Scholarships 2020

Alphington Grammar School offers a generous Scholarship Program for current and prospective students. Academic Excellence Scholarships are offered for students entering Years 5, 7 and 10 in 2020 with specific criteria.
Scholarships are also offered in General Excellence, Music, Visual Arts and Greek Language for students entering into Years 7 – 10 in 2019 with specific criteria.

All Academic Excellence Scholarships require students to register for a written examination at the School. The exam will be scheduled for Saturday 16 March, 2019 at Alphington Grammar School (further details will follow to all applicants upon registration and payment of the application fee).

The exams are set and assessed by an external provider (ACER Scholarship Tests) and require online registration to be included for consideration of a Scholarship. The cost of application is $95.00.

Year 5 Scholarships

For Year 5 Academic Excellence Scholarship applications, click the below link and follow the instructions to register:

http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/1385

Year 7 and 9 Scholarships

For Year 7 and 9 Academic Excellence Scholarship applications, click the link below and follow the instructions to register all the way through to payment:

http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/1384

Applications close on Monday 4 March by 4.30pm, 2019. Late applications will not be considered.  Please ensure your online registration and payment has been acknowledged.

Scholarships may be awarded to students who display exceptional talent in, and commitment to, a broad range of academic, music, sporting and art endeavours. Scholarships of General Excellence are awarded on the basis of formal written applications, an interview and an evaluation by a committee of Alphington Grammar School education specialists.

Students entering Year 7 to Year 10 Levels in 2020 are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

General Excellence scholarships range as a percentage of School tuition costs for varying periods of time commencing in 2020. The amount will be determined on a case by case basis for each individual applicant.  Please note:  All consumables are payable at the relevant cost.

All applicants must submit a formal application to the Principal by the above date to be considered for the award. No correspondence pertaining to any individual’s application or the award will be entered into once the School has made its decision.

Alphington Grammar School reserves the right to withhold a scholarship if no suitable candidate fulfils the criteria as deemed appropriate by the Selection Committee.

Successful Applicants will be short-listed for a personal interview with the Principal and Head of Secondary School.

General Excellence Scholarship Application Form

For General Excellence Scholarship applications, click the link below to download the application form:

Applications must be received by the School on Monday 4 March 2019 by 4:30pm. Late applications will not be considered.

Scholarships may be awarded to students who display exceptional talent in, and commitment to, the Performing Arts (Music). Scholarships are awarded on the basis of formal written applications, an audition and evaluation by a committee of Alphington Grammar School education specialists.

Students entering Year 7 to Year 10 Levels in 2020 are eligible to apply for these scholarships.  It is an expectation that scholarship recipients will continue their studies in music in Year 12.

Scholarships range as a percentage of School tuition costs for varying periods of time commencing in 2020. The amount will be determined on a case by case basis for each individual applicant. Please note:  All consumables are payable at the relevant cost.

All applicants must submit a formal application to the Principal by the above date to be considered for the award. No correspondence pertaining to any individual’s application or the award will be entered into once the School has made its decision.

Alphington Grammar School reserves the right to withhold a scholarship if no suitable candidate fulfils the criteria as deemed appropriate by the Selection Committee.

Successful Applicants will be short-listed for a personal interview with the Principal and Head of Performing Arts.

Year 5 Music Requirements:
  • Learning an instrument for at least 2 years
Year 7 Music Requirements:
  • Cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, saxophone – Grade 3 AMEB or equivalent
  • All other instruments – Grade 2 AMEB or equivalent
Year 10 Music Requirements:
  • Cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, saxophone – Grade 6 AMEB or equivalent
  • All other instruments – Grade 4 AMEB or equivalent
Music Scholarship Application Form

For Music Scholarship applications, click the link below to download the application form:

Applications must be received by the School on Monday 4 March 2019 by 4:30pm. Late applications will not be considered.

Limited Visual Arts Scholarships may be awarded to students who display exceptional talent in, and commitment to, The Arts. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of formal written applications, interviews, portfolio reviews and evaluations by a committee of Alphington Grammar School education specialists.

Students entering Year 7 to Year 10 Levels in 2020 are eligible to apply for these scholarships.  It is an expectation that the recipient of this scholarship will continue to study Art in VCE.

Scholarships range as a percentage of School tuition costs for varying periods of time commencing in 2020. The amount will be determined on a case by case basis for each individual applicant. Please note:  All consumables are payable at the relevant cost.

