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 with any questions.

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  • David J. Richards, Jr. Scholarship ($1,000 Award) - APPLICATION DUE APRIL 6, 2020

    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.

    2 Faculty recommendations required due April 6, 2020
  • Felix Rothschild Scholarship ($1,000 Award)

    Awarded to two students (NEW or RETURNING) in grades 6 through 12 with significant financial need whose family has applied for need-based financial aid through School and Student Services (SSS). 

    AOA Financial Aid committee to award the scholarship annually based on financial need determined by SSS.

    Previous year's recipient will be given priority consideration.
  • Jerome T. Osborne Sr. Merit Scholarships (Amount Varies)

    Awarded to NEW & RETURNING students entering Grades 7-11 for the 2020-2021 academic year

    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 3, 2019 and April 13, 2020. 

    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) - APPLICATION DUE APRIL 6, 2020

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

    Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and have played on the Andrews Osborne Academy basketball team during the 2018-2019 school year.  In addition, the applicant must also play basketball during the 2019-2020 school year or the scholarship will be rescinded. 

    Applicants must submit a 1 page essay describing how playing basketball has helped her personal development. Include student name and grade in the essay. Essay can be emailed to by April 6, 2020. Please call the Office of Admission at (440) 942-3600 ext. 226 to verify receipt of your application.

Andrews Osborne Academy

Grades PK - 12, PG
PHONE (440) 942-3600
AX (440) 942-3660
Located In Willoughby, OH, Andrews Osborne Academy is a Private Co-ed Day & Boarding College Preparatory School For Grades PK - 12, PG. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.