Morris College Financial Aid at a Glance Guide

The following is a summary of the Financial Aid Programs offered at Morris College.

Table of all financial aid offered at Morris
Programs Description/Qualifications Annual Awards Academic Requirements
Federal Pell Grant Must have an EFC of less than 5328 $596 - $5,920 Must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Must be enrolled at least half-time
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant Must be Pell Grant eligible $100 - $4,000 Must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Must be enrolled at least half-time
Federal Work-Study Must have Financial Need $100 - $2,000 Must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Must be enrolled at least half-time
Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan Need-Based Loan
The Department of Education pays interest while the student is in school and during grace and deferment periods.
$3,500 - $5,500 depending on grade level Must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Must be enrolled at least half-time
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Non-Need-Based Loan
The borrower is responsible for interest during the life of the loan
$3,500 - $5,500 depending on grade level Must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Must be enrolled at least half-time
Federal Direct Plus Loan Non-Need-Based Loan
Available to parents of dependent undergraduate students
Cost of attendance minus any other financial aid received Must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Must be enrolled at least half-time
South Carolina Tuition Grant Need-Based Grants
Awarded to SC Residents who apply before June 30th
Up to $3,200 Must be enrolled full-time
Freshmen students must rank in the upper 75% of their HS class and have a 2.00 gpa, or score 900 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT
Upper-class students must maintain satisfactory academic progress
Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program Merit-Based Scholarship
Awarded to SC Residents who meet the qualifications
$6,700/year
$10,000/year for Math And Science Majors
Must have at least a 3.5 gpa, rank in the upper 5% of their HS class and score 1200 on the SAT (27 ACT)
South Carolina LIFE Scholarship Merit-Based Scholarship
Awarded to SC Residents who meet the qualifications
$5,000/year
$7,500/year for Math and Science majors
Must be enrolled in at least 12 college credits per semester
Freshman students must meet two of the three following requirements:
-HS gpa of 3.00 or better
-Rank in the upper 30% of their HS Class
-Score 1100 on the SAT (24 ACT)
Upper-class students must have a 3.00 or better gpa and earn 30 credit hours each year
South Carolina HOPE Scholarship Merit-Based Scholarship
Awarded to First Year SC residents who meet the qualifications
$2,800/year Freshmen Only
Must have a 3.00 HS gpa and not be eligible for LIFE or Palmetto Fellows
The Luns C. Richardson Endowed Scholarship Merit-Based Scholarship $4,500/year Awarded to exceptional HS graduates with a gpa of 3.5 or higher on a 4.00 scale
Must maintain a 3.50 gpa for renewal
The Presidential Scholarship Merit-Based Scholarship $750 - $2,500/year Awarded to HS graduates who rank in the upper one-fourth of their graduating class
The College Fund/UNCF Scholarship Need and Merit-Based Scholarships
Complete Student Profile and general application at www.uncf.org
$500 - $10,000/year Must have a 2.5 or better gpa