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Merit-Based Scholarships at Rosenblatt High School will be awarded to highly qualified rising high school freshmen, on the basis of academic achievement, dedication to community participation, and demonstration of leadership and character.  Scholarships are automatically renewable annually to students who maintain their high academic and community standing.
The scholarship will be renewed every Academic year after the following requirements have been fulfilled in order for renewal of the scholarship to occur: 
  • Maintain a 3.7 grade point average or higher, unweighted, every semester
  • Enrollment in the school’s highest-level courses throughout his time in High School
    • In 9th grade, courses must include AP Human Geography and three honors level courses.
    • In 10th grade, courses must include at least one AP course and three honors courses.
    • In 11th grade, courses must include 4 AP level courses.
    • In 12th grade, courses must include 4 AP level courses.
  • Yearly participation in at least 2 extra-curricular opportunities offered by the school, which can include clubs, athletics, or other relevant areas 
    • Participation should involve activities both academic and non-academic in nature
    • The student will hold a leadership role in at least one extracurricular activity in 10th, 11th and 12th grade
  • Demonstrate a commitment to service of the school, the larger community and to upholding the school's values
  • Represent Donna Klein Jewish Academy, as requested by school leadership, at school or community functions
  • Apply to top tier universities
Please note that the family is responsible for any costs not covered by this scholarship. 
 
Completed applications must be received by the Admissions office on or before January 31, 2020. 
 
For more information or to receive an application packet, contact our Director of Admissions at admissions@dkja.net.
 
 
Steps in the process:  
1) ONLY NEW students to DKJA must submit an application for admissionCurrent DKJA students must be enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year (by January 31, 2020) and submit all other required documents (no admission application required). 
 
2) Take the Secondary School Admission Test (known as the SSAT). Register online to take the test.  Your scores will be sent directly to DKJA. Upcoming dates are January 4 or 5 or 6; and February 8 or 9.
 
3) Once your application is complete, and we have received your SSAT scores, your file will be reviewed by the Academic Scholarship Committee. You will then be notified of your status. 
 
4) If you advance to the finalist stage in the process, you will be asked to visit for a day, and participate in an interview. Interviews will be scheduled beginning February 2020. 
 
5) The Scholarship Committee will then meet to select recipient(s) of the Merit-Based Award. Notification of the award will be issued in March 2020.
 
For more information or to receive an application packet, contact our Director of Admissions, at admissions@dkja.net.
2020 Timeline:
1/31/2020 Deadline to submit application with all required documentation
2/15/2020 SSAT result must be in 
February Interviews are conducted
March Scholarship offers are awarded

 
Requirements:
In addition to the application, the candidate must submit the following items by the application deadline of January 31, 2020.
  • First semester 8th grade report card.
  • Final 7th grade report card. 
  • Standardized test scores are mandatory www.ssat.org
  • Two (2) Recommendation Forms (English or History and Math or Science) (Links below)
    Recommendation Forms must be submitted in a sealed envelope with recommender’s signature across the seal or via email to admissions@dkja.net.
  • Student Questionnaire.
  • Essay (350 words).