The Queens Paideia School, an independent K-12 school based in Long Island City, recently announced its Merit Scholarship program, worth a total of $150,000. Students 13 and up are eligible to apply for scholarships for the 2014-15/16 school year; selected applicants will be interviewed and evaluated on their abilities and personal qualities. Three $30,000 scholarships will cover the 2014-16 school years, and four $15,000 scholarships will cover the 2014-15 school year. Interested candidates can attend an open house on the morning of December 18th. To attend the upcoming open house, email firstname.lastname@example.org. And you can find the scholarship application form here.