• 168 Skipper Street Fort Mill, SC 29715
  • (803) 548-2002

Senior Colleges


The Leroy Springs Student Loan Program is sponsored by The Springs Close Foundation to aid worthy young men and women in need of financial assistance to attend college.

Applications will be accepted only for students enrolled full-time at four-year accredited colleges and universities in the State of South Carolina. When the Lancaster Campus of the University of South Carolina offers the Freshman and/or Sophomore courses applied for, applicants are encouraged to attend there.

Residence Requirements
Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of Lancaster County School District, Fort Mill School District #4 and Chester County School District.


For Freshmen

  • Must take college board Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the York Technical College placement exam.
  • Must have a combined score of at least 1000 on the verbal and math sections of the SAT. If the Act is taken must have a composite score of at least 21.
  • Must be in the upper 50% of the graduating class and/or have a high school GPA of 2.75 on the state’s uniform grading scale.

For Upperclassmen

  • Must have satisfactory grades for courses taken in prior years, whether for initial application or for a renewal. The definition of “satisfactory grades” is a 2.75 grade point average or better.

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