Merit Scholarships

Friends School Haverford is pleased to offer merit scholarship awards for new students applying to grades 3 through 8. To be eligible, a student must be academically talented and self-motivated; and be a socially capable, kind, and caring addition to the class. The application deadline for the Merit Scholarship is December 14, 2018.


New students entering Friends School Haverford in grades 3 through 8 are eligible to apply. Merit Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of an outstanding academic record and strong recommendations.

The Awards

There are a limited number of awards. Grants for students are 50% of tuition and range from $10,225 to $11,475 depending on the grade. As long as a merit scholar remains in good academic and community standing, the award will continue through graduation. Students do not need to re-apply annually.

Application Guidelines

Inquire. Call or email the Director of Admission to schedule a visit. Visiting our campus, meeting our teachers and seeing our students in action is the best way to get to know us. Complete an application for admission. All application materials and visits must be submitted and completed by Friday, December 14, 2018 so we recommend starting the admission process right away. In addition to the admission application, complete the merit scholarship application and submit the additionally required recommendation letters.


Contact Lisa Buscaglia, Director of Admission, at 610-642-0354.