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CERRA-SC Teaching Fellows Program

Offered by Center for Education Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 3, 2024
Multiple awards worth up to

$6,000

Grade level

High School Senior

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

December 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a college-bound, high school senior from South Carolina wanting to pursue the teacher profession? Further, are you planning on attending an in-state university to continue your education? If so, you may be eligible for the CERRA-SC Teaching Fellows Program! Each year, the program awards up to 215 awards of $6,000 each to eligible students who will be attending Anderson University, Charleston Southern, Clemson University, the College of Charleston, Coastal Carolina University, Francis Marion University, Lander University, USC Aiken, USC Columbia, USC Upstate, or Winthrop University in South Carolina. The fellowship can be renewed for up to four years, and recipients must agree to teach in a South Carolina public school one year for every year they receive the Fellowship. If you’re an aspiring teacher from South Carolina, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Center for Education Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement

The Center for Education Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement's mission is to advance the education profession in South Carolina through teacher recruitment and retention efforts. It was established by the Commission on Higher Education in December 1985 and is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly. Following the passage of the state's landmark Education Improvement Act, CERRA was created out of a concern for the condition of South Carolina's teacher supply pool and a need for a centralized teacher recruitment effort.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Academic Interest

Education

State

South Carolina

University

ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, LANDER UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPSTATE, WINTHROP UNIVERSITY

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Academic transcript

SAT Score

ACT Score

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Center for Education Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the CERRA-SC Teaching Fellows Program is renewable.

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