Teaching Scholarships in South Carolina

  • Winthrop University scholarships

    Must be a student at Winthrop University; requirements vary by scholarship.

  • SCCTM Educator’s Scholarship

    Must be a teacher pursuing an advanced degree in mathematics, math education, or elementary education with math emphasis; member of South Carolina’s Council of Teachers of Mathematics for previous two years; have a valid SC teaching certificate; currently employed by a SC school; completed two years or more teaching mathematics in SC; accepted into graduate program.

  • SCCTM Preservice Scholarship

    Must be enrolled in student teaching at a South Carolina college or university within one academic year of application; committed to teaching mathematics in South Carolina for grades PK-12; have 3.0 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in math courses with at least 12 semester hours of math taken.

  • Florence Nelson Scholarship

    College seniors or fifth-year preservice students who are members of the South Carolina Council of the International Reading Association; must be enrolled in a South Carolina college majoring in education.

  • Mary A. Kelly Scholarship

    Graduate students who are members of the International Reading Association and the South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association; must enroll in a South Carolina college education degree program; minimum of two years experience teaching in a classroom and one year participating in local council activities.

  • SCIRA Student Scholarship

    Graduating high school senior; resident of South Carolina; plan to pursue a degree in education from a South Carolina college; son or daughter of a current member of the South Carolina International Reading Association.

  • South Carolina Teacher Loans

    Must be a resident of South Carolina; education major; must meet academic requirements; loan forgiveness offered for those who teach in a public South Carolina school after graduation.

  • CERRA Teaching Fellows Program

    High school senior in South Carolina; commitment to teach in South Carolina one year for every year the scholarship is received.

  • T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood South Carolina Scholarships

    Must work at a licensed/registered child care facility; must meet requirements for weekly hours worked for desired type of scholarship; must meet pay requirements.

  • TEACH Grant

    Must be enrolled in a TEACH-Grant-eligible program; intend to teach in elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families; meet certain academic requirements; meet basic eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs; complete the FAFSA; available nationwide.