Scholarships

Assisted Place Programs

Scholarships Assisted Place Programs

Scholarship Options

Academic Scholarships Available for students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2019.
Music Scholarships Available for students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2019.
Visual Art Scholarships Available for students entering Year 7 in 2019.
Sporting Scholarships Available for students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2019.
All Rounder Scholarships Available for students entering Years 9 to 11 in 2019.

A child's future is shaped by their experiences today. School is a pathway that determines what they do, where they go and how they get there. A Newcastle Grammar School Scholarship can provide your child with an opportunity to further develop their education and talents.

Every year, Newcastle Grammar School offers the opportunity for outstanding young students to apply for a Scholarship. As part of the Assisted Places Program, the School hopes to be able to offer a student who may not otherwise be able to attend Newcastle Grammar School and the opportunity to be part of our School community.

Scholarships take the form of part remission of tuition fees and are only available to Australian citizens and permanent residents. Scholarships offered by Newcastle Grammar School for 2019 enrolment are listed below.

A Newcastle Grammar School Scholarship can give your child the opportunity to discover their true potential.

Value of Assisted Place

Assisted Places come in the form of part remission of tuition fees. The value of each Assisted Place may vary. Assisted Places may range in value from 25% to 50% of tuition fees. In some instances, an Assisted Place of lesser value may be offered.

For students who apply for a General Excellence, the value of this award is at the discretion of the Head of School and may require a family financial background check for short listed candidates.

How To Apply

Registration
Registration will open in November 2017 and closes Monday, 26 March 2018. Applications after this date will attract a late fee.

Eligibility

Applications are invited from internal students and students not currently enrolled at Newcastle Grammar School. Every student regardless of the Scholarship they are applying for must sit the Academic Scholarship Examination. Students currently on a scholarship at Newcastle Grammar School may not reapply. It is a requirement that an Application for Enrolment at Newcastle Grammar School be placed prior to any scholarship offer being offered. All students for Year 7 entry in 2019 are required to attend the information seminar which will be held on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 as part of the Newcastle Grammar School Open Day.

Application Fee

An application fee of $300.00 is required to be paid online directly to Academic Assessment Services. The Scholarship Application Fee cover the required Application for Enrolment at Newcastle Grammar School. If an Application for Enrolment has already been placed with the School, the $150 Fee will be credited to the applicants School account.

Length and Tenure of Scholarships

Scholarships are subject to an annual formal review by the School in the light of progress, performance and attitude of the holder. It should be noted, however, that holders of Scholarships could normally expect the Scholarship to continue for the remainder of their education at the School (or whatever other period for which the Scholarships have initially been offered).

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Step 1: Register for the Academic Assessment Services Examination

Students who wish to apply for a Scholarship must apply for the Academic Assessment Services examination by the closing date and will sit the Scholarship examination. All applications must be received online by AAS by the closing date. Go to: https://scholarships.ngs.nsw.edu.au/ to Register and pay the Application Fee. Please note this link will be opened in November 2017 for applications.

Examination: All Students who are wishing to apply for a Scholarship at Newcastle Grammar School for 2019 enrolment will be required to sit the AAS Examination paper.

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Step 2: Return your Application for Enrolment to NGS

Once you have registered for the AAS exam, fill out the Application for Enrolment. Return this form, along with a copy of the last 2 school reports and most recent NAPLAN results, to us by the closing date for your Application to be considered. After the Application closing date and prior to the examination day, we will contact you to confirm the examination day procedures.

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Step 3: Notification of Offer

After the Examination, a short list of applicants will be devised in each of the Years and disciplines and these applicants will be invited to the School for an interview with the Deputy Head of School and tour of the facilities.

Initial short listed applicants should be notified prior to Friday, 15 June 2018. There may be a requirement for second round offers after this date. A letter will notify unsuccessful candidates as soon as possible after all offers have been made.

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