Wyoming Seminary College Prep School schedules scholarship exam for Nov. 5


For Abington Journal



KINGSTON — Students in fourth through tenth grades not already enrolled at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School may register for the Wyoming Seminary Scholarship Exam, to be held Saturday, Nov. 5 at the school’s Kingston and Forty Fort campuses.

At the Upper School in Kingston, the Sem Scholarship program awards merit scholarships to students in eighth, ninth and 10th grades who are interested in attending the school. One full tuition and several half-tuition scholarships will be awarded to both day and boarding students who combine outstanding performance on a competitive exam with excellent communication skills, academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement. For each subsequent year while attending Wyoming Seminary, these students receive the same tuition percentage.

Students taking the test are asked to arrive at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 North Sprague Ave., Kingston, by 10 a.m. Testing will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m.

Following the exam, students and their families are invited to enjoy a picnic lunch and attend a Program Showcase, featuring presentations of the school’s academic, arts, athletic and extracurricular programs on display throughout the campus.

Interested students must complete the scholarship application by Friday, Nov. 4 and register for the exam at www.wyomingseminary.org. There is no registration fee. The admission application fee is waived for all test takers.

At the Lower School in Forty Fort, current fourth through seventh-graders not enrolled at Wyoming Seminary are invited to register for the exam on Saturday, Nov. 5. One full-tuition and two half-tuition merit-based scholarships will be awarded to students who display outstanding performance on the exam.

Lower School scholarship recipients who maintain at least a “B” average and who remain in good standing will receive the same tuition percentage throughout their time at Lower School and at Upper School.

On Saturday, Nov. 5, students are asked to arrive at the Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, at 8 a.m. and testing will begin promptly at 8:30. During the exam, which will end by 11 a.m., parents are invited to stay for a tour, information session and refreshments. Following the conclusion of the exam, students and their families are invited to the Upper School campus in Kingston for a picnic lunch and a visit to the Sem Program Showcase.

Interested students must register for the exam at www.wyomingseminary.org by Friday, Nov. 4. There is no registration fee. The admission application fee is waived for all test takers.

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For Abington Journal

Information provided by Wyoming Seminary College Prep School.

Information provided by Wyoming Seminary College Prep School.

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