Governor's School Now Accepting Applications for Class of 2015

  • Monday, January 14, 2013

The Governor's School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications from current high school sophomores through February 15, 2013. Online applications are available here: http://scgssm.org/apply?One of only 12 of its kind in the nation, GSSM is a public, residential high school specializing in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Beyond its distinctive curriculum, GSSM offers other smart opportunities including the Summer Program for Research Interns (SPRI), the Research Exchange Scholars Program (RESP) and January Interim. These innovative programs provide students with scientific, graduate-level internships, study abroad experiences and options to participate in non-traditional courses. The School also offers new components through its BlueCross BlueShield Economics and Finance Institute, including classes and experiences in business and entrepreneurship.
“Attending GSSM can potentially be a ‘game changer’ for a student's life,” says GSSM EVP of Strategic Direction Kim Bowman. “Whether they are in a school that is not challenging them enough, or they are attending one of our state's best schools, attending GSSM will give them a huge advantage for their future.”??A GSSM prospective student:
•    is a high school sophomore,
•    is a South Carolina resident,
•    has a PSAT score of at least 110 (Math and Verbal only),
•    has at least a 3.5 GPA on the SC Uniform Grading Scale,
•    will have taken the HSAP by the end of sophomore year, and
•    will have completed Geometry, Algebra I and II, English II and one lab science by the end of sophomore year.
GSSM is highly selective, taking into consideration courses taken, grades, class rank, standardized test scores, teacher recommendations and extracurricular activities. The school considers not only aptitude but also proven performance and demonstrated interest in science and mathematics.
For more information on the South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, contact Director of Recruitment Brigitte Barnett at 803-201-9168 or brigitte@scgssm.org.


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