Financial Aid

Students enrolled in Sand Shark Scholars will have their financial aid administered by Student Financial Services at USC Salkehatchie. Sand Shark Scholars students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15. Please note the code for USC Salkehatchie is 003454.

Visit or contact USC Salkehatchie Financial Aid  for additional information about student financial assistance.
Students who qualify for any state aid program, including the SC LIFE Scholarship and Lottery Tuition Assistance or SC need-based grants, are eligible for the award as a Sand Shark Scholars student. Please consult the Commission on Higher Education's website at for specific rules outlining state financial aid program requirements.

Students who complete their first year in our program with 30 credits and a 3.0 GPA or higher can qualify for SC Life Scholarship as sophomores at USC Beaufort

Information about the SC Life Scholarship

Information about the SC Hope Scholarship