Scholarship Options

Academic Scholarships Year 7, 2023 entry only
Music Scholarships Year 7, 2023 entry only
Visual Art Scholarships Year 7, 2023 entry only
Sporting Scholarships Year 7, 2023 entry only
All Rounder Scholarships Years 8, 9, 10, & 11 2023 entry only

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 and thrive in the future.

Every year, Newcastle Grammar School offers the opportunity for outstanding young students to apply for a Scholarship. As part of the Scholarship Programme, the School hopes to be able to offer a student who may not otherwise be able to attend Newcastle Grammar School 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 are listed above.

Applications for 2023 enrolments are now open.

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How To Apply

Registration
Applications for 2023 are now open.

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 for external students that an Application for Enrolment at Newcastle Grammar School must be submitted prior to applying for a scholarship. All external students are required to attend a Newcastle Grammar School Open Day - Thursday, 17 March 2022.

Application Fee for external and internal students

An application fee of $150.00 is required for both external and internal NGS students. The payment is to be paid online directly to Academic Assessment Services. 

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: External students only

Complete NGS enrolment application (if not already done so) via this link

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Step 2: 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 Friday, 18 March 2022 (closing date) and sit the Scholarship examination on Wednesday, 23 March 2022.

Applications are open. 

NGS current students apply here.

Non NGS students apply here.

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Step 3: Open Day Attendance

Register and attend NGS Open Day (non NGS candidates and their parents only).

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Step 4: Academic Scholarship Test

Sit for the academic scholarship test. All applications regardless of the scholarship they are applying for must complete the test.

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 one of the Executive Staff members.

Initial short listed applicants should be notified in June 2022. A letter will notify unsuccessful candidates as soon as possible after all offers have been made.

 

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Step 5: Accept the Offer

Accept the scholarship, if offered, and pay the non refundable Entry Fee.

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