South Carolina Independent
College in Columbia, SC
Without scholarships and grants, many students could not afford the cost of higher education. S Carolina's independent colleges and universities would like you to join us in showing our grateful appreciation to members of the General Assembly for their support of merit-based scholarships and need-based grants. We encourage you to write a individual letter to your state legislators and thank them for their support. Encourage them to invest in the future of South Carolina by funding to the fullest extent possible scholarships like Palmetto Fellows, LIFE, HOPE, and Higher Education Tuition Grants.
read moreSince 1826, the independent sector of postsecondary education has been a vital part of the cultural, educational, and economic development of South Carolina. The independent colleges and universities continue to provide rich, robust, and diverse higher educational opportunities that are an integral part of the development and maintenance of a balance educational system in the state.
read moreErskine College has been equipping young people to flourish in lives of learning, serving, and leading for nearly 175 years. Our rich heritage of thoughtful scholarship, spiritual devotion, and intentional community provides an academic experience that's as distinctive as our students, faculty, and graduates. Nationally ranked among the best liberal arts colleges by Forbes magazine and US News & World Report, our majors span the arts and sciences spectrum. No matter what you study, you'll be personally challenged and profoundly inspired.