Harford Day School Scholarships

Harford Day School is proud to recognize deserving students new to our school the scholarship opportunities outlined below. To be considered for these awards, completed admissions applications must be received by the priority application deadline of January 10, 2020.

Mignon Cameron Scholarship

This endowed scholarship, named in honor of one of the founder’s of Harford Day School, is for a mission-appropriate student whose presence in the school will increase the diversity of the student population, whether on a racial, ethnic, socio-economic or any other meaningful basis. This need-based scholarship is awarded to a new student entering Grade 6 with demonstrated financial need as established through the responsive tuition application process.

The Ventaja Scholarship

Established in 2015, in recognition of the growing Latino community in Harford County, The Ventaja Scholarship seeks to provide the opportunity of a Harford Day School education to a deserving student of Latino heritage with demonstrated financial need as established through the responsive tuition application process.

The Mannion Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Frederick Mannion, an alumnus of Harford Day School. The Mannion Scholarship is awarded every three years (next in 2020-2021) to an incoming 6th grade student new to Harford Day School with a record of strong academic achievement, excellent school citizenship, and a desire to contribute to Harford Day both inside and outside of the classroom. The award is 50% of the annual tuition for Grades 6-8. Financial need is not a criterion for this award.

Growing Minds Scholarships (Kindergarten & Grade 1)

Applicants admitted to Kindergarten from Goddard School Bel Air, Goddard School Forest Hill, and Grade 1 from Monarch Montessori will receive a one-time scholarship of $2,000. Financial need is not a criterion for this award.

Lower School Scholarships (Grades 1-5)

A limited number of new applicants displaying extraordinary academic promise and the best traits of personal character will be recognized with a one-time scholarship (amount varies). All applications received by January 10, 2020 will be considered for these awards. Finalists will be invited for an interview and awards will be announced with the admission decision in February.

Middle School Scholarships (Grades 6-8)

A limited number of new applicants displaying extraordinary academic promise, leadership potential, and the best traits of personal character will be recognized with a one-time scholarship (amount varies). All applications received by January 10, 2020 will be considered for this award. Finalists will be invited to complete an essay and an in-person interview. Awards will be announced with the admission decision in February.

Scholarship Application Process

 

Step 1: Apply for Admission by January 10, 2020

Applicants must be new to Harford Day School and complete the admissions application process including submission of academic transcripts, the Common Referral Form, admissions testing, and be considered a mission appropriate student by the Admissions Committee to be considered for a scholarship. There is no separate scholarship application process. Finalists will be notified.

Step 2: Apply for Responsive Tuition by January 10, 2020

Families must complete the Responsive Tuition application process by January 10, 2020 to be considered for the Mignon Cameron and Ventaja Scholarships. Learn more HERE.

Step 3: Review and Notification

Recipients for each award will be notified with the admissions and financial aid decisions in February.