Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships Awarded

Nine seniors have been named recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. They join approximately 4,100 other college-sponsored award recipients nationwide.

Grace H. Davis, Riverside High School
Medicine, National Merit University of South Carolina Scholarship

Anne E. Marron, Greenville High Academy
Biology, National Merit Washington and Lee University Scholarship

Levi J. Tan, Eastside High School
Engineering, National Merit Clemson University Scholarship

Luke D. Adams, Riverside High School
Aerospace Engineering, National Merit Clemson University Scholarship

Lily C. Anderson, Eastside High School
Healthcare, National Merit College of Wooster Scholarship

Jesse Mattox Boyce, Riverside High School
Statistics, National Merit Clemson University Scholarship

Cameron J. Thatcher, Riverside High School
Mechanical Engineering, National Merit University of South Carolina Scholarship

Parth S. Vashi, Riverside High School
Anesthesiology, National Merit University of South Carolina Scholarship

Chandler J. Waldrop, Riverside High School
Education, National Merit Furman University Scholarship

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program who will attend their institution. College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

This year, 173 colleges and universities are sponsoring Merit Scholarship awards. Sponsor colleges include 95 private and 78 public institutions located in 44 states and the District of Columbia.

This final group of winners brings the number of 2019 National Merit Scholars to more than 7,600. These distinguished high school graduates will receive scholarships for undergraduate study worth a total of over $31 million. Earlier this spring, NMSC announced winners of corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards and National Merit $2,500 Scholarships.

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