Scholarships

Walford offers a range of scholarships each year. Some are available only to girls entering the school in the initial award year (entrance scholarships), and others are open to both entering and continuing students. There are also scholarships available to candidates whose mother, grandmother or great-grandmother is an Old Scholar of Walford.

 

All academic scholarships are conducted through ACER.

General Excellence Scholarships

Jubilee Scholarships

These entrance scholarships provide for remission of up to 20% tuition fees for up to five years. The length of tenure depends on the year level of entry. They are offered by application, interview and/or examination and awarded for entry at Years 5 to 11. Criteria for selection include academic achievement, personal qualities and involvement in co-curricular activities. Financial circumstances may be taken into consideration. The number of scholarships is determined by the Council of Governors.

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 20 January 2022

Diocesan Scholarship

Two entrance scholarships are awarded annually on the recommendation of the Principal and are open to girls entering Walford Middle School from an Anglican Primary School. They provide for remission of 25% tuition fees and are tenable for up to five years. The awards are determined by application, interview and/or examination. Criteria for selection include academic achievement, personal qualities and involvement in co-curricular activities.

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 20 January 2022

Boarding Scholarships

These entrance scholarships are available for students entering the Boarding House. They are awarded at the discretion of the Principal and may provide for such remission of tuition fees as she may fix (from 15-50%), subject to a total quota which is determined by the Council of Governors.

Applications close: 5pm Monday 1 November 2021

The Thomas and Gwenyth (Bonnar) Gepp Bursary

These entrance scholarships are available to girls entering Walford in Years 10, 11 and 12. They are awarded at the discretion of the Principal and may provide for remission of tuition fees up to 50%. Applications are invited from students who are a descendant of a Walford Old Scholar and may not otherwise have the means to attend Walford.

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 20 January 2022

Old Scholars' Scholarship

Members of the Old Scholars’ Association understand first-hand the value of a Walford education and wish to offer tuition support to the daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter of a financial member of the Old Scholars’ Association. The Scholarship will be to the value of $10,000 towards Year 12 and can be awarded on a shared basis. The scholarship is open to Walford students currently in Year 11 and criteria for selection will include academic achievement, personal qualities and involvement in social service and co-curricular activities.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 29 October 2021 (for 2022)

Academic Scholarships

Year 5 Entrance Scholarship

One entrance scholarship will be awarded annually by examination. This award is open to students studying at Year 4 level in the year of the examination. It provides for remission of 25% tuition fees and is tenable for three years.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Nina Morrison Scholarships

Two scholarships will be awarded annually by examination. These awards are open to any student studying at Year 5 level in the year of the examination. They provide for remission of 25% tuition fees and each is tenable for four years.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Year 7 Entrance Scholarship

One entrance scholarship will be awarded annually by examination. This award is open to students studying at Year 6 level in the year of the examination. It provides for remission of 50% tuition fees and is tenable for six years.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Lydia Adamson Scholarships

Two entrance scholarships are awarded annually by examination. These awards are open to students entering Walford and studying at Year 7 level at the time of the examination. They provide for remission of 25% tuition fees and each is tenable for five years.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Ellen Benham Scholarships

Two scholarships will be awarded annually by examination. These awards are open to any student studying at Year 7 level at the time of the examination. They provide for remission of 25% tuition fees and are tenable for five years.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Foundation Scholarship

One entrance scholarship providing for remission of 25% tuition fees for 4 years is awarded to a student entering the school at Year 9 level. The award is determined by application, interview and/or examination. Criteria for selection include academic achievement, personal qualities and involvement in co-curricular activities. The Walford Foundation determines how frequently this scholarship is awarded.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Mabel Jewell Baker Scholarships

Two scholarships are awarded annually by examination. These awards are open to any student studying at Year 9 level at the time of the examination. They provide for remission of 25% tuition fees for three years.

Applications close: Thursday 20 January 2022
Examination date: Saturday 5 February 2022

Music Scholarships

Music Entrance Scholarship

One entrance scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering Walford who demonstrates an outstanding aptitude in music. It is awarded at the discretion of the Principal by recommendation from the Head of Music and provides for remission of 50% tuition fees, for up to five years. The scholarship may be shared.

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 20 January 2022

Rosalie Anne Taylor Music Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a new or continuing student who demonstrates an outstanding aptitude in music. It is awarded at the discretion of the Principal by recommendation from the Head of Music and provides for remission of 50% tuition fees, for up to five years. The scholarship may be shared.

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 20 January 2022

Tim Martin Choral Scholarship

One scholarship is awarded annually to a Walford student in Years 7 – 12. It is awarded at the discretion of the Principal and the Head of Music at Walford and is based upon choral proficiency and satisfactory participation in the musical activities of the School. The scholarship provides for remission of 25% tuition fees for one year.

Applications close: 20 October 2021 (for 2022)

Further Information

For any questions regarding Scholarships, you are welcome to contact the Head of Enrolments, Alice Scott:
Tel: (08) 8373 4062

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