Be a Madeira Merit Scholar

For the 2021-2022 school year, Madeira will award select students financial assistance based on their academic achievements. 

Scholarship Overview

Madeira seeks to recognize and nurture girls who exemplify what it is to be a great student, and who will flourish within our challenging classrooms and inspiring community. The Madeira Merit Scholarship is awarded to a select number of girls applying to ninth, tenth, or eleventh grade who meet or exceed academic requisites.

Chosen applicants will exhibit strong leadership skills and the potential to develop into dynamic role models within the school community. Recipients are not precluded from obtaining additional financial assistance should the family qualify for financial aid.

Scholarships are automatically renewed for each school year provided recipients maintain a high academic average and good citizenship. 

Who is eligible

Those applicants who are eligible will:

Students will be notified of their scholarship status in early March along with their admission decision.

News & Announcements

Madeira Seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Sydney Gu '21 and Elena Jochum '21 have been named 2020 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

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