Overview

Music students of any instrumental or vocal study entering Years 7 and 10 are encouraged 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.

The Scholarship provides part remission of tuition fees, for the successful recipient.

Eligibility

AMEB Grade 5 or higher is the minimum performance standard required.

Auditions will be held on the afternoon on Friday, 24 February 2023. For students unable to attend a face to face audition, a virtual audition will be made available.

It is expected that all Scholarship and Bursary Recipients will maintain a high level of achievement relevant to their Scholarship or Bursary and will consistently contribute and display commitment to St Hilda’s School life.

This encompasses regular attendance at training sessions/lessons and participating in relevant events as well as consistently representing self and school with honour and pride.

Supporting Documentation

Please submit the following supporting documentation* to enrolments@sthildas.qld.edu.au in addition to the online enrolment application form (if required).

  • Daughter’s last two (2) school reports (translated into English and certified as a true and correct copy if necessary)
  • Daughter’s most recent NAPLAN results
  • A hand-written letter by your daughter to the St Hilda’s School Principal introducing herself and indicating how she will contribute positively to the St Hilda’s School community
  • One relevant reference, one page in length from a teacher, coach or relevant professional. Referees should not be a member of the applicant’s family
  • Curriculum Vitae of the candidate’s musical involvement and achievements over the past two years including the instrument/s played, level achieved, their teacher/s, and musical participation (eg. bands, ensembles, choirs)

How to Apply

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Step 1

Complete the EduTest Scholarship Registration Application by the scholarship application closing date.

Step 2

If you are not a current St Hilda's School Student or already enrolled, please complete the St Hilda’s School Enrolment Application.

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Submit supporting documentation to enrolments@sthildas.qld.edu.au. Supporting documentation must be submitted in a single PDF format.

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Sit the Scholarship testing and Music Auditions (if applicable). Results from the Scholarship testing provide comparable results for new and current students. Historically, scholarship interviews have been offered to students who achieve at an exemplary level in the Edutest. The invitation to attend a scholarship interview does not guarantee a scholarship offer. Candidates will be contacted by April with the outcome of their scholarship application.