Scholarships for New Students

For 2023, we are pleased to be able to offer a number of Scholarships for new students. Please read the following information to ensure you are eligible and how to apply. New students are considered to be students who will begin at the College in 2023. Students who are returning to the College after time away are eligible, as are those already enrolled or accepted. Students who are yet to register for enrolment are also welcomed.

Please note
  • Edutest applications close on Friday 12 November.
  • Pegasus Scholarship applications close on Sunday 31 October.
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. Only one Edutest application is required to be considered for all scholarships your child is eligible for (excluding Visual Arts and Pegasus Scholarships).


Scholarship nameEntry Year LevelEligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication Process
Foundation ScholarshipYear 7New student100%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.

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.
Principal’s Academic ScholarshipsYear 9 - 11New studentPrincipal’s DiscretionOutstanding 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.
FD Walter ScholarshipYear 11
New student50%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 11
New or current student
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.

Music Scholarships

The College may offer a limited number of music scholarships 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. Please click here to find out more about the requirements for music scholarship applicants. Only one Edutest application is required to be considered for all scholarships your child is eligible for (excluding Visual Arts and Pegasus Scholarships).

Scholarship nameEntry Year Level
EligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication Process
Principal’s Music ScholarshipYear 7 - 11New student
Principal’s discretionSignificant proficiency and interest in instrumental or vocal music and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Test Saturday 20 November 2021.

 

All applicants will be invited to audition and required to provided supporting documents.

 

Auditions held week of 22 November 2021.

Click here to apply through Edutest.

Boarding Scholarships

The College may offer a limited number of boarding 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. Only one Edutest application is required to be considered for all scholarships your child is eligible for (excluding Visual Arts and Pegasus Scholarships).

Scholarship nameEntry Year LevelEligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication process
Principal’s Boarding ScholarshipYear 7 - 11New studentPrincipal’s discretion

Outstanding academic ability

Demonstrated broad range of interests

Demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Test Saturday 20 November 2021.

 

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

Click here to apply through Edutest.

Special Interest Scholarships

The College may offer one each 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. Only one Edutest application is required to be considered for all scholarships your child is eligible for. The Howard Hitchcock Visual Arts Scholarship requires both an Edutest application and an application direct to the College.

Scholarship nameEntry Year LevelEligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication Process
Howard Hitchcock Visual Arts ScholarshipYear 11New or current 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.

Scholarship Test Saturday 20 November 2021.

 

See below for folio criteria and dates.

Click here to apply through Edutest and click here to apply directly to the College.

Performing Arts ScholarshipYear 10New student40% for 3 yearsOutstanding talent in drama and dance, a desire to contribute to school productions and a range of other performances and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Test Saturday 20 November 2021.

 

All applicants will be invited to audition (Please prepare two performances, up to 8 minutes including 2 of drama, dance or vocal performances.)

 

Auditions held week of 22 November 2021).

Click here to apply through Edutest


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 Geelong College 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.

Pegasus Scholarship for General Excellence

The College may offer a limited number of Pegasus Scholarships for General Excellence for entry into 2023. Please note the eligibility, criteria and details fields particularly to ensure you answer the questions on the application form correctly. If you wish to apply for a Pegasus Scholarship and other scholarships such as Academic, Music or Boarding, please apply through Edutest for the other Scholarships and the College for Pegasus Scholarships.

Scholarship nameEntry Year LevelEligibilityAmountCriteriaDetailsApplication process
Pegasus General Excellence ScholarshipsYear 9 – 11New studentPrincipal’s discretion

Display excellence in sport, music, leadership or community service.

 

Sound academic ability.

 

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 directly to the College.