The Robbins Scholarship
The Robbins Scholarship is given in honor of Alice Robbins. Mrs. Robbins was one of the first teachers for the school, has served as a college counselor, head of the Upper School, interim headmaster and member of O’Neal’s Board of Trustees. She has been honored as Woman of the Year for her strong sense of civic responsibility and involvement in the community. Her husband, Wayne is a partner at Robbins, May & Rich, LLP in Southern Pines. They have two children who graduated from O’Neal, Wayne '92 and Henry '94.
The Robbins Scholarship is a full four-year O’Neal Upper School Scholarship awarded to a rising ninth grader who is not currently an O’Neal student and whose family demonstrates financial need. The scholarship covers 100% of the Upper School tuition and is renewable each year through grade twelve as long as the recipient’s cumulative average remains at 3.5 (B+) or greater.