Nomination for Baylor's Jo Conn Guild Scholarship Program

Baylor’s Jo Conn Guild Scholarship is a merit-based, four-year, partial scholarship awarded annually to a ninth-grade day student who is new to Baylor School and demonstrates promise for academic excellence, breadth of interest and extracurricular involvement. The recipient will receive $10,000 a year for four years.

  • Nominations must be submitted in writing by a third party – someone other than a family member or a member of Baylor's faculty and staff. Alumni, parents and friends of Baylor are invited to think about the promising students they know and submit their names for consideration using the form below.
  • Please note that this scholarship is for qualified students seeking admission to Baylor's ninth grade next fall.


Baylor’s Upper School (grades 9-12) offers a college preparatory experience that few schools can match. The exquisite beauty of the campus, outstanding facilities, an extensive extracurricular program, and an innovative curriculum taught by some of the nation’s leading educators creates a by the real world circumstance of boys and girls working and learning together and the school’s mission of developing capable leaders who have the desire and ability to make a positive difference in the world.

  • An average of 60% of seniors graduate with the equivalent of college credit in at least one course (national average is 15%)
  • 2006-2010: 44 National Merit Semifinalists
  • National recognition from the Siemens Corporation (individual and school)
  • More than $20 million in college scholarships offered to Baylor students in the past two years

Deadline for scholarship nominations will be Friday, January 13th 2017, and the final interviews will take place during the week of February 20th in the afternoon.
Click here to nominate online

Please contact the Baylor School Admissions Office, at 423-267-5902; or email