Citizen Scholars, an initiative of The Spartanburg County Foundation, is a seven-year program that is designed to aid Spartanburg County students in furthering their education. Students are paired up with a mentor who provides one-on-one guidance and encouragement to help them focus on their academic goals.
Over 70 percent of Citizen Scholar graduates are currently enrolled in colleges around the State and nation. Many of the graduates have gone on or plan to pursue graduate degrees.
The Citizen Scholars Program is designed to aid Spartanburg County students who have exhibited academic potential and a strong desire to further their education. To qualify, students must complete a rigorous seven-year program. During that time, tutors and mentors provide guidance and help them focus on their academic goals. Along with funding, the Citizen Scholars Program is always looking for volunteers to serve as advisors, mentors and chaperons. For more information, please contact Tara Weese at 864.582.0138 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Citizen Scholar Program class of 2014 Photo Gallery