Scholarships 2024

Scholarships 2024

Walford offers a broad range of scholarships each year. Some are available only to girls entering the School in the initial award year (entrance scholarships), while others are open to both entering and continuing students.

Walford offers a broad range of scholarships each year. Some are available only to girls entering the School in the initial award year (entrance scholarships), while others are open to both entering and continuing students.

General Excellence Scholarships

Jubilee Scholarship

Year 5 – Year 12

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 12. 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: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

Margaret Adams Scholarship

Year 10 – Year 12

This entrance scholarship is presented by Mrs Adams’ daughters in memory of their mother. This scholarship provides a remission of $10,000 pa towards tuition fees for a maximum of three years. It is offered by application and interview to candidates seeking entry in either Years 10, 11 or 12. Criteria includes academic achievement, personal qualities and involvement in co-curricular activities and community service to candidates with demonstrated financial needs who would not otherwise be able to attend Walford. This scholarship is not offered annually.

Applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

Principal's Scholarship

Year 7 – Year 10

This entrance scholarship is available to girls entering Walford in Years 7 – 10 (inclusive) and will be awarded at the discretion of the Principal. Applications are encouraged from girls with outstanding academic results and a proven ability to perform at an elite level in an extra-curricular activity (e.g. state level sport, drama, visual art). Criteria for selection will include application, interview and a verifiable demonstration of the special talent. The scholarship may provide for remission of up to 40% of tuition fees for up to 6 years and can be awarded on a shared basis.

Applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

STEM Scholarship

Year 7 – Year 10

This entrance scholarship(s) is available to girls entering Walford in Year 7 – 10 who demonstrate a particular interest and aptitude in STEM. The Scholarship will provide a remission of 25% of tuition fees for up to 6 years. Criteria for selection will include application, interview and testing in the STEM area of interest. A demonstrable interest in STEM outside of the classroom through the provision of a portfolio will be required to be considered for this Scholarship.

Applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

Boarding Scholarships

Year 6 – Year 12

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. One of these scholarships is held open for an isolated student.

Round one applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

 

The Thomas and Gwenyth (Bonnar) Gepp Bursary

Year 10 – Year 12

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 descendent of a Walford Old Scholar or who live in a remote regional area and may not otherwise have the means to attend Walford. It is offered by application and interview and criteria include academic achievement, personal qualities and demonstrated financial needs. The number of scholarships offered is determined by the Council of Governors.

Round one applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

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. It is offered by application and interview.

Applications close: COB Monday 31 October 2022 (for 2023 Scholarship)

Academic Scholarships

Applications close: Thursday 19 January 2023

Examination date: Saturday 4 February 2023

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.

Year 6 Nina Morrison Scholarships

Up to 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.

Year 7 Lydia Adamson Scholarships

Up to four entrance scholarships 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 25% tuition fees and is tenable for six years.

Year 8 Ellen Benham Scholarships

Up to 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.

Year 9 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.

Year 10 Mabel Jewell Baker Scholarships

Up to 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.

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 Head of Music and provides for remission of up to 50% tuition fees, for up to five years.

Applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

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 Head of Music and provides for remission of up to 50% tuition fees, for up to five years.

Applications close: COB Thursday 19 January 2023

Tim Martin Choral Scholarship

One scholarship is awarded annually to a student in Years 5 – 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 her school. The scholarship provides for remission of 25% tuition fees for one year.

Applications close: COB Wednesday 2 November 2022 (for 2023 Scholarship)

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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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