tiger fur photo
Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

Off-Campus Internship Program

SC Life Scholarship & Internships

This information was borrowed from the Office of Cooperative Education and drawn from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education’s website. For a complete listing of all regulations pertaining to the SC Life Scholarship, please visit the Commission on Higher Education.

Renewal Requirements for SC Life Scholarship Recipients

62-900.40 Enrollment in Internships, Cooperative Work Programs, Travel Study Programs and National and International Student Exchange Programs

A. Students enrolled in internships, cooperative work programs, travel study programs, or National or International Student Exchange Programs that are approved by the home institution and that the home institution accepts as full time transfer credit are eligible to receive LIFE Scholarship funds during the period in which the student is enrolled in such programs. Students will be required to meet the continued eligibility requirements.

B. Eligible students may use the appropriated portion of the LIFE Scholarship funds for internships, cooperative work programs, travel study programs or National or International Student Exchange Programs that that are approved by the home institution and that the home institution accepts as full time transfer credit. LIFE Scholarship funds must be paid directly to the student’s account at the home institution and cannot exceed the cost of attendance at the home institution or the cost of attendance at the host institution, whichever is less. The Commission on Higher Education will not transfer scholarship funds directly to the institution where the student will participate in internships, cooperative work programs, travel study programs or National or International Student Exchange Programs. The institution is responsible for scholarship funds according to the “Policies and Procedures for Awarding” Section.

C. Students who enroll in one term at the home institution during the academic year and also enroll in an internship, cooperative work program, travel study program or National or International Student Exchange Program that are approved by the home institution and that do not award full time transfer credit during the same academic year, must complete fifteen credit hours and earn a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale consistent with the policies and procedures of the institution for graduation purposes at the end of the academic year to be eligible for scholarship renewal for the next academic year. Students who did not use the entire eligibility for LIFE Scholarship funds during this period shall be allowed to receive LIFE Scholarship funds during the succeeding summer or at the end of the maximum terms of eligibility based on their initial college enrollment date (provided the student meets continued eligibility requirements).

D. For students enrolled in an internship, cooperative work program, travel study program or National or International Student Exchange Program during the entire academic year that is approved by the home institution but does not award full time transfer credit for the entire academic year, scholarship renewal for the next academic year will be based on the prior year's eligibility. Students who did not use the entire eligibility for LIFE Scholarship funds during this period shall be allowed to receive LIFE Scholarship funds during the succeeding summer or at the end of the maximum terms of eligibility based on their initial college enrollment date (provided the student meets continued eligibility requirements).

E. Students enrolled in an internship, a cooperative work program, a travel study program or National or International Student Exchange Program during the academic year that is approved by the home institution and did not use the entire eligibility for LIFE Scholarship funds during this period shall be allowed to receive LIFE Scholarship funds during the succeeding summer or at the end of the maximum terms of eligibility based on the initial college enrollment date (provided the student meets continued eligibility requirements). In order to receive LIFE Scholarship funds for summer school, students must enroll in twelve credit hours during the summer. In order to maintain eligibility for the next academic year for students who only attend summer school at the home institution, the student must earn twelve credit hours during the academic year. For students who enroll in summer school and one other term of the academic year at the home institution, the student must earn a total of twenty-seven credit hours (or its equivalent) for the academic year. The student must meet all eligibility requirements as specified in the “Continued Eligibility” Section, except for the completion of the thirty credit hour requirement for the academic year.

F. The home institution will be responsible for securing official certification of the student's cumulative grade point average, credit hours earned, and satisfactory academic progress for the purposes of determining eligibility for scholarship renewal for the next academic year.

This information was borrowed from the Office of Cooperative Education and drawn from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education’s website. For a complete listing of all regulations pertaining to the SC Life Scholarship program, please visit the Commission on Higher Education.



Clemson
Menu
Areas of Interest
Resources