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Prospective Scholars Academy Students

“It’s like a big family. If there’s something you don’t understand or something you didn’t hear, the person sitting right next to you is willing to help you.”
- Dalton Fowler

Are you an advanced learner in Spartanburg County who is interested in attending Scholars Academy at USC Upstate? We would love for you to learn more. The information below will help you get started.

Useful Information

Potential Scholar Seminars:

  • November 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Campus Life Center Ballroom
  • January 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Campus Life Center Ballroom
Application for Fall 2016Potential Scholar Seminar PresentationBrochure about The Scholars Academy


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The Scholars Academy began in the fall of 2007 through a partnership between Spartanburg County Schools and USC Upstate to provide advanced learners with a quality education beyond the traditional honors or AP curriculum in a supportive learning environment.

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Contact Us 
Scholars Academy
School of Education
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5506
Fax: 864-503-5183

Melissa DeLoach
Scholars Academy Director

Dr. Lee Hurren
Dean of the College of Education at USC Upstate

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