Scholarships

In addition to need-based financial aid awards, Roland Park Country School is proud to offer merit scholarships to both current and new incoming  students grades 6-12 who embody the abilities and values that represent the excellence of the RPCS community and mission.

Scholarships Offered

The Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship

The Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship is available to students applying for admission to the Upper School (grades 9-12) at Roland Park Country School who have a proven track record of exemplary academic performance and demonstrated community impact.


The Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship was established in 2018 through a generous contribution from the Charles T. Bauer Charitable Foundation. The endowment provides full tuition for one Upper School merit scholar.
 
All candidates for admission to the Upper School at Roland Park Country School who have completed the application process will be eligible for consideration for this prestigious scholarship. The Upper School Merit Scholarship Committee will determine a group of final candidates based on most recent school transcripts, common school referral forms, standardized testing, ISEE scores and essays. Scholarship finalists are invited to campus for a round of formal interviews with the Merit Scholarship Committee, including the Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management. The Scholarship recipient will be named from these interviews.  
 
Mrs. Hartman is a Roland Park Country School alumna, past parent, current trustee, and former faculty member who taught Middle School art and Upper School photography for 30 years. Mrs. Hartman embodies qualities that are hallmarks of Roland Park Country School’s philosophy: she inspired in students a lifelong love of learning as well as independence of thought, tenacity of purpose and emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.
 
Statement from Head of School Caroline Blatti:
“Mrs. Hartman’s profound legacy at RPCS continues to inspire the best in all of us. This scholarship reflects her deep love of learning and her commitment – above all else – to pursuits that create a lasting, positive impact on the community. We will bear this in mind when selecting our finalists and our named scholar.”
 
Eligibility for New Students:

New incoming ninth grade candidates: To apply for the Janet Bauer Hartman Merit Scholarship, please complete the application and short answers, in addition to the RPCS admissions application. If you are not awarded the Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship, you will automatically be considered for the Head of School and Board of Trustees Merit Scholarships.

Please keep in mind the following criteria for consideration for our Merit Scholarships:

  • Average stanine of 7 on the ISEE

  • High academic performance as demonstrated in the current school transcript

  • Strong common referral forms from math and English teachers

Due to overwhelming interest, if your daughter does not meet these baseline academic requirements, it is highly unlikely that she will be considered for a merit award.

The most competitive merit scholarship candidates will be exceptional individuals possessing:

  • Strong academic abilities

  • Leadership potential

  • Interest in our extracurricular offerings

  • Qualities that further the mission of the school

Applications due Monday, January 6, 2020.

Finalists will be invited back to campus for a round of formal interviews with the Merit Scholarship Committee, including the Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management, which chooses merit award winners. The scholarship recipients will be named from these interviews.
 
The Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship is renewable each year through graduation, as long as the award recipient remains in good academic standing.

The Head of School Scholarship

The Head of School Scholarship is available to both current and incoming students grades 9-12 who embody the abilities and values that represent the excellence of RPCS community and mission. 

Eligibility for New Students:

To apply for the Head of School Scholarship, please complete the application and short answers, in addition to the RPCS admissions application. 

Please keep in mind the following criteria for consideration for our Merit Scholarships:

  • Strong ISEE scores

  • High academic performance as demonstrated in the current school transcript

  • Exceptional common referral forms from math and English teachers

Due to overwhelming interest, if your daughter does not meet these baseline academic requirements, it is highly unlikely that she will be considered for a merit award.

The most competitive merit scholarship candidates will be exceptional individuals possessing:

  • Strong academic abilities

  • Leadership potential

  • Interest in our extracurricular offerings

  • Qualities that further the mission of the school

Applications due Monday, January 6, 2020.

Finalists will be invited back to campus for a round of formal interviews with the Merit Scholarship Committee, including the Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management, which chooses merit award winners. The scholarship recipients will be named from these interviews.
 
Eligibility for Current Students:
Students eligible for a merit scholarship are all current students rising into grades 6-12 who have demonstrated strong academic progress throughout the school year.
Selection Process for Current Students:
Based upon current grades, test scores, and recommendations, the Merit Scholarship Committee, consisting of faculty, Division Heads, the Director of Enrollment Management, and the Head of School will determine merit award winners.
 
The Head of School Scholarship is renewable each year through graduation, as long as the award recipient remains in good academic standing.

The Board of Trustees Scholarship

The Board of Trustees Scholarship is available to both current and incoming students grades 6-8 who embody the abilities and values that represent the excellence of RPCS community and mission. 

Eligibility for New Students:

To apply for the Board of Trustees Scholarship, please complete the application and short answers, in addition to the RPCS admissions application. 

Please keep in mind the following criteria for consideration for our Merit Scholarships:

  • Strong ISEE scores

  • High academic performance as demonstrated in the current school transcript

  • Exceptional common referral forms from math and English teachers

Due to overwhelming interest, if your daughter does not meet these baseline academic requirements, it is highly unlikely that she will be considered for a merit award.

The most competitive merit scholarship candidates will be exceptional individuals possessing:

  • Strong academic abilities

  • Leadership potential

  • Interest in our extracurricular offerings

  • Qualities that further the mission of the school

Applications due Monday, January 6, 2020.

Finalists will be invited back to campus for a round of formal interviews with the Merit Scholarship Committee, including the Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management, which chooses merit award winners. The scholarship recipients will be named from these interviews.
 
Eligibility for Current Students:
Students eligible for a merit scholarship are all current students rising into grades 6-12 who have demonstrated strong academic progress throughout the school year.
Selection Process for Current Students:
Based upon current grades, test scores, and recommendations, the Merit Scholarship Committee, consisting of faculty, Division Heads, the Director of Enrollment Management, and the Head of School will determine merit award winners.
 
The Board of Trustees Scholarship is renewable each year through graduation, as long as the award recipient remains in good academic standing.