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 The Kopas Family Learners & Leaders Scholarship 2018

The Kopas Family Learners & Leaders Scholarship provides full tuition for each year of high school, for a new student entering Grades 9 at Branksome Hall. This scholarship is available to a day school new student who would not otherwise have the means to attend Branksome Hall. The scholarship also assists with the purchase of textbooks and additional school expenses, such as the mandatory school laptop and activity fees.

Branksome Hall is seeking an application for a Grade 9 day student for September 2018 who is:
  • An engaged learner and aspiring leader
  • Committed to her academic success in our IB programs
  • Excited to participate in learning, both in and out of the classroom
  • Willing to rise to challenges in athletics, the arts and service learning
  • Determined to reach for her potential and reflect the values of our school

If you know of a student, currently in Grade 8, who has these attributes and who requires full funding to attend Branksome Hall in Grade 9, please encourage her to apply for The Kopas Family Learners & Leaders Scholarship.

The process is for the applicant (and her family) to complete the following:
1.   Submit a brief letter of interest by email to Kimberly Carter, Director of Enrolment Management
2.   Online admissions application to Branksome Hall (Apply Now) by December 1, 2017
3.   Online application to Apple Financial Services by December 1, 2017
4.   Completion of an admissions interview at Branksome Hall (November 2017 – February 2018)
5.   Admissions assessment (either SSAT or the Branksome Hall English and Math entrance tests by February 2018)
6.   Written Task: Applicants are asked to send a letter to the Kopas Family Scholarship Committee by January 8, 2018 that states:
a. Why the applicant feels she would be an excellent Kopas scholar
b. Her academic achievements
c. Her co-curricular and service achievements
d. Evidence of leadership, collaboration and teamwork
7.   Submit two reference letters from adults who have worked with the applicant and can speak to her strengths and character by January 26, 2018
8.   Final Presentation Task: Finalist applicants will be invited to participate in an oral presentation to the Kopas Scholarship Committee in mid- February. All applicants will be notified about next steps by February 2, 2018

Decisions will be communicated to the student and her family on Friday, February 23, 2018.

For information on applying for the Kopas Family Learners & Leaders Scholarship and to confirm your interest, please contact the Kimberly Carter, Director of Enrolment Management at Branksome Hall, at 416-920-6265, ext. 136, or


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