Pythagoras Academy is offering 5 to 10, $10,000 scholarships for grade 6 students registering for grade 7 starting from this year. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must currently be in grade 6 and have a middle level SSAT score above 1850 or an average score above the 60th percentile. You can register for the SSAT exam on their website: https://www.ssat.org/testing/about-the-test and take the exam at home. The top students chosen will receive a $10,000 tuition scholarship if they are accepted by Pythagoras Academy. The deadline of the application for this scholarship is April 15th, 2021.
Please review the Pythagoras Academy’s school website to know more about our programs: www.pythagorasacademy.ca. You can contact the school office if you are interested in this scholarship.
Get to know PA Scholarship
- Scholarship amount: $10,000
- Scholarships available: 5-10
- Method of distribution: Deducted from tuition of the 2021-2022 school year
- Application Deadline: April 15th, 2021
- Applicant Eligibility:
- Local grade 6 students with at least one parent being a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
- Received a score higher than 1850 or 60th percentile in the SSAT exam.
Evaluation Criteria for scholarship score (weighted out of 100%):
- SSAT Score (70%)
- SSAT Writing Session (10%)
- School report card(s) from the previous year (10%)
- Special Skills or Awards (10%)
The PA Scholarship Committee judges will grade the applicants by combining the above evaluation criteria, to provide a final scholarship score to the applicant. The 5-10 applicants (minimum 5 applicants, maximum 10 applicants, to be confirmed after reviewing applications in May) with the highest scores will be chosen for a final remote interview. $300 will be collected for the remote interview. After passing the interview, chosen applicants will receive the scholarship with their offer of admissions. Applicants will need to accept the offer and pay the remaining grade 7 tuition fees within 10 calendar days. If not, the scholarship will be given to the applicant with the next highest score. Please check this page for the tuition fee schedules for 2021-2022.
- Step 1: Fill out the online scholarship application form by April 15th, 2021.
- Step 2: Share the SSAT score with Pythagoras Academy and email previous report cards to [email protected] by April 19th, 2021.
- Step 3: We will send out interview notices starting from May 5th, 2021. $300 application fee needs to be paid for the remote interview.
- Step 4: You will receive the scholarship with an offer after passing the interview. The offer is valid for 10 days.
- Step 5: We will announce the final list of scholarship winners on June 15th, 2021.