USC Aiken Nursing Student Receives a $3,000 Scholarship

December 20, 2017

USC Aiken nursing student Christian Little received a $3,000 scholarship from Aiken's Chapter B of the P.E.O., a Philanthropic Educational Organization. PEO Chapter B has awarded fifteen scholarships through the PEO program for continuing education to USC Aiken students over the past ten years with a cumulative total of $30,000. The P.E.O scholarship is a need-based grant to a deserving non-traditional student to aid in preparation for workforce readiness. The grant can be as high as $3,000 and may be used for books, tuition, childcare while in class or studying, or other school-related expenses that help USC Aiken students as they continue their studies at the university. Christian, a junior, wants to pursue a career in psychiatric mental health when she graduates.

Pictured left to right are: Paula Brown, Chapter B, P.E.O. Christian Little, USCA Nursing Student Amy Gray, President, Chapter B, P.E.O. Dr. Elizabeth Benton, Chapter B, P.E.O. Dr. Thayer McGahee, Dean, USCA School of Nursing


USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2018 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 20th consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 13th time in first place.