Merit Scholarship Program for High School Students

New Garden Friends School is pleased to announce our High School Merit Scholarship program for the 2017-2018 academic year. This program reflects our values as a Friends educational community and will be awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, extraordinary character, and community involvement.

Two Scholarships will be awarded: one scholarship is awarded to a student new to NGFS (preference is given to those entering the ninth grade) and one scholarship is awarded to a current NGFS student.

Merit scholarship awards are $10,000 each year for four years. Scholarships may be combined with need-based financial aid. (Total award may not exceed 100% of yearly tuition.)

If you would like to apply for the NGFS Merit Scholarship:

Currently enrolled students- click on the link to the right and complete the Merit Scholarship application.

Other interested students- New students must first complete the NGFS admissions process (click the Apply link at left) and be accepted for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are already accepted please select the link at right to complete the Merit Scholarship Application.

The scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be announced on May 5, 2017.

College-Ready Scholarship for Randolph County Quakers

A Quaker Scholarship for Randolph County students has been established at New Garden Friends School. Up to $3500 per year is available to Quaker applicants who reside in Randolph County. Recipients of this scholarship must show financial need and must be from families where one of more of the student’s parents has not attended college.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship? Quaker students of good academic standing with veritable financial need.  

How can a student apply for the scholarship?

  1. Students must first apply for admission to New Garden Friends School and be accepted. Applications are submitted online and can be found here.
  2. Students must complete the College-Ready Scholarship application and the essay question included. The applications can be downloaded here. Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 31st before the academic year for which the scholarship is requested.  
  3. Students must also complete an application for financial aid. The financial aid application is completed after a student is accepted for admission and is available on the FACTS website.

The College-Ready Scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be announced on May 5, 2017.

If you need assistance or further information, don’t hesitate to contact Maggie Keskinen, Admissions Associate, mkeskinen@ngfs.org or 336.299.0964 x2340.