Community OutReach Scholars Program

In addition to financial aid options, the Pulaski Academy Community OutReach Scholars Program offers tuition assistance for new students entering grades 6th-12th to attend Pulaski Academy.

The goal of the COR Scholars Program is to attract outstanding students to Pulaski Academy; students who are extraordinary leaders and scholars with outstanding character.  Individual merit in these three areas and a demonstrated financial need are the criteria for selection.

Conditions for Eligibility

If selected as a recipient of the Pulaski Academy Community OutReach Scholars Program, the deadline for accepting the offer is June 15th.  

Once enrolled in the school, a PA COR Scholar will be expected to be a superior citizen of the student body, both in conduct and achievement, always demonstrating outstanding character. A scholar should contribute to the school community in a positive and constructive fashion and should show promise in the future as a member of our alumni community. 

Additionally, a COR Scholar will: 

  • Be a U.S Citizen
  • Entering New 6th -12th grade student
  • Currently enrolled in a recognized public, private, charter or home-school program
  • Top 10 % of their class
  • 90% of Math, Reading, or Composite on a nationally normed standardized test (Stanford 10, ERB, IOWA, ACT Aspire, etc.) or Advanced on state level benchmark tests. 90% on the ACT or PSAT for rising 9th-12th grade students.
  • Minimum 3.0 - 3.5 GPA (A’s and B’s in core area courses for the prior 2 years)
  • Leadership and community service experience
  • Possess high intellectual capacity; a high academic standing; be highly motivated to succeed and have a good work ethic; have strong communication skills 
  • Exhibit strong leadership potential; is willing to engage in school activities and immerse in the campus community; models exemplary character by demonstrating the courage to “do the right thing”; honors commitments; is responsible for decisions; is considerate of others; is reliable and dependable; is honest, sincere, and trustworthy; is an inspiration to others.
  • Model daily PA’s Core Values; Responsibility, Respect, Integrity and Excellence. 
  • Demonstrate a financial need equal to or greater than 30% of the PA tuition 

Important Dates and Deadlines

Application Deadline:

  • April 15


We want to thank you for your interest in the Pulaski Academy Community OutReach Scholars Program.  Please complete the form linked below to begin the pre-application process for the COR Scholars Program.  Additional application requirements are listed to the right of this form.

Steps to Apply 

  1. Complete Pre-Application form 
  2. Complete the PA Application for Admission and submit $50 application fee
  3. Complete Application for Financial Aid
  4. Please email the documents below to [email protected]  with "COR Scholars Program" and your students name in the subject line.
  • 2.5 years of grades (reports cards) and 2 years of standardized test scores
  • Letter of Recommendation (from Non-family member) 
  • Submit 2 Essays:
    • Leadership Essay: a situation or event that demonstrates effective leadership or changes in your concept of leadership.
    • Goals Essay: essay indicating goals and ambitions in life.
  • Provide List of:
    • Extracurricular activities
    • Awards and honors
    • Civic or community service experience