Tarun M., Class XII, Receives Prestigious Scholarship Awards

Friday, May 14, 2021

Congratulations to Class XII student, Tarun M.—as a result of years of hard work and dedication to his academics, athletics, research, and service, he is the recipient of the below prestigious and highly competitive scholarship awards. Tarun entered Waterford strong in math and sciences, and he has been pushed and challenged by Waterford in these areas, but he credits his liberal arts experiences, including humanities and writing experiences at Waterford as additionally important to his success.

TarunMGE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship: 

The GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship targets students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Tarun was selected as 1 of 10 recipients nationally, out of over 19,000 candidates across the country. As a recipient of the scholarship, Tarun will receive up to $40,000 in college scholarship funds. 

Equitable Excellence Scholarship: 

The Equitable Excellence Scholarship is awarded to students across the country that work hard to make a positive and lasting impact in their communities and beyond. In order to qualify for the scholarship, Tarun had to exhibit courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service. Tarun received $2,500 to be used towards his college expenses. Additionally, as a result of Tarun's success, Waterford will a receive $1,000 grant. 

National Merit Scholarship: 

Out of roughly 1.5 million entrants, Tarun was selected as a National Merit Scholarship winner. National Merit Scholarship winners are selected based on the applicant's academic record and success, written recommendations, and personal essay submission. As a winner, Tarun will receive $2,500 in college scholarship funds.

USA Racquetball Scholarship: 

Tarun is one of four in the nation for high school and college racquetball players to receive this scholarship! 

Waterford School is incredibly proud of all Tarun has managed to accomplish during his time on our campus. He is a student that has truly embodied Waterford's core values of integrity, excellence, curiosity, responsibility and caring; he is a passionate and motivated student, with a drive to positively shape and impact the community, country, and world around him. Congratulations to Tarun on being the recipient of these competitive and coveted scholarship awards.