College of Charleston Crossing the Cistern Scholarship

The Office of Institutional Diversity at the College of Charleston would like to announce a new one-year scholarship program named as “Crossing the Cistern’ Scholarship”. The scholarship program is designed for rising sophomores who have at last 30 earned credit hours and a GPA between 2.0 and 2.4. The program, called crossing the Cistern, is designed to address financial support and to help foster a sense of community among students, particular students of color. Award amount is as follows: $1,500 in fall & $1,500 in spring, $1,000 internship contingent upon GPA increase in the fall.

The College of Charleston is a public, sea-grant and space-grant university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The College of Charleston is a state-supported comprehensive institution providing a high-quality education in the arts and sciences, education, and business. Consistent with its heritage since its founding in 1770, the College retains strong liberal art undergraduate curriculum.


To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Rising sophomores and juniors with a GPA between 2.0 – 2.4
  • Minimum 30 earned credit hours

How to Apply:

You can complete your online application through the given link:

Financial Aid and Award Money:             

  • $2000 cash award
  • Profile published in MRS Bulletin
  • Complimentary one-year membership in Materials Research Society
  • Invitation to publish in MRS Bulletin
  • Recognition at MRS Fall Meeting, Boston

Application Deadline: 

You have the chance to apply for the scholarship until August 11, 2017.

Link for More Information:

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