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Scholarships

The primary object of the Scholarship Program is to attract to and retain, at Sunshine Coast Grammar School, students of outstanding academic ability and students who excel in particular fields such as music and sport.

Sunshine Coast Grammar School offers the following scholarships:

  • Academic
  • Music
  • General Excellence
  • Sporting Excellence
  • Principal’s Scholarship

Scholarships awarded come into effect from the start of the following school year and are tenable for the duration of the student’s stay at the School, subject to them meeting prescribed benchmarks. The Principal’s Scholarship is 100 per cent remission of school fees, while all other scholarships provide between 25 and 75 per cent remission of School fees and are subject to the Principal’s approval.

Candidates in all Scholarship categories are required to:

  • submit a resume which includes:
    – a one-page letter of introduction outlining the applicant’s qualities, achievements and aspirations
    – photo-copies of the candidate’s two most recent school reports
    – photo-copies of supporting documentation (no more than five A4 pages) which may include references, testimonials, certificates of achievement etc.

 

Principal’s Scholarship

Principal’s Scholarships are offered for students entering Years 7 to 11, who are outstanding Academic candidates but, through financial circumstances, are unable to take up or maintain a place at Sunshine Coast Grammar School.

The Principal’s Scholarship is means tested. Short-listed candidates will be asked to furnish evidence of their financial circumstances in order to be eligible.

 

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are offered for students entering Years 7 to 11 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of:

  1. examination success and
  2. demonstrated academic achievement

 

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships are offered for students entering Years 7 to 11, who demonstrate outstanding Music achievement or potential.

Music scholarships are awarded primarily on the quality of audition, however, examination success and demonstrated academic achievement will also be taken into consideration.

Students are asked to prepare two contrasting works (or contrasting sections within the same work) for the panel. During the interview process, students can expect to undergo general aural/musicianship, technical and possibly sight-reading testing.

 

General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarships are offered to students entering Years 7-11 who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement, evidence of leadership or community service and significant co-curricular participation.

Candidates do not apply directly for the General Excellence scholarship. The School reserves the right to award these scholarships to candidates from the Academic and Music pools.

 

Sporting Scholarships

Sporting Excellence Scholarships are offered to students entering Years 7 to 11, who demonstrate outstanding sporting achievement.

Sporting Excellence Scholarships are awarded on the basis of proven sporting achievement. Candidates should be an outstanding performer in at least one School sport and a proven performer in at least two others.

Sporting Excellence candidates do not register online. Applicants should submit their resumes [see above] direct to Mr David Andersson, Dean of Secondary Schooling, at a nominated date in August.

Applicants must also complete the Sporting Excellence Scholarship Application provided below and submit along with copies of their two most recent report cards.  Applicants are allowed to submit up to five additional pages which may include copies of references, certificates of achievement etc.

Sporting Excellence Scholarship Application – 2018

 

Teacher Education Scholarships

The PMSA is offering a number of Teacher Education Scholarships to current and past students of PMSA schools. For more information on how to apply, please click here.

For further information regarding the Scholarship Program at Sunshine Coast Grammar School, please contact Mr David Andersson, Dean of Secondary Schooling.

 

ScholarshipClose of RegistrationResumé RequiredAcademic Test
Principal's Scholarship
Apply Here
5:00pm AEST Monday, March 12 2018Yes8:30am – 12:30pm AEST Saturday, March 17 2018
Academic
Apply Here
5:00pm AEST Monday, March 12 2018Yes8:30am – 12:30pm AEST Saturday, March 17 2018
Music
Apply Here
5:00pm AEST Monday, March 12 2018Yes8:30am – 3:00pm AEST Saturday, 17 March 2018
Music Audition: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
8.30am - 12.30pm
General ExcellenceNo registration required. Candidates are selected from the Academic and Music pools and must, therefore, be registered for those Scholarships.Yes8:30am – 12:30pm AEST Saturday, March 17 2018
Sporting Excellence5:00pm AEST Monday, 20 August 2018YesN/A
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