Tech Star Scholarship Program

The Tech Star Scholarship Program (Grant Due #1929996) is funded by a S-STEM Scholarships — Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to Florence-Darlington Technical College for implementation by the South Carolina Advanced Technological Education (SCATE) Center of Excellence.

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  • Eligibility Requirements

    A 3.0 Cumulative GPA

    Demonstrated Financial Need, Which is Determined by the Federal FAFSA Application

    Completion of All of the Prerequisite Courses for Your Degree Program

  • Awarded Students' Rewards

    Coverage of Your Remaining Tuition Balance Following Your FAFSA Award Payment

    Payment of Fees for Professional Licensure, Certification Testing, and/or Books and Supplies

    A Loan-to-own Laptop Computer and Wireless Internet Device

    Automotive Diagnostic Tool (Automotive Technology degree program only)

TECH Star Scholars Increase their Chances to:

Graduate on Time

Avoid Student Loan Debt

Secure Paid Internship Opportunities

Obtain High-Demand Jobs in Computer, Engineering, & Industrial Technologies

Ready to become a Tech Star?


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1003733. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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