Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Greenville County Schools’ Class of 2013, with about 4,100 graduates, received more than $106.1 million in college scholarship offers, the highest total ever reported by a GCS graduating class.
This total includes $30.7 million in Legislative Incentive for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarships and about $8 million in Palmetto Fellows scholarships. Both LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships are merit-based programs. Students also received $3.1 million in offers from the armed services and $6.6 million in athletic scholarships.
GCS graduates have been accepted into prestigious colleges and universities in South Carolina and across the nation, including Brown, Clemson, College of Charleston, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Furman, Mercer, Princeton, United States Air Force Academy, University of Delaware, USC, and Vanderbilt.