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General Information

Name Lottery Tuition Assistance Program
Number of Awards
Award Value $900
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
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Contact Information

Contact Lorna Manglona-Williams
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1333 Main St.
Suite 200
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Phone (877)349-7183

Scholarship Description

Provide tuition assistance to South Carolina residents attending a two-year public or independent institution of higher learning.

In order to qualify for Lottery Tuition Assistance, a student must meet ALL of the following minimum requirements before being awarded:

* File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and complete the process to determine eligibility for federal student aid each academic year;
* Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident that meets the definition of an eligible non-citizen under State residency statutes;
* Be a legal resident of South Carolina as defined in applicable State statutes governing the determination of residency for tuition and fee purposes;
* Be enrolled at the time of the grant disbursement as a degree-seeking student in a minimum of six credit hours for the term and be making satisfactory academic progress;
* Verify that he or she does not owe a refund or repayment on a State Grant, Pell Grant or a Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and is not in default on a loan under the Federal Perkins Loan or Federal Stafford Loan program; and
* Not be a recipient of the HOPE, LIFE or Palmetto Fellows Scholarships.