Green Ivy Merit Scholarship Program
Both prospective 6th grade students and current Pine Street School 5th graders are eligible to register for the Merit Scholarship Assessment for entry into 6th grade in September 2020. Green Ivy Merit Scholarships range from 25%-100% of tuition and apply to all three years of Middle School, thus the award is valued at almost $150,000. Merit Scholars and families must maintain specific academic and social criteria in order to maintain Merit Scholarship awards over their three years. In addition, a Merit Scholar in good standing can retake the Assessment any year and only improve their award.
About the Application Process
Green Ivy Merit Scholarships are granted based on a comprehensive application process that includes:
- Completed Merit Scholarship Registration ($75 application fee) This is done through our admissions portal, Ravenna, get started here.
- School Tour for parents/guardians
- School Visit for student applicant, including interview and on-site writing sample
- Most recent school transcripts or report cards
- Completed recommendation form from current school
- Family interview with Head of School and Director of Admissions
- Merit Scholarship Assessment results
Families must complete the online registration form for the Merit Scholarship Assessment ($75 application fee). The Merit Scholarship Assessment registration also serves as the application to Pine Street School and no other admissions-related fees are required. In addition, the Merit Scholarship Assessment will take the place of the ISEE requirement for the Middle School admissions process.
Merit Scholarship Program awards are shared with each family within two weeks of all admissions and application steps being completed.
About the Assessment
The Merit Scholarship Assessment covers language arts and mathematics skills. It is an online assessment, administered at Pine Street School in the afternoons throughout late January and early February.
About Financial Aid
Families applying for a Merit Scholarship may also apply for Financial Aid to Pine Street School. Financial Aid is solely need-based and will be considered independently of the Merit Scholarship award process. Merit Scholarship and Financial Aid awards may be combined. Families are encouraged to apply for Financial Aid as soon as possible if they anticipate a need. They should not wait for Merit Scholarship decisions. View Financial Aid application details here.
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