Scholarship applications for 2020 entry are now open

The St Michael’s Scholarship program encourages and recognises the diversity of our community, and the School’s commitment to each student’s holistic development and pursuit of educational excellence.

Students who receive a St Michael’s scholarship have exemplary character and share the values of our School community, leading as positive role models for their peers. Successful applicants will display dignity, respect, care and compassion, and exhibit personal responsibility.

St Michael’s Scholarships reward student achievement and effort in areas of academic excellence, all-round ability, science, maths, music and more.


Scholarship applications open to students entering Years 5 to 10 in 2020:
Applications for all Scholarships close 18 February 2019 – apply today

Key dates for the 2020 Scholarship program:

How to apply:

  1. Apply online via Edutest (all applicants are required to sit an academic test)
    Please note: applicants for The Gidleigh Scholarship should apply directly to the School via this form (applicants for this Scholarship are not required to sit an academic test)
  2. An email from the School will be sent to request the applicant’s autobiographical essay, photograph, copy of birth certificate/passport, two most recent school reports and NAPLAN results, and two written references
  3. All candidates will sit an academic test at the School
  4. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview following testing

Students are able to apply for up to two Scholarships. All applicants sitting the Edutest Scholarship exam will be considered for the Academic Scholarship.

Shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to discuss their academic performance and potential, as well as other achievements, with a senior member of St Michael’s leadership and teaching staff.

Important note: once the application via the Edutest website is commenced all questions need to be completed in one sitting. However, once an application has been submitted and payment made, you are able to log in and make changes to your application up until the closing date.

All applicants will be provided their academic test results at the end of the scholarship process.

Selection process

St Michael’s takes a holistic approach to the scholarship process. When determining which applicants will be offered a scholarship the following is considered:

Please note: Only information requested during the application process will be accepted. St Michael’s will not accept any additional information. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Head of the School, and terms and conditions for successful candidates will apply. Please see our Scholarship Policy.

If you have further questions about Scholarships for 2020, please contact the Student Recruitment Team on 03 8530 3310 or

Scholarship resources: