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WMS Opportunity Award FAQs

Who is eligible for a WMS Opportunity Award?
Any new student entering WMS in sixth grade or  seventh grade for the 2018/2019 school year.

How many scholarships will be awarded?
We will award up to three scholarships for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the amount of each scholarship?

Is this a one-time award?
No. Assuming that an award recipient continues to thrive in the WMS environment, the WMS Opportunity Award will be extended each year through graduation.

Is re-application required each year for a student who receives an Opportunity Award?

How will award recipients be selected?
Award applications will be considered in the same time frame as regular applications to the school.  Please contact Laura Martin at lmartin@washingtonmontessori.org or 860-868-0551 with any questions.

How do I apply for the scholarship?
Please click here for instructions. You can also schedule a visit at that time, if you have not already.

Is applying for the scholarship the same as applying for admission to WMS?
No.  To complete the regular WMS application process, click here.

What is the scholarship application deadline?
For the 2018-2019 school year, the award application deadline is the same as the deadline for the application for admission: March 30, 2018.

Can award recipients also receive variable tuition?
Yes. Acceptance of a WMS Opportunity Award does not eliminate a family from consideration for variable tuition. Families from a broad range of incomes apply to WMS. Any prospective family is welcome to apply for variable tuition.