Lottery Tuition Assistance Program
- Nearly all students who are South Carolina residents qualify, regardless of financial need.
- Your eligibility is not based on how much you earn.
- You do not have to attend full-time to qualify.
Learn how this works
- Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Be a resident of South Carolina.
- Be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident that meets the definition of an eligible non-citizen under the State residency statutes.
- Enroll in at least 6 credit hours in an associate or eligible certificate or diploma program for each term of enrollment.
- Certify that as a student you are not in a default status and do not owe a refund or repayment on any state or federal financial aid.
- Must earn at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA (grade point average) after attempting 24 credit hours by the end of the academic year.
- Must not be eligible for or be a recipient of the LIFE Scholarship.
- Must not receive Lottery Tuition Assistance for more than one certificate, diploma or degree earned within any five-year period unless the additional certificate, diploma or degree constitutes progress in the same field of study.
NOTE: If you meet one of the conditions below, you may waive the FAFSA requirement by completing the Lottery Tuition Assistance Waiver Form:
- You have a Bachelor's Degree and provide a transcript or copy of your degree.
- You are enrolled in a program that is not eligible for Title IV federal aid.
- You are a dependent student who is unable to obtain a parent's or parents' federal tax return(s) (documentation required).
- You are a high school student enrolled in a dual credit program.
- Student and/or family has an adjusted gross income of at least $80,000
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LAST UPDATED: 02/25/15
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