2021 Scholarship Information
The Board of Governors of St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School invites students to apply for scholarships to our school.
Unless otherwise specified, all applicants must:
- be registered for the scholarship exam by Friday 17 April 2020;
- sit the scholarship exam at St Mary’s on Tuesday 28 April 2020.
Students are eligible to be awarded only one scholarship at St Mary’s.
Applications now open: Register here
1. Academic Scholarships
Academic Scholarships are open to all students commencing Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2021. The Scholarships offer part remission of tuition for each of recipient’s remaining years of secondary schooling.
The Marlene Carter Old Girls’ Association Scholarship and Ethel Beaton Old Girls’ Association Scholarship are also open to students in Year 8 or 11, respectively, who are daughters or granddaughters of financial Life Members of the Old Girls’ Association.
2. Boarding Scholarships
Boarding Scholarships are open to all students commencing Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2021. The Scholarships offer remission of fees for the duration of a student’s schooling as a boarder at the School, providing the criteria of the scholarship continue to be met.
Scholarships will be reviewed on an annual basis and it is expected recipients of a Boarding Scholarship will give of their best at school and represent their boarding community with pride.
Applicants for a Boarding Scholarship must demonstrate how they will contribute to the life of the School.
3. Annual Giving Scholarship
The Annual Giving Scholarship is open to all students commencing Year 7, 8, 9 or 10 in 2021, who would not be able to attend St Mary’s without financial support.
The Annual Giving Scholarship provides no less than 50% of tuition fees for the duration of the student’s time at St Mary’s.
4. Lady Treatt Performing Arts Scholarship
The Lady Treatt Performing Arts Scholarship is open to students with a talent for drama and/or dance, commencing Year 9, 10 or 11 in 2021.
The Scholarship provides 25% of tuition fees for the duration of the student’s time at St Mary’s.
This Scholarship will only be awarded when there is an applicant of exceptional calibre.
5. Music Scholarships and Bursaries
Music Scholarships and Bursaries are offered to students commencing Year 7 or 8 in 2021.
Several Music Scholarships, tenable for five or six years, are available, providing a reduction in general school fees and free instrumental tuition. The number of Music Scholarships and the percentage of fee reduction are at the discretion of the Principal.
Up to ten Music Bursaries are available in 2021. Each Music Bursary provides free instrumental tuition for up to two years (one year valued at approximately $1,850 in 2019, based on 37 x 40-minute lessons).
6. Indigenous Scholarships
St Mary’s has a proud history of partnering with MADALAH to offer scholarships to talented, young, indigenous women.
Students of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent who possess demonstrated leadership potential and aspirations of educational excellence may apply for a boarding or day school place for Years 7 to 12. Entry can be in Year 7, 8, 9 or 10.
NOTE: Applicants for the Indigenous Scholarship are NOT required to sit the scholarship exam.