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University Merit Awards:

Coastal Carolina University is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and recognized outstanding freshmen and transfer students through the merit scholarship program. Admitted students are automatically considered for merit awards. Students meeting the minimum requirements to qualify will be notified beginning December 1st for fall enrollment.

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South Carolina Lottery Scholarships:

Scholarships available from the State of South Carolina to eligible South Carolina residents. Both new and continuing students will be automatically considered for SC LIFE and SC Hope Scholarship eligibility. Students applying for the SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship will need to consult their high school guidance office.

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Horry County Higher Education Commissions Scholarships:

Scholarships available from the Horry County Higher Education Commission to students who have/will be graduating from an eligible Horry County High School. Various opportunities are available, and most require an application for consideration.

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University Application-based Scholarships:

Each year both newly accepted and continuing students will be eligible to apply for Application-based Scholarships.  Three application cycles are available throughout the year with the first beginning in December and will be available via WebAdvisor.

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Other CCU Scholarships:

There are a variety of scholarships available to new and continuing students. Click the link for further details about each award.

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External Scholarships:

There are many organizations outside of CCU that offer a variety of scholarship opportunities. Click the link for further information.  


Contact Information: 

Financial Aid & Scholarships
Coastal Carolina University 
P.O. Box 261954 
Conway, SC 29528-6054 
Telephone: (843) 349-2313 or (800) 277-7000, ext. 2313
Fax: (843) 349-2347
E-mail: scholar@coastal.edu