Affording a Kimball Union Education
Kimball Union Academy offers prospective students and families an alternative to need based financial aid through our merit based scholarships.  If your child is awarded such a scholarship, the award will be granted every year the student is enrolled at the Academy.  Your child must remain in good academic and social standing.  Awards range from $1,000 to $15,000 a year.  

Financial aid is limited after April 10th.  If applying on a rolling basis, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at to seek further assistance.  

Academy Scholar
The Academy Scholar was established to distinguish prospective 9th and 10th grade students who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence. All applicants with a SSAT score of 80% and above will be considered for the scholarship.
This merit-based scholarship attracts strong academic students to Kimball Union Academy who are eager to interact and learn with students from around the world, led by our exceptional faculty in an environment that fosters creativity and responsibility.
Each year, the admission office grants up to five $15,000 awards to eligible candidates applying for 9th and 10th grade.  Academy scholars are not precluded from obtaining additional financial aid should the family qualify for need based financial aid.

To Apply:
The prospective student will need to write and submit an additional essay that will be due February 15th.  Academy Scholar recipients will be notified with the regular admission decision on March 10th.  After April 10, scholarships are granted on a rolling basis, if resources are available.  
Merit Scholarships
The admission committee reviews all applicants for a merit scholarship, once a completed application is on file.  Awards can range from $1,000 to $10,000, depending on the student’s academic profile.  Please fill out this form to indicate your interest in merit scholarships at Kimball Union Academy.  Scholarships will be awarded with your admission decision.


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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA offers the best of the traditional New England Boarding School experience to a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York. Terms of Use and Privacy Policy