Scholarships

Shelford is offering a range of scholarships for Senior and Junior School students in 2024 including Academic Scholarships, General Excellence Awards and Music Scholarships. We believe every girl deserves the chance to thrive.

Applications and examinations

Our scholarship applications and examinations are coordinated by Academic Assessment Services.

Applications close: Thursday 6 October 2022. Applications after this date will attract a late fee.

Examination date: Saturday 15 October 2022 (for Senior School applicants only). The examinations will be held online.

Senior School scholarships

Shelford is offering the following scholarships to students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2024:

  • Academic Scholarships
  • General Excellence Awards
  • Music Scholarships

These Senior School scholarships provide remission of a portion of tuition fees throughout a student’s secondary education and are subject to satisfactory progress.

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are awarded on the performance of the student in the scholarship examination. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by the Principal or a senior staff member.

General Excellence Awards

These Awards are offered as part of Shelford’s intention to attract students who understand and embrace the School’s values and to develop students as leaders and responsible global citizens. General Excellence Awards are also available to current students who have demonstrated leadership at school, in their local community and/or through participation in a variety of co-curricular activities. Applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination and submit a portfolio. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed by the Principal or a senior staff member.

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships are awarded on the performance of the student in the scholarship examination and an audition with the Head of Music at a later date (applicants will be contacted by the Music Department for an audition date).

Junior School scholarships

Shelford is offering the following scholarships to students entering Years 5 and 6 in 2024:

  • General Excellence Awards
  • Music Scholarships

These Junior School Scholarships provide remission of a portion of tuition fees throughout a student’s junior and secondary education and are subject to satisfactory progress.

General Excellence Awards

These Awards are offered on the basis of their application and an interview with the Principal or a senior staff member. Junior school applicants are not required to sit the exam.

Music Scholarships

Junior School Music Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition with the Head of Music and an interview with the Principal or a senior staff member. Scholarship candidates should have attained a minimum of AMEB Grade 3 (or equivalent). Applicants must complete both the:

  • Junior School General Excellence Awards application
  • Junior School Music Scholarships application.

For further information on scholarships and enrolments contact Marie De Sousa our Registrar.

Telephone: 9524 7413

Email: mdesousa@shelford.vic.edu.au