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Malone Scholars Program (Grades 7-10)

In May of 2012, Norfolk Academy was selected to receive a prestigious
$2 million endowment award from The Malone Family Foundation. The Malone Scholars Program at Norfolk Academy provides scholarships for up to two new students entering grades seven through ten who demonstrate a consistent record of strong academic performance, qualify for at least 30% financial aid through the school’s need-based financial aid program, and who possess exceptional academic promise.

Norfolk Academy identifies up to two additional Malone Scholars each year using income from the grant, in accordance with the Malone Family Foundation’s endowment spending policy. Financial support for each Malone Scholar, in keeping with the Foundation’s guidelines, may range from 30% of tuition to full coverage. These scholarships are renewable until graduation. Since 2012, nineteen new students have been named Malone Scholars in grades seven through ten, and Norfolk Academy has awarded over $1.2 million to Malone Scholars. Former Malone Scholars have attended Auburn University, Colby College, Duke University, High Point University, James Madison University, New York University, Princeton University, The College of William and Mary, and Virginia Tech.

Covered School Expenses

The Malone endowment will fund tuition and certain other school-related expenses up to 100% of demonstrated need.  

Applying for the Malone Scholars Program

U.S. citizens who submit an online application for admission to grades seven through ten by December 15, 2023 and who are eligible for need-based financial aid between 30% and 100% of tuition are invited to apply. Parents must submit the online Financial Aid Application and supporting documents by December 15, 2023. The 2023 W-2 is due on January 31, 2024.

The Malone Scholars application is available to be completed through the online applicant checklist after the online Application for Admission is submitted.

Families interested in receiving additional information about the Malone Scholarship at Norfolk Academy, especially those with students rising to grades seven through ten, should contact Mrs. Sarah Smythe, Director of Admissions, at 757-455-5582 or Substantial need-based financial aid packages also are available outside of the Malone Scholars Program for students in grades one through twelve.

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