Thanks to the generosity of Taft families past and present, fellowship grants are available to Taft students to help defray the cost of summer service programs and travel. Students are asked to prepare written proposals as part of the application process; proposals are reviewed and awards determined by a faculty committee. Detailed guidelines for submitting applications are provided early in the spring term of each academic year.
To honor her commitment to compassionate health care, this fellowship is awarded annually to students who wish to explore an experience or course of study devoted to the provision of better health care in areas such as public health, family planning, medical research, mental health, and non-Western practices of healing.Apply for a Meg Page '74 Grant
Established in memory of Robert Keyes Poole '50, Taft master from 1956 to 1962, Poole Fellowships are awarded each year to enable Taft students to engage in travel or in projects consistent with Mr. Poole's lifetime interest in wildlife and the environment.
Apply for a Poole Grant
Established in 2010, this endowed fund was made possible through the generosity of Guy Hatfield ’65, Ross Hatfield, and the ongoing support of William W. Hatfield's family. The grant celebrates the ideals of Horace Dutton Taft—service above self—and is given annually to one or more students whose commitment to volunteerism brings to life the message behind Taft's motto: Non ut sibi ministretur sed ut ministret—Not to be served but to serve.Please use the Poole Grant application to for a William W. Hatfield '32 Grant
Julian White '16 was awarded a Page Grant to engage in service work across Panama.
Mary Collette '17 traveled to The Island School in the Bahamas with help from a Poole Grant.
A Hatfield Grant enabled Lauren Fadiman '17 to work on a tribal legacy project in Alaska.