Selection criteria and policies
Strong academic ability, supported with a demonstrated record of high academic progress, effort and potential.
Character and leadership attribute where students will demonstrate sound character traits, a potential to lead and a willingness to participate in a variety of educational and school-related activities.
Active participation and achievement in co-curricular programs such as sport, debating, community and school service, visual or performing arts.
Recipients of the scholarships will be expected to demonstrate an excellent work ethic and be actively involved in the wider life of the school.
Students will undergo an annual review of their progress in order for the award to continue to the following Year. Scholarships may be revoked by the Scholarship Committee if the conditions of the Scholarship award are no longer being met.
There may be additional or separate charges outside of the annual tuition fees for excursions, levies, charges, donations, other costs and optional extras.
The scholarships are not transferable, cannot be deferred and cannot be redeemed for cash.
The applicant’s portfolio must include:
- Copies of the last two school reports
- Copies of external competition results, if any
- Copies of the latest NAPLAN results
- Copies of Other relevant evidence such as samples of work and awards
- Names and contact details of two referees who would be prepared to support the application. These referees may be contacted by the selection panel
- Passport size photograph, for identification at interview and examination
A test will be administered on a date to be determined.
The test is compulsory.
If the selection committee is satisfied with the results, the applicant will be invited to an interview.
The school does not provide a report on the applicant’s performance in the scholarship test.
All short-listed candidates will be interviewed as part of the selection process.
The interview will allow applicants to explore their own academic interests, their approach to learning and how they will contribute to the strong learning climate at the College.
The interview panel may include the Principal and the Scholarship Selection Panel.
Applications with supporting documentation must be submitted to the school office in the preceding year
Late applications will not be accepted.
There is a non-refundable application fee of $150 which must be paid to the office along with relevant documentation.
Only copies of documents should be submitted. The College takes no responsibility for the damage or loss of original certificates/documents.
Students who gain a scholarship should continue to work towards meeting their commitments to the Scholarship over their life at the College.
There will be an annual review of all scholarship holders to ensure they are meeting the published criteria of their scholarship.
The review will be conducted by the Principal (in conjunction with the Scholarship Board).