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Scholarship applications for 2021 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.

 

Scholarships


Scholarship applications open to students entering Years 5 to 10 in 2021:

  • Academic Scholarship

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

  • 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. Find out more.

  • Head of the School Scholarship

    Open to one new male student and one new female student looking to enter the School in Year 7 in 2021, 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. Find out more.

  • High Achiever Scholarship

    Students who 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. Find out more.

  • 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. Find out more.

  • 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. Find out more.



Applications for all Scholarships close 31 January 2020

Key dates for the 2021 Scholarship program:

 

  • Applications close Friday 31 January 2020 (please note: this is the first week of the new school year).
  • Academic testing will take place at St Michael’s Grammar School on Saturday 8 February 2020.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in late February 2020 and invited to an interview.
  • Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on 2, 3, 4 and 10 March 2020.

 

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How to apply

  • Apply online via Academic Assessment Service (AAS) (all applicants are required to sit an academic test and a $100 application fee is payable).
  • To complete the application, the applicant’s candidate statement, photograph, copy of birth certificate/passport, two most recent school reports, NAPLAN results, and supporting certificates, need to be submitted via the AAS portal by Friday 31 January, 2020.
  • All candidates will sit an academic test at the School.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview following testing.

 

Students are able to apply for up to two Scholarships. All applicants 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 the St Michael’s Executive.

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:

 

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

 

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, please contact the Student Recruitment Team on 03 8530 3310 or scholarships@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.