Scholarship and Boarding Bursaries

The King's School Scholarship and Boarding Bursaries

Scholarship and Boarding Bursaries - Introduction

The King's School is fortunate to be able to offer a range of scholarships and bursaries for entry to Years 7 - 11. Many of these awards have been established as a result of the generosity of parents, friends, associated organisations and bequests. The majority of Scholarships are awarded for entry into Year 7 although other entry levels may be available. Up to 20 scholarships may be awarded in any year.

Awards Available

Awards available for 2020 admission include School Council Scholarships, School Council Bursaries, ‘Year of Bursary’ and the ‘Maple-Brown Family Foundation Award’. Further information on these awards is available from the Scholarships Advisor, Ms Debbie de Belle.

Applications for Scholarships

Enquiries for Scholarships may be made through the Scholarships Advisor, Ms Debbie de Belle, at any time. The majority of awards are offered in the first months of each year and are relevant to the following academic year.

Scholarship Assessment examinations are held in February and are followed by Interviews for short-listed applicants and subsequent advice. It is to be noticed that there are usually in excess of 350 applicants for Scholarships.

The Scholarship Program for 2020 entry is:
  • 8 February 2019 – Applications close for 2020 Scholarships and Bursaries
  • 17 February 2019 – Day Student Candidates
  • 24 February 2019 – Boarding Student Candidates
  • 25 February 2019 – Short-listed Music Scholarship Auditions
  • March 2019 – Short-listed Interviews
  • April/May – Awardee’s Notified

Scholarship Exams are conducted by the Melbourne-based Edutest organisation ( and practice tests are available on this site.

Apply for Academic / Music Scholarships online
Apply for Boarding Awards online