The Orion Abacus Association offers scholarships to students who show significant improvement and achievement over several assessment tests, as well as outstanding contributions to both the organization and the community.

2019 Assessment Test Scholarship

The 2019 Assessment Test Scholarship application is now open. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2019.

Online Application Form

2019 Scholarship Details

Official Scholarship Form: Scholarship Program

This year, we have up to 20 scholarships, at $100 each. (If the number of applicants is under 20, or the applicants are not qualified, OAA reserves the right to review the qualification to make the final decision).

To qualify for a scholarhip, applicants must meet all three requirements below.

  1. Must pass the Level 2 or higher level on the abacus or the mental arithmetic assessment this year as well as last year
  2. Has never been awarded the abacus scholarship or the mental arithmetic scholarship from the Orion Abacus Association
  3. Have had a teacher recommend you for the scholarship

In addition to these requirements, all applicants must also:

  1. Fill out the online application form
  2. Write an essay (in English) about the experiences of learning the abacus and mental arithmetic
  3. Submit a list of volunteer services to OAA and the community.

Evaluation Criteria

Applicants will be evaluated based on all of the requirements listed above.

If you receive the scholarship, OAA will contact you before the award ceremony.


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