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DPS students earn $77 million in scholarships

Graduates from the Durham Public Schools class of 2024 earned more than $77 million in scholarship money, a $7.6 million increase over last year. 

Hillside High School remains the district leader in scholarships, with $26.5 million.

“These Durham Public Schools students personify the term commencement, as they are well-prepared to begin their lives as aspiring young adults who will make tremendous contributions to society,” said interim Superintendent Catty Moore. 

The full list of scholarship awards by school:

  • City of Medicine Academy​: $4,171,511
  • Durham Performance Learning Center:​ $56,000​ 
  • Durham School of the Arts:​ $​8,163,380
  • JD Clement Early College High School:​ $1,021,896​ 
  • Hillside High School​:​ $26,527,217
  • Durham School of Technology​:​ $2,669,968​
  • Jordan High School​:​ $5,500,000
  • Lakeview School​:​ $5,000
  • Middle College High School at DTCC​:​ $3,370,408​ 
  • Northern High School​:​ $2,793,431
  • Riverside High School​:​ $12,229,740 
  • The School for Creative Studies​:​ $1,812,368​ 
  • Southern School of Energy and Sustainability​:​ $8,795,678

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