Area eighth and ninth graders not already enrolled at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School are encouraged to register for the Merit Scholarship Exam, to be held Saturday, Feb. 2 at the schoolâ??s Kingston campus.
For 32 years, Wyoming Seminary has awarded merit scholarships to excellent students who are interested in attending the college preparatory school. One full tuition scholarship and five half scholarships will be awarded.
These scholarships are awarded to students who combine outstanding performance on the competitive exam with a solid record of citizenship and academic and extra-curricular achievement. Scholarships are for the duration of the studentâ??s enrollment at Wyoming Seminary.
Interested students must complete the scholarship application by Friday, Jan. 25, and register for the exam.
On Saturday, Feb. 2, registration will be at 9 a.m. and the exam will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Upper School campus in Kingston.
During the exam, parents are encouraged to attend a discussion on how to maximize their studentsâ?? chances for college opportunities. Parents may also attend the Student Work Showcase as well as a discussion on affordability.
Following the exam, prospective families are invited to join current students and faculty for the Presidentâ??s Luncheon, hosted by Dr. Kip Nygren.