Scholarships for entry into 2023 are now open!

Scholarships for 2023 entry will continue to be highly competitive. We appreciate there will be many worthy scholarship applicants who need assistance to be able to consider a Geelong College education. We encourage you to apply, and we look forward to considering each application.

We welcome scholarship applications from students who will make the most of the opportunities offered at Geelong College, and who can make a positive contribution to our community. Students from regional areas are encouraged to apply for scholarships in addition to boarding (i.e. academic, music, general excellence, special interest etc). Scholarships are for Australian citizens only.

See below for the scholarships available for new students and current students. When you click through to the appropriate page detailed criteria and how to apply is listed for each scholarship.

Explore our Scholarships for entry into 2023.
New Students

Scholarships for New Students

New students are considered to be students who will begin at the College in 2023. Students who are already enrolled or accepted are elligible. Students who are yet to register for enrolment are also welcomed.

Current Students

Scholarships for Current Geelong College Students

Current Geelong College students are considered to be students currently attending, or on a leave of absence from, The Geelong College.

Application Process
  • Select which scholarship or scholarships you would like to be considered for.
  • Register as directed.
  • You will recieve a comfirmation of your application following registration and be contacted in early November with regard to the scholarship test, auditions and any other requirements.
  • All applicants will need to provide 2020/21 Tax Returns to prove financial need should your child be shortlisted for interview (for any scholarship).
Please note
  • Edutest Applications close on Friday 12 November.
  • Pegasus Scholarship applications close on Sunday 31 October.
  • All scholarship applicants, with the exception of current students applying for the Howard Hitchcock Visual Art Scholarship, must sit an academic test which will be held on Saturday 20 November 2021.
  • Only one Edutest registration is required. You will be asked if you would like to be considered for boarding, music etc. within the Edutest form and considered for all appropriate scholarships.
  • Howard Hitchcock Visual Arts Scholarship for new students requires both an Edutest and a direct to College application.
  • Pegasus Scholarships only require a direct to College application.
  • while we hope the exam will be held on campus, with the ongoing COVID restrictions the scholarship test may need to be held online. We will inform applicants of the location of the test in the week prior to the test.
Frequently Asked Questions

You are probably not the first to have wondered so you might find the answer in our FAQs.

Practice tests

Practice tests are available from Edutest here. These tests cover Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Mathematics and are suitable for students from Year 6 to Year 10 (current Year Level). The scholarship exams also include a Written Expression component which is not replicated in the practice tests.

More information

For further information about scholarships read our Scholarships FAQs or email our Admissions team at or call (03) 5226 3106.