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Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships

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

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

The following scholarships are available to new students and current students, with new students’ applications given priority in the first instance.  The applicant can only apply for a maximum number of 2 scholarships at any one time.Successful applicants can only be awarded one scholarship whilst attending Scotch College Adelaide.

  • Excellence
    • Centenary Scholarship
    • General Excellence Scholarship
    • Personal Endeavour Scholarship
  • Boarding
    • Boarding Only Scholarship
    • Boarding & Tuition Scholarship
  • Enrichment
    • Caledonian Scholarship (new students only)
    • Performing Arts Scholarship may be awarded for specific talents and genres (eg: “Music”, “Dance”, etc)
    • Music Scholarship

 

Applying for Scholarships

Applications for 2020 Scholarships close on Friday 12 July 2019 at 5pm.

Please visit the Fees page of this website for further information about Scotch College's Fees.

A one-off Scholarship Application Fee of $150.00 is payable at the time of application (not applicable to Old Collegians or current students). Only applications that have paid the application fee will be considered.

 

 

Come & Try Days and Tours

Scholarship applicants are encouraged to book a 'Come & Try' day at Scotch College. This will allow your child to familiarise themselves with the school, meet the teachers, make new friends and be immersed in the Scotch culture.

Families wishing to tour the College are encouraged to book a personal tour prior to the end of this year. Please contact us via enrolments@scotch.sa.edu.au or phone 08 8274 4209.

Please note, families wanting to meet with the Principal, John Newton, are welcome to do so, at any stage during the application process, and are encouraged to book a separate interview by contacting enrolments@scotch.com.au

Scholarship Process

The application process for all 2020 scholarships opens in May and closes on 12 July 2019.  After receipt of applications, applicants will be shortlisted, interviewed by the judging panel, trialled or auditioned (sport / performing arts / music / 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 students, 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 Director of Admissions at enrolments@scotch.sa.edu.au.

 

Available Scholarships

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

Excellence Scholarships

Centenary Scholarship

To commemorate our Centenary (1919-2019), Scotch College Adelaide will be awarding two Centenary Scholarships to exceptional students to commence in 2020. The scholarships will be awarded to one boy and one girl in Year 10 and allows 50% remission on tuition fees whilst attending Scotch. The scholarships will be awarded to a boy and a girl that have demonstrated evidence of leadership qualities and future potential; have demonstrated evidence of a high level of communication skills; have a record of community involvement (e.g., school, local community city-wide, regional, national, international); and have demonstrated evidence of special abilities other than those shown by academic results (e.g., artistic, athletic, or linguistic skills, literary accomplishments).

Applicants should complete an online application form and provide evidence stating why they are deserving candidates for this scholarship. All supporting documentation should be included in the online application. 

 

General Excellence Scholarship

A limited number of General Excellence scholarships will be awarded annually and be open to current students and those attending other schools. The College reserves the right to determine the number of General Excellence scholarships made available in a given year. Criteria for selection include academic achievement, personal qualities and involvement in co-curricular activities. The successful recipients will receive the scholarship for the duration of their time at Scotch. These scholarships may be awarded during the middle years (Year 7, 8 & 9). Successful recipients of the General Excellence scholarship will receive between 25% to 50% remission on tuition fees. Scholarships are awarded based on the results of previous school reports and evidence of excellence. They are intended to reward and encourage students who have a strong work ethic and who consistently achieve to a high level.

