Loudoun County, Va. (July 7, 2014) – The Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Class of 2014 earned $43,416,413 in scholarships, an increase from the $34,931,604 earned by the Class of 2013.
The scholarship total grew by 19.6 percent while the number of graduates grew by 2.9 percent (4,540 in 2014 vs. 4,411 in 2013).
The scholarships broke down in this manner:
- $683,615 from community, civic, church and service groups.
- $330,925 from business and industry.
- $325,842 from scholarships honoring a person.
- $230,970 from local high school grants.
- $1,010,601 from Pell grants.
- $1,242,538 in tuition assistance grants.
- $27,229,856 in college-awarded grants.
- $4,822,964 in awards for athletics and special talents.
- $6,951,608 in military and ROTC scholarships.
- $587,494 in national or state awards.
62.27 percent of the graduates said they would be attending a four-year college, while 27.80 percent said they would be attending a two-year school. 1.65 percent of the graduates said they would be joining the military.