The Wight Foundation

Making a World of Difference

The Wight Foundation provides opportunities for talented students from the Greater Newark, New Jersey vicinity to achieve academic success and personal development in a college preparatory boarding school environment, with the intent to nurture future leaders who socially impact their local communities.



 
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Interested in Starting the Application Process?

Click the button below for our inquiry form. Should you have questions you may contact our recruitment team directly by emailing Recruitment@WightFoundation.org!

 

 

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august 2018

“I am extremely thankful for Wight Foundation. I wouldn’t have been able to travel, study at a boarding school, and make an impact without Wight Foundation. So many doors have opened since I became a Wight Foundation Scholar and I hope to give back.”

Tonya Sosa, The Masters School Class of 2019

 

 
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30+

years serving the greater newark community

In 1986, the Wight Foundation sent five students to boarding schools as the first cohort of Wight Foundation Scholars.

 

60+

boarding prep schools in our network

We send our students to boarding schools over the Mid-Atlantic and New England Regions.

 
 

100+

current scholars

We have over 100 scholars enrolled in boarding prep schools!

 

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