The DeCou Scholarship

The DeCou Scholarship is a renewable award providing a 50% scholarship to an incoming seventh grade student from Moorestown. The successful applicant need not demonstrate financial need. View current Middle School tuition.

Application Process

The successful applicant must apply to Moorestown Friends School for admission to seventh grade by February 15 and complete all components of the admission application process. Finalists, selected based upon test scores and transcripts, and an initial review of applications will be invited back to campus for a formal interview.

About the DeCou Scholarship

The DeCou Scholarship is funded by the estate of Tom and Wilda DeCou. Tom DeCou graduated from Moorestown Friends in 1930, and he and his wife Wilda had seven children who graduated from MFS. The DeCou family was well-known as fruit growers in South Jersey in the middle part of the 20th century. Tom and Wilda served on the MFS Board of Trustees, and Tom was active in the Moorestown Friends Meeting, New Jersey Farm Bureau, and New Jersey Horticultural Society. Tom also served on the Farmland Preservation Study Committee for Moorestown Township in the 1970s.

For more information about the DeCou Scholarship or financial aid at Moorestown Friends School, please contact the Admissions Office at (856) 914-4426 or

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