Donor Scholarships

Donor Scholarships at USCB

Donor Scholarships are individual scholarship funds that are graciously donated to USCB by different entities within the local community. The criteria for receiving each Donor Scholarship varies, as does the amount of the award.

Students may apply for donor scholarships via a common app from Jan. 1 - March 1 each year. This application will be posted here when application window opens.

The Donor Scholarship Application for the 2023-2024 academic year is now closed. Review of applicants is currently underway by the University Scholarship Committee.


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USCB Donor Scholarships List

Complete Name of Scholarship Description of Scholarship Minimum GPA Application Supplements
Battey Family Scholarship Academic merit N/A  
Beaufort Water Festival Active member in the community, resident of Northern Beaufort County. 2.5  
Brinkley Family Endowment Fund Full-time freshman student, academic merit, Beaufort, Colleton, Jasper or Hampton County resident, first-generation college student. 3.0 First consideration to Boys & Girls Club participants or Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Achievement School.
Cartha D. DeLoach Memorial Heritage Classic Fdn Annual Scholarship Student majoring in Business Administration N/A  
Charlie Mitchell Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Financial need, 2.5 GPA to renew    
Chartwells Scholarship Full-time student majoring in Hospitality 3.0  
Colden R. Battey, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund Academic merit, must maintain academic excellence    
D.L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship   N/A  
David McCollum Memorial Scholarship Fund Full time student, Biology, Marine Science, Ecology, or Coastal Conservation major, academic merit    
Dot Wrede Sand Shark Colleagues Scholarship Fun Financial need & academic merit, current and former USCB employees or immediate family members N/A  
Dr. Louise Anders Scholarship Fund Full time student, academic merit    
Dr. Lynn Mulkey Endowed Scholarship Fund Human Services or Sociology major    
Edith R. Harvey Endowed Scholarship Fund Financial need, academic merit, interest in religious studies or liberal arts, intent to enter seminary 3.0  
Emory W. Rushton & Susan Y. Rushton Endowed Scholarship Fund Studio art major, financial need, academic merit    
Jane T. Upshaw Endowed Scholarship Freshman, Math or Math Education major with academic merit    
G Thomas Upshaw Endowed Scholarship Full-time student with financial need, academic merit, Beaufort Jasper or Hampton County resident. 3.0 First consideration to veteran or US Military active duty
Gamma Beta Phi Scholarship Financial need & academic merit, preference to Gamma Beta Phi member 3.2 Must submit essay about how scholarship and service develop character
Garcia Annual Health Promotion Scholarship Senior student majoring in Health Promotion, preference to student that worked/volunteer at the Boys & Girls Club of the Lowcountry 2.5 Must submit a 2 minute video to Dr. Gellar documenting the student's view on the importance of community building within the Health Promotion field and why they are pursuing a degree.
Heard Family Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Morgan C. Haynes Visual Arts or Health Profession major    
J Eugene Norris Scholarship      
John F. Curry Memorial Heritage Classic Fdn Annual Scholarship  Hospitality major    
Joseph B. Fraser Jr. Heritage Classic Foundation Annual Scholarship Business Administration major    
John W. Castles Scholarship Fund Full-time student with Financial Need, Academic Merit 3.0  
Julia Branch Burgess Memorial Endowed Scholarship Freshman student majoring in Early Childhood or Elementary Education, academic merit, maintain academic excellence    
Kathleen and Jim Jordan Annual Scholarship Freshman student preferably majoring in History. Must maintain academic excellence. A Beaufort County resident. 3.0  
Leith Paul Trask Memorial Scholarship Visual Arts or Art Major    
Linda Lisi Pre-Veterinarian Endowed Scholarship Biological Sciences- Pre- Veterinarian track, academic merit, must maintain academic excellence 3.0  
Nicholas D. Lucchesi Memorial Scholarship Preference may be given to a student with documented financial need and/or a documented learning challenge. 2.5  
Mary Moody Memorial Scholarship No criteria    
Maureen & Edwin Seim Scholarship Full time student    
Ramon N Tessler Memorial Scholarship Fund Beaufort or Hampton County resident    
Randolph (Buster) Murdaugh Scholarship Fund (Beaufort)       Full time freshman student, financial need, academic merit, Allendale, Beaufort Colleton, Jasper, or Hampton County resident, lower income family 2.5  
Roger L. Steele Endowed Art Scholarship Fine Arts major with preference to Printmaking    
Sea Island Rotary Scholarship Fund - Darwin Bashaw Financial need, academic merit    
Senator Clementa Pinckney Scholarship Fund Preference to Jasper County, SC Students    
Sol Neidich Family Scholarship Fund Freshman student, with financial need, academic merit, local high school graduate    
USCB Bookstore Scholarship Full time student, books only    
USCB General Scholarship Fund Must maintain academic excellence    
Ward N. Kirby Heritage Classic Foundation Annual Scholarship Computational Science major    
William F. Cochrane Memorial Scholarship Fund Financial need, academic merit    
William Mason Hardimon Scholarship Fund Business major, financial need, academic merit, no more than 120 credit hours. 3.0