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.