Scholarships and Grants

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Limestone University offers generous scholarship and grant opportunities to incoming students based on academic merit and financial need. 98% of students attending Limestone receive some type of financial assistance.

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    Academic Scholarship Opportunities for Freshmen:

    Presidential Palmetto Scholarship- Full tuition, fees, room and board inclusive of other Federal, State, and Outside Scholarships/Grants. The Presidential Palmetto Scholarship does not cover the cost of lab fees, fines, private music lessons, and/or private room charges.

    Requirements: Must be a SC Palmetto Fellows recipient

    Academic Dean Scholarship- up to $10,000 awarded based on High School grade point average (GPA) and optional test score (SAT/ACT).

    Minimum Requirements: High School GPA 3.0+
    High School GPA 3.0+ with SAT 1270+ or ACT 27+: $10,000
    High School GPA 3.0+ with SAT 1100-1260 or ACT 24-26: $8,500
    High School GPA 3.0+ with no test score or SAT below 1100 or ACT below 24: $6,500

    Honors Scholarship: up to $500 awarded to students who are admitted into the Limestone University Honors College. Visit the Honors College page for more information.

    Founders Scholarship: up to $5,000 awarded based on High School grade point average (GPA).

    Minimum Requirements: High School GPA 2.0+
    High School GPA 2.5-2.99 $5,000
    High School GPA 2.0-2.49: $4,000

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    Academic Scholarship Opportunities for Transfers:

    Academic Dean Scholarship: up to $10,000 awarded based on the grade point average (GPA) at the last college attended.

    Minimum Requirements: GPA 3.0+
    College GPA 3.6 or higher: $10,000
    College GPA 3.3-3.59: $8,500
    College GPA 3.0-3.29: $6,500

    Honors Scholarship: up to $500 awarded to students who are admitted into the Limestone University Honors College. Visit the Honors College page for more information.

    Founders Scholarship: up to $5,000 awarded based on the grade point average (GPA) at the last college attended.

    Minimum Requirements: College GPA 2.0+
    College GPA 2.5-2.99: $5,000
    College GPA 2.0-2.49: $4,000

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    Need Based Grant Opportunities for Freshmen and Transfers:

    Limestone Grant: awarded automatically based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Minimum Requirements: High School/College GPA 2.0+ and completion of the FAFSA.
    Award amounts range from $2,500 to $4,750

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    Performance Based Scholarship Opportunities for Freshmen and Transfers:

    Athletic Scholarship- award amount varies

    Requirements: awarded by the Coach

    E-Sports Scholarship- Visit the E-Sports website for more information

    Fine Arts Scholarship (Art, Music, Theatre) - award amount varies

    Requirements: awarded by the Department, online application. Apply Now

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    Other Scholarship/Grant Opportunities:

    ADAMAH- Christian Leadership at Limestone- award amount varies. Adamah encourages students who seek an intensive program of faith, service, and leadership to apply. Accepted students enroll in Spiritual Formation courses (RE203 and RE204). Adamah opens the door for students to grow roots of faith that will lead them to new heights in their spiritual and academic journey. Please contact program director Tom LeGrand or visit limestone.edu/christian-leadership if you have questions or seek further information

    Call Me MiSTER®- award amount varies. The mission of Call Me MiSTER® is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader more diverse background, particularly among the state’s lowest performing elementary schools. The term MiSTER® is an acronym for Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models, and is primarily a mentoring type program where young minority students will be mentored into effective leaders, and will become mentors themselves to their students. Please visit the Call Me MiSTER® page for more information.

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