Academic and General Excellence Scholarships

Oakleigh Grammar seeks to encourage talented, motivated and civic-minded students who have the potential to make a contribution in a leadership and academic capacity and join our current cohort of students in a wide range of School activities.

Scholarship examinations will take place this coming October 2018, one year prior to the anticipated year of entry. Following the release of the exam results, interviews are held with students during November. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship offer for entry into Year 6, 7, 9 or 10 commencing from the start of the 2019/2020 school year.

Oakleigh Grammar in conjunction with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), will hold the Scholarship exams for students entering into Years 6, 7, 9 and 10 in 2019/2020.

Successful applicants will be curious learners, active sports participants, musically talented or community focused.

To apply for a General Excellence Scholarship, a student will have a good academic standard, plus excellence in at least one the following: sport, music, leadership, community service.

All scholarship candidates (including current Oakleigh Grammar students) must sit the ACER examination and also provide the following information when lodging their Scholarship Application form with ACER.

  • School report (2018 mid-year report)
  • Naplan test results (most recent)
  • Certificates of achievement
  • Sporting ability/achievements
  • Music ability/achievements
  • Leadership achievements and Community Service.

All scholarship applicants must include this information with their application, including levels attained.

External students applying may like to include a reference from a teacher, principal, sporting organisation, church group, community service organisation, etc. (this is not essential).

Interviews will be held with students in November 2018 on release of the exam results.

All applications are completed online via

For further information regarding Scholarships, please contact our Admissions Office on (03) 8554 0014 or by e-mail to:

Tuesday October 30th 2018
at Oakleigh Grammar
(arrive no later than 9am)

Friday 19th of October (midnight)