Scholarships Program

The primary object of the Scholarship Program at Sunshine Coast Grammar School is to attract and retain, 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 three years, subject to students meeting prescribed benchmarks. The Principal’s Scholarship is 100 per cent remission of Tuition Fees, while all other scholarships provide up to 50 per cent remission of Tuition Fees and are subject to the Principal’s approval.

We aim to attract to and retain, students of outstanding academic ability and students who excel in particular fields such as music and sport.

Academic Scholarships

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.

Exams will be held on 16th March.

General Excellence Scholarships

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 for General Excellence Scholarship apply as Academic or Music candidates.  The School reserves the right to award these scholarships to candidates from the Academic and Music pools.

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Principal’s Scholarships

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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.

Candidates for Principal’s Scholarship apply as Academic candidates. 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.

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships

Sunshine Coast Grammar School has an impressive and flourishing Music Program and as such, we continue to provide a limited number of exclusive Music Scholarship opportunities each year. Scholarships are offered to students of a high level of performance on all instruments and/or voice.

Auditions open for all instruments, including, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Piano and Vocal.

Students are required to submit a short video performance on their chosen instrument/s at the time of application to

Students will be shortlisted from these audition tapes. Successful short listed applicants will be required to attend and invitation only in-person audition in March 2024.

Successful students are required to contribute meaningfully to Grammar Music through commitment to Music ensembles at the school, community performances, eisteddfods and any other performance opportunities as required by the Director of Music.

Sporting Scholarships

Sporting Scholarships

Sunshine Coast Grammar School highly values and supports students who are passionate about sport. As a school we are proud to offer Sport Scholarship opportunities for students entering Year 7 to Year 11 in 2025.

We are committed to supporting aspiring athletes as they work to achieve their goals and have introduced our Roar Performance program to assist them on their sporting journeys.

Students applying for a Sports Scholarship should demonstrate evidence of representation in their sport/ sports at a high level (regional, state or national level) and a commitment to representing Grammar with passion and purpose. There is an expectation that scholarship holders will represent the school in both school and club sports (where an applicable club team exists).

Sport Scholarship details are as follows:

Students entering Year 7 to 11 in 2025 are eligible to apply.

Relevant Dates:

Short Listed interviews:
Week commencing 19 August

Teacher Education Scholarships

The PMSA Teacher Education Scholarships are now open for 2024.

Available to either current Year 12 students or recent graduates (last two years) from our PMSA schools, the scholarships are each worth $2,000 per year for up to four years of study for suitable students entering an undergraduate teacher education degree or early childhood education course.

This is a great opportunity for our graduates looking to pursue a future career in teaching and early childhood education.

Applications close on Friday 13 October 2023 with interviews in early November and scholarships offered in December.

For more information visit the Scholarships page on the PMSA website via the button below.

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