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Yarra Valley Grammar >> Application for Scholarships  >> Academic, General Excellence & Music Scholarships for entry to Years 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 in 2016

To be eligible for a scholarship at Yarra Valley Grammar, the student must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency in Australia.  The student must have submitted an application to commence his/her studies at Yarra Valley Grammar in 2017.

For further information regarding scholarships, please contact the Marketing and Admissions Office on +61 3 9262 7700

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are offered to students entering Years 5, 7 , 8, 9, 10 and 11 in 2017.  Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s results from an independent examination.

General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarships are offered for entry into Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 in 2017.  General Excellence Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s results from an independent examination and their online application.

Criteria for selection:

  • demonstrated academic achievement and potential
  • excellence in one or more area, other than academic (eg State or Regional Sports representation or demonstrated exceptional performance across multiple sports)
  • high level of application to all classroom and extracurricular activities
  • leadership within his or her areas of expertise
  • potential to make a positive contribution to all School activities

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships are offered for entry into Year 7 to 11 in 2017  Music Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s music audition as well as the results from an independent examination.

Students should be learning at the following levels:

Year 7 and 8 entry – Cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, saxophone – Grade 5 AMEB or above.

– All other instruments: Grade 4 AMEB or above.

Year 9, 10 and 11 entry – Cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, saxophone – Grade 6 AMEB or above.

– All other instruments: Grade 5 AMEB or above.

Choral scholarship applicants: At least two years choral experience

Applicants for music scholarships will be required to sit for the academic examination and an audition.

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