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College of Arts & Sciences
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment

Environment & Sustainability

Scholarships & Awards

The application for Environmental scholarships through the school of the Earth, Ocean and Environment can be downloaded here.  Majors in either Environmental Science or Environmental Studies with a cumulative GPA over 3.0 are invited to apply for a scholarship, which pays $250 per Fall and Spring semester ($500 per year) beginning with Fall 2017 (plus a tuition discount for out-of-state students).  

If you wish to apply, please download the application and return it to Jacqueline McClary, , with your essay and a letter (or email) of recommendation from one of your professors.  You do not need to provide a transcript.  Applications are due in full by April 1, and scholarship recipients will be notified before the end of the semester.


Harris Pastides and Patricia Moore-Pastides Student Sustainability Award

Students at the University of South Carolina who will have completed 90 credit hours or more by the end of the Spring 2017 semester (i.e. rising seniors) shall be eligible to be nominated. Students must be currently enrolled full-time students and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students can be self-nominated, or nominated by a member of the USC community students, staff or faculty. Nominations should Page 2 Printed on Sep 21, 2017 address how the student has mad an impact in one or more of the following areas related to sustainability: scholarship, leadership, and engagement


** Please note: if you are already receiving a scholarship from our program, you do not need to reapply!  Your award will be automatically renewed provided you remain one of our majors and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.  **