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Taylor William Emmons

Taylor William Emmons

In honor of Taylor Emmons, Class of 2009, The Out-of-Door Academy along with the Emmons family has established The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund. The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund was created to keep Taylor’s selfless spirit, concern for others, and love for The Out-of-Door Academy alive for generations to come. Each year, the scholarship provides financial assistance for talented students who want a brighter future to experience the many benefits of a college-preparatory education.

The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund will provide opportunities for socio-economically diverse students to experience an independent, college preparatory education at the Out-of-Door Academy’s Upper School. The Scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving eighth grade student who otherwise would not have the means to attend. If you know of a deserving student for this unique, four-year scholarship to The Out-of-Door Academy’s Upper School, please encourage them to apply immediately.

This scholarship will cover up to the full cost of tuition for four years minus comprehensive fees.

Who may qualify for a scholarship?
Rising ninth grade students not currently enrolled at the Out-of-Door Academy who meet the following criteria:

  • Accept the challenges and responsibilities of attending a school where students strive to achieve their highest academic goals and build character through a balanced program of academics, the arts, and athletics.
  • Exemplify Taylor Emmons’ qualities of gratitude, kindness, good humor, and appreciation for others.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by The Out-of-Door Academy financial assistance process

How does the application process work?
A selection committee comprised of the Head of School and the Director of Admissions will review applications. The committee will consider character, academic achievement, as well as extra-curricular and community service activities.

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About Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund

The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund will provide opportunities for socio-economically diverse students to experience an independent, college preparatory education at The Out-of-Door Academy's Upper School. They will learn in an environment which allows students to strive to achieve their highest academic goals and build character through a balanced program of academics, the arts and athletics. The Emmons Family is looking to endow the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund at $1.3 million dollars in order to provide (4) four-year scholarships simultaneously.
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