Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2018 school year. Thank you to all who applied!

Application Guidelines – High School

1) The founding Committee recognized four characteristics that best reflect the character of Souza. **Specific statements (in the form of a typed essay) and supportive evidence of the four characteristics listed below must be submitted with the application:

  • service to school and community
  • appreciation of and commitment to the performing arts and music
  • unselfish commitment in relating to others
  • leadership which is characterized by integrity, compassion, and perseverance

All applicants are asked to be concise in their statements and limit the essay to 400 words.

2) Students should obtain two letters of recommendation from:

  • one teacher by whom the applicant has been taught at Monroe-Woodbury AND
  • one community member who can verify service

3) Students should also attach:

  • An “Activity Sheet” (or Resume) which is a list of all extracurricular activities including any awards or accolades earned and the dates they took place. A template of such a sheet can be found here.
  • copy of student transcript, accompanied by parent note, releasing this information to the committee

Applications are due (must be postmarked by) April 6th! So don’t wait, get those applications in!

The committee will interview all finalists. A finalist will be chosen on the overall quality of his/her application and interview. All applicants will be notified of results.

TO APPLY AS AN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTCLICK HERE

TO APPLY AS A GRADUATING SENIORCLICK HERE

Application Guidelines – Middle School

1) The founding Committee recognized four characteristics that best reflect the character of  Souza. **Specific statements (in the form of a typed essay) and supportive evidence of the four characteristics listed below must be submitted with the application:

  • service to school and community
  • appreciation of and commitment to the performing arts and music
  • unselfish commitment in relating to others
  • leadership which is characterized by integrity, compassion, and perseverance

All applicants are asked to be concise in their statements and limit the essay to 400 words.

2) Students should obtain one letter of recommendation from either:

  • one teacher by whom the applicant has been taught at Monroe-Woodbury OR
  • one community member who can verify service

3) Students should also attach:

  • An “Activity Sheet” (or Resume) which is a list of all extracurricular activities including any awards or accolades earned and the dates they took place. A template of such a sheet can be found here.

Applications are due (must be postmarked by) April 6th! So don’t wait, get those applications in!

The committee will interview all finalists. A finalist will be chosen on the overall quality of his/her application and interview. All applicants will be notified of results.

TO APPLY AS A MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTCLICK HERE