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Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships
 

POPCS seeks to attract a diverse and talented student body. To ensure a fair process, the children of POPCS administration, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees are not eligible for scholarships, with the exception of the Middle School Academic Merit awards.

While the majority of tuition assistance is provided through need based tuition assistance, we are proud to offer the following merit scholarships:

POPCS Upper School Achievement Award - $5000

This scholarship is awarded to top academic students entering Upper School. Scholarship criteria based upon, but not limited to: ISEE scores, academic success, conduct, leadership, service, and attendance. Awarded to new students.  No additional application required. 

Middle School Academic Merit - $1,000 award, awarded to valedictorian and salutatorian of Grade 8 class

This award is renewable for 4 years of Upper School attendance, for up to $4,000. Available to POPCS current Grade 8 students. No application is required. 

Heart of An Eagle Scholarships:

Upper School Heart of An Eagle 2.5k - $2500

The Heart of an Eagle scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate the Heart of An Eagle. No additional application is required for new students. Current students may submit a Heart of An Eagle project and nomination form to be considered.

Upper School Heart of An Eagle - $1000

The Heart of an Eagle scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate the Heart of An Eagle. No additional application is required for new students. Current students may submit a Heart of An Eagle project and nomination form to be considered.

Coach Phil Taylor Athletic Scholarship - $375

 

The Coach Taylor Athletic scholarship is awarded to two student athletes who demonstrate a strong desire to participate in Eagle Athletics but may be limited by their financial ability to do so. No additional application is required for students to be considered for this scholarship.

 

The Coach Taylor scholarship is funded annually by the 9474 Foundation. Click here for more information on Coach Taylor and the 9474 Foundation.

 

Loyalty and Legacy Awards:

Kindergarten Loyalty Award - $500 award, non-renewable

This award is available to children entering Kindergarten in the 2019-2020 school year who have been continuously enrolled since entering the Early Learning Center. Students must have been enrolled for a minimum of 3 years prior to kindergarten and be reenrolled for 2019-2020 by February 1, 2019 to qualify. No application required.

How to Apply

New students: 

Apply and complete the admissions process to be considered for awards. Students will be notified of award status upon acceptance.

Returning students:

  1. Complete reenrollment by February 1, 2020.
  2. Submit Heart of An Eagle nomination form.
  3. Submit Heart of An Eagle project.

Heart of An Eagle Project

Demonstrate, through the medium of your choice, how one of the Heart of An Eagle traits expresses who you are.   

Written submissions should not exceed 300 words. Audio and video submissions should not exceed 3 minutes. Portfolios should not exceed 10 pages.

HEART of an Eagle - Student traits