All applicants must submit a formal application to the Principal by the above date to be considered for the award. No correspondence pertaining to any individual’s application or the award will be entered into once the School has made its decision.

Alphington Grammar School reserves the right to withhold a scholarship if no suitable candidate fulfils the criteria as deemed appropriate by the Selection Committee.

Successful Applicants will be short-listed for a personal interview with the Principal and the Head of Art.

Visual Arts Scholarship Application Form

For Visual Arts Scholarship applications, click the link below to download the application form:

Applications must be received by the School on Monday 4 March 2019 by 4:30pm. Late applications will not be considered.

Scholarships of Excellence in Greek language is open to student in Years 7 – 10 in 2018 and requires students to sit a written examination and participate in an oral interview in Greek. The exam will be scheduled for Saturday 16 March, 2019 at Alphington Grammar School (further details will follow to all applicants upon registration and payment of the application fee).

Oral presentation times will be scheduled after the examination date and will be communicated directly with all applicants.

For Greek Scholarship applications, click the link below to download the application form. The Scholarship submission cost is $60.00 and payable on application to school administration.

Greek Scholarship Application Form

For Greek Scholarship applications, click the link below to download the application form. The Scholarship submission cost is $60.00 and payable on application to school administration.

Applications strictly CLOSE on Monday 4 March 2019 at 4:30pm. Late applications will not be considered.

Scholarship Policy
Alphington Grammar School offers various types of scholarships:
  1. Scholarships for students who display Academic Excellence;
  2. Scholarships for students who display Excellence in the Greek Language;
  3. Scholarships for a student who displays exceptional achievement in the Arts, or Music;
  4. Scholarships for a student who displays exceptional achievement in General Excellence.
Scholarships are awarded to students based on two (2) or more of the following criteria:
  • The results of scholarship testing – written and/or practical examination
  • School reports, portfolio or recognised awards
  • An interview with the Principal and or a Selection Panel.
Application for a Scholarship:

Applicants are required to register online by visiting the Alphington Grammar School website: www.alphington.vic.edu.au and following the scholarship link.

There is a basic Registration Fee, which must be included with the application; this payment must be received to validate the application.

Value of Scholarship:

The value of each scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal. Each Scholarship will range from a minimum of 20% of the Alphington Grammar School tuition fees only. The scholarship value will range as a percentage of Alphington Grammar School tuition fees for a specified period as stipulated in the “Letter of Offer”.  Scholarships are not means tested.

Confirmation and Acceptance of Scholarship:

To confirm and accept a Scholarship offer, new families are required to pay $1250 non-refundable confirmation of acceptance fee within seven (7) days of the school official “Letter of Offer.” As a consequence of this payment an amount of $750 will be credited to the tuition fee invoice. The balance of $500 will be allocated to the Holding Fee Fund. The total amount of $1250 is non-refundable if cancellation of a Scholarship occurs. Existing families have already paid this fee at the time of enrolment.

  • The School offers all Scholarships to students on the condition that they complete their secondary education at Alphington Grammar School. If a student leaves the School prior to completing Year 12, his/her parents will be required to repay the value of the Scholarship expended, as recommended by the School. This condition will not apply in the case of the family having to relocate outside Melbourne or where the School agrees that special circumstances necessitate the cancellation of the student’s enrolment.
FAQ’s
Will students receive a copy of the results from ACER?

Students will be provided with their results by the end of Term 2, 2019.

When will students find out if they are successful for an interview/audition?

Short listed students will be asked to attend an interview in Term 2, 2019.

When will students find out if they have a scholarship, after the interview stage?

You will be advised within a week of interview.

How many scholarships are offered?

There is no set number of scholarships offered. Scholarships will be offered to high performing students. 

How much will the scholarships cover?

The Scholarships on offer cover a portion of Tuition Fees. The percentage varies per student.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

The period of time varies per student.

Does money have to be repaid to the School if a student on a scholarship leaves the school?

If students on scholarships leave prior to the completion of Year 12 or Alphington Grammar terminates the scholarship for a valid reason as stated in the Policy, families will be required to pay the amount of fee remission provided during the course of the scholarship.

Please return all Scholarship of Excellence (General Excellence, Music, Visual Arts and Greek Language) applications to:

The Registrar: Scholarship Applications
Alphington Grammar School
18 Old Heidelberg Road
ALPHINGTON 3078

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