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Senior School Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

  • The School will award scholarships to students of outstanding academic ability, entering Years 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2018.
  • Students who are entering Years 7 or 11 may apply for an Academic Scholarship whether or not they currently attend Gippsland Grammar.
  • Students who are not currently attending Gippsland Grammar may apply for an Academic Scholarship to enter Years 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11.
  • All candidates for the Academic Scholarships must sit for the ACER Secondary Scholarship Examination (CSTP).
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General Excellence Scholarships

  • The School will award scholarships to students who have above average performance in their academic studies, plus involvement in a number of extra curricular areas, e.g. drama, sport, music, community service, entering Years 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11, in 2018.
  • Students who are entering Years 7 or 11 may apply for a General Excellence Scholarship whether or not they currently attend Gippsland Grammar.
  • Students who are not currently attending Gippsland Grammar may apply for a General Excellence Scholarship to enter Years 7, 8, 9 10 or 11.
  • All candidates for the General Excellence Scholarships must sit for the ACER  Secondary Scholarship Examination (CSTP).
  • A General Excellence Scholarship application form must be completed by the candidate applying for the General Excellence Scholarship, in addition to the CSTP scholarship application.
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Music Scholarships

  • The School will award scholarships to students of outstanding musical ability, entering Years 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11, in 2018.
  • These scholarships are available to students entering Years 7 or 11 whether or not they are currently a student at Gippsland Grammar.
  • Scholarships for entry into Years 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 are available to students who are not currently enrolled at Gippsland Grammar.
  • Students sitting for the Music Scholarship are not required to sit for the ACER scholarship examination; however, they are welcome to do so if they wish.
  • A Music Scholarship application form must be completed by the candidate applying for the Music Scholarship before Thursday 23 March 2017.
  • Students who wish to be considered for the Music Scholarships should be talented and dedicated students of music.
  • There is a recommended minimum standard of:
    • a high pass in Grade 3 AMEB or equivalent for Year 7
    • a high pass in Grade 4 AMEB or equivalent for Year 8
    • a high pass in Grade 5 AMEB or equivalent for Years 9 or 10
    • a high pass in Grade 6 AMEB or equivalent for Year 11
  • However, consideration will be given to students with limited experience but who show strong musical potential.
  • Music Scholarship holders are required to participate fully in the School’s musical life. This includes performing short recitals, either solo or with piano or orchestral accompaniment, at weekly assemblies, soirees, concerts and other school functions. Secondary school scholarship holders are required to perform in at least two instrumental ensembles. Instrumental group work must be chosen from two major ensembles such as the Sinfonia, Concert Bands or Jazz Band. Other ensembles may be joined if so wished and time permits.
  • Students will be interviewed by the Principal and the Director of Music and will be required to audition before the Director of Music and/or staff nominated by the Director of Music. Those who wish to be considered for a Music Scholarship are not required to sit for the ACER CSTP Scholarship examination on Saturday 25 February 2017, but may apply for an Academic Scholarship if they wish.
  • Auditions for Music Scholarships will take place at the School during the first two weeks of May.
  • At the audition the applicants will be asked to present a performance program consisting of at least two contrasting pieces of music on their instrument. If the student has a second study instrument they are welcome to perform on that instrument as well, if they would like to, although this is not essential. Applicants will also be given some sight-reading and aural tests at their approximate grade level and these will be followed by an interview with the panel.
  • Music Scholarships are for free tuition in one instrument (or voice) and scholarships will also include remission of up to half academic fees.
  • In awarding Music Scholarships, preference may be given to students already studying, or prepared to study, instruments that are in short supply in school ensembles. Information about these instruments may be obtained from the Director of Music.
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The School reserves some General Excellence Scholarships for students of either indigenous descent or recent refugee status. These are for entry into any secondary year level. A separate application is available on request from the Registrar.

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