Whitby School Announces the 2022-2023 Trustees Merit Scholarship
School Seeks the Best and the Brightest Middle School Students
GREENWICH, CT – October 20, 2021 – Whitby School today announced it is accepting
applications for the Whitby Trustees Merit Scholarship, which provides a full-tuition scholarship
to a distinguished and accomplished new student entering Grade 5, Grade 6, or Grade 7 for the
2022-2023 school year. Two additional scholarship candidates will receive awards as well.
“At Whitby, we align what we teach and how we teach with the developmental needs of middle
school students,” said Dr. Jack Creeden, Whitby Head of School. “We celebrate the unique
intellectual, social, and personal growth opportunities in the middle school years and provide
leadership opportunities that are often only available to high school students in larger K-12
Applicants for the scholarships must distinguish themselves as accomplished students,
exceptional leaders, and possess a track record of involvement in extra-curricular activities. The
competitive scholarship selection process includes an essay submission and interview with the
Scholarship Selection Committee.
For more than 63 years, Whitby has endeavored to inspire young students with a passion for
learning and empower each child to take responsibility as an open-minded, principled citizen in a
global community. The Whitby Trustees Merit Scholarship furthers these aims. It amplifies the
rewards of the school’s educational continuum, using the world-renowned Montessori and
International Baccalaureate models that prepare each child for success in their life-long learning
Interested families can apply at whitbyschool.org/scholarship or contact the Admissions Office at
203-302-3900 for more information on the application process and requirements. The deadline
for applications is December 15, 2021. Recipients of the Whitby Trustees Merit Scholarships
will be notified by late February 2022.
About Whitby School
Located in Greenwich, CT, Whitby is a co-educational independent school that provides
educational continuity for children 18 months through Grade 8 in the Fairfield-Westchester area.
Whitby offers a Montessori curriculum in the Children’s House (18 months – Kindergarten) and
the highly-recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Grades 1-8. These two
programs form the foundation for an educational experience where students thrive and learn to
think creatively and critically, preparing them as life-long learners.