Golda Och Academy Announces 2019-20 Academic Scholarship Opportunities For Rising 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Graders

Golda Och Academy is pleased to announce details of the Och Scholars Academic Scholarship program for the 2019-20 school year. Six scholarships will be available for newly-enrolled 9th grade students for Fall 2019 in the areas of writing, science and mathematics, and an additional six scholarships will be offered to newly-enrolled students in grades 6-8 for science and mathematics.

Interested applicants will complete the standard admissions process as well as an additional set of requirements, including an interview, assessment test and a letter of reference (see details below). Applicants should contact: Micah Dov Gottlieb, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, at mgottlieb@goldaochacademy.org or 973-602-3645. The deadline for completion of the 9th grade scholarship applications is Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Middle School applicants must complete all parts of the scholarship application process by Friday, February 1, 2019.


OCH SCHOLARS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS FOR THE CLASS OF 2023 (Rising 9th grade students)

For the 2019 - 2020 academic year, all new applicants for the 9th grade with a minimum “A” average in science and mathematics will be eligible to apply for one of these scholarship programs.
 
In addition to the standard admissions process (which can be found by clicking herehttps://www.goldaochacademy.org/page/admissions), students wishing to apply for a scholarship must do the following:
  • Take the GOA Science and Mathematics Scholarship Assessment
  • Submit a short essay on what they love about science or mathematics
  • Take part in a personal interview
  • Submit a letter of reference from an adult (not a family relation) from the community or from their current school
The application process for the Och Scholars Academic Scholarship for Science and Mathematics will be rolling, with a final deadline for completion of all parts of the application process by Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
 
Scholarship winners will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and will be announced no later than Thursday, January 31, 2019.
 
 
OCH SCHOLARS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR WRITING FOR THE CLASS OF 2023 (Rising 9th grade students)

For the 2019 - 2020 academic year, all new applicants for the 9th grade with a minimum “A” average in Language Arts will be eligible to apply for one of these scholarship programs.
 
In addition to the standard admissions process (which can be found by clicking herehttps://www.goldaochacademy.org/page/admissions), students wishing to apply for a scholarship must do the following:
  • Submit a portfolio of writing
  • Take the GOA Writing Scholarship Assessment
  • Take part in a personal interview
  • Submit a letter of reference from an adult (not a family relation) from the community or from their current school
The application process for the Och Scholars Academic Scholarship for Writing will be rolling, with a final deadline for completion of all parts of the application process by Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
 
Scholarship winners will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and will be announced no later than Thursday, January 31, 2019.
 
 
AWARDS
 
9th Grade - Science and Mathematics
  • First prize $60,000 scholarship ($15,000 award towards tuition for 4 school years)
  • Second prize $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 award towards tuition for 4 school years)
  • Third prize $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 award towards tuition for 4 school years)
 
9th Grade - Writing
  • First prize $60,000 scholarship ($15,000 award towards tuition for 4 school years)
  • Second prize $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 award towards tuition for 4 school years)
  • Third prize $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 award towards tuition for 4 school years)
 
Important Details:
  • All applicants must be entering 9th grade in Fall 2019
  • Scholarship winners will also be eligible to apply for need-based financial aid. Scholarship awards will be taken into consideration in that process.
  • Current members of the class of 2023 are not eligible for this scholarship
  • These awards may only be used toward Golda Och Academy tuition and have no cash value
  • The balance of fees over and above the scholarship award will be paid by the new students’ families
 
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OCH SCHOLARS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Rising 6th - 8th grade students)
 
For the 2019 - 2020 academic year, all new applicants for the Middle School with a minimum “A” or equivalent average in science and mathematics will be eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
 
In addition to the standard admissions process (which can be found by clicking herehttps://www.goldaochacademy.org/page/admissions), students wishing to apply for a scholarship must do the following:
  • Take the GOA Science and Mathematics Scholarship Assessment
  • Take part in a personal interview
  • Submit a letter of reference from an adult (not a family relation) from the community or from their current school
 
AWARDS
 
Middle School - Science
  • First prize $15,000 award towards tuition for 5-7 school years for a total of $75,000 - $105,000
  • Second prize $10,000 award towards tuition for 5-7 school years for a total of $50,000 - $70,000
  • Third prize $5,000 award towards tuition for 5-7 school years for a total of $25,000 - $35,000
 
Middle School - Mathematics
  • First prize $15,000 award towards tuition for 5-7 school years for a total of $75,000 - $105,000
  • Second prize $10,000 award towards tuition for 5-7 school years for a total of $50,000 - $70,000
  • Third prize $5,000 award towards tuition for 5-7 school years for a total of $25,000 - $35,000
 
Important Details:
  • All applicants must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grades in Fall 2019
  • Scholarship winners will also be eligible to apply for need-based financial aid. Scholarship awards will be taken into consideration in that process.
  • Current GOA students are not eligible for this scholarship
  • These awards may only be used toward Golda Och Academy tuition and have no cash value
  • The balance of fees over and above the scholarship award will be paid by the new students’ families
The application process for the Och Scholars Academic Scholarship in Science and Mathematics for Middle School will be rolling, with a final deadline for completion of all parts of the application process by Friday, February 1, 2019. Scholarship winners will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and will be announced no later than Friday, February 15, 2019.
 


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