Federal Financial Aid

FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid

This form is now available for students attending college beginning Fall 2017.  Go to FAFSA to complete form.

Scholarship Information Received by TCA

 Sun Trust Off- To College Sweepstakes

Apply Online – drawing every two weeks from October 31 until May 15

Joseph C. Rodgers Scholarship Foundation

To be eligible for the Joseph C. Rodgers Scholarship applicants  must have each of the following:

  • Applicant must be a high school senior or a freshmen,sophomore, or junior currently enrolled in a college or technical school.
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 when the application is submitted.
  • Applicant must have actively participated as a volunteer for a community service organization or must be pursuing a degree in a criminal justice related field.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Florence County, South Carolina.

To access the application click here

Please see guidance for additional information.

Harry Hampton Fund Scholarships 

  • Harry Hampton Scholarship for students in the natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science. Four (4) years; $5,000 per year.
  • Wallace F. Pate Scholarship for students in natural resources disciplines of wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine or environmental science. One (1) year; $2,500.
    • Natural resource students may apply for the Hampton and Pate scholarship together on one application, but are eligible to be awarded only one. Agriculture, general biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are not eligible curricula for these scholarships.
    • The Harry Hampton and Pate scholarships are combined  on one application.
  • David M. Cline Scholarship for students who wish to further their education in law enforcement/ criminal justice/ forensic science. One (1) year; $2,000.
  • James O. Thomason Scholarship for students who wish to further their education in print or photo journalism, advertising, public relations or mass communications. This scholarship requires the student to submit a topical essay (see criteria and application). Four (4) years; $2,000 per year.
    • The David M. Cline and the James O. Thomason scholarship have separate application forms

Please be sure to complete all pages of the applications and carefully review the criteria for award to be sure you qualify to apply. Each application must be accompanied by high school transcripts, SAT/ACT scores and essays. In addition to online, applications also available via email at jim.goller@hamptonwildfund.org, by writing to the address bellow or by phone at 803-600-1570.

DEADLINE: January 31,2018


Mercer University Scholarship Challenge

The Mercer University School of engineering is pleased to once again invite seniors from your school to apply for our annual Scholarship Challenge at our Macon, Georgia campus on Saturday, November 11, 2017. We plan to award valuable scholarship this fall to high school seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering, industrial management and technical communications program. More information about Mercer Engineering is available at engineering.mercer.edu


Other Scholarship Information Recently Sent To TCA 

The Center for Scholarship Administration


General Scholarship Websites


College Board’s Scholarship

Seniors: Winthrop will be hosting Transfer Tuesday information sessions in the evening during the fall and winter. Sessions are designed to simplify the transfer process and help you make a smooth transition to Winthrop University.

Transfer information sessions will include:

-Admission requirements

-Transfer credit evaluation process. If you submit unofficial transcripts to Claire Mooney-Melvin in Transfer Recruitment at least one week prior, you will get a review from the student service office.

-Financial aid and scholarships information

-Degree checklist

-Optional campus tour (beings at 3:30 p.m.)

-Opportunity to meet with an Admissions Counselor


Sessions will be held at Winthrop on the following dates from 3:30-6:30 p.m. with a group presentation beginning at 5:00 p.m.

-October 2, 2017

-November 28, 2017

-January 9, 2018