St Leonard’s College Scholarship Program 2022. Applications are now open.

The St Leonard’s College Scholarship Program aims to recognise and support students to make a strong and positive contribution to their future, to the life of St Leonard’s College and to the lives of others.

Scholarship Application for 2022

St Leonard’s College applications are now open for Academic, General Excellence, Global Citizen, Indigenous and Leonardian Scholarships to commence in 2022.

Scholarship examination date: Saturday 6 February 2021

 

Application Process for 2022

Applicants are required to submit an application by Friday 29 January 2021 and sit a written examination administered by Edutest on Saturday 6 February 2021.

St Leonard’s College Scholarships may only be awarded to permanent residents or citizens of Australia

Important Dates

The below listed important dates pertain to our Academic, General Excellence and Leonardian Scholarships for 2022.

Academic, General Excellence and Leonardian Scholarships 2022

Applications: Now Open

Application Fee: $100

Timely Applications Close: Friday 29 January 2021

Late Applications: Saturday 30 January 2021. (for applications received on or after this date, applicants will be charged a late fee rate by Edutest)

Late Applications Closing Date: Monday 1 February 2021

Examination Email: Tuesday 2 February 2021. Applicants receive examination email confirming venue, time to arrive and what to bring on the morning of the examination

Edutest Written Examination at St Leonard’s College:
Saturday 6 February 2021, 9.00am to 12.00pm

Selection/Offers made: February/March 2021

Scholarship Opportunities 2022

St Leonard’s College offers a variety of scholarship opportunities.

Academic Scholarships

These scholarships may be awarded to prospective and current students entering years 7, 10 and 11 in 2022 who demonstrate outstanding academic ability.

Applicants are required to submit an application by Friday 29 January 2021 and sit a written examination administered by Edutest on Saturday 6 February 2021.

Academic scholarships may only be awarded to students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.

General Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships may be awarded to current students entering year 7 and prospective students entering years 7, 10 and 11 in 2022.

Applicants must demonstrate strong academic ability and an outstanding talent/achievement in one activity or a very high level of excellence across two or more activities. Activities may include but are not limited to, leadership roles within current school or wider community, extensive and ongoing community service, sport (state level or above), debating, drama, art, music, dance.

Applicants are required to submit an application by Friday 29 January 2021 and sit a written examination administered by Edutest on Saturday 6 February 2021.

General Excellence scholarships may only be awarded to students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.

Leonardian Scholarships

These scholarships may be awarded to prospective students entering years 7 to 11 in 2022.

St Leonard’s College is committed to providing opportunities for appropriately qualified students who would otherwise not have access to an independent school education. Students who face ongoing difficult financial, family, or other life circumstances which have prevented them from achieving their best may

apply for these awards. To be considered for a Leonardian Scholarship, the combined taxable income of all parties responsible for the student’s school fees must also be at or below A$99,000 and their assets and liabilities must satisfy the College’s means test.

Applicants must demonstrate sound academic ability, a strong commitment to the completion of their secondary studies and the desire to contribute to the St Leonard’s College community.

Applicants are required to submit an application by Friday 29 January 2021 and sit a written examination administered by Edutest on Saturday 6 February 2021.

Leonardian scholarships may only be awarded to students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.

Where shortlisted for interview by the Principal, supporting documentation must be provided where requested. This may include references from appropriately qualified professional persons/organisations; tax return statements, income and asset statements. Supporting documentation is not required at the initial application stage.

Global Citizen Scholarships

Global Citizen Scholarships form part of the College’s commitment to social justice, to provide support for prospective students who have recently immigrated to Melbourne with their families as refugees.

Students seeking entry in years 7 to 11 in 2022 who have immigrated to Australia in the past 24 months may apply for these awards. The College has a close relationship with the Noble Park English Language School however welcomes application from all eligible families.

Applicants must demonstrate sound academic ability, a strong commitment to the completion of their secondary studies and the desire to contribute to the St Leonard’s College community.

Global Citizen Scholarships may only be awarded to students who can demonstrate permanent residency status.

Applications remain open throughout the year and should be made in writing to:

The Principal
St Leonard’s College
163 South Road
Brighton East VIC 3187

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of a written application which addresses the selection criteria, relevant references, most recent school reports and the results of any other education-related testing. Applicants are encouraged to include references from local community leaders or organisations.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the College Principal.

Indigenous Scholarships

The College is committed to increasing the number and ensuring the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people enrolled in secondary education.

Prospective students seeking entry in years 7 to 11 in 2022 may apply for these awards.

Applicants must demonstrate sound academic ability, a strong commitment to the completion of their secondary studies and the desire to contribute to the St Leonard’s College community.

Applications remain open throughout the year and should be made in writing to:

The Principal
St Leonard’s College
163 South Road
Brighton East VIC 3187

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of a written application, relevant references, most recent school reports and the results of any other education-related testing. Applicants are encouraged to include references from local community leaders or organisations.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the College Principal.

Other Information

Duration of Scholarships

Awards are tenable to the completion of year 12 at St Leonard’s College, subject to review at the end of each semester by the Head of Section. The review takes into consideration the student’s results, their active participation in school activities and advancing St Leonard’s reputation through exemplary presentation and behaviour in and out of the school. Scholarship recipients are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to St Leonard’s College. Families must return scholarship funds to the College where a student leaves the College prior to the completion of year 12.

Value of Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded at the Principal’s discretion. The number of awards offered and the percentage of tuition fee remission will vary according to students’ abilities and personal circumstances. The tuition fee covers all tuition costs and charges for every student’s standard program including technology access at all year levels, excursions and camps. A full list of inclusions and exclusions can be found in the Information Handbook. Inclusions and exclusions may differ at the Principal’s discretion.

Scholarship Categories

You have the option to nominate for more than one scholarship category (Academic, General Excellence, Leonardian) on your Edutest application form provided you meet the eligibility criteria for each. Applications for Global Citizen and Indigenous Scholarships should be made directly to the College.

Scholarship Selection Process

Following the written examination administered by Edutest, some applicants will be shortlisted for interview with the Principal, Mr Stuart Davis. Scholarship offers will be made in writing during February and March 2021. It is expected that unsuccessful applicants will be notified in writing by the end of March 2021 and all applicants will be provided with a copy of their child’s Scholarship Assessment Report at this time.

College Tour Program

Families wishing to find out more about St Leonard’s College are encouraged to attend a College Tour. Please click here to view our tour schedule and register for a tour.

Contact the Admissions Office

Please contact the Admissions Office via email at [email protected] or telephone (03) 9909 9300 should you have any further questions.