Scholarship Application Information

To The Applicant…

Thank you for your interest in The O'Neal School’s scholarships. Application deadline is Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

Criteria for the Scholarships:
You are strongly encouraged to become familiar with the criteria listed on the Admission Scholarship page. Both current O’Neal students and non-O’Neal students may apply for the Helen Pringle Holmberg Scholarship. Only non-O’Neal students are eligible to apply for the Hannah Marie Bradshaw Scholarship.

  1. Complete Scholarship application online by clicking here
  2. Compose and type responses to any two of the three essays below.

    Essay #1

    Essay #2

    Essay #3

  3. Complete the student activities form.
  4. Have your parent sign the Permission for the Release of School Records form and give to your school counselor.
  5. Call the Admission Office to sign up to take the Admission Test on Saturday, February 27, 2016 or schedule an alternate date.
  6. If applying for the Bradshaw Scholarship, please have your parent apply for financial aid by clicking here. The financial aid application is due no later than March 1, 2016.
  • Ask your seventh or eighth grade English Teacher to complete the English Teacher Recommendation Form.  See Scholarship Forms below.
  • Ask another teacher to complete the other Teacher Recommendation Form.
  • Ask a non-related adult who knows you well to complete the Non-School Recommendation Form.
  • The recommendation forms may be emailed, faxed, or mailed directly to The O'Neal School.
Submitting Your Application:
  • Scholarship applications must be received by Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
  • The application is on-line so once you have clicked "Submit" your application will be submitted. You will recieve confirmation that your application has been submitted.
Interview Process:
  • The Scholarship Committee will review applications and select finalists.
  • Finalists will be notified on Friday, April 1, 2016.
  • Finalist interviews will be on Thursday, April 7, 2016.
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The O’Neal School
3300 Airport Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387

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