The application for STEM Foundations requires a high school transcript, an essay, reference contact information, interviews, and a GSSM math admissions score. All South Carolina residents who will be starting 11th grade in fall 2022 are eligible for this program. Applicants should show demonstrated success as online learners.

Additionally, students must have completed at least 10.5 high school credits before enrolling in the program, including 1 credit hour of coursework in each of the following courses:

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2
  • Geometry
  • English 1
  • English 2
  • a lab science course (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
  • a social studies course or foreign language
  • Application Checklist

Fall 2021 Application Dates

Open: October 1, 2021
Priority Application Deadline: February 15, 2022
Final Application Deadline: March 8, 2022
Rolling Admissions: Applications received after March 9, 2022, will enter rolling admissions.
 
Priority Application Important Dates*

Priority Application Deadline: February 15, 2022
Applicant Interviews (Virtual): Saturday, February 26, 2022
Math Admissions Test (Virtual): Tuesday, March 1, 2022, & Thursday, March 3, 2022
Decisions Released: Friday, March 25, 2022
Decisions Response Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2022
*All dates are subject to change and applicants will receive notification of any changes
 
Final Application Important Dates*

Final Application Deadline: March 8, 2022
Applicant Interviews (Virtual): March 19, 2022
Math Admissions Test (Virtual): Tuesday, March 22, 2022, & Thursday, March 24, 2022
Decisions Released: Monday, April 11, 2022
Decisions Response Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022
*All dates are subject to change and applicants will receive notification of any changes