Class of 2014 sets new HISD scholarship record with more than $233M in offers

Scholarship offers and financial aid awards for the Class of 2014 are still coming in, but this year’s graduating seniors have already shattered last year’s record by nearly $50 million.

As of May 28, the Class of 2014 racked up $233,759,197 worth of scholarships and financial aid awards, up from the record of $185,191,860 the Class of 2013 set.

The school with the most offers so far is Westside High School. Graduating seniors there have been offered a total of $38,157,032. Students at Lamar High School have been offered a total of $35,407,957, and High School for Performing and Visual Arts seniors have been offered a total of $29,725,958.

Students are getting more offers every day, so the total will continue to grow. We’ll update you on the total next week.

Houston ISD will hold 42 graduation ceremonies May 30-June 8. You can see the complete graduation schedule here.