Ninth Grade Merit Scholarship Competition
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
The Merit Scholarship Experience
Merit Scholarship Experience
MIT’s SPLASH Program, Boston
Leadership Summit, Louisville
Senior Scholars Breakfast, Collegiate Campus
Time of Year
Merit Scholarship Application Deadline for the 2018-19 school year is Friday, January 26.
Submit all Merit Scholars materials to Muffy Sattich, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 502.479.0378.
Apply for Merit Scholarship:
Apply to 9th Grade
Complete Merit Scholars application
Take Merit Scholars test January 6 or 20, 2018
The application process for Merit Scholars entering ninth-grade for the 2019-20 school year will open on October 1, 2018.