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Year 7, 2022 ACER Academic Scholarship Applications

 From the College Registrar, Ms Kylie Anderson 

Academic scholarships are awarded to a limited number of students who demonstrate academic excellence in the ACER examination. They can cover up to 100% of tuition fees.

Academic scholars are expected to maintain high standards of academic and co-curricular performance and are traditionally placed on the Principal’s Award List every term.

Is your son eligible?

This scholarship is open to students who will commence Year 7 in 2022.

How to apply

You need to register for the ACER Scholarship Selection test through the ACER website.

Applications open: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Applications close: Midnight AEDST Monday, 8 February 2021
Test date: Saturday, 27 February 2021
Examination venue: Waverley College senior campus
Cost: $130 is payable to ACER upon registration

How are Applicants Assessed?

Academic scholarships are awarded based on:

Academic Excellence

  • High performance in the Year 7 Academic Scholarship Test (ACER)
  • High performance in NAPLAN results, school reports, competitions and ICAS

Success at Interview

  • A successful interview with the Principal or Deputy Principal – Teaching & Learning
  • A successful review by the Academic Scholarship Panel

Further information on our Academic Scholarship is available through our website.

Please feel free to contact the Registrar, Ms Kylie Anderson at, if you have any further questions.