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Merit Scholarships

Oxbridge Academy’s merit scholarship program expands our commitment to putting a world-class education in reach of the most qualified and deserving applicants. New applicants for the 2022-2023 school year for grades 9, 10, and 11 who meet the criteria are eligible to apply. Limited to the most exemplary applicants, merit scholarships are awarded in the amount of $10,000 and renew annually, provided recipients maintain an outstanding academic and behavior record. Applicants may apply for both a merit scholarship and need-based financial aid. 

Qualifying Criteria
Students applying for the merit scholarship must complete the admission application and meet the following criteria:

  • New applicant for grade 9, 10 or 11 for the 2022-2023 school year
  • Outstanding academic record across a range of subject areas
  • High score on a standardized test
  • Strong character and citizenship
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Evidence of contribution(s) to school or local community

Scholarship Application Process 
Submit an essay with a minimum of 400 words on the following topic:

Oxbridge Academy’s vision is to graduate students who will meet the world boldly with initiative and kindness.  Reflect upon a time when you demonstrated leadership, took initiative, or exhibited kindness.  Explain how the experience changed you and what lesson(s) you learned.

  • Include your name and current grade at the top of the essay.
  • Word count must be included at the bottom of the essay. 

Email essay to merit@oapb.org by the following deadlines: 
Early Decision: November 15, 2021 
Spring Decision: February 1, 2022 

Scholarship Timeline

Finalists will be notified of their selection by: 
Early Decision: December 13, 2021 
Spring Decision: February 21, 2022

Finalist interviews with a member of the scholarship committee:

Early Decision: December 15 &16, 2021
Spring Decision: February 24 & 25, 2022

Merit Scholarship recipients notified on:

Early Decision: December 20, 2021
Spring Decision: March 1, 2022