Please read the instructions for each scholarship carefully before applying. If you have any questions regarding the applications, please contact Katie Monk at or 953-0803.

The Jordan Rively Scholarship

The application is currently unavailable.  

This scholarship is in memory of Joe Rively's grandparents for funding his College of Charleston education. It will be awarded to one student annually in the amount of $2,500.


  • Student must be pursuing a B.A. within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Student must exhibit financial need


  • Political science majors

The Maria De La Guardia Scholarship

Application can be found here. 

Since earning her B.A. in political science at the College of Charleston, Maria De La Guardia '85 has continued to be an ardant supporter of the College. Maria values the education she received and would like to ensure that out-of-state students, like herself, are granted the opportunity to explore academic excellence and have access to resources for success. This scholarship is awarded to one student for $2,500 a year and can be renewable. The application deadline is Sept. 6, 2020.



  • Student displays financial need

Renewal Criteria

  • Student maintains a 3.0 GPA
  • Student remains a declared major in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences  
  • Student displays leadership and dedication to a program or department within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences