The William Winter Scholarshipsline

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Each year, hundreds of Staten Island and New York City-area students compete for the Staten Island Academy William Winter Scholarships, which include admission to the Academy and scholarship assistance.

What are the details?

  • The Program is open to students who will be entering Grade 6 or Grade 9 the following September.
  • New student applicants and current Staten Island Academy students are eligible to participate.
  • Awards are based on an examination, school transcripts, teacher recommendations, and a personal interview.
  • The awards are not based on financial need. They are scholarship awards and do not need to be repaid.

Who was William Winter?
The William Winter Scholarships are named for William Winter (1836-1917). Known primarily as America’s top theater critic during his lifetime, Winter was also an historian, poet, essayist, as well as a Staten Island Academy parent and member of the Board of Trustees.


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