Scholarship applications are currently closed. Applications for 2021 entry open late October.

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.



St Michael's Scholarship applications reopen late October


Key dates for the 2021 Scholarship program:

  • Applications open late October 2019.
  • Applications close 31 January 2020.
  • Academic testing will take place at St Michael’s Grammar School on Saturday 8 February 2020.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in February 2020 and invited to an interview.


* Please note: dates above are indicative only, finalised Program dates for 2021 entry will be announced prior to applications opening in October.

Scholarship categories:


  • Academic Scholarship

    The Academic Scholarship provides educational opportunity to students entering Years 5 to 10 with high academic potential and an exceptional academic record.

  • All Rounder Scholarship

    Available to students who are enthusiastic and reliable contributors to all facets of life, the All Rounder Scholarship aims to provide educational opportunity to students who would be considered by their peers to be a visible role model of holistic education.

  • Head of the School Scholarship

    Open to one new male student and one new female student looking to enter the School in Year 7, the Head of the School Scholarship provides educational opportunity to students with proven academic performance and high potential, but who do not have the financial means to experience a St Michael’s education.

  • High Achiever Scholarship

    Students who have an outstanding academic record and can demonstrate excellence in two or more areas of endeavour are invited to apply for the High Achiever Scholarship. Areas of endeavour might include a specific academic subject, sport, the arts, design, leadership or community service.

  • Judith Whitworth Science and Maths Scholarship for Girls

    The Judith Whitworth Scholarship supports and promotes girls in Mathematics and Science at St Michael’s and beyond. The Whitworth Scholarship encourages young women to not only excel in Maths and Science but also look to a thriving career in the STEM fields.

  • Anne and Joan Jones Music Scholarship

    Providing educational opportunity to talented young musicians entering Years 7 to 9, the Anne and Joan Jones Memorial Music Scholarship is open to students with a commitment and passion for music and learning an instrument.

* Please note: Scholarships above are a guide only, the full Scholarship Program for 2021 will open in October 2019.

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:


  • Information about the student provided in the application
  • The student’s two most recent school reports and current NAPLAN results
  • Academic Assessment Services (AAS) academic test results
  • Audition results (if applicable)
  • The outcome of an interview



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

If you have further questions, please contact the Student Recruitment Team on 03 8530 3310 or studentrecruitment@stmichaels.vic.edu.au.

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To find out more, explore How to Enrol or contact our Student Recruitment Team on +61 3 8530 3310 or at studentrecruitment@stmichaels.vic.edu.au.