Scholarships2018-11-23T12:08:19+00:00
PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES

SCHOLARSHIPS
& BURSARIES

Scotch Oakburn offers a wide variety of Scholarships for new and existing students from Year 4 to Year 12, offering up to 75% off tuition fees and/or boarding.

For more information about scholarships contact:

Trish Reid
College Registrar
P: (03) 6336 3394
E: enrolments@soc.tas.edu.au

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Academic Scholarships

YEAR 5-12 | NEW & CURRENT STUDENTS

Academic scholarships are open to current Scotch Oakburn students and students from any school who would like to enter the College in Year 5 to Year 12. The scholarships offer up to 50% discount on tuition and/or boarding fees.

The externally assessed examinations for these scholarships are held at Scotch Oakburn College in March each year and concessions apply from the following school year.

Applications for 2020 scholarships close Monday 11 March 2019. Examinations will be held Saturday 16 March 2019.

Remote online testing is also available to Australian residents located outside of Tasmania.

John Webster Scholarships

YEAR 6 & 7 | NEW STUDENTS

These scholarships are offered through a bequest from the late John Webster, a former student of the College, and are available to students entering Year 6 or Year 7, who are not already attending the College and can show evidence of sound academic attainment together with interest and achievement in other aspects of school life. The latter may include one or more of community service, sport, drama, music, dance, visual arts or public speaking.

The scholarship covers up to 50% off tuition fees and 20% off boarding fees, if the student intends to board at the College.

Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

Kathleen Thomas Scholarships

YEAR 4-5  |  YEAR 8-12 | NEW STUDENTS

These scholarships are funded by the Scotch Oakburn College Foundation as a result of a bequest from the late Kathleen Thomas. Each scholarship is available to students who are not already attending the College and can show evidence of sound academic attainment together with interest and achievement in other aspects of school life. The latter may include one or more of community service, sport, drama, music, dance, visual arts or public speaking.

The scholarship covers up to 50% off tuition fees and 20% off boarding fees, if the student intends to board at the College.

Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

Alec Campbell Scholarships

YEAR 11 | NEW STUDENTS

These scholarships honour the late Alec Campbell, one of the College’s most celebrated past students, who was also the last ANZAC. The scholarship is open to students who will be entering Year 11 and are not currently attending the College. Students must show evidence of sound academic attainment together with interest and achievement in other aspects of school life. The latter may include one or more of community service, sport, drama, music, dance, visual arts or public speaking. There are two awards offered each year and concessions apply to tuition and/or boarding fees.

The scholarship covers 75% off tuition fees and 75% off boarding fees, if the student intends to board at the College.

Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

Carlton Heres (’16) completed Year 11 and 12 as an Alec Campbell Scholarship recipient.

Performing Arts Scholarships

MUSIC  |  DANCE  |  DRAMA | NEW & CURRENT STUDENTS

These scholarships are available to students who will be entering Year 7 to Year 12 and are open to students of any school who show ability and potential in music, dance and/or drama.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an audition as part of the selection process.

Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

Visual Arts Scholarships

PAINTING  |  PRINT MAKING  |  DRAWING  |  MIXED MEDIA  |  PHOTOGRAPHY  |  SCULPTURE | NEW & CURRENT STUDENTS

The Visual Arts Scholarship is available to both current and new students entering Year 11 or Year 12.  The Visual Arts Scholarship offers generous discounts off tuition fees and will be offered to students who show potential in one or more of the following disciplines:

• Painting • Print Making • Drawing • Mixed Media • Photography • Sculpture

Successful applicants will also be required to study a TCE art elective, and donate a major piece of work to the College art collection at the conclusion of their studies.

Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

Collegian Bursaries

Collegian bursaries are awarded to the child (or grandchild) of a past scholar of Scotch Oakburn College, Scotch College, Methodist Ladies’ College or Oakburn College who may not otherwise be able to attend or continue in attendance at the school for financial reasons, and who has the ability and inclination to be part of our active College community.

The bursary is for up to 50% off the tuition fees (or 25% tuition and 25% boarding fees if the student is to be a boarder). The bursary may be awarded to a child at any stage of his/her secondary school education.

HOW TO APPLY

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS – applications are submitted online via Edutest, an external service provider.  An application fee applies. Apply using the link below.

Applications close Monday 11 March 2019 and Scholarships examinations will beheld Saturday 16 March 2019.

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OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS – to apply for all other scholarships complete our online form or download a PDF copy of the form. Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

 – Scotch Oakburn College Scholarship application (excluding academic) 

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