Merit-based Scholarships

The Virginia Mathews Scholars Program commends ten students on their exemplary achievement in the areas of Academic Excellence and Leadership and Service. These scholarship awards are available only to incoming 9th grade students and are not based on financial need. 

How to Apply:

  1. Submit a completed Admissions Application meeting all priority deadlines for incoming 9th grade students.
  2. Submit responses to scholarship essay question(s) by January 24, 2022.  Questions may be found as optional checklist items in the Admissions Portal.
  3. Submit an additional recommendation, specific to each of the scholarships.  Recommendations must be received by February 2, 2022 for full consideration. Please request your recommendation as soon as possible, in order to give your recommender adequate time to complete.

Recipients will be notified with their admissions decision on March 11. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship or the application process, please contact Jen Bash, Director of Admissions at admissions@smapdx.org or 503.721.7725.

Application and recommendation materials available in October in the Admissions Portal.