Scholarship applications for 2025 are now open.
Scholarships provide from one-quarter to full remission of tuition fees for successful candidates. Scholarships are awarded for the entire period a student attends Clarendon providing that the holder continues to satisfy the Principal in all points of conduct and work.
Scholarships cover academic domestic tuition fees only, unless stated otherwise. Normal enrolment fees apply. Scholarships do not cover additional costs such as boarding fees, uniforms, textbooks and equipment, camps and excursions or any other non-compulsory co-curricular activities, such as Performing Arts lessons.
The Principal is the only person who can award a scholarship.
The program offers the following scholarships:
- Performing Arts
- Visual Arts
- Geoff Brooks Memorial
- Oliver Family Foundation
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
- For new and existing students entering Years 5 to 11 in 2025.
- Based on the results of a testing program conducted by Academic Assessment Services on Sunday 15 October 2023 (existing Clarendon students) and Sunday 22 October 2023 (new students).
Performing and Visual Arts
- For new and existing students entering Years 7 to 11 in 2025.
- Scholarships are awarded in the areas of Music, Drama and Dance based on the results of an audition/interview on Saturday 21 October 2023.
- Scholarships are awarded in the area of Visual Arts based on applicants presenting a portfolio of recent work, completing a drawing exercise and written artwork analysis task on Saturday 21 October 2023.
- Click here for audition and interview information, assessment criteria and conditions of scholarships.
- Academic Scholarship fee is $100.
- Late registration will incur an additional administrative fee of $50.
- The fee for Performing and Visual Arts Scholarships only is $50.
- Students can apply for both Academic and Performing Arts or Visual Arts Scholarships but will need to complete separate applications and pay a registration fee for each scholarship.
How to apply
Applications will be invited for the following scholarships during Term 1 2024. These are awarded to students who display talent in a variety of areas including, but not restricted to, leadership, commitment to community service, physical ability, performing arts, visual arts and a degree of academic ability but, more importantly, sustained commitment to their studies. The application process will include an interview for shortlisted candidates and referees will be required.
- For new students entering Years 9 to 11 in 2025.
- Offering up to one-half remission of tuition fees.
Geoff Brooks Memorial Scholarship
- For a student entering Year 11 in 2025 who, without the aid of the scholarship, would not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Ballarat Clarendon College.
- Offering full remission of tuition fees.
- The candidate should be able to demonstrate their involvement in their community and their capacity for leadership.
Oliver Family Foundation Scholarship
- For a student entering Year 10 in 2025 who, without the aid of the scholarship, would not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Ballarat Clarendon College.
- Offering 50% remission of tuition fees.
- Awarded to an Excellence Scholarship applicant.
The Clarendon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships
The Clarendon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students the opportunity to join a school community that supports each student to grow and achieve by discovering their full potential in a culturally responsive learning environment.
The scholarships are for new students entering Year 7 to Year 10 of Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander descent who identify as an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander for full fee remission.
View more information here.