Generous support from Converse alumni and donors and a strong endowment allows us to provide a wide array of scholarships and need-based grants. Converse College is pleased to offer endowed academic scholarships to incoming students that range from $1,000-$5,000 and are determined by academic credentials. Please contact the Office of Admissions for the criteria for each scholarship.
Freshman students outside the state of SC will receive an out-of-state grant in the amount of $1,000.
By completing your application on-time, you’re automatically considered for academic scholarships. These awards range in value based on students’ academic profiles.
Converse Scholars Days
Complete your application and you could be invited to a Converse Scholars Day. In addition to meeting top faculty and other Converse Scholars, you may receive additional endowed academic scholarships in varying amounts, including full tuition and full comprehensive scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on a faculty or staff interview as well as your merit, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
Talent Scholarships for Athletics, Music, and the Arts
If you’re going to be competing as a Valkyrie for one of our NCAA II Division sports, contact your coach about potential scholarships. And, if you’re interested in studying music, musical theatre, theatre, or the arts, see the School of the Arts Auditions & Portfolios page to learn about auditioning and additional aid.
Converse Need-Based Grants
Converse offers need-based grants to students who demonstrate financial need. These awards may be limited, and you must submit the FAFSA to be eligible.