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 RPCS community and mission.
Merit Scholarships Offered:

The Board of Trustees Scholarship is for incoming students grades 6-8
The Head of School Scholarship is for incoming students grades 9-12
The Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship is for incoming students grades 9-12

Eligibility for New Students
Students eligible for a merit scholarship are all new students applying for entry into grades 6-12 who have completed all components of the admissions application process.

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.

All grants are renewable each year through graduation.

The most competitive merit scholarship candidates will be exceptional individuals possessing:
·        strong academic abilities
·        leadership potential
·        superior personal qualities
·        interest in our extracurricular offerings
·        qualities that further the mission of the school

Selection Process for New Students
Based upon test scores, transcripts, recommendations and an initial review of all grades 6-12 first-round applications, the Middle and Upper School Admissions Committees will select a group of merit scholarship finalists. 

Finalists are 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. 

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.

Please note that there is no separate application needed to be considered for merit-based scholarships.