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A statewide technical college scholarship program designed to address workforce shortages in South Carolina

The scholarship covers any remaining tuition, fees, and required course-related expenses left after applying all other scholarships or grants.

A student must pursue a professional certificate, industry-recognized credential (IRC), diploma or degree from one of the SC Technical College System’s 16 colleges. Students can receive the SC•WINS for only one certificate, diploma or degree unless the additional certificate, diploma or degree constitutes progress in the same field of study.

Qualifying students must:

  • Be a South Carolina resident
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program
  • Meet one of the following criteria:
    • Be employed,
    • Take a financial literacy course offered at the technical college, or
    • Complete 100 hours of voluntary time contributing to a nonprofit or public service organization

GPA/Continued Eligibility
All credit-seeking students must maintain a 2.0 GPA each academic year.

Changing Majors
Changing majors is allowed within the acceptable disciplines in workforce program areas.

Covered Expenses
Recipients can receive up to $5,000 per academic year after applying all other scholarships or grants. The scholarship may cover the cost of tuition, fees, and course-related expenses.


Visit your local technical college for more information