Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships

LSSU students can apply for foundation scholarships available through one of the scholarship sign-up periods held each fall and spring. The scholarships available during each sign-up period are based on available funding and/or donor request. To be considered a CURRENT student, you must have earned at least 26 LSSU credits, but not attempted more than 124 (including transfer credits) prior to the semester. Information for students can be found through the Financial Aid Office.

Below you will find links to outside scholarships available for undergraduate students (and graduating students).

Dow AgroSciences Scholarship

For students interested in a career in environmental research. Two $1000 scholarships awarded annually. Contact Debra Young, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Dow Agrosciences, 9330 Zionsville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268; (317) 337-3458; .

NIH Undergraduate Scholarships

For outstanding students from disadvantaged backgrounds or underrepresented groups. Up to $20,000 per year of scholarship support, plus a 10-week summer internship at the National Institutes of Health for each year of scholarship, plus one year of employment at NIH upon graduation.

The Siemens Building Technologies Scholarships

Siemens, through its Landis Division, has a Foundation that gives a million dollars in scholarships and grants each year.

ACS Scholars Program (Scholarships for African American, Hispanic, and American Indian students)

About the ACS Scholars Program

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

Applications are accepted November 1 through May 1.

Job Opportunities

Care By Design Health and Wellness Market - Retail Associate (posted 1/21/21)

Job Description
We are looking to employ a knowledgeable CBD Retail to assist customers in selecting suitable CBD
based products.
You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills by
ensuring that customers are well-informed on our products and satisfied with their purchases.
While it is important for you to already have a base knowledge in the Cannabis industry, we will also
give you some training to be the most successful Care By Design Associate you can be.

Responsibilities include:
● Greeting and welcoming customers.
● Sharing experiences of cannabis products to customers.
● Answer customers’ questions regarding the different types of CBD Products, their
medicinal uses, and methods of consumption.
● Staying up to date with the latest developments in cannabis laws to maintain
legal compliance.
● Stepping up to assist in managerial duties when needed.

Retail Associate Requirements
● Current LSSU Student.
● Sound knowledge of cannabis (CBD) medicinal benefits.
● Availability – Weds- Sat
● Outstanding organizational skills.
● Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
● Effective communication skills.
● Exceptional customer service skills.
Job Type: Part Time
Pay: $12.00-13.00 per hr
COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our team safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be providing PPE (personal
protective equipment) for use during each shift.

Care By Design Health and Wellness Market - Hemp Grown and Manufacturing Associate (posted 1/21/21)

Job Description
We are looking to employ a knowledgeable CBD Retail to assist customers in selecting suitable CBD
based products.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills by
ensuring that customers are well-informed on our products and satisfied with their purchases.
While it is important for you to already have a base knowledge in the Cannabis industry, we will also
give you some training to be the most successful Care By Design Associate you can be.

Responsibilities include:
● Greeting and welcoming customers.
● Sharing experiences of cannabis products to customers.
● Answer customers’ questions regarding the different types of CBD Products, their
medicinal uses, and methods of consumption.
● Staying up to date with the latest developments in cannabis laws to maintain
legal compliance.
● Stepping up to assist in managerial duties when needed.

Hemp Grow and Manufacturing Associate
We are looking to employ a knowledgeable Hemp Grow and Manufacturing Assistant to assist in
Caring for Our indoor Hemp Grow and Manufacturing/ Extraction of Biomass
You should be able to demonstrate excellent listening skills and ability to complete assigned tasks
properly with little to no supervision at times.
While it is important for you to already have a base knowledge in the Cannabis industry, we will also
give you some training to be as successful as you can be in our company.

Requirements
● Current Student at LSSU
● Sound knowledge of cannabis (CBD) medicinal benefits.
● Availability – Days will vary
● Outstanding organizational skills.
● Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
● Effective communication skills.
● Basic Understanding of Cannabis cultivation.

Job Type: Part Time
Pay: $12.00-13.00 per hr
COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our team safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be providing PPE (personal
protective equipment) for use during each shift.

Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute Camp Wildlife Job (posted 2/1/21)

Title:                      Shooting Sports and Wildlife Instructor/Counselor

Work Dates:         May 23 – August 6, 2021

Location:               Camp Bob Cooper, Summerton, South Carolina

Description:

The camp is located on YLI’s Camp Bob Cooper directly on Lake Marion (South Carolina’s largest lake). A majority of the camp week will focus on hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, ATVs, outdoor survival skills and shooting sports activities (shotgun, rifle and archery). Instructors will be trained and certified through USA Archery, South Carolina 4H Shooting Sports, ATV Safety Institute and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. In addition to these activities, we will also utilize other components such as swimming, team building, and various recreation activities. To see more about the camp, visit https://wildlifesummer.camp/.

Principal Duties:

  • Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
  • Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, meals, campfire, and wrap-up).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and
  • Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at
  • Assist in routine clean up.
  • Perform tasks assigned by leadership staff.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred –Juniors, Seniors, and graduates preferred.
  • Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will train those without experience).
  • Residential camp experience
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a

Salary: $440 – $580 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact:  If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at by March 1, 2021.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.