Partial to full scholarships awarded in men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports. Contact our athletics staff to learn about scholarship opportunities.
Students are selected from eligible high schools their junior years, based on grades, standardized test scores, and extracurricular activities. If an admitted applicant is eligible for any Furman scholarship in excess of $5,000, the higher scholarship will be awarded and will replace the Furman Scholars Scholarship.
Renewable scholarships awarded to students who have indicated on the application supplement that a parent or grandparent graduated from Furman University. If an admitted applicant is eligible for any Furman scholarship in excess of the amount of the Legacy Scholarship, the higher scholarship will be awarded and will replace the Legacy Scholarship.
National Merit Scholarships
National Merit/National Achievement finalists who indicate Furman as their first-choice college may be eligible for a renewable university-sponsored scholarship, in accordance with National Merit Scholarship Corporation guidelines. Students who demonstrate financial need may receive $2,000 in a renewable university-sponsored scholarship, and students who do not demonstrate financial need may receive a $1,000 renewable university-sponsored scholarship. This university-sponsored scholarship is awarded in addition to any other Furman scholarship or grant for which the student may be eligible.
- Varies, with Furman guaranteeing at least $7,000 in scholarships and/or grants
Academic scholarships for residents of South Carolina, based on annual guidelines, which are currently a 3.50 grade point average, 1200 SAT or 27 ACT, rank in top six percent of the class, or 1400 combined SAT score and a high school grade point average of 4.00 or greater. Eligible candidates apply through their high school guidance offices in the fall of their senior years. South Carolina students may receive either the Palmetto Fellows, South Carolina LIFE, or the Hope Scholarship. Scholarship amounts may vary depending upon decisions by the South Carolina Legislature. If you are a Palmetto Fellows recipient, Furman will award at least $7,000 in scholarships and/or grants. This funding may include any combination of Furman scholarship or grant money, including music, athletic, departmental or other merit or talent-based awards. Palmetto Fellows recipients may also be eligible to receive a South Carolina Tuition Grant or other assistance.
South Carolina LIFE
Academic scholarships for South Carolina residents who meet two of the following criteria: a B (3.00) grade point average, rank in the top 30 percent of their graduating class, and 1100 score on the SAT (or ACT composite score of 24). No application required.
South Carolina Hope Scholarship
One-year, academic scholarships for South Carolina residents with a B (3.00) grade point average who do not qualify for a LIFE or Palmetto Fellows award. No application required.
Be sure to review our application deadlines before applying.