Expectations of the General Excellence scholarship holders:

  • Scholars must show a high level of commitment and leadership in their chosen field.
  • Scholars must represent the College team when selected and place the College team before any other commitments (exceptions may be made and must be individually negotiated with the Director of Sports for commitments which involve selection for State or National teams). Scholarship recipients who play for Clubs must prioritise their College sports responsibilities over their club at all times. If a scholarship recipient plays a particular sport for a club, then they must participate in that particular sport for the College.
  • The College expects all students to be injury free and have a clean bill of health on commencement of the scholarship. Any chronic illness or injury must be notified to the School in writing in advance of any offer being made.
  • Scholars must set the highest standards of dress, behaviour and sportsmanship when they are representing Scotch, whether at school or at another location.
  • Scholars must demonstrate leadership and regular participation in a range of co-curricular sporting activities until the completion of their final year at Scotch.
  • Scholars must complete an annual goal-setting interview with the Director of Sport and/or Head of Middle School.
  • All sporting scholars must complete a sport-related subject (including Outdoor Education, Nutrition, Biology, Psychology or Physical Education) as a subject at Year 11 and/or 12 level.
  • Scholars are expected to maintain a B grade average.

 

Personal Endeavour Scholarships

A limited number of Personal Endeavour Scholarships will be awarded annually and be open to current students and those attending other schools. The College reserves the right to determine the number of Personal Endeavour scholarships made available in a given year. These scholarships are available at Year 5 (duration of three (3) years). 

Successful recipients of the Personal Endeavour Scholarship will receive between 25% to 50% remission on tuition fees. This scholarship is awarded based on the results of previous school reports, an interview, and any Academic Competition results available. It is intended to reward and encourage students who have a strong work ethic and who consistently achieve to a high level in:

  • Academics
  • School Community Involvement and Service
  • Personal Leadership

Applicants are encouraged to attend a ‘Come and Try’ day at Scotch College prior to applying for this scholarship. Families are also encouraged to arrange a tour of the campus prior to the end of this year. 

Boarding Scholarships

Boarding Scholarships

Scotch College Boarding Scholarships will be awarded to Senior School students for their duration of their time at Scotch College Adelaide. This scholarship allows 25% to 50% remission of boarding fees only. These scholarships are awarded annually and are open to current students and those attending other schools. 

A limited number of Scotch College Boarding & Tuition Scholarships will be awarded to Middle School students for their duration of their time at Scotch College Adelaide. This scholarship allows 25% to 50% of boarding and tuition fees. These scholarships are awarded annually and are open to current students and those attending other schools. 

These scholarships are awarded based on the results of previous school reports and evidence of excellence. They are intended to reward and encourage students who have a strong work ethic and who consistently achieve to a high level in:

  • Academics
  • Sport
  • Community Involvement and Service
  • Leadership

Boarding Scholarship Expectations

Enrichment Scholarships

Caledonian Scholarship

The Caledonian Scholarship is awarded in Middle School and is offered to a student who demonstrates an outstanding ability in piping, pipe band drumming, or highland dancing. The students must join the Scotch College Caledonian Corps for performances and competition. This scholarship is awarded based on the results of school reports and an audition. It is open to external applicants only. Successful recipients of the Caledonian Scholarships will receive between 25% to 50% remission on tuition fees.

Caledonian Scholarship Expectations

 

Performing Arts Scholarship

Performing Arts Scholarships are offered to students in Middle School (Year 7, 8 & 9) with demonstrated outstanding ability in dance, music, drama or voice. The scholarships are awarded based on the results of school reports and an audition, where students will be assessed according to specific criteria related to their nominated area. Successful scholarship recipients need to understand that there are many opportunities in the Scotch Performing Arts program and that through careful consideration, each student will be given an opportunity to shine. A limited number of partial Performing Arts Scholarships will be awarded annually and be open to current students and those attending other schools. Successful recipients of the Performing Arts Scholarship will receive between 25% to 50% remission on tuition fees.

Performing Arts Scholarship Expectations

 

Music Scholarships

Specialist Music Scholarships offer each student an opportunity to develop their special talents and areas of interest through a comprehensive curriculum.

Selection criteria for this scholarship includes expertise on Instrument/Voice, ability or potential on a second instrument, ability or potential with voice, (expression, accuracy, tone), evidence of sustained commitment to musical development (significant performances, instrumental examinations, ensemble participation) leadership potential, sustained academic success and high standard performance audition and interview.

Specialist Music Scholarship Expectations

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