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Each family is encouraged to apply for both internal and external scholarships designed to assist their bright young students in obtaining a world-class education in a world-class location. The following are among the merit-based scholarships offered by Fountain Valley.

The Head's Scholarship

Beginning with the 2024-25 school year, The Head’s Scholarship at Fountain Valley School will be awarded to an incoming 9th-grade boarding student from Colorado*, Montana, and Texas who exhibits strength in character, leadership aptitude, a commitment to learning, and a demonstrated desire to reach their individual potential as a student and community member. Recipients will express a genuine enthusiasm for joining a diverse, inclusive, and energetic community of learners at Fountain Valley.

Recipients of The Head’s Scholarship will be awarded their grant amount for their four (4) years as an FVS student. During their time at FVS, Head’s Scholarship recipients are expected to be leaders in the community, making positive contributions to the School while serving as models for their peers in academic, athletic, residential life, and co-curricular activities.

*Colorado Head's Scholarships are awarded to boarding candidates who live more than a 60-minute drive from campus.

Head's Scholarship Application Process

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Summit Scholarship

Fountain Valley School offers merit-based Summit Scholarships* ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 per year.

Applicants interested in the Summit Scholarship are required to submit their SSAT, PSAT, ACT, or ISEE results to be considered for the award. Each applicant will also be asked to submit an additional essay or 3-5 minute video answering a prompt that will be sent directly to their family. They will have two weeks to complete the additional requirements. If an applicant is awarded a Summit Scholarship, this notification will be included with their FVS admission decision. To find out more, please contact your Admission Counselor.

*Summit Scholarships are available to domestic boarding and day applicants.