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Community Enrichment Scholarships

In addition to the Annual Fund, donors interested in supporting Financial Access at King may consider creating a Community Enrichment Scholarship to continue King School’s tradition of enrolling the most capable and talented students from a wide range of economic backgrounds. Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to offer need-based scholarships to students who enrich our community in alignment with our strategic goals:

  • Academic Excellence

  • Athletics

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

  • Community Partnerships

  • Institutional Identity

  • Strategic Enrollment Management

Community Enrichment Scholarships are multi-year commitments in order to support a student through a certain division or until graduation. Donors who commit to $10,000 or more per year become members of King’s Champion Society and may name the scholarship. Every year, we seek to replace scholarships that are ending and create new scholarships to benefit the King School community.

Our current Community Enrichment Scholarships are:

Amadeo Family Scholarship

Established in 2021 by the Amadeo family to support an academically and STEM-focused student entering in Grade 6 annually until graduation.

Dardani Family Scholarship

Established by the Dardani family in 2018 to support four consecutive years' tuition for an economically disadvantaged student.

The Fullerton Scholar-Athlete Scholarship

Established by the Fullerton Family to support an Upper School student-athlete, recommended by King Coaching Staff, for four consecutive years.

King School Athletics Scholarship

Established by multiple King families to support Upper School student-athletes, recommended by King Coaching Staff.

The King School Opportunity Scholarship

Established by an anonymous donor in 2020 to support four consecutive years' tuition for a student of color and from an economically disadvantaged background entering Grade 9. The student should demonstrate strong academic and athletic potential as well.

Kurbanov Family Fund

Established in 2018 by the Kurbanov Family to support tuition assistance as well as the Department of Teaching and Learning for five years.

The Millerchip Family Scholarship

Established in 2019 by the Millerchip Family, this scholarship provides tuition assistance for a student of color, preferably a student matriculating from the REACH Prep Program, starting in Grade 6 through Grade 8.

The Mirza Family Scholarship

Established in 2020 by the Mirza Family to provide financial access to a Grade 9 student (or students) through graduation who would not have otherwise been able to attend King School.

Mizhen Family Scholarship

Established in 2021 by the Mizhen family to provide financial assistance to a deserving student.

Suzanne and Brian O'Callaghan Scholarship

Originally established in 2020 by Suzanne and Brian O'Callaghan, this scholarship provided the tuition for a student athlete for two consecutive years. In 2022, the O’Callaghans continued the scholarship for a new student for an additional two years.

Queally Scholarship

Established in 2017 by the Queally Family to support a Grade 6 student through to graduation.

The Rosen Family Scholarship

Established in 2014 by David and Paula Rosen to assist a minority student from an economically disadvantaged background through Upper School. The student must possess outstanding character and all-around ability.

To learn more about establishing a Community Enrichment Scholarship, please contact Barb Drayer at bdrayer@kingschoolct.org or 203-322-3496, Ext. 4324