The A+ Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools.
Just this year the A+ Scholarship Program became available to students who attend private high schools. Lutheran High School South is currently in the final stages of becoming a participating designated A+ School. The program will be available to students grades 9-12.
Students who meet the guidelines of the A+ program will receive an A+ stamp on the Lutheran South diploma.
Be a US Citizen, permanent resident or lawfully present in the US
Enter into a written agreement with your high school prior to graduation.
Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 consecutive years immediately prior to graduation.
Graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Have at least a 95% attendance record overall for grades 9-12.
Perform at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring/mentoring of which up to 25% (12 hours) may include job shadowing.
Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol.
Achieve a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end-of-course exam or a higher-level DESE approved end-of-course exam in mathematics, or earn the required ACT minimum mathematics score based on GPA.