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Kids' Chance Scholarships

 

Our Scholarships - Who is Eligible?

 

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must have a parent or guardian who has been fatally or catastrophically injured in a work-related accident, meeting the criteria of the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Act and resulting in financial need.  Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

 

  • Applicants must be bound for postsecondary (post high school) education.
  • Applicants must have achieved a high school diploma by the time of the first disbursement of the scholarship award.
  • Applicants must be under the age of 25 years old at the time of the full disbursement of the scholarship award.
  • Applicants must be entering to study or already studying and attending an accredited two or four-year university or vocational school.
  • Applicants must have at least one custodial parent, step-parent or legal guardian who has been seriously injured or killed in a work-related accident that has been documented and found to be compensable by the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission.
  • Applicants are eligible for the equivalent of 4 traditional years (8 traditional semesters) of scholarship award.

 

How to Apply

 

To apply, please print and complete the scholarship application.  Once completed, please mail a copy of the completed application and all supporting documents to the following address:

 

Kids' Chance of South Carolina
PO Box 2957
Georgetown, SC 29442-2957

 

Current Scholarship Recipients

 

To apply for a renewal of your scholarship, please print and complete the scholarship renewal application.  Once completed, please mail a copy of the completed application and all required supporting documents to the following address:

 

Kids' Chance of South Carolina
PO Box 2957
Georgetown, SC 29442-2957

 

If you feel you are eligible for assistance or if you would like to recommend someone for a scholarship, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

How many scholarships are awarded?

 

The number and amount of scholarships awarded by Kids' Chance of South Carolina each year is dependent upon the number and eligibility of students who apply and the available funds.

 

  2008-2009 2010-2011 2012-2013  
Number of Awards 40 53 62
Total Dollars $103,709 $134,804 $146,313
Average Annual Award      $2,593 $2,543 $2,360