Scholarships at The Summit

Scholarships at The Summit are made possible through the generous donations of alumni, parents and other supporters of the school.

Farrell Ackley Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in 2009 to honor the memory of our dear friend, teacher, coach and colleague, Farrell Ackley.

Anonymous Family Fund, established in 2014 as an unrestricted scholarship fund. 

Charles and MayBelle Barrett and John L. and Marian Leibold Scholarship, established in 2009.

Marc Bohlke Memorial Scholarship, established in 2009, is awarded every four years to a student entering the ninth grade who demonstrates leadership through commitment and passion for their interests and endeavors inspiring those around them to pursue their own interests and activities with dedication and enthusiasm.

Mary Foss Brinkmeyer Scholarship '67, established in 2009 and is awarded every four years to a strong academic student who has demonstrated and will grow in the values that Mary admires, which are the values that are integral to The Summit’s mission: “to be challenged; to share fully the gifts he or she has been given by God; to grow in grace and wisdom; to develop spiritually, academically, physically, socially, and artistically; and to become a person of character who values and improves the world he or she inherits.”

Castellini Foundation Scholarship, established in 2004 as an unrestricted scholarship fund.

Constance (Alf) Castleberry ’20 Memorial Scholarship, established in 2012.

Susan and Edward Castleberry SBS ’46 Family Scholarship, established in 2005, to provide a scholarship to a well-qualified student in grades 1-12 who needs financial assistance and who displays leadership, Christian values and community spirit.

Chavez Family Scholarship, established in 2015 as an unrestricted scholarship fund.

Patricia and Joseph H. Clasgens II SBS ’37 Scholarship, established in 2004, to assist a qualified student who exhibits Michael Clasgens’ qualities of a cheerful, positive spirit, a good friend to others, and a leader who shares God-given talents with others.

A.J. Cohen ’97 Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in 2000, to provide assistance to a student in grades 9-12 who shows leadership in placing the needs of others before his/her own, is interested in serving the community, has strong spiritual values, and supports the five pillars of a Summit education.

Ruth (Jung) Conway ’46 Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in 2011, is awarded every four years to a female student entering the 9th grade who excels academically and demonstrates a passion for learning yet needs financial assistance in order to attend The Summit.

Kim and Scott David Family Fund, established in 2005, is awarded every four years to a culturally diverse student entering the Upper School who demonstrates a passion for learning, involvement in their school and/or their community, a commitment to their faith as well as qualities reflective of The Summit five pillars.

Cheryl and Roger Dean Family Scholarship, established in 2004 as an unrestricted scholarship fund.

Edmondson Family Scholarship, established in 2015 as an unrestricted scholarship fund.

James E. Evans Scholarship, established in 2015, to assist a qualified student at The Summit who could not otherwise afford a Summit education.

Farmer Family Scholarship, established in 2015, to assist those students for whom a scholarship will make a difference in their ability to attend The Summit Country Day School.

Amelia Hamberg Foss ’24 Scholarship, established in 1989, assists a qualified student who demonstrates leadership through school, church or community service and witnesses Christian values and social responsibility.

Marc Gerard Fragge ’83 Scholarship, established in 1988, assists qualified students who exemplify Marc’s personal dedication to the five pillars of a Summit education.

Joan and James Gardner Family Scholarship, established in 2004, is awarded to a deserving Summit lifer in grades 9-12 who shares fully the gifts that have been given to them by God and who values the educational opportunities of The Summit.

Claire "Conky" Greiwe '61 Scholarship, established in 2015, in honor of Conky Greiwe. A restricted scholarship to be awarded to a candidate who is outgoing, enthusiastic and whose outlook on life reflects the five pillars of a Summit education.

Griffin Family Scholarships, established in 2004 and 2014 as unrestricted scholarship funds. (Juanita and John Griffin Family Fund and Griffin Family Scholarship).

Chris and Trey Heekin Family Scholarship, established in 2004, provides partial scholarships to students preferably in grades 3-9, whose parents have demonstrated their commitment to The Summit's educational and character building programs.

Robert T. Hertzel ’81 Memorial Scholarship, established in 2012 to be awarded to a student entering the ninth grade who inspires those around them through their words and deeds, embraces life-long learning, and demonstrates a commitment to serving others.

Frank X. Homan Scholarship, established in 2004, for a qualified male student who embodies the spiritual values of The Summit, shows strength of character, is willing to work hard to achieve his goals.

Margo S. Homan Scholarship, established in 2004, for a qualified female student who embodies the spiritual values of The Summit, shows strength of character, is willing to work hard to achieve her goals.

