Academic and General Excellence Scholarships

Oakleigh Grammar offers scholarships to students who are talented, motivated and civic-minded, and who have the potential to make a positive contribution in a leadership and academic capacity, becoming part of our close-knit community.

Oakleigh Grammar offers a wide selection of scholarship options in general, academic and sporting excellence each year.

Our scholarships are granted to a handful of talented and passionate students who wish to excel in their learning journey, be it in sport, science, art, music or community.

The scholarships we offer include:

2024 General and Academic Excellence Scholarships

Applications for 2024 are now closed

Oakleigh Grammar, in conjunction with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), will hold the Scholarship exams for all students entering into Years 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 10 in 2024.

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.

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

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

Interviews will be held with the Heads of School after the student scholarship exam results have been released.

2023 Junior School Scholarships

Oakleigh Grammar scholarships are open to students currently in Years 3 to 5  in 2022, who demonstrate commitment and passion to learning and developing proficiency in one of the following: languages, sport or academic pursuits.

For more information regarding the Junior School Scholarships, please contact our Admissions Office on (03) 8554 0014 or


2023 Sport Scholarship

Oakleigh Grammar scholarships are open to students with an excellence and passion for sport, who demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to learning, while further developing proficiency in their sport of choice.

For more information regarding the Sports Scholarships, please contact our Admissions Office on (03) 8554 0014 or



Applications for 2025 open November 6 2023

Applications close: 9 February 2024.

Examination date: 26 February 2024

Arrival time: 8.15am for an 8.30am start

Finish time: 11am

Please meet at School Main office, 77-81 Willesden Road, Oakleigh