GCS Class of 2014 earns record $113.9 million in scholarships

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Greenville County Schools’ Class of 2014 received more than $113.9 million in college scholarship offers, a $7.8 million increase over last year, it was recently announced.

The amount includes $29.9 million in Legislative Incentive for Future Excellence scholarships and $7.8 million in Palmetto Fellows scholarships. Both LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships are merit-based programs.

GCS graduates have been accepted into colleges and universities in South Carolina and across the nation, including Brown, Duke, Emory, Furman, Case Western Reserve, Clemson, College of Charleston, Georgia Tech, Harvard, University of Chicago, University of South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Washington and Lee, West Point, Wingate, Winthrop and Wofford, according to school district officials.