Mary Lois Jung Scholarship, established in 2015. To be awarded to a deserving student attending The Summit Country Day School.  First preference is given to those who meet the following criteria: A female student with financial need and an interest in science and medicine.

J. Patrick Kelly Endowed Scholarship, established 2015, in honor of Pat Kelly. A restricted scholarship to be awarded to a candidate who most nearly meets the criteria of approaching the world and all living things with curiosity, wonder and compassion.

Carolyn and John LaBar Family Scholarship, established in 2004, is awarded to a student(s) in grades 9-12 who through service and leadership in their school, church and/or community strives to improve the world they inherit.

Lifers Scholarship, established in 1998, provides a scholarship for grades 1-12 to a qualified student who could not otherwise afford a Summit education.

McQueen Family Scholarship, established in 2015, as an unrestricted scholarship.

Pat and Joe Perin Scholarship Fund, established in 2015, is an unrestricted scholarship. First preference is for a female, Upper School student who displays an enthusiastic and energetic spirit and has financial need.

Perin/Tyler Scholarship Fund, established in 2015, is an unrestricted scholarship. First preference is for a male, Upper School student who displays an enthusiastic and energetic spirit and has financial need.

PNC Bank Scholarship Fund, established in 2006, provides tuition assistance for minority applicants seeking admission to The Summit Country Day School.

Virginia Pohl Family Scholarship, established in 2001, provides a scholarship to a qualified person of character, who demonstrates ability to succeed, participates actively in co-curricular programs and shares God-given gifts.

Price Foundation Path to Excellence Scholarship, established in 2003, to assist a qualified student in grades 1-8 who exemplifies high integrity, generosity to others, a passion for excellence academically and supports the five pillars of a Summit education.

Ragland Family Scholarship, established in 2009, is for a student in the Lower School who demonstrates financial need and a potential for academic achievement.

Amy and Ben Russert Family Scholarship, established in 2001, as an unrestricted scholarship.

Schilderink Family Faculty Chair for Distinguished Teaching, established in 1989, promotes academic and institutional excellence with an annual award to a faculty member who exemplifies the highest standards of teaching and distinguished service to The Summit.

Marge and Charles J. Schott Scholarship, established in 2006, provides tuition assistance for deserving students in grades 9-12.

Seltman Family Fund, established in 2017.

Gail and David C. T. Smith Family Scholarship, established in 2005, as an unrestricted scholarship.

Summit Legacy Scholarship, established in 2006, to provide a scholarship for a student in grades 1-6 who is a child of an alumnus/alumna or a sibling of a student and who needs financial assistance, displays strong academic performance and contributes positively to student life.

Arthur and Irma Theobald Scholarship, established in 1996, in honor of their abiding belief in the gift of education and perseverance in the face of challenge, provides scholarships to qualified African-American youth who could not otherwise afford a Summit education, and who not only can achieve personal success, but also will aspire to leadership positions in our society.

Patricia Tyler-Perin Scholarship, established in 2016, is an unrestricted scholarship. First preference is for a conscientious young female who has the desire to rise to her greatest potential and who will slowly blossom into a gracious and courageous young leader who will be helpful to others and do much good along the way.

Johnny Warrington ’05 Scholarship, established in 2005, assists a qualified student who is well-rounded in his/her interests and supports the five pillars of a Summit education.

Richard F. Williams SBS ’58 Scholarship, established in 2001, provides a scholarship to a qualified student who could not otherwise afford a Summit education.

William J. Williams ’29 Scholarship, established in 2010, is awarded every four years to a student in grades 9-12 who demonstrates high integrity and who chooses to "do the right thing".

Williams Family Scholarship, established in 2017.

Carol Ann and Rich Wilson Family Scholarship, established in 2014, assists a qualified student who has a financial need. This student also displays the desire to attend The Summit Country Day School through their strong leadership potential.

Thomas E. Wood, Sr. and Thomas E. Wood, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, established in 2014, assists a qualified student who is ambitious, hard-working and displays the desire to attend The Summit Country Day School, but is in need of financial assistance.

Nancy Wurzelbacher '76 Scholarship, established in 1996, provides assistance to a female scholar who exemplifies Nancy Wurzelbacher's qualities reflective of the five pillars of a Summit education.

Zeilstra Family Fund, established in 2006.

Scholarships at The Summit are awarded for merit and financial need through the application process. Click here if you would like to apply for admission.

 If you are interested in establishing an endowed scholarship, please contact Jim Jackson, Director of Development.

If you would like to give to any of our named endowed scholarships, you may mail your check to The Summit, c/o The Development Office, 2161 Grandin Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208. Please note to which scholarship you are giving. Contact Sandy Champlin, Development Services Manager, at (513) 871-4700 ext. 244 for more information.

Or donate online here now.