Golda Och Academy Announces 2019-20 Academic Scholarship Opportunities For Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th 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 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. Middle School applicants must complete all parts of the scholarship application process by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

 
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 here https://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 Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Scholarship winners will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and will be announced no later than Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

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