The Most Prestigious Academic Scholarship at CSU

Jairy C. Hunter Scholars are eligible to apply for Charleston Southern’s highest and most prestigious academic scholarship, the John A. Hamrick Scholarship.

The Hamrick Scholarship covers full tuition and books for up to four years (valued at almost $30,000 per year)! The top three recipients will also receive funds to cover room and board for up to four years.

To apply for the 2022-2023 John A. Hamrick Scholarship, you must be an admitted student, file your FAFSA, and submit all application requirements by Monday, February 28, 2022. To begin the application, please complete the online form to confirm your interest.

Once the form is submitted, log into your CSU Student Portal to submit the following application documents:

  • Activities and Achievement Profile
    • This resume-style document should outline activities you have been involved in during high school, as well as any leadership opportunities or achievements in those activities. These activities could be from school, church, or the community.
  • Short Answer Form
    • There will be two short answer questions that all applicants will be required to answer.

Scholarship finalists will be selected by March 15. Finalists will then participate in a virtual interview with a senior admissions representative. Finalist interviews will be conducted by Friday, March 25, and the recipients of the John A. Hamrick Scholarship will be announced by March 31, 2021.