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Jyda Good won a full scholarship!

Jyda Good wearing a Winthrop sweatshirt

Jyda Good won last year's McAlister Scholarship and currently attends Winthrop's Think Program.

Could you be the 2020 recipient of the McAlister Scholarship?

Apply Now for Spring 2020 Selection.

Every year, the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind and its foundation award the McAlister Scholarship to a qualified applicant. This full scholarship can be used at any state college in South Carolina.

Applicants must be graduates or upcoming graduates of:

  • the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind or
  • a SC public school where the student received services through the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind Outreach Program

The scholarship honors the memory of Mallie McAlister Clark, a 1934 graduate of our School for the Deaf. It was established by the late Paul W. McAlister and his late wife, Barbara, of Laurens, SC  through the McAlister Foundation in 2007.

The deadline to apply is March 27, 2020. To apply, click on the links below:

 Scholarship Information   PDF       Word  
Scholarship Application    PDF        Word  

For additional information, contact Jolene Madison, selection committee chair, at 864-577-7803 or