Ms Louise Lewis
Head of Admissions
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Scholarships and Bursaries for Students Entering Years 7 to 11, 2015
As part of our commitment to nurturing the talents of individual students, St Hilda’s School offers scholarships and bursaries each year to Australian and Resident students entering Years 7 to 11. Scholarships and Bursaries provide part remission of tuition fees or boarding fees.
Recipients are expected to commit to the life and values of the School, demonstrate active leadership and contribute fully to the academic and co-curricular programs.
Scholarships and Bursaries will apply for the duration of a student’s schooling at St Hilda’s School provided the balance of the fees are paid by the due date. St Hilda’s School reserves the right to recover any financial assistance provided for a student if the recipient leaves the School before completing Year 12 for reasons other than relocation.
All students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2015 are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Please register your daughter for the Scholarship Test here.
Closing date to register for the Scholarship Test is Monday, 24 February 2014. Applications after this date will incur a late fee.
Applicants can sit the Scholarship test on Monday, 3 March 2014 at St Hilda's School. For an additional fee of $125 country applicants are able to arrange testing at their own school (with that school's permission and co-operation).
Successful applicants must be available for a scholarship interview (if required) on 8 and 9 April, 2014 between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm.
Applicants must supply photocopies of their Semester 1 and Semester 2, 2013 School Reports.
● Academic Scholarship
Academic scholarships are available for students entering Year 7 to 11 in 2015. All applicants must demonstrate academic excellence in their school record and in the scholarship test.
● Excellence Scholarships
Excellence in Sport is recognised by this Scholarship. The student must be able to demonstrate a history of excellence in sport and sustained academic endeavour. These scholarships are available for students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2015.
● Music Scholarship
Students Music students of any instrumental or vocal study entering Years 7 to 11 in 2015 are welcome to apply for a St Hilda’s School Music Scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to continue her musical tuition and studies for the duration of the scholarship and contribute to the musical life of the school. As a guide, AMEB Grade 3 or higher is the minimum performance standard required. Candidates will be judged on their performance, musical and technical abilities, presentation and overall impression, at audition.
Music Scholarship applicants will be required to attend an audition at St Hilda's School and perform two unaccompanied pieces on the afternoon of the Scholarship Test (Friday, 28 February 2014 between 3.45 pm and 6 pm). Details will be emailed to Music candidates.
● Science Scholarship
A prestigious Science scholarship offering full remission of tuition fees will be awarded to a student entering Year 11 in 2015. The student must be able to demonstrate a history of academic excellence, particularly in Science.
● Boarding Bursaries
Girls wishing to experience boarding and St Hilda’s Character and Leadership Development opportunities and who can demonstrate academic excellence in scholarship testing, are encouraged to apply for a Boarding Bursary.
● The Daley Family Boarding Bursaries
St Hilda's School will award up to 10 Boarding Bursaries to new students each year enrolling in Years 7 to 9 in 2015 in honour of former country boarders, Betty and Sheila Daley. Intelligent and motivated students who championed the importance of education for girls, the Misses Daley attended St Hilda's School in the 1920's. Each bursary offers between 25 and 50 per cent remission of boarding fees.
● Graduates of The Toowoomba Preparatory School
Three scholarships will be offered to Year 7 graduates of Toowoomba Preparatory who will be entering Year 8, 2015 at St Hilda's School. The value of each of these scholarships will be 50 per cent remission of the tuition fee.
● Bursary for the Daughter of an Old Girl
St Hilda’s Old Girls’ Association will offer a bursary to the daughter or granddaughter of an Old Girl entering as a new student in Years 7 to 11, 2015. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence in their school record and scholarship testing.