LIFE Scholarship

Certification - I am applying for a LIFE Scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year at CCTC, and certify that I


·        Am a legal resident of South Carolina, and a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident

·        Graduated from high school in South Carolina, or successfully completed a home school program as  prescribed by law, or graduated from a preparatory high school outside South Carolina, while a dependent of a parent or guardian who is a legal resident of South Carolina and has custody of me

·        Am admitted, classified as a degree-seeking student and enrolled full-time

·        Am working toward a first undergraduate degree

·        Will use the LIFE Scholarship for tuition and fees and other educational costs at CCTC

·        Have not defaulted and do not owe a refund or repayment on any Federal or State financial aid

·        Have not been adjudicated delinquent, convicted, or pled guilty or nolo contendere to any felonies or any second or subsequent alcohol/other drug related offenses under the laws of this or any other state or under the laws of the United States within the past academic year

·        I understand that I must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve credit hours in classes numbered one hundred one (101) or higher for the Fall and/or Spring semesters in order to receive the South Carolina LIFE Scholarship.  If I drop below twelve credit hours and LIFE is removed, I will be responsible for any charges on my account. 

·        To renew the scholarship, I must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and earn 30 credit hours by the end of the Summer semester.  You can receive LIFE Scholarship for a maximum of four semesters while at Central Carolina.

·        If I am receiving LIFE for the first time in the Spring semester, I must earn 15 hours with a 3.0 GPA by the end of the Summer semester to renew the scholarship.

·        Summer semester may be used to meet the requirements for renewal. LIFE Scholarship is not awarded during the Summer semester.

·        Lottery Tuition Assistance may not be awarded during the Summer of an aid year when LIFE was received during the fall and/or spring term(s).

LIFE scholarship is awarded up to cost of tuition not to exceed $2,500 per semester. The actual amount of tuition per semester is subtracted from the $2500 award, and any remainder up to $150 is refunded as a book allowance. I can view the most current eligibility and renewal requirements on the SC Commission on Higher Education website at: www://

By clicking submit, I understand my rights and responsibilities as described above.