The American Hebrew Academy is committed to providing an outstanding experience to students.
The Academy’s tuition offers outstanding value compared to peer institutions. Strong philanthropic
support enables the Academy to maintain reasonable pricing while providing students the very best
high school education, which includes a rigorous secular and Jewish studies curriculum, state-of-the-art
technology, and a home-like boarding environment.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
The Academy has established the following programs to honor students and assist families in enrolling at the Academy.
Our financial assistance program is open to qualified students. To apply for need-based financial assistance,
families must complete a Financial Assistance application at SSS.NAIS.org.
Please read our complete
Financial Assistance Guidelines document by clicking here.
If you will be completing the NAIS Financial Aid application, click here
Financial Aid recipients are not eligible for the Sibling Discount or Referral Tuition Reduction.
Low interest fixed rate tuition loans without any prepayment penalty may be available through the Your Tuition Solutions loan program. This program is endorsed by the
National Association of Independent Schools and is utilized by parents at over 2,400 institutions in the United States. To learn more visit online
Jewish Communal Professional Scholarships
The Academy recognizes the priceless contribution to the continuity of the Jewish people by offering the
children of full-time Jewish professionals, educators, and rabbis a generous 1/3 tuition scholarship.
Applicants, other than rabbis, must be currently employed as a full time Jewish professional. American Hebrew Academy
Honor Society scholarship recipients are ineligible for additional grants, awards, scholarships, or financial
assistance offered by the Academy including the Jewish Communal Professional Scholarship. Tuition for children of
rabbis and Jewish professionals is:
$15,200 Day Students
$22,533 Boarding Students
A discount of 5% of net tuition, not to exceed $1,000 per family, will be given to
enrolled siblings. The discount is only available to those families paying full tuition.
Referral Tuition Reduction
If a current family should refer a new student family to the Academy, they will receive
a $500 tuition reduction.
If the referral is made by more than one family, the reduction will be divided equally among the families
only for those families paying full tuition.
Merit Scholarships Offered by the American Hebrew Academy
The American Hebrew Academy offers several merit-based scholarships to
prospective students. The following is a listing of our current
To apply, please download the Merit Scholarship Application by clicking here.
A. The Sabbah Scholars
The outstanding creativity and leadership of the Academy’s founder, Chico Sabbah, z”l, is the inspiration
for the Sabbah Scholarship. A renewable scholarship of up to $5,000 a year will be given to students who
exemplify outstanding ability in the areas of academics, Jewish studies, athletics, and community involvement.
B. The Shavitz Scholars
The commitment to Jewish life, exemplified by a beloved American Hebrew Academy Board of Trustees member,
the late Stanley Shavitz, z”l, is the inspiration for this award. This renewable scholarship of up
to $5,000 a year will be given to students who epitomize outstanding dedication in the area of
Jewish studies and Jewish communal life.
C. The Bernard & Gloria Robinson Math Scholarship
For students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in mathematics, a renewable scholarship
of up to $2,500 will be awarded. This scholarship honors the memories of Bernard & Gloria Robinson,
z”l, who were passionate about Jewish education, Jewish communal life, and mathematics.
D. Lawrence Cohen Scholars
The Lawrence M. Cohen Fund at the Jewish Foundation of Greensboro, donated a generous
gift to the American Hebrew Academy in memory of Lawrence M. Cohen, z”l. Designated
specifically for Guilford and/or Forsyth County North Carolina residents, this scholarship,
based on need and merit, awards students and their families up to $1,500 to fulfill their
dream of an Academy education.
E. Maimonides Scholarship for Academic Excellence
This scholarship was created as a tribute to the Academy faculty whose inspiration and encouragement fosters
student success. This scholarship will award up to $5,000 to newly enrolled students who demonstrate academic
excellence and are in need of financial assistance to attend the American Hebrew Academy.
F. Lois & Mort Snitzer Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was established to honor Lois & Mort, z”l, Snitzer, whose grandson Jonathan was a
2004 graduate of the American Hebrew Academy. This renewable scholarship of up to $1,000 is available
to qualified Greensboro applicants and their families who are in need of financial assistance.
American Hebrew Academy Honor Society
The American Hebrew Academy Honor Society is a prestigious program that acknowledges exceptional
Jewish eighth and ninth grade students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, leadership,
service to community, and character. Five students will be chosen as scholarship winners and
receive a renewable $20,000 annual merit-based scholarship for boarding students or a renewable
$10,000 annual merit-based scholarship for day students to attend the American Hebrew Academy.
Honor Society scholarship recipients are not eligible for additional grants, awards, scholarships, or
financial assistance offered by the Academy. To learn more about the Honor Society,