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Foundation Academic Scholarships

St Andrew’s College is pleased to offer the following annual academic scholarships:

Preparatory School: Year 7 Foundation Academic Scholarships

Up to two scholarships covering up to 50 per cent of tuition fees for two years’ education (in Years 7 and 8) are offered.

Applications are invited from students in Year 6 at the time of application.

Please click here to see the Year 7 Foundation Academic Scholarship application form.

2025 Foundation Academic Scholarship Applications close on Friday 12 April 2024.

Middle School: Year 9 Foundation Academic Scholarships

Up to five scholarships covering up to 50 per cent of tuition fees for five years’ education from Years 9 to 13 are offered. Applications are invited from students in Year 8 at the time of application.

Candidates will sit a written examination and must be available to sit the Year 9 Foundation Academic Scholarship exam on site at St Andrew’s College on the scheduled date. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited for an interview.

Please click here to see the Year 9 Foundation Academic Scholarship application form.

2025 Foundation Academic Scholarship Applications close on Friday 12 April 2024.

Important Information

It is a prerequisite that all students applying for academic scholarships are enrolled. This means you must:

1. Click here to complete the Application for Admission form.
2. Pay the non-refundable $150 application fee.

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 examination.

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 enrol@stac.school.nz or +64 3 940 2016.

2025 Enrolment and Scholarships Timeline

Tuesday 12 March 2024 – Year 8 Parents Information Evening

Monday 18 March 2024 – Applications close for siblings of current and past students, and children of Old Collegians and staff

Friday 22 March 2024 – Applications close for boarding students

Thursday 4 April 2024 – Boarding interviews completed

Tuesday 9 April 2024 – Year 9 Information Evening

Wednesday 10 April 2024 – Boarders, siblings of current and past students and children of Old Collegians and staff offers made

Friday 12 April 2024 – 2025 applications for Year 9 day students close

Friday 12 April 2024 – Years 7-9 Foundation Scholarship applications close

Friday 12 April 2024 – Offers confirmed for boarders, siblings of current and past students, and children of Old Collegians and staff

TBC – Day student interviews commence

Monday 6 May – Year 9 Foundation Sports Scholarship trial

Wednesday 15 May 2024 – Year 7 Foundation Music Scholarship auditions

Monday 20 May 2027 – Year 9 Foundation Academic Scholarship examination

Monday 20 May 2024 – Year 9 Foundation Pipe Band Scholarship auditions

Wednesday 22 May 2024 – Year 9 Foundation Music Scholarship auditions

Friday 24 May 2024 – Year 7 Foundation Academic Scholarship examination

Wednesday 12 June 2024 – Foundation Scholarships offered

Friday 14 June 2024 – Foundation Scholarships confirmed

Monday 17 June 2024 – Day students offers made

TBC – Year 9 Placement Test

Sunday 18 August 2024 – Year 10–13 Boarding and Day Student Applications close

Sunday 18 August 2024 – Year 11–13 Foundation Scholarship applications close

Monday 2 September 2024 – Year 11–13 Foundation Sports Scholarship trial day

Friday 18 October 2024 – Year 10–13 interviews completed

Wednesday 23 October 2024 – Year 11-13 Foundation Sports and Cultural Scholarships offers made

Friday 25 October 2024 – Year 11-13 Foundation Sports and Cultural Scholarships confirmed

Tuesday 29 October 2024 – Year 10-13 offers made