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Hallward Scholarship

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  • The Hallward Scholarship Details

    The Hallward Scholarship provides full tuition for an exceptionally promising new student entering Grade 9 in Branksome Hall's day program who would not otherwise have the means to attend the school. This scholarship is available to any Canadian or Permanent Resident. The scholarship covers tuition, registration and IB fees and also assists with the purchase of textbooks, uniform, activity fees and the school laptop.
    The Hallward Scholarship was established by alum Mary LESSLIE Hallward'74 and her husband, Graham Hallward.

    Branksome is seeking an application for a Grade 9 Day student for September 2024 who is:
     
    • An engaged learner with a high academic achievement
    • Interested in learning and an aspiring leader
    • Engaged in broad interests outside of the classroom in creative, active and service pursuits
    • Committed to 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 their potential and reflect the values of our school
    The Hallward Scholarship will be renewable each year the qualifying student remains at Branksome Hall, following an annual review by the Scholarship Committee.

    Here is the required scholarship application process:
     
    • Submit a brief letter of interest by email to Kimberly Carter, Executive Director, Enrolment Management by December 1, 2023
    • Complete our online Admissions application to Branksome Hall (Apply Now) by December 1, 2023
    • Complete the online application to Apple Financial Services by December 1, 2023
    • Participate in an Admissions interview with Branksome Hall (January–February 2024)
    • Complete an Admissions assessment (either SSAT or the Branksome Hall Entrance Test by February 2024)
    • Applicants are asked to send a letter to the Hallward Scholarship Committee care of Kimberly Carter by January 19, 2024 that states:
      • Why the applicant feels they would be an excellent Hallward Scholar
      • Their academic achievements
      • Their co-curricular and service achievements
      • Evidence of leadership, collaboration and teamwork
    • Submit two reference letters to Kimberly Carter from adults who have worked with the applicant and can speak to their strengths and character by January 19, 2024
    • Finalist applicants will be invited to participate in an oral presentation to the Hallward Scholarship Committee in mid-February. All applicants will be notified about next steps by February 5, 2024

    Decisions will be communicated on Friday, February 23, 2024.

    For information on applying for the Hallward Scholarship and to confirm your interest, please contact Kimberly Carter, Executive Director, Enrolment Management at Branksome Hall.

    *Please note all Hallward Scholar applicants will also be considered for a Financial Assistance Bursary and Entrance Merit Scholarship, as well as admission to Grade 9 for September 2024.
LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT
We wish to acknowledge this land on which Branksome operates. For thousands of years, it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. Today, this meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work and go to school on this land.

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