The College of Charleston Faculty/Staff Dependent Scholarship application period is open for the 2024–25 academic year through March 15, 2024.

Funded through the College of Charleston Foundation, the Faculty/Staff Dependent Scholarship is open to the dependent children and spouses of permanent faculty/staff who are currently employed by the College and are seeking their first undergraduate bachelor’s degree. The amount of each scholarship is up to $2,500 per year and is disbursed half in the fall and half in the spring terms. Scholarships are not renewable; however, recipients may reapply for consideration each year.

Recipients must be enrolled as full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students at the College of Charleston to receive scholarship disbursements. To meet the academic requirements for eligibility, applicants must have a minimum cumulative CofC GPA of at least 3.0 and be meeting the institution’s Satisfactory Academic Progress standards.

The application is housed in the Cougar Scholarship Awarding System (CSAS): All Opportunities – Cougar Scholarship Award System ( To apply, students simply must complete the general application and indicate therein that they are the dependent of a staff or faculty member. The application period for the 2024–25 academic year will close March 15, 2024.

For more information about this scholarship, email the Office of Financial Assistance and Veterans Affairs at or call the office at 843.953.5540.