Gloucester, Va. (PRWEB) February 28, 2015
Ware Academy is pleased to announce it will offer a Founders’ Scholarship covering half of the tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year to one rising Sixth Grader.
The scholarship will be available for renewal to the winning recipient through Eighth Grade.
Created in 2005, the Founders’ Scholarship was named in honor of the original founders of Ware Academy, which they established in 1949.
Applicants must be applying to attend Gloucester’s only independent day school as a new student.
Candidates qualify for the scholarship with a record of academic excellence with a grade average of an A- or above, scoring in the 98th percentile or higher on standardized tests, showcasing an ability to communicate confidently and effectively both verbally and in writing, and demonstrating strength of personal character.
To apply for the scholarship, visit http://www.wareacademy.org and download the full application. For more information, email Ginger James, Director of Admissions and Special Events, at gjames(at)wareacademy(dot)org or call 804.693.3825.
About Ware Academy
Located one mile from Main Street in Gloucester’s historic Courthouse district on a 19-acre campus, Ware Academy is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-Kindergarten 3 through eighth grade.
Ware Academy empowers each student to achieve academic excellence, emphasizing the development of mind, body and character.
The primary objectives are to educate the whole child to his fullest potential and for students to acquire a respect and a desire for learning in order to develop into independent, life long learners in preparation for productive and fulfilled lives.
Founded in 1949, Ware Academy is a non-profit, non-denominational, non-sectarian school promoting ethnic and racial diversity. Ware Academy selects students on the basis of academic potential and developmental readiness without regard to race, color, creed, or ethnic origin.
Ware Academy is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Middle School Association, the National Junior Honor Society and the Association of Supervision in Curriculum Development.
Keep in touch with Ware Academy online at http://www.wareacademy.org, on Facebook at /WareAcademy and on Twitter @WareAcademy1.