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Deerfield-Windsor awards several scholarships to current and new students each year. Please expand the sections below for more details.

Honor Scholarship

The application is now closed for the 2019-2020 Honor Scholarship.
*Deadline to apply was Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.
*Honor scholarship testing is Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.

These scholarships are awarded each spring to two exceptional students, one entering the 6th grade and one entering the 9th or 10th grade in the coming fall. The Honor Scholarships are presented to students who are not currently enrolled at DWS. These full tuition awards remain in place for middle school or high school as long as commendable academic and conduct records are maintained.

More specifically:All candidates must be enrolled in the 5th, 8th, or 9th grade at the time the application is made. No candidate may be a current or former student of DWS or sibling of a former Honor Scholarship recipient.

  • All candidates must present themselves for academic testing and personal interviews at specified date and time.
  • The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic potential, academic achievement, personal qualities, and other areas of talent.
  • The scholarships are based on the merit of the student, not the need of the family.
  • The scholarships are for the 6th, 9th, or 10th grade, but may be renewed annually upon satisfactory progress in all areas of school life.
  • The Scholarship Committee decides the winners of the awards.

Cannon Family Scholarship

The Cannon Family Scholarships are named in honor of Chris Cannon and his family in recognition of their generous support for Deerfield-Windsor School for many years.

Students who have attended Deerfield-Windsor for at least one year are eligible to apply for this half-tuition scholarship. Two non-renewable Cannon Family Scholarships are awarded each school year.

The Scholarships will be presented to students currently enrolled in grades 9, 10, or 11. While academic record and extracurricular activities are considered in the selection process, the scholarship is primarily based on the essay written. Students enter by completing an application and by writing an essay in a supervised setting. The Scholarship Committee decides the winners of the awards.

Charles William Fussell Scholarship

Charles Fussell graduated from Deerfield-Windsor in 1981. He died at a very young age in 2003. Friends and family have established this scholarship to be given each year to a rising eleventh grade student who exemplifies many of Charles’ qualities and characteristics.

Ken Allen Rodgers Scholarship

Ken Rodgers graduated from Deerfield-Windsor in 1976. He died while attending college. To perpetuate his memory, his friends each year give a scholarship to a rising Deerfield-Windsor senior who exemplifies Ken’s spirit and personality. Through this award, the spirit, energy, and friendliness that Ken reflected will not be forgotten but will be perpetually renewed by the examples of the recipients of this scholarship.

Graham P. Lowe Scholarship

Graham Lowe was the first Headmaster of Deerfield School and has continued his involvement with Deerfield-Windsor since that time. Former students and friends have established this scholarship in his honor. The scholarship will be awarded to a rising junior or senior who is significantly involved in at least one school activity and who maintains a satisfactory grade point average.