information a student provides on their State of South Carolina Scholarship
application is sufficient to determine eligibility, is it necessary for supporting
documentation to be submitted?
No, if the information a student provides on their State of South Carolina Scholarship application
clearly shows they meet the waiver requirements, it is not necessary to require that
additional supporting documentation be submitted. If there is not clear and convincing
evidence that the student meets the requirements, then additional information will
be requested from the student. A student may also need to submit documentation to
satisfy the lawful presence requirement if their lawful presence is not verified in
some other way.