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Financial Aid and Scholarships


Find resources for students, parents, and school counselors to help guide you through the financial aid process.

A Guide to Scholarships and Financial Aid 2021-22

Each year, the University of South Carolina gives out millions of dollars in aid. See what types of scholarships and aid the university had to offer its latest freshman class.

How to Check Student Requirements

Self Service Carolina is the online student portal that provides information about your financial aid status. Learn how to check your student requirements in Self Service Carolina. 

Form and Document Submission: Tax Returns

All tax information including W-2's, schedules, tax transcripts, and tax returns must be submitted in a certain format.

SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship

The SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship was established to recognize the most academically talented high school seniors in South Carolina.

Parent PLUS Loan

A Parent PLUS Loan is a federal loan that parents borrow on behalf of their student. The application process for this loan is separate from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Creating and Using the FSA ID

The FSA ID is a username and password combination you use to log in to U.S. Department of Education (ED) online systems. Learn important tips and how to get an FSA ID.

Financial Literacy Guidance

Financial literacy education can provide an understanding of how to manage personal finances, set financial goals, and establish a plan to help you manage your educational debt successfully.


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