Exemplary applicants applying to grades six through 12 are eligible to receive need-based grants in the form of named scholarships. While such an award confers special recognition and honor, the dollar amount of the award is based upon family need calculated through the financial aid process.
Mimi Burke Endowment Fund
The Mimi Burke Academic Scholarship was established by Charles and Patricia Burke in memory of their daughter, Marion (Mimi) Burke ’73. The Scholarship provides financial aid to a rising ninth or tenth grade student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and teacher recommendations.
The Catalyst Fund for WT Scholars
Established by the Porges family, the Catalyst scholarship supports talented, high-need students in Middle or Upper School who have strong academic potential and motivation to excel in a rigorous college preparatory program. The donors encourage other donors to support this fund.
Cyert Family Scholar
Established by Lucinda (Cindy) Cyert Steffes ’69 and the Cyert Family Foundation, the Cyert Scholarship provides financial aid to an Upper School student who demonstrates high academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, a passion for learning, and interest in the dramatic arts.
EQT Fund for WT Scholars
Established by the EQT Foundation, this scholarship supports two students who have the potential for high academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, and ability to engage fully in a vibrant, increasingly rigorous academic program.
Malone Family Foundation Malone Scholars Program
Made possible through the Malone Family Foundation, the Malone Scholarship provides need-based tuition assistance to gifted and talented students in grades 7-12. To be considered, a student must present superior recommendations and demonstrate the highest level of academic ability and/or talent. A student who is chosen to receive the award is designated as a Malone Scholars and will retain this honor throughout his or her years at WT.
Connie Blum Marstine Scholarship Fund
Established by Sheldon Marstine in memory of his beloved wife, WT alumna Constance (Connie) Blum Marstine ’55, the Marstine scholarship supports a Middle or Upper School student who demonstrates high academic achievement, a passion for learning, and intellectual curiosity.
Bee Jee and Perry Morrison Scholarship Fund
Given by WT alumna Bee Jee Morrison '56, The Perry and Bee Jee Morrison Scholarship provides financial aid to a Jewish student entering ninth grade and is available for the student’s entire four years. To be considered, the student must demonstrate high academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, a passion for learning, interest and involvement in the arts, and be actively engaged in the community. Preference will be given to a female student, but all are encouraged to apply.
Posner Financial Aid Endowment Fund
Made possible by the Posner family, the Posner Scholarship provides financial aid to students who demonstrate the potential for outstanding academic achievement and leadership. The scholarship is open to a new student entering any grade level.
John A. and Patricia D. Staley Family Scholarship Fund
Made possible by the Staley Family, the Staley Scholarship provides financial aid to new Middle or Upper School students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and can benefit from WT's performing and visual arts program.
Hilda M. Willis Arts Scholarship
Made possible by the Hilda M. Willis Foundation, the Hilda M. Willis Arts Scholarship provides financial aid to a rising ninth or tenth grader who is new to WT, and who demonstrates a high level of skill, ability, achievement, and interest in a visual or performing art form.
- All Visual Arts students should arrive by 9:00 a.m. and will complete their audition in a classroom setting.
- All Performing Arts students will be seen in order of their arrival beginning at 9:00 a.m.
- Practice rooms are available for warming up prior to the audition. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m.
- Vocal Auditions – Please bring sheet music or a music track to accompany your vocal selection.
- Dance Auditions – Music should be on a CD.
Made possible through the Fund for Advancement of Minorities through Education (FAME), the FAME Scholarship provides grants to African American students in five participating local independent schools. To be considered, a student must be able to demonstrate high financial need, potential for continuing academic success, leadership capabilities, and commitment to community service. Once designated a FAME Scholar, a student in good standing continues to receive benefits until graduation.
Middle School Scholarship
Made possible through the Middle School Scholarship Fund, the Middle School Scholarship is awarded annually to students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. The scholarship is open to a new student entering Middle School, and all eligible applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship.
Lower School Scholarship
Made possible through the Lower School Scholarship Fund, the Lower School Scholarship is awarded annually to students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. The scholarship is open to a new student entering Lower School, and all eligible applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship.