SC school systems release scholarship numbers

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AIKEN -- Aiken County students earned $33.9 million in college scholarships for 2008-2009, according to totals released today by the South Carolina Education Department.

Statewide, students earned $869 million in college scholarships, which was up more than $100 million from the 2007-2008 school year.

The state has tracked scholarship totals for the last seven years. Scholarships totaled included those to two and four year colleges and universities.

Edgefield County students earned $2.6 million in scholarships in 2008-2009. Aiken County students have earned $132 million in scholarships over five years.

A complete list of 5-year data for all South Carolina Schools can be found at

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