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ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Academic Scholarships are provided through generous gifts to Coker College. The scholarships are provided to students for scholarly achievement, leadership, and need-based assistance. These scholarships are awarded at the time of acceptance to the college and no additional application is needed.

Trustee's Scholarship

The Trustee's Scholarship is awarded based on SAT or ACT scores and the high school cumulative grade point average.

ANNUAL VALUE

up to $12,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $48,000

President's Scholarship

The President's Scholarship is awarded based on SAT or ACT scores and the high school cumulative grade point average. Scholarships range up to $11,000 per year.

ANNUAL VALUE

up to $11,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $44,000

Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship is awarded based on SAT or ACT scores and high school cumulative grade point average.

ANNUAL VALUE

up to $10,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $40,000

Bell Tower Scholarship

The Coker College Bell Tower Scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

ANNUAL VALUE

up to $9,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $36,000

Founder's Scholarship

The Coker College Founder's Scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

ANNUAL VALUE

up to $5,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $20,000

Transfer Scholarship

The Transfer Scholarship is provided to transfer students and is based on the student's previous cumulative grade point average.

ANNUAL VALUE

$5,000 to $10,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $40,000

Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship

The Departments of Art and the Departments of Dance, Music, and Theatre award scholarships to incoming students demonstrating talent within their major. These scholarships require auditions or portfolio reviews and could possibly require interviews. Please contact Heather Norment ([email protected]) in the admissions office for more details on how to apply.

ANNUAL VALUE

up to $2,000 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $4,000

Valedictorian Scholarship

The Valedictorian Scholarship is awarded to students who are ranked number one in their class at the end of their junior year or first semester of their senior year of high school.

ANNUAL VALUE

$500 a year

4-YEAR VALUE

up to $2,000

Other Scholarships

Legacy Scholarship

The Coker College Legacy Scholarships will be awarded to any new freshman or transfer student whose parent or grandparent is a graduate of a Coker College undergraduate program. The PDF application can be found here.

ANNUAL VALUE

$500

4-YEAR VALUE

$2,000

Sibling Scholarship

The Coker College Sibling Scholarship will be awarded to any new freshman or transfer student whose sibling is presently enrolled in a Coker College undergraduate program or is a graduate of a Coker College undergraduate program. The PDF application can be found here.

ANNUAL VALUE

$500

4-YEAR VALUE

$2,000

Engagement Scholarship

The Coker Engagement Scholarship is a leadership and civic engagement based scholarship, renewable for four years. Our committee seeks to find students who want to continue to be leaders on our campus and who strive to make our campus and community a better place.  The PDF application can be found here.

Five (5) scholarships will be awarded; only applicable to first time freshmen.

ANNUAL VALUE

$3,500

4-YEAR VALUE

$14,000

Business Fellows Scholarship

The Coker Business Fellow Scholarship is aimed at finding Coker's next business leader. Our committee will look for involvement with DECA, FBLA, Virtual Enterprise, and other entrepreneurial or business ventures. This is a full-ride scholarship offered to one (1) student who is declared as a business major. The PDF application can be found here.

ANNUAL VALUE

Full-ride for four years

4-YEAR VALUE

Full-ride

ZeeMee Scholarship

Coker's newest scholarship is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship dedicated to finding the most compelling story. The scholarship will be awarded to one new student in Fall 2017. At Coker, we know every student has a unique story and we want to hear yours. Include your ZeeMee profile when you submit your application for admission or email your profile directly to [email protected] with the subject line "ZeeMee Scholarship".

ANNUAL VALUE

$2,500

4-YEAR VALUE

$2,500

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