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Scholarships at Scotch

Scholarship Applications

Scotch College Adelaide values student excellence and diversity and seeks to recognise this through the provision of a number of scholarships each year.

Apply Now for a Scotch College Scholarship

Applications for 2019 Scholarships Close Thursday 18 January 2018

Scholarships are awarded to encourage and recognize meritorious achievement and potential and are offered at different year levels based on the assessment of specific criteria.

The following scholarships are available to current and new students. Students can only be awarded one scholarship.

Academic Scholarships // More Details

  • Colin & Alexandra Hamilton Scholarship (new students only) available 2023
  • Other Academic Scholarships

Please click here to apply to undertake the ACEP Scholarship Test

The ACER Academic Scholarship testing is to be held on Saturday 3 February 2018

Excellence Scholarships // More Details

  • Scotch College Foundation Scholarship available 2019
  • Oughton Family Scholarship (new students only) available 2019
  • Scotch College Old Collegians Association Scholarship
  • Other Excellence Scholarships

Boarding & Tuition Scholarships // More Details

  • Davidson Scholarships available 2019
  • Other Boarding & Tuition Scholarships

Enrichment Scholarships // More Details

  • Caledonian Scholarship
  • Performing Arts Scholarship

Specialist Scholarships // More Details

  • Specialist Music Scholarships

The Application process for all Scholarships opens in October (15 months prior to start date).  Applications will close the following January (i.e.12 months prior to commencement). After receipt of applications, applicants will be shortlisted, interviewed, trialled or auditioned (sport / performing arts / Caledonian) and successful applicants will be offered a place.

We are looking for quality applicants who address the following criteria in their application:

  • Personal Values
  • Leadership potential
  • Cultural awareness
  • Moral integrity
  • Service
  • Achievement (academic and/or co-curricular)
  • Social/emotional intelligence
  • Global perspective
  • What they may contribute to the College

Expectations of all Scotch College Scholarship Holders

All scholarships are reviewed annually. All scholarship holders must meet the following expectations if they are to continue to receive the award:

  1. Scholarship holders are role models and ambassadors of the College, demonstrating high standards of behaviour, manners and standards of dress at all times. Their behaviour must be good and set a positive example to the rest of the College; in particular those younger than themselves.
  2. The scholarship holder should maintain a high commitment to their studies, best demonstrated by their attitude, effort and grades.
  3. In addition to their academic responsibilities, scholarship recipients will need to be engaged in an extra area of interest within the College.
  4. The scholarship holders shall consistently reflect the values of the College in his/her demeanour, including acting with honesty, integrity and leadership.
  5. The scholar must keep the amount of their scholarship confidential and not discuss it with other pupils, friends or people outside their immediate family.
  6. Scholarship holders will actively participate in an annual review regarding their ability to meet all of the specified expectations of scholarship recipients.
  7. If the scholar does not exceed the above requirements this may result in a process of review, that recommends that a scholarship is not renewed at the end of the academic year, or in some extreme cases, being withdrawn immediately.

Any enquires relating to scholarships should be directed to the Head of Admissions at


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