St. Margaret’s School Daingerfield Merit Scholarship 

Elizabeth Post
(Tappahannock, VA) – St. Margaret’s School is accepting applications for its Daingerfield Merit Scholarship from new and returning day students in grades 8-12 who live in the Rappahannock Valley. Day students residing in the following counties are eligible: Caroline, Essex, Gloucester, King George, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Westmoreland, and the City of Fredericksburg. The scholarship is funded by the Daingerfield Trust which was established by George W. Daingerfield, a friend of St. Margaret’s School.
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Elizabeth Post
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December 20, 2021
 
St. Margaret’s School Daingerfield Merit Scholarship 
Available to New and Returning Day Students
(Tappahannock, VA) – St. Margaret’s School is accepting applications for its Daingerfield Merit Scholarship from new and returning day students in grades 8-12 who live in the Rappahannock Valley. Day students residing in the following counties are eligible: Caroline, Essex, Gloucester, King George, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Westmoreland, and the City of Fredericksburg. The scholarship is funded by the Daingerfield Trust which was established by George W. Daingerfield, a friend of St. Margaret’s School.

A Scholarship Committee will choose the recipients of this Scholarship. Students who are selected for the Daingerfield Merit Scholarship may also receive need-based financial aid. The scholarship covers a portion of tuition, and award amounts vary.
 
Applications for the Daingerfield Merit Scholarship are due January 15 for returning students, and January 31 for new students. Students will be notified of the scholarship award by March 4, 2022.
 
Who can be a Daingerfield Scholar?
Any day student in the Rappahannock Valley who demonstrates:
  • an exceptional academic record,
  • a commitment to integrity and honor,
  • frequent and thoughtful contributions to school life beyond academics to include participation in the arts, athletics, and/or leadership, and,
  • at least two (2) recommendations from faculty or staff.
 
How do you apply to be a Daingerfield Scholar?
For new students interested in being considered for a Daingerfield Merit Scholarship, please write a letter to the Scholarship Committee (admit@sms.org) and address one of the following:
  • How have you demonstrated academic excellence at your current school?
  • What are some examples of how you have acted with integrity and honor in your community?
  • Describe your contributions to your community in the arts, athletics, and/or leadership this school year. 
 
For more information contact the St. Margaret’s Admission Team by emailing admit@sms.org or call 804-443-3357. 
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Situated on the beautiful Rappahannock River, St. Margaret’s School is an Episcopal all-girls boarding and day school for grades 8-12, and postgraduate. Located in Tappahannock, Virginia, St. Margaret’s has offered a college preparatory education for over 100 years. www.sms.org
 
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St. Margaret's School
P.O. Box 158
Tappahannock, VA 22560
T: 804-443-3357
admit@sms.org
Episcopal girls' school for boarding and day, grades 8-PG, on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia.