Sports, Music & Cultural Scholarships

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Year 9 Sports Scholarships (for 2019)

Sports Scholarships – Year 9
Talented athletes in Year 8 are invited to apply for a sporting scholarship at St Andrew’s College. There are two types of sports scholarships available.

General Sports Scholarship
All sports are eligible for the General Sports Scholarship.

Scholarships provide up to a 50 per cent reduction in tuition fees over five years, with further needs-based assistance which can be applied for.

Target Sports Scholarship
Ten scholarships are available for the College’s core sports of rugby, netball basketball, hockey, football, cricket and tennis.

Scholarships are to the value of $2000 and are a one-off reduction against 2019 tuition fees.

Year 8 applicants must be playing at a representative level in their respective sport.

Scholarship Applications Close:  Friday 18 May 2018
Shortlisted Sports Scholarship Trial Day:  Friday 1 June 2018
Scholarship Offered:  Wednesday 13 June 2018

Music Scholarships – Year 7 and Year 9

St Andrew’s College is pleased to offer the following annual Music scholarships for Preparatory School and Middle School students:

Preparatory School, Year 7
Up to one scholarship is awarded each year, covering up to 50 per cent of tuition fees for two years.

Candidates attend an audition at which they perform two contrasting pieces from their own repertoire on their musical instrument. They may also be asked to sing short passages by ear and respond to aural tests of pitch and rhythm.

The College is particularly interested in players of woodwind, brass and string instruments, although the ability to sing and play the piano is an added recommendation.

Middle School, Year 9
Up to four scholarships are awarded each year, covering up to 50 per cent of tuition fees for five years and possibly covering instrument tuition costs for top candidates. Application is by audition.

Scholarship Applications Close:  Friday 18 May 2018
Year 7 Music Scholarship Auditions:  Wednesday 23 May 2018
Year 9 Music Scholarship Auditions:  Wednesday 30 May 2018
Scholarship Offered:  Wednesday 13 June 2018

Pipe Band Scholarship – Year 9

Up to three scholarships are awarded each year, providing a tuition fee discount (usually 50 per cent) for five years, for pipers or drummers. Application is by audition and interview.

Scholarship Applications Close: Friday 18 May 2018
Pipe Band Scholarship Auditions: Monday 28 May 2018
Scholarship Offered: Wednesday 13 June 2018

Sports and Cultural Scholarships – Years 11, 12 and 13

Academic tuition fee reductions are available to students of outstanding sport or cultural ability, supported by sound academic progress. These scholarships are offered to incoming students in Years 11, 12 and 13.

Scholarship Applications Close: Friday 14 September 2018 at 5.00pm

Ballet Scholarship

Two Ballet scholarships are offered, a junior one for students aged 7–9 years and a senior one for students aged 10 and over, each receiving a 50 per cent reduction on Ballet term fees for the year obtained.

Scholarship Applications Close: Friday 18 May 2018
Ballet Scholarship Auditions: TBC
Scholarship Offered: Wednesday 13 June 2018


Important Information

It is a prerequisite that all students applying for sports, music and cultural scholarships are enrolled. This means you must:

1. Complete the Application for Admission form.

2. Return the form with the non-refundable $150 application fee to the College Registrar.

Upon receipt of your enrolment application, your details will be loaded onto our College database, ensuring you receive important information throughout the scholarship process. You will receive a letter from the College Registrar confirming your child’s enrolment and entry for the scholarship exam.

You may withdraw your child’s enrolment and scholarship entry at any time by contacting the Registrar. In the event that your child is not successful in receiving a scholarship you may choose whether to keep the enrolment active or to withdraw the application.

For further information contact our College Registrar, Lynn Smith on or +64 3 940 2016. You can also download information and application forms below.


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