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Scholarships and Bursaries

As a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition, the Waverley College scholarship program fulfils two key goals: to provide equality of access to those who otherwise would not seek enrolment, and to encourage our students to realise their potential and strive for excellence.

The Academic Scholarships

In pursuit of academic excellence, Waverley College will offer a limited number of academic scholarships each year. The Academic Scholarship is awarded annually to students who demonstrate academic excellence through success in the ACER Scholarship Test. The scholarship provides full or partial remission of tuition fees.

Scholarships are offered to students in Year 6 applying for entry into Year 7.

TO APPLY

INFORMATION

2021: Applications are now open

Applications close: midnight AEDST Monday 10 February 2020

Examination venue: Waverley College

Cost: $130.00 payable to ACER

The George William Rummery Music Scholarships

Waverley College awards the George William Rummery Music Scholarship annually as a means of encouraging students to realise their potential and strive for excellence. The scholarship is a gift of the Rummery Family in memory of their son, George (Class of 1986). The scholarship covers ongoing full or partial remission of music tuition and instrument hire fees for students from Year 7 to Year 12.

Applicants should either be currently enrolled or have applied to enrol at the College.

TO APPLY

INFORMATION

2020: Registrations are now closed
2021: Open in April 2020

Creative Arts Scholarships

As a school committed to excellence in the creative and performing arts, Waverley College offers scholarships to support full or partial remission of costs for individual music, drama, art or public-speaking tuition or activities incurred by a student during his time at the College.

Applicants should either be currently enrolled or have applied and are accepted at the College.

TO APPLY

INFORMATION

2020: Application close 27 September 2019
2021: Application close 26 September 2020

Higher Representation Scholarships

As a school committed to excellence in all areas of co-curricular life, Waverley College offers full or partial remission of costs associated with representing the College at state, national and international levels. Applicants should either be currently enrolled or have applied to enrol at the College.

Applicants should either be currently enrolled or have applied and are accepted at the College.

TO APPLY

INFORMATION

2020: Application close 27 September 2019
2021: Application close 26 September 2020

College Tour Scholarships

As a school committed to excellence in all areas of co-curricular life, Waverley College offers full or partial remission of costs associated with participation in local and overseas tours offered by the College. Applicants should be currently enrolled at the College.

Applicants are to current students of Waverley College.

TO APPLY

INFORMATION

2020: Application close 27 September 2019
2021: Application close 26 September 2020

Edmund Rice Bursaries

The College offers Edmund Rice Bursaries to students who may not otherwise be able to attend the College because of financial hardship. Edmund Rice Bursaries are also available to families of enrolled students who find themselves in situations of financial hardship.

The Bursaries are primarily offered to Year 6 students of Catholic primary schools applying for entry to Year 7. Applications will be considered for entry into other years at the Head of College’s discretion. Eligible students will show a commitment to learning and an ability to contribute to the life of the College. Edmund Rice Bursaries cover full or partial remission of tuition fees. The Bursaries are means-tested and are reviewed annually.

Applicants should either be currently enrolled or have applied to enrol at the College.

TO APPLY

Further information

All applications and supporting documents should be submitted to the Registrar, Ms Kylie Anderson.

Waverley College,
131 Birrell Street,
Waverley, NSW 2024

registrar@waverley.nsw.edu.au

02 9369 0698