2023 Awards Available

The following awards may be offered for students joining The King's School in Years 7 to 11 commencing in 2023.

The King’s School Scholarships

Scholarships are offered based on academic, character or leadership merit. Assessment for these awards is completed through Scholarship Testing followed by family interviews of short listed candidates.

Bicentennial Music Scholarship

The Bicentennial Music Scholarship is awarded to a musician based on outstanding musical talent. Assessment for the Bicentennial Music Scholarship is completed through Scholarship Testing followed by audition (Wednesday 2 or Thursday 3 March) and family interviews of short listed candidates.

The King’s School Boarding Bursaries

It is important to The King’s School that our community and families are supported in boarding through Bursaries. These Bursaries are means tested and typically assist with between 25% and 100% of boarding fees to attend the School and are financially reviewed at the end of three years.

The Hawkes Family Scholarship

The Hawkes Family Scholarship has been established from the generous gifts made by members of The King’s School Community in recognition of the leadership and significant contribution made to the life of the School by Dr Timothy F Hawkes OAM, 19th Headmaster of the School from 1 January 1998 until 30 June 2017.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The Scholarship may be awarded to either a Day Student or Boarder.
  • Applicants must be entering Years 9, 10 or 11 in 2023.
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate a gifted level of academic ability or perform at a similar level in a particular field such as performing arts or sport or leadership that is relevant to the School’s educational offering.
  • Candidates must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Applications for this Award are open to eligible individuals or groups of individuals throughout Australia, a state, a territory, or a region of at least 200,000 people.
  • The Award is subject to a financial eligibility assessment. Recipients will be selected based upon the absence of the financial means needed for a candidate’s family to bear the cost of the candidate attending the School without financial assistance.
Maple-Brown Family Scholarship
 

The Maple-Brown family have a long and distinguished history with The King’s School dating back to brothers Alfred Richard (Irwin) Maple-Brown (TKS 1917-18) and Keith Blundell Maple-Brown (1917-20). Generations of the family have attended King’s up to the present day.

The Maple-Brown Family Scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the Maple-Brown Family Charitable Trust which has given to establish this Scholarship in perpetuity and to assist an eligible boy to enter the School at Year 7 and board during the Senior Years (Years 7 to 12) at The King’s School.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be entering Year 7 in 2023 as a Boarder.
  • The Award is intended to promote the education of the recipient at the School. Applicants will need to demonstrate a good level of academic competency together with attributes in a particular field such as sport, music, drama, or art relevant to the School’s educational offering.
  • The Scholarship is to be awarded to a boy whose family home is at least 100KMs from the GPO of the capital of any Australian State and has been for at least four years prior to the commencement of his education at the School.
  • The Award is subject to a financial eligibility assessment. Recipients will be selected based upon the absence of the financial means needed for a candidate’s family to bear the cost of the candidate attending the School without financial assistance.

The Jack and Norma Cade Bursary

The Jack & Norma Cade Bursary is made possible by the generosity of Mrs Catherine Norma Cade and family members who have given to establish this Bursary to assist an eligible boy from regional Australia to enter the School at Year 7 and board during the Senior Years (Years 7 to 12) at The King’s School, Parramatta NSW (the School). 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be entering Year 7 in 2023 as a Boarder.
  • The Award is intended to promote the education of the recipient at the School. Applicants will need to demonstrate a good level of academic competency together with attributes in a particular field other than sport, such as music, drama, art or another discipline relevant to the School’s educational offering.
  • The Scholarship is to be awarded to a boy whose family home is at least 100KMs from the GPO of the capital of any Australian State and has been for at least four years prior to the commencement of his education at the School.   
  • The Award is subject to a financial eligibility assessment.  Recipients will be selected based upon the absence of the financial means needed for a candidate’s family to bear the cost of the candidate attending the School without financial assistance.
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