Distinguished Scholar Details

Distinguished Scholar Award Details
  • Available to any student applying to Saint Andrew’s School for grade 9 and to current Saint Andrew’s grade 8 students.
  • Candidates must complete the Distinguished Scholar Award Information Form by February 1, 2019. Non-Saint Andrew’s Middle School students must also complete the Application for Admission by February 1, 2019.
  • If the Candidate’s financial need exceeds the amount not covered by the scholarship, “need-based” aid awards may be available. Financial Aid applications are due by February 1, 2019.
  • Distinguished Scholar Awards will be reviewed in each of the subsequent three years and will be renewed provided the student maintains a positive record of behavior and academic performance.

Distinguished Scholar Requirements
  • Distinguished Scholars have a GPA of 3.5 or above for the entire grade 7 year and the first trimester or semester of grade 8 and will not earn any grade below a B for those two years.
  • Distinguished Scholars score in the 85th percentile or above on the Total Score of the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).
  • Distinguished Scholars are creative thinkers who can solve problems and adapt to new challenges to be successful in college and life. They are globally minded.
  • Distinguished Scholars are involved in their community in a variety of programs that may include participation in the arts, athletics, community service, clubs, and student government.
  • Distinguished Scholars are honorable, respectful and responsible. They represent the School's commitment to fostering integrity and to teaching and promoting honor and trust within our community.
How to Apply
  • Candidate submits the Distinguished Scholar Award Information Form to initiate the application process.
  • Candidate must take the SSAT in either October 2018, November 2018, December 2018, or January 2019 and indicate Saint Andrew’s School as a score recipient.
  • Official transcripts for grades 7 and 8 must be sent directly from the candidate’s school to the Saint Andrew’s School Admission Office.
  • All application materials for the Distinguished Scholar Award, Admission, and Financial Aid must be submitted by February 1, 2019.

About Us

A non-profit, independent, co-educational school for grades Pre-K - 12, Saint Andrew's School is a private day and boarding school located in Boca Raton, educating the best students from across Palm Beach County, Florida, the United States, and throughout the world in the Episcopal tradition.
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