Scholarships

ENRICHMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The school will offer enrichment scholarships one per year group to students from Year 7 to 9.

Enrichment scholarships are to the value of $235 and will be deducted from the student’s course charges and other education expenses for the following year.

The Enrichment Scholarship is by application to the Principal on a scholarship application form and is awarded for consistent and sustained effort over a number of curriculum courses, good standing status, demonstration of satisfactory school attendance and school and community participation.

Achievement in curriculum courses requires nothing less than a “C” grade.  Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a teacher.

An academic record needs to be provided together with one reference from a class teacher and one reference from outside the school. The scholarships will be awarded following a panel assessment of each student’s application.

Students need to provide a half page statement as to why they deserve a scholarship, what the scholarship can provide.

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

The school will offer two types of music scholarships to students in Year 6 who have been learning a musical instrument and who will be enrolling at the school in Year 7.  Both scholarships recognise outstanding musical talent.

One Music Scholarship will be awarded to the value of $300 to provide financial support for:

  • classroom music fees for the year to the value of $60
  • music camp fees to the value of $200
  • concert /band/ensemble registration fee of $40

Two Instrumental Bursaries will be awarded to the value of $150 each to provide financial support for:

  • instrument hire, class music fees, music camps and other related expenses to the value of $110
  • concert/band/ensemble registration fee of $40

Music scholarships are by application to the Principal on the scholarship application form.  An academic record needs to be provided with each application.  Students also need to include a brief handwritten reason for applying for the scholarship, a copy of a recent instrumental tutor’s report and any examination results or awards in music.  The scholarships will be awarded following a panel assessment of each student’s application.

Music applicants must attend a 10-minute audition as part of the application process which will involve performing at least two prepared pieces of music on their chosen instrument(s) and a major scale.

Applicants for music scholarships must commit to the Music Program at the school for the following three years involving instrumental studies and participation in an ensemble.

Application forms can be found here Application for Music Scholarship 2022.doc

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

The school will offer Academic Scholarships to two Year 6 students who will be enrolling in Year 7 at the school next year and one to the Dux of each year group at the school.  Academic scholarships are to the value of $235 and will be deducted from the student’s course charges and other educational expenses for the following year.

The Academic Scholarships for the Dux of each year group is automatically awarded by the school based on the academic results for the whole year as reflected in semester 2 reports.  The scholarships acknowledge high academic ability in ATAR courses in Year 11 and MESH courses (Mathematics, English, Science & HASS) in Years 7-10.  There is no application process for this scholarship.

The Year 7 Academic Scholarship is by application to the Principal on a scholarship application form and is awarded for high academic ability.  Students must be nominated by a teacher and need to complete an academic test conducted at the school as part of the application process.   An academic record needs to be provided and students require a reference from the class teacher.  An out-of-school reference can be provided relating to community involvement, but this is optional.  The scholarship will be awarded following a panel assessment of each student’s application.

The school will offer one VET scholarships to a Year 10 student who has chosen to complete a VET course in Year 11 and one to the Year 11 VET Dux.  VET scholarships are to the value of $235 and will be deducted from the student’s course charges and other educational expenses for the following year.

VET SCHOLARSHIPS

The Year 12 VET Scholarship is automatically awarded by the school.  It acknowledges ability and achievement in VET Certificate courses in Year 11. There is no application process for this scholarship.

The Year 11 VET Scholarship is awarded to a Year 10 student who has selected a VET pathway in Year 11.  The criteria includes a consistent and sustained effort over a number of curriculum courses, good standing status, demonstration of satisfactory school attendance and involvement in school and community activities.  Achievement in curriculum courses requires nothing less than a “C” grade.  The completion of a Year 10 VET program will be considered but is not essential.