St Leonard’s College Scholarship Program.

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.

Applications are invited for Global Citizen, Indigenous and Leonardian Scholarships to commence in 2024.

 

 

Scholarship Opportunities 2024

Leonardian Scholarships

Leonardian Scholarships may be awarded to prospective students entering years 7 to 11 in 2024.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Applications should include a written statement, relevant references, most recent school reports, the results of any other education-related testing, and proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency.

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.

Global Citizen Scholarships

Prospective students seeking entry into years 7 to 11 in 2024, who have immigrated to Australia on a refugee category visa 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.

To be considered for a Global Citizen 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.

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

Applications should include a written statement, most recent school reports, the results of any other education-related testing, and proof of Australian permanent residency. Applicants are encouraged to include references from local community leaders or organisations.

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.

Indigenous Scholarships

Indigenous students seeking entry to the College in years 7 to 11 in 2024 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.

To be considered for an Indigenous 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.

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

Applications should include a written statement, relevant references, most recent school reports, the results of any other education-related testing and confirmation of Indigenous heritage. Applicants are encouraged to include references from local community leaders or organisations.

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.

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.

College Tour Program

We look forward to welcoming families at an upcoming 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 9424 should you have any further questions.