Mayfield Senior School

500 Bellefontaine Street Pasadena, CA 91005

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Admissions

Financial Aid

Applications for the 2015-16 school year will open in early October 2014. Please submit your contact information to be notified when applications open. In the meantime, please browse our website to find answers to general admissions questions and learn more about Mayfield Senior School.
Need-Based Financial Aid
Most of Mayfield's tuition assistance budget is allocated to need-based financial aid. The scholarships listed below are offered to students who demonstrate financial need. To be considered for any of these awards, the student's parents must fill out an SSS form and attach a current copy of IRS form 1040, including all schedules. » See sidebar for more information.
Ahmanson Foundation Scholarship
The Ahmanson Foundation makes an annual gift designated for outstanding students of color who otherwise could not afford to attend Mayfield Senior School.

Roy E. Coats Family Scholarship
This scholarship is established to assist the daughters of Mayfield Senior School alumnae or students demonstrating financial need. One full-tuition grant may be awarded or the annual scholarship may be shared among several students.

De Pietro Family Scholarship
Established in 2002 by the De Pietro family, this endowed scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and has a special interest in math or the sciences. This scholarship is awarded every four years.

The Doheny Scholarship Foundation
The Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation established the Doheny Scholarship Program in 1998 to be awarded to deserving students who demonstrate outstanding character, leadership skills, academic ability and financial need.

David C. Haber Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2002 in memory of former Board of Trustee Chair, David C. Haber. Inspired by the qualities of Dave's life, this scholarship is awarded to a young woman who demonstrates great joy in learning, involvement in school activities and a special commitment to both family and community. This scholarship is awarded every four years.

W.M. Keck Foundation Scholarship
A gift from the W. M. Keck Foundation to the Mayfield Senior School Scholarship Endowment allows the school to award financial assistance to a student(s) based on academic achievement and financial need.

Jackie Koo Scholarship
Established in 1994 by the Koo family, this endowed fund provides scholarship support to students who demonstrate academic promise.

George H. Mayr Foundation Scholarship
The Mayr Foundation established an endowment fund and additionally provides annual support to fund scholarships in memory of George H. Mayr. The Foundation stipulates that recipients be permanent residents of the State of California and "deserving, needy and worthy" of the scholarship. This scholarship is supported by annual donations from the Foundation and the special endowment fund that was established in 1996.

Pike Family Scholarship
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Pike established this scholarship in 1991. This endowed fund provides scholarship support to students who demonstrate academic promise.

Rose Hills Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, awards financial assistance to a student(s) based on academic achievement and financial need. This scholarship is awarded every four years.

Sr. Mary Wilfrid Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in July 1991 to honor Sr. Mary Wilfrid's 45 years of service to Mayfield. While at Mayfield Senior School, Sr. Wilfrid served the school as Prefect, Alumnae Advisor, Director of Admissions, Historian and ardent fan of the school's competitive athletic program. This scholarship recognizes an outstanding scholar with special talents and gifts. The amount of the award is $1,000.
Applying for Financial Aid
Like most independent secondary schools in the nation, Mayfield Senior School uses the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) in order to have a fair and standard method for determining financial need. To apply for financial aid a family must do the following:
 
1. Contact the Admissions Office at (626) 799-9121 ext. 287 to request the Financial Aid Packet. The Parent Financial Statement (PFS and part of the Financial Aid Packet) must be completed online or mailed directly to SSS at the address below by January 30, 2015.

SSS By NAIS
P.O. Box 449
Randolph, MA 02368
 
2. Submit a copy of your 2013 IRS Form 1040 (including all schedules) directly to the SSS by January 30, 2015. Notification of awards will be mailed March 6, 2015.
Mayfield Senior School admits students of any race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin. Mayfield Senior School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.