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Ruth T. Bedford ’32 Merit Scholarship for the Arts

The Ruth T. Bedford ’32 Merit Scholarship for the Arts will support as many as eight Foxcroft School students with an annual grant of $25,000. This scholarship is designed to support girls who share Ruth Bedford’s passion for the arts and who embody her sense of adventure and enterprise, as well as her integrity. The award is open only to new student applicants. An ideal candidate should demonstrate her dedication to the performing or visual arts and possess a strong desire to excel in that arena. She should be academically focused, inquisitive, involved in the arts community, passionate, and interested in developing leadership skills. It is our goal to award someone who will add to the intellectual and creative richness of the school community and who might not otherwise be able to attend Foxcroft.
  

Ruth T. Bedford ’32 Merit Scholarship Details

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  • How do I apply?

    Eligible students should submit an application, which includes an essay, portfolio of work, and recommendation, electronically using the link below. Parents must submit a financial aid form each year as well. The deadline to submit all materials is February 1st.
  • How do I renew?

    This scholarship is renewable annually provided that recipients demonstrate active engagement in the arts at Foxcroft, submit work on an annual basis to her digital portfolio, and complete an annual reflection.
  • What other financial aid options are available?

    Please note that the majority of Foxcroft's financial aid budget is need-based, and need may play a factor in selection of Bedford scholars. Visit our "Affording Foxcroft" page for more details. You are welcome to contact our office with any questions: admission@foxcroft.org or 540.687.4340.
Please note that your completed admission application must be submitted to be considered for the Ruth T. Bedford ’32 Scholarship for the Arts. The deadline to submit is February 1st.
  

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Dates & Deadlines

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    Application Deadline

    February 1 is the deadline to submit an application to be considered for the Ruth T. Bedford ’32 Scholarship for the Arts.
  • Mar
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    Scholarship Award Notification

    Recipients of the Ruth T. Bedford ’32 Scholarship for the Arts will be informed by March 1.
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About Ruth Bedford '32

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  • Ruth T. Bedford '32

    Ruth T. Bedford was a 1932 graduate of Foxcroft School. She was a daring and creative woman with a good deal of grit. She was an accomplished horsewoman, sailor, golfer, tennis player, and licensed seaplane pilot.
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An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative STEM program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.