Who Change the Game
Applicants should designate their interest in being considered for the Palma Scholars Program in the Catlin Gabel application and must also complete the Palma Scholars Program supplement. Only students applying for admission to the 9th grade will be considered. Admission to the program will be based on both demonstrated achievement in and potential for future development of the program’s four key characteristics: academics, athletics, service, and leadership. Those not selected for admission to the Palma Scholars Program will still receive full consideration for admission to Catlin Gabel Upper School. In keeping with the spirit of the program, no current or former Catlin Gabel students will be eligible for the Palma Scholars Program as we attempt to broaden the reach of the school.
- models and develops leadership skills
- is project based
- is experiential
- integrates knowledge and resources from a breadth of Catlin Gabel faculty and community members, and national experts
- critical thinking
- problem solving
Who are Palma Scholars?
What are the benefits of being a Palma Scholar?
Students who enroll in the program will receive financial assistance to attend Catlin Gabel. The school offers additional funding opportunities for both summer opportunities and post-graduate travel opportunities as a Palma Scholar. Scholars will also benefit from an innovative seminar curriculum that will focus on a student’s individual academic interests. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with community leaders and other contemporaries in the seminar. Recognition as a Palma Scholar and help in communicating about this program as part of the college process are also tenets of the program.