We award up to $1.5 million in scholarships every year. Approximately half of our students receive at least one scholarship.
St Andrew’s Scholars Program
The College’s most substantial scholarships are awarded through our St Andrew’s Scholars Program. Up to three St Andrew’s Scholarships (full fee relief) are awarded each year.
Application Closing Date: 9 August 2019.
Interviews with Shortlisted Students: 7 September 2019.
Means-Tested Scholarships (“Bursaries”)
The College offers many means-tested scholarships (also known as “bursaries”) each year. These are awarded to meritorious students who lack the financial means to otherwise be able to come to College.
Application Closing Date: 30 September 2019.
All-Round / Academic Merit Scholarships
The College offers all-round merit scholarships to students who have demonstrated a high level of academic, leadership and extra-curricular potential. The amount is at the Principal’s discretion, but generally ranges from $2,000 to $10,000.
Application Closing Date: 1 December 2019.
Creative Arts / Public Speaking Scholarships
The College offers a variety of creative arts scholarships. Students are obliged to complete, or participate in, activities related to their scholarship in order to fulfil the requirements.
Scholarships available are:
– Major Residential Music Scholarship
– Choral Scholarship
– Convenor of Chamber Music Scholarship
– Convenor of Jazz and Contemporary Music Scholarship
– Keyboard Accompanist Scholarship
– Instrumental Scholarship
– Piping Scholarship
– Cultural Project Scholarship (including drama, oration, visual art, etc)
– Scott West Organ Scholarship
- Creative Arts / Public Speaking Scholarship Application Form
- Creative Arts / Public Speaking Scholarship Guidelines
Application Closing Date: See forms for details
Indigenous Student Scholarships
The College offers up to ten scholarships to Indigenous applicants each year. These scholarships are valued at $12,500 each. Eligible students may have their fees paid by Abstudy, in which case the College will instead offer a smaller scholarship to assist with study resources (such as textbooks).
Postgraduate Research Scholarships
The College offers a number of postgraduate research scholarships each year. These scholarships are up to $6,000 per year in fee-relief. Prospective applicants must apply in writing detailing how they would contribute to the life of College, and attach a recent copy of their CV and academic transcript.
Applicants are not required to submit applications for sporting scholarships. They are awarded in collaboration with the Elite Athletes Program (University of Sydney).