The Unadilla Valley School District is one of 19 statewide to receive grants to implement Smart Scholars Early College High School programs The $775,000 grant is part of $14 million awarded over the next five years for the program. It supports partnerships between public school districts and eligible higher education institutions to provide historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students with the opportunity and support to earn an average of 24 college credits by the time they graduate high school.