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Lottery Tuition Assistance Program

Quick Facts

  • 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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