Janet B. Beaman Academic Scholarship
Greenfield School offers two academic scholarships each school year to honor the dedication and career of Janet Beaman, former teacher and Headmaster.The Janet B. Beaman Academic Scholarship is awarded to one rising 9th or 10th grade student who has never been enrolled in grades K-12 at Greenfield School and to one rising 9th grade student who is currently enrolled in the 8th grade at Greenfield School. Each Beaman Scholar will receive a scholarship worth 50% of the current tuition, excluding fees, to be renewed each year of high school.
The requirements will be determined by a committee of faculty members selected by the Head of School. The committee will be looking for a well-rounded, mission appropriate student with superior character and outstanding academic achievement. The following items are also required:
- A well written selection of essays
- One teacher recommendation
- One community recommendation
- An interview with the committee and superior scores on the entrance exam (new student only)
Beaman scholars must maintain an unweighted GPA of 3.5, must not fail a class for a semester, and must remain in good behavioral standing (no suspensions or Honor Code offenses). The scholarship is renewed each year until graduation if the stated criteria have been met.
Scholarship applications for the current Greenfield School 8th grade students are due by April 30 and the winner will be notified June1.
Scholarship applications for the new 9th or 10th grade students are due by June 29 and the winner will be notified by July 31.
For students wishing to apply who are not currently enrolled in the 8th grade, please complete the application process and the below questionnaire. You must go through the application process, be accepted to the school and set up an interview with the scholarship committee. Please contact Melodie Powell, Director of Admissions for further information or visit our "Admissions" page and proceed through the application process.
See details below. Applicant questionnaire below MUST be completed for existing student scholarship and new student scholarship.
Merit Based Scholarships
Rising 6th through 12th grade students are eligible for Merit Based Scholarship opportunities. A limited number of scholarships are awarded each year. Scholarships will be renewed each year provided the student retains an annual GPA of 3.2 (unweighted), does not fail a class for a semester, and remains a student in good behavioral standing (having not served a suspension from school or received a penalty disseminated by the Honor Council or Discipline Committee). Awards will be determined on or around June 1st prior to the beginning of each new school year. Only completed applications will be considered and student must be enrolled for the upcoming school year.
Eligibility to apply:
- Applicants who will be attending Greenfield School for the first time in the upcoming school year;
- Applicants entering grades 6th - 11th;
Awards are based upon a combination of academic and character criteria and require the following:
- Most recent report card/transcript;
- Entrance test results;
- Teacher recommendations (English and Math teachers); and
- Writing sample;
The amount awarded may range between $750 and $3,000.