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 for all students one year prior to the anticipated year of entry. Following the release of the exam results, interviews are held with students during term 2. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship offer for entry into Year 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 commencing from the start of the school year.

Oakleigh Grammar in conjunction with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), will hold the Scholarship exams for all students entering into Year 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

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
  • 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.

All 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 the Heads of School after the student scholarship exam results have been released.

All applications are completed online via

http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/2140  for the Primary test applications  and

http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/2138  for the Level 1 & 2 test applications.

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

EXAMINATION DATES:
Application closing date: 15th of February 2021

Examination date: 27th of February 2021