Over $1,245,000 in scholarships awarded!

History

BSF Highlights

As The Villages Charter School completes its 20th year and The Villages High School (VHS) celebrates its 15th graduating class in May, 2020. We thought a review of the accomplishments of the Buffalo Scholarship Foundation (BSF) was in order..

  • 1,809 students have graduated from VHS (2005-2019)
  • 1,564 VHS graduates attended a post-secondary institution or the military (86.5%)
  • Most VHS graduates (85%) attend post-secondary in Florida
  • Total # of degrees (501)
  • Total BSF funds awarded = $1,041,565
  • Total # 589 of VHS graduates given a BSF scholarship
  • Of the 264 VHS graduates receiving a BSF scholarship from 2006-2015:
    • 96.97% attended post-secondary
    • 36.74% earned Associates of Arts (AA) degree
    • 73.11% earned Bachelor's degree
    • 12.12% earned a graduate degree
    • 79.92% of all 264 earned at least 1 degree
  • VHS Graduates have attended post-secondary in 45 of the 50 states in the USA and 4 foreign countries
  • BSF administration & overhead costs for the past 2 years were at 1.4% of BSF revenue
  • All graduating members of the VHS Class of 2023 will receive a post-secondary scholarship from BSF