GCE Lab School has recently been given the opportunity to offer ten scholarships to incoming Freshmen and Sophomores for the Fall of 2016. This need and merit based scholarship will give outstanding students access to a premier education in one of Chicago’s most innovative high schools.The GCE Lab School is an elite independent private high school where 50% of our students receive scholarship funding, resulting in a student body that’s truly reflective of the richly diverse city in which we live. At GCE, our inquiry and project-based curriculum breaks down the walls between school and the world. We take our students out of the classroom and into the real-world, providing them with tangible pathways to careers and future success. New horizons are opened and aspirations ignited, exposing our students to opportunities not previously thought possible.“Diversity is an essential component of the GCE learning experience. In order to become global citizens, students need to learn how to communicate, connect, and collaborate with people of different backgrounds, beliefs, and values.” – Eric Davis, school founder.We have seen outstanding success among our students where 100% of our graduates have earned college options, many to top tier universities across the country. So much more impressive is that 80% of these students have earned merit-based scholarships. The first 30 GCE graduates alone earned more than $2.5M in merit aid; and 3 of our graduates earned the coveted POSSE scholarship. What makes this even more impressive, is that several of our students were not on track to graduate at their previous schools. GCE provided a transforming experience for these students, where they became re-engaged in their learning and invested in their futures resulting in successes they had not previously expected.We are excited to be able to extend this opportunity to more students, providing access to brighter futures. Our next admissions cycle begins on June 14th and will conclude on June 24th, with acceptance letters out by July 1st.For further information, please contact Gillian Falknor, Director of Community, at [email protected] can also learn more by visiting our website at gcelabschool.org.