Need Based Assistance

Columbus Academy uses Clarity to determine a family’s level of financial need. Need based grant determinations are made based on the information that families share about assets, income, expenses and debts.

Important deadlines
Current families: December 15, 2023 
New families: February 1, 2024

Click here to view the tuition assistance application guide

Merit Based Scholarships 

Columbus Academy offers merit scholarships to new incoming Grade 9 students who embody the abilities and values that represent the excellence of the Academy community and mission.

Merit selection is based upon test scores, transcripts, recommendations and an initial review of all Grade 9 first-round applications, the Upper School Admissions Committee will select a group of merit scholarship semi-finalists from among those students whose applications will be accepted.

Merit Scholarship awards

Merit Scholarship semifinalists receive grants of $1,500.
Finalists receive grants up to half-tuition
All grants are renewable through graduation while the recipient maintains a solid academic and social record.

Note: Merit Scholarships are not awarded based on athletic interest, involvement or excellence. The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s (OHSAA) bylaws forbid athletic scholarships.