Ninth Grade Merit Scholarships
Collegiate awards a limited number of Merit Scholarships each year to qualified candidates who demonstrate superior academic achievement, deep engagement in extracurricular life and outstanding character and citizenship. In addition to a financial award of up to $5,000, the Merit Scholarship program starts with a trip to Boston and is followed by several experiential opportunities through senior year.
Recognition as a Collegiate Merit Scholar is a highly selective honor that recognizes outstanding students based on:
- Superior academic achievement
- Outstanding character
- The potential for making a significant contribution as a citizen of Collegiate and the global community
The criteria used to determine the Collegiate Merit Scholarship includes:
- Merit Scholarship Application
- 9th Grade Admission Application
- 9th Grade Admission Assessment
- Merit Scholar Essay
- Middle School Transcript
- Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
Merit applications will be open in October.
Apply for Ninth Grade including all supporting admission documents (open now)
Take the Merit Scholars Assessment, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m, January 11 OR January 25
Thank you for your interest in the Merit Scholarship program. The application process for the 2019-20 school year is now closed. The application process will re-open on October 1, 2019, for the Class of 2024 applying for a ninth-grade Merit Scholarship for the 2020-21 school year.
Contact Summer Kimmel, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 502.479.0378, for more information.