Andrews Osborne Academy, through the generosity of several constituents and annual giving, is able to offer scholarship opportunities to both new and returning students. New students applying for scholarships and financial aid must first complete all admission requirements and receive notice of admission from AOA before an award will be given with the exception of the Jerome T. Osborne Sr. Merit Scholarship. Scholarship application requirements can be viewed by selecting the scholarship name.

Please contact the Office of Admission by email at or call 440-942-3600 ext. 114 with any questions.


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  • Bright Futures Scholarship

    Awarded to NEW applicants applying to Kindergarten - 5th Grade.  

    To qualify, families must:
    1. Apply to Kindergarten - 5th Grade
    2. Have the financial capacity to afford 50% ($10,250) to 125% ($25,625) of Andrews Osborne Academy’s tuition for Kindergarten - 5th Grade ($20,500).     

    The award will remain with the student for the duration of her or his time at AOA. The family will be asked to re-confirm their eligibility at the transition points (5th Grade to 6th Grade or 8th Grade to 9th Grade). 

    Families applying for admission (Kindergarten-5th Grade) may apply for the scholarship at any point in the admission process. 

    Application Requirements:
    • Complete the Estimated Family Contribution Form HERE
    • Email the Selection Committee requesting consideration for the Bright Futures Scholarship at

    Contact Rachelle Sundberg, Director of Admission & Financial Aid
    (440) 942-3600 ext. 114 
  • David J. Richards, Jr. Scholarship ($1,000 Award) - Due April 22, 2025

    Awarded to one RETURNING student entering Grades 9-12.

    Applicant must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA, be involved in community service, and be in need of proven financial assistance. Applicant must submit an essay explaining how he/she meets the above listed criteria. Student name and current grade must be included in the essay. 

    One faculty recommendation is required and should contain the following information:
    • How long has the faculty member known the applicant and in which capacity (teacher, advisor, coach)?
    • What is the applicant’s strongest characteristic?
    • What sets the applicant apart from other AOA students?
    One faculty member may only submit one recommendation per year (ex: Mr. Garcia-Pedroso can only submit one recommendation for the scholarship even though 3 applicants have asked him to complete a recommendation. The other 2 applicants must find other faculty members to submit the recommendation).
    Essay and recommendation can be emailed to Please call the Office of Admission at (440) 942-3600 ext. 114 to confirm the receipt of your application in the event the document has mistakenly been placed in the SPAM mailbox. The recipient will be recognized at the Upper School Awards ceremony.
  • Jerome T. Osborne Sr. Merit Scholarships (Amount Varies)

    Awarded to NEW & RETURNING students entering Grades 7-11.

    Attain an average stanine score of 5 or above on the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
    • $1,000 Merit Scholarship:  ISEE average score of 5.00-5.99
    • $1,500 Merit Scholarship:  ISEE average score of 6.00-6.99
    • $2,000 Merit Scholarship:  ISEE average score of 7.00 or above
    Student must take the ISEE between September 1, 2023 and April 29, 2024. 

    Student can only take the ISEE once during this time period. Register online at

    The scholarship is renewable through graduation as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA and is an outstanding member of the AOA school community.

  • Lee/Gray Scholarship (Amount Varies)

    Recognizes an outstanding RETURNING senior with two consecutive years at AOA, a minimum 3.5 grade point average, and a community commitment.

    No application required
  • Melanie Williams Scholarship ($500 Award) - Due April 22, 2025

    Awarded to one RETURNING female student entering Grades 9-12.

    Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and have participated in extra-curricular activities during the 2023-2024 school year.  In addition, the applicant must also continue participating extra-curricular activities during the 2024-2025 school year. 

    Applicants must submit a 1 page essay describing how participating in extra-curricular activities has helped her personal development. Include student name and grade in the essay. Essay can be emailed to by April 22, 2024. Please call the Office of Admission at (440) 942-3600 ext. 114 to verify receipt of your application.

Office of Admission

Andrews Osborne Academy
38588 Mentor Avenue
Willoughby, OH 44094
440.942.3600 x114
Andrews Osborne Academy

Andrews Osborne Academy

38588 Mentor Avenue
Willoughby, Ohio 44094
Grades PK - 12, PG
P. (440) 942-3600
F. (440) 942-3660
Located In Willoughby, OH, Andrews Osborne Academy is a Private Co-ed Day & Boarding College Preparatory School For Pre-Kindergarten (ages 3 and 4) - 12, PG. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.