Financial aid options are available for degree-seeking students. Discover what financial aid options are available to you as a graduate student, and learn how to complete the application process. Visit our Financial Aid website.
Financial Aid Options for Students Pursuing Graduate Degrees in Education:
SC-CREATE – South Carolina Department of Education underwrites course tuition and textbook costs for individuals pursuing initial, alternative, and add-on licensure programs in special education and related services.
South Carolina Teacher Loan Programs – Available for programs in critical-needs areas, the South Carolina Teacher Loan Program provides Teacher Loans to South Carolina residents interested in the teaching profession and Career Changers Loans for South Carolina residents interested in changing careers to become a teacher.
Furman University Waco F. Childers Scholarship – Provides aid to eligible Furman Graduate students specializing in Special Education. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about your eligibility and how to apply.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
If you reside outside of South Carolina and are interested in completing an online or distance-education program with Furman University that leads to a professional license or certification in your home state, it is imperative that you understand the regulations and requirements for your home state prior to enrolling in any academic program.
Furman’s Teacher Education programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in South Carolina and are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education. The University is in the process of determining the licensure requirements for its professional licensure programs but a determination has not been made whether Furman’s Teacher Education programs meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification for the following states and territories:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
For more information, contact the licensing board in your state of residence or the NC SARA Teacher Education Directory.
Learn more about professional licensure at https://www.nc-sara.org/resources/professional-licensure.