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 each year to be considered for financial assistance
  • the financial assistance application and supporting documentation should be submitted by the accepted student's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) by May 1, 2024
Award Notification
  • Submit the application and supporting documentation by May 1, 2024 to receive a financial assistance award decision by May 17.
Please Note
  • The list of required supporting documentation can be found at
  • The Governor's School cannot guarantee the safety of personal information sent through digital methods such as email or fax. Mailing your supporting documentation is strongly recommended, but if you choose to email or fax your documents, you acknowledge the risks and take full responsibility.
  • 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.