Scholarships for Current Geelong College Students

For 2023, we are pleased to be able to offer a number of Scholarships for current students who display outstanding academic ability or an apptitude for the Visual Arts. Please read the following information to ensure you are eligible and how to apply.

Please note

Edutest and Howard Hitchcock Visual Arts Scholarship applications close on Friday 12 November.

Academic Scholarships

The College may offer a limited number of academic scholarships for entry into 2023. Please note the eligibility, criteria and details fields particularly to ensure you answer the questions on the application form correctly.

Scholarship nameEntry Year LevelEligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication Process
OGCA ScholarshipYear 7New or current student. Son or Daughter of an Old Collegian.25%Outstanding academic ability and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Test Saturday 20 November 2021.

 

Selected students will be interviewed and asked to supply financial details, Naplan and most recent school report.

Click here to apply through Edutest.

Norman Murray Scholarship
Year 11New or current student25%Outstanding academic ability and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Test Saturday 20 November 2021.

 

Selected students will be interviewed and asked to supply financial details, Naplan and most recent school report.

Click here to apply through Edutest.

Special Interest Scholarships

The College may offer one of the special interest scholarships listed below for entry into 2023. All applicants are required to sit the academic test. Please note the eligibility, criteria and details fields particularly to ensure you answer the questions on the application form correctly.

Scholarship nameEntry Year LevelEligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication Process
Howard Hitchcock Visual Arts ScholarshipYear 11Current student25% for 2 yearsOutstanding talent in any aspect of the Visual Arts, undertaking two Arts subjects in Year 11 and Year 12 and demonstrated financial need.See below for folio criteria and dates.

Click here to apply direct to the College


Howard Hitchcock Design and Creative Arts Scholarship

The Howard Hitchcock Design and Creative Arts Scholarship offers a Term’s fees remission for two years to a promising visual artist or designer. All applicants are required to submit a folio (of no more than 10 works) which will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Demonstration of a range of appropriate trialling and development of potential ideas in an artistic medium. Ample evidence of the applicant’s ability to think on a broad and innovative basis.
  • Use of imagination as evidenced in the folio of work. There should be signs of innovative exploration of ideas.
  • Level of skill that is displayed in the folio of work. Evidence of fine motor skills in one or more mediums.
  • Evidence of personal art responses, concepts and/or observations. Depth of interest within the subject as evidenced in the folio of work.

In addition, students will be asked to:

  • Write a short essay of 500 words. The question will be – Discuss the ways in which your interest in the Design and Creative Arts has developed over recent years.
  • Write a short statement of their future intentions in relation to Design and Creative Arts.
Folio, Essay and statement are to be uploaded into the application form on or before Friday 12 November at 5pm. Please ensure your essay and statement are in one PDF document and your folio in one PDF document.