Niche College Scholarship

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship

January 31, 2025
Awards Available: 9

Scholarship Description

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is awarding a total of $45,000 to nine deserving students. We are looking for hardworking and dedicated students in South Carolina planning to pursue a post-secondary degree in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must be a legal US resident. Graduate students are not eligible to apply.

Scholarship Details

  • Total scholarship fund: $45,000
  • Number of scholarships available: Nine

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to undergraduate college-bound students for the fall semester
  • Applicants from both South Carolina and other states planning to attend a South Carolina-based university are eligible
  • Minimum GPA requirement: 3.0
  • Applicants must be legal residents of the United States
  • Graduate students are not eligible

Application Process

  1. Compose an impactful essay (500 words or less) explaining how your education will empower you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of South Carolinians and your community.
  2. Submit the following with your application:
    • A letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor at your current school
    • Your current school transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
    • A recent photo of yourself for use on
  3. Ensure your application is submitted by the application deadline of 11:59 p.m. EST on January 31.
  4. Stay tuned for the announcement of scholarship winners in the spring. Scholarship Search