Friends School offers two merit scholarship award programs for new students applying to grades 6 through 10: The Neumann Award for new applicants to grades 6, 7 or 8, and the Townsend Merit Scholarship for new applicants to grades 9th or 10th.
The Joseph Townsend Merit Scholarship annually awards $20,000 scholarships to three new students applying to ninth or tenth grade at Friends School. This scholarship is renewable for the duration of their enrollment at Friends School.
The Doris Neumann Merit Award is offered to two new Middle School applicants (grades 6, 7 and 8). The Neumann Award provides a $10,000 annual scholarship that follows a student through their years at Friends School. The application deadline for both the 2018-19 Neumann Merit Award and the Townsend Merit Scholarship is January 5, 2018.