Merit & Science Scholarships Available

Three scholarships available for the 2017-2018 school year.

Merit Scholarship for an Incoming 2nd or 3rd Grader

A $5,500 Merit Scholarship will be given to a new, incoming 2nd or 3rd grade student.  Recipients will be selected based upon academic record, a teacher recommendation, and a commitment to joyous, engaged learning and positive interaction with others.  The scholarship will continue for the student’s tenure at The Pennfield School.

Merit Scholarship for an Incoming 5th, 6th or 7th Grader

One Merit scholarship is available for one new, incoming 5th, 6th or 7th grade student at The Pennfield School. Recipients will be selected based upon academic record, teacher recommendations, and a commitment to joyous, engaged learning and positive interaction with others.  The scholarship amount is $5,500 for a 5th grader or $6,500 for a 7th or 8th grader. This scholarship will continue for the duration of the student’s tenure at The Pennfield School.

Dr. Benjamin Harrison Walker, Jr. Science Scholarship for an Incoming 6th or 7th Grader

Established in 2012 to honor Dr. Benjamin Harrison Walker Jr., former chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Newport Hospital. The scholarship carries on his dedication and passion for excellence in the sciences. 

A $7,500 scholarship will be given to a new incoming 6th or 7th grade student who will be selected based upon academic record, teacher recommendations, and a commitment to joyous, engaged learning and positive interaction with others, and demonstrates a commitment to and passion for science.  This scholarship will continue for the duration of the student’s tenure at Pennfield School.*

To apply for a scholarship:

  • Inquiry by calling or emailing Kristin Emory, Director of Admission
  • Plan a campus tour or attend an Open House
  • Follow the admission process by completing an admission application, paying the application fee, sending in teacher recommendation forms and grade reports from the most recent two years completed in school
  • On the application in the section “How did you first hear about Pennfield?” please write the name of the scholarship for which you are applying
  • Plan a two day school visit for the applicant
  • * For the Benjamin Harrison Walker, Jr. Science Scholarship, have your child’s science teacher send in a separate letter of recommendation detailing why your child would be a good candidate for the science scholarship. 

Recipients for scholarships are welcome to apply for additional financial aid.

To be considered for one of these scholarships, the deadline to complete all the above steps is Friday, February 17, 2017.  Applicants may only apply for one scholarship.

 For more information, please contact Kristin Emory at kemory@pennfield.org or call 849-4646 ext 147.





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