Highland Hall Waldorf School Announces "Students of Excellence Merit Scholarship Program for Low-Income Families"; Applications Due February 28, 2013

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Five students with financial need who demonstrate high achievement in Academics, Music, Arts, Leadership/Community Service, and/or Athletics will be awarded a full four-year scholarship.

High School Entrance on Highland Hall's 11 Acre Campus

High School Office at Highland Hall Waldorf School

We aim to support these special students by giving them the educational resources our school provides to help them succeed in school and in life, despite the challenges of their families’ current financial situation. Lynn Kern, Admi. Dir. at Highland Hall

Highland Hall Waldorf School, a K-12 school located in Northridge CA, is pleased to announce its "Students of Excellence Merit Scholarship Program" for low-income students entering the 9th grade in the fall of 2013. Five students with financial need who demonstrate high achievement in Academics, Music, Arts, Leadership/Community Service, and/or Athletics will be awarded a full four-year scholarship to Highland Hall.

Interested students must complete and submit an application and financial information packet by 5:00 pm, February 28, 2013. A select number of applicants will be eligible for an interview, and contacted by the school's admissions department. Awardees of the scholarship will be notified by March 31, 2013.

To learn more about financial qualifications and how to apply, please contact the school's Enrollment Director, Lynn van Schilfgaarde at lvs(at)highlandhall(dot)org or at 818-349-1394 x 211.

Awardees will enjoy a full tuition scholarship and all educational resources of our school for the entire four years of high school at Highland Hall, provided he or she meets the school’s general standards for enrollment and maintains an excellent standing in one of the above-mentioned disciplines.

"Our purpose with the scholarship is to provide Waldorf education to a wider and under-served segment of the L.A. community, increasing social and financial diversity on our campus," says Lynn Kern, Administrative Director for Highland Hall. "We aim to support these special students by giving them the educational resources our school provides to help them succeed in school and in life, despite the challenges of their families’ current financial situation."

Highland Hall Waldorf School, located in Northridge, CA and founded in 1955, exemplifies the rich educational traditions of the Waldorf School movement. Its unique approach to learning successfully addresses the changing needs and capacities of children at each stage of development from PreK through High School. Fully 98% of its high school graduates move on to renowned colleges and universities; 42% of Waldorf graduates pursue college majors in mathematics or science. Featuring a curriculum of academically challenging lessons infused with arts and hands-on learning, Highland Hall provides students with a solid academic foundation, the ability to think creatively, a sympathetic interest in the world, self-confidence, and an abiding moral purpose.

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