Applications for 2024 Annual Scholarships are now open.
Melbourne Grammar School offers a range of scholarships and bursaries which celebrate aspiration and achievement, and foster access and diversity.
Our scholarships seek to recognize the talents of very able students. Some are specifically aimed at widening access to the exceptional education available at Melbourne Grammar, irrespective of financial means or social circumstances.
Annual Scholarships are available to outstanding students entering Year 7 or Year 9. These scholarships celebrate excellence and are awarded on the basis of merit.
- Academic scholarships
- Music scholarships
- Boarding scholarships
All families are invited to apply for these scholarships. They are available to students who are already attending or enrolled at the School, and to new students.
Find out more about ourAnnual Scholarships.
Access Scholarships are awarded to talented students who show that they can benefit from an exceptional education but whose families may not be able to meet the financial commitment associated with attending the School.
A range of Access Scholarships is available. The year level, selection procedures, and timings for Access Scholarships vary across the range, as does the level of support provided.
All Access Scholarships are means-tested.
INDIGENOUS STUDENT BURSARIES
Melbourne Grammar is proud to offer dedicated bursaries to support Indigenous students to attend and board at our School. As part of our Indigenous Program, these bursaries contribute to our goal of creating a culture that values and supports Indigenous students.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CURRENT STUDENTS
Two dedicated scholarships are available only to current students, recognizing excellence in debating and accomplishment in visual arts.
Those studying at Melbourne Grammar on a student visa are ineligible for our scholarships.
Find out more aboutadmissions and support for international students.
These scholarships are available to students who are already attending or enrolled at the School, and to new students.
Academic and Music annual scholarships are available to students entering Year 7 and Year 9. Applications for these scholarships close in January one year ahead of commencement. This means that, for students entering Year 7 or Year 9 in 2024, applications close in January 2023.
There is some flexibility in relation to Boarding scholarships. Depending on the circumstances, applications for Boarding scholarships may be received throughout the year. These may be offered to Year 7 to Year 11 students.
Once awarded, the scholarship benefit is normally provided to the recipient until the end of Year 12.
Boys studying on a student visa are ineligible for Melbourne Grammar School scholarships.
For further information about our Scholarships program, please contact the Admissions Office at +61 3 9865 7569.
HOW TO APPLY
Academic and Music scholarships
Applications for 2024 Scholarships are now open. These scholarships are available to boys entering Year 7 or Year 9 in 2024.
There is no closing date for Boarding scholarship applications. Applications for Boarding scholarships are considered throughout the year. These may be for entry into the following year or years beyond.
For further information about other available opportunities, please contact the Admissions Office at +61 3 9865 7569.
SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED ON AN ANNUAL BASIS
The School enjoys a proud tradition of academic excellence, and we are pleased to offer Scholarships for academically talented students
|Years 7 and 9||Part remission of tuition fees||Applicants sit the scholarship examination(s). Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview with the Headmaster.|
Designed for students living outside of Melbourne with an academic, sports, or leadership focus.
Please find more informationhere.
|Years 7 and 9 boarders||Part remission of tuition and boarding fees||Awarded at the discretion of the Headmaster to outstanding candidates based on the qualities and criteria outlinedhere.|
Applicants are asked to sit an entry test or the scholarship examination.
Awarded to students who demonstrate excellence in music and musical performance.
|Years 7 and 9||Part remission of academic tuition fees, and music tuition fees for one instrument||Applicants sit the scholarship examination(s). Shortlisted students are asked to audition.|
At the audition, applicants must perform two contrasting pieces. Non-pianists must perform at least one piece with piano accompaniment. Candidates will be asked to take sight-reading and aural tests, and technical work may be requested
Minimum AMEB level, or equivalent, required at the time of audition:
Year 7 entry
Year 9 entry
Note that the most outstanding Year 7 applicant for a Music scholarship will be offered theHone Scholarship for Music. This scholarship involves full remission of academic tuition fees and music tuition fees for one instrument.