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Merit ScholarshiP

Academic Excellence. Community. Honor. Integrity. Respect. These values are at the core of the Saint Andrew’s School experience and are embodied by our Distinguished Scholars.

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A merit scholarship program for students entering grade 9

Our Distinguished Scholars demonstrate outstanding academic achievement by combining a superior GPA throughout a challenging middle school curriculum with highly competitive standardized test scores on the SSAT. The average SSAT score for the Distinguished Scholar Award recipients since the inception of the award is 90th percentile. Saint Andrew’s Distinguished Scholars are creative thinkers and problem solvers. They are honorable, respectful, responsible, and strive to be contributing members of their communities.

Distinguished scholar AWARD Details

  • Available to students applying to Saint Andrew’s School for Grade 9 and to Saint Andrew’s School rising Grade 9 students.

  • Award amounts vary, but can be up to and including full tuition. 

  • If the Candidate’s financial need exceeds the amount not covered by the scholarship, “need-based” aid awards may be available. 

  • Distinguished Scholar awards are reviewed and renewed annually over four years; recipients are expected to maintain a positive record of behavior and performance.


All Distinguished Scholar Award winners will be notified via email in February each year.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Distinguished Scholar?