The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities provides financial assistance for qualifying students with funding from the Governor's School Foundation, a private nonprofit organization that raises money to support the school. Learn more about the foundation's impact at

To be considered for financial assistance for one of the SCGSAH programs:
  • you must be a legal resident of South Carolina
  • you must reapply for financial assistance each year to be considered for aid
  • the form must be completed by the accepted student's parent(s) or legal guardian(s)
  • the financial assistance application must be submitted online by Monday, May 1, 2023
  • supporting documentation must also be received by Monday, May 1, 2023 (The list of required supporting documentation can be found at
Please note: The Governor's School cannot guarantee the safety of personal information sent through digital methods such as email, so mailing in your supporting documentation is strongly recommended.

Financial assistance awards will be distributed after mid-May, and all financial information will remain confidential. Financial assistance applications may be subject to verification by the Financial Assistance Committee at any time.

Questions about financial assistance? Contact us at or 864-282-3713.