Applications for GSSM's 2-Year Residential Program are accepted for the student's Junior Year only.
Applications for admission to the Class of 2021 will open on November 15, 2018. Please return to this page then to start your application.
- Current resident of the state of South Carolina
- Complete at least 10.5 credits prior to the end of the school year of which you apply, including:
- Algebra 1
- Algebra 2
- English 1
- English 2
- A social studies course
- A lab science course
- Demonstrate emotional and mental maturity
Not required, but encouraged, are:
- US government
- US history
- Physical education
- A second lab science
- A computer science course
- A fine arts course
- One or two years of a foreign language
- Online application due February 1, 2019
- Essay and short answer responses
- Signature sheet
- Optional parent statement
- English, science and math teacher evaluations
- School counselor evaluation
- Official high school transcript including first semester grades, list of second semester courses and class rank
- Most recent PSAT, PACT, ACT and/or SAT scores taken since January 1, 2018
Teachers and school counselors will be contacted for evaluations on your behalf starting on December 1, after you have submitted their contact information within the online application.
- Last SAT test date to apply for GSSM Class of 2021: Dec. 1 (registration deadline is Nov. 2)
- Last ACT test date to apply for GSSM Class of 2021: Dec. 8 (registration deadline is Nov. 2)
The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be made to Mrs. Anne Brumley, Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, 401 Railroad Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550, 843-383-3906. For further information on federal nondiscrimination regulations, including Title IX, contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call (800) 421-3481.