Kent: Marvelwood's Town Scholarship deadline Feb. 1

Marvelwood School (marvelwood.org) in Kent.

Marvelwood School (marvelwood.org) in Kent.

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KENT — The application deadline for Marvelwood’s Town Scholarship is Feb. 1. Available to a new rising freshman or sophomore day student, the winner of this merit-based award receives a full scholarship to attend Marvelwood, excluding fees associated with other programs such as learning support or equestrian.

The award is renewable annually. Recipients are expected to demonstrate good citizenship and solid academic progress throughout their Marvelwood careers.

The Town Scholarship award recipient will be selected based on his or her potential to contribute to and benefit from the Marvelwood experience. The selection committee will also consider academic performance and citizenship. And applicants must submit a personal essay, a supplemental letter of recommendation that speaks to character, and will be asked to sit for an interview with the selection committee. Applicants do not need to reside in the town of Kent to be considered a day student.

For more information, visit the private college prepatory and boarding school’s website, www.marvelwood.org/townccholarship,

or contact the admission office at 860-927-0047, ext. 1011 or admission@marvelwood.org.