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Scholarship Awards

Scholarships for Incoming Students

Academy Leadership Scholars

Incoming Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eight Graders

Up to $10,000, Renewable Each Year

The Academy Leadership Scholars merit scholarship program is awarded to up to 10 qualified students entering The Grosse Pointe Academy in grades five, six, seven or eight.  Applicants must demonstrate a genuine love of learning, strong citizenship and a sincere interest in extracurricular and community service activities. The Academy desires candidates who exhibit a strong work ethic, concern for others and show strong leadership potential.

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Scholarships for Current Students

Camille DeMario Scholarship

Rising GPA First Grader

Half of Tuition, Renewable for Three Years

The Camille DeMario Scholarship was established in honor of longtime Early School Principal Camille DeMario. Her commitment to the school continues in this annual recognition of a rising first grader who demonstrates academic promise and a desire to excel. All students enrolled in our five-year-old program have the opportunity to test on verbal reasoning, relational and quantitative concepts during a school day in February; students who complete testing will be considered during the selection process. The recipient will be awarded a half tuition merit scholarship, renewable annually through third grade. 

Eleanor Wagner Brock Scholarship

Rising GPA First Grade Female

Half of First Grade Tuition

This financial assistance scholarship that covers half of first grade tuition, is awarded to a current female GPA kindergarten student. The award is based on academic promise and the personal characteristics of being vibrant and positive. Student nominations are given by the Early School faculty, approved by the Early School Division Director and confirmed by the Head of School.

Head of School Scholarship

Rising GPA Sixth Grader

$3,000, Renewable for Three Years

This scholarship recognizes outstanding potential based on academic record, of a current GPA rising sixth grade student. The selection for this scholarship is based on standardized testing and a writing sample. Scores are reviewed by the Middle School Division Director and confirmed by the Head of School.

Nowosielski-Lutz Scholarship

Rising GPA Eighth Grade Male

$1,500

This scholarship recognizes a current GPA eighth grade male who excels both academically and athletically, and is an all-around exceptional person. Nominations are submitted by Middle School faculty, approved by the Middle School Division Director and confirmed by the Head of School.

Brett Bentley Crawford Creative Writing Scholarship

Rising GPA Eighth Grade Female

$1,500

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of 1997 GPA graduate Brett Crawford. It recognizes a current GPA eighth grade female who possesses the skill and passion for creative writing and has exhibited the spirited personality necessary to qualify for this award. Nominations are submitted by Middle School faculty, approved by the Middle School Division Director and confirmed by the Head of School.

Spicer/Trader Scholarship

Rising GPA Eighth Grade Male

Amount varies per year

This scholarship was established by Maybelle Spicer, Clark Spicer, William I. Trader and Jean K. Kurtz Trader. It honors a rising GPA eighth grade male who has demonstrated success in academics and athletics with a strong desire to excel. Nominations are submitted by Middle School faculty, approved by the Middle School Division Director and confirmed by the Head of School. The final award amount is determined annually in concert with S. Gary Spicer.

Thelma Fox Murray Scholarship

Rising GPA Eighth Grade Female

Amount varies per year

This award honors a rising GPA eighth grade female who exhibits integrity, humility, a sense of humor, athletic achievement and academic excellence. Nominations are submitted by Middle School faculty, approved by the Middle School Division Director and confirmed by the Head of School.