EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School is offering Merit and Achievement Scholarships to students entering ninth grade.

Students who meet the criteria should consider admission to Wardlaw-Hartridge School and apply for these new competitive scholarship opportunities. The scholarships are offered to a limited number of talented incoming ninth graders and will enable students to take full advantage of the scope of their program and the full range of academic and extra-curricular activities. 

Wardlaw-Hartridge School class sizes are intentionally small with a student to teacher ratio of approximately 7:1, teachers will focus on individual student strengths.

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The emphasis on global learning extends our classrooms beyond the boundaries of the schoolSTEM electives, including robotics, engineering, biomedical intervention and engineering bicycles reflect the collaborative learning and critical thinking skills that characterize our curriculum.

Wardlaw-Hartridge School offer a rigorous academic program culminating in Advanced Placement courses for every discipline and has a distinguished record of college placement to top schools throughout the United States, with 100% college placement, and one-on-one college counseling.


  • Students must have maintained a GPA of A- or above in grade 7 and grade 8.
  • Students’ ISEE score average must be in the 7th stanine or above for independent school norms or above the 75% percentile.
  • Students must exemplify strong character.
  • Finalist candidates for the Merit Scholarship will be invited to W-H to write an essay from assigned prompts and interview with the Scholarship Committee.


  • Students must have maintained a GPA of B or above in grade 7 and grade 8.
  • Students’ ISEE scores must average in the 5th stanine or above for independent school norms.
  • Students must exhibit strong talent and leadership outside the classroom in the arts, athletics, or other extra-curricular activities. They must have a coach or extracurricular activity leader write a letter of recommendation reflecting that student’s particular strengths, interests and achievements to demonstrate strong character and extracurricular involvement.
  • Students may submit supplementary materials including an athletic highlight video, a musical performance video, or an electronic art or writing portfolio to exemplify the student’s high level of achievement in a specific area of interest.

Anyone interested in applying for the Merit or Achievement Scholarships, must submit their application online by February 1.  Candidates must have taken the ISEE exam by February 2, 2015. The ISEE test will be offered at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School on February 1, 2015.

Contact the Admission Office for further information on the scholarships, to set up a tour or to speak with an admission counselor. We will guide you through the Admission and Scholarship process. To learn more about the ISEE test please visit our website,WHschool.org/scholarship or the ISEE homepage at www.iseetest.org

For further information, visit their website to learn more about us at Wardlaw-Hartridge School or apply to WHS Scholarship or call for further information 908.754.1882. Ext. 155.