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Scholarships

The Cathedral School is proud to offer a variety of scholarships to promising students entering Year 4, Year 7 or Year 10 in 2020.

All scholarships provide partial remission of tuition fees for a 3 year period. Please see full details below.

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Middle & Senior School Academic Scholarships (entry to Year 7 or Year 10) 

Applications close 15 March 2019

Students entering Year 7 or Year 10 in 2020 are invited to apply for an Academic Scholarship at The Cathedral School which provides partial remission of tuition fees for the duration of Middle School (Years 7-9) or Senior School (Years 10-12).

Students are selected on the basis of their results in the Scholarship tests and previous school reports. Recipients will be expected to maintain commitment to studies and high levels of academic achievement throughout the tenure of the scholarship.

Scholarship testing will be held at The Cathedral School on Saturday 23 March 2019.  Students living in remote areas may contact Edutest to organise to sit the test in their home community.

Click here to register for the Edutest Scholarship Test. An online payment of $90 is collected by Edutest for administration of the tests. 

Applicants are also required to complete the Academic Scholarship Application Form and submit it directly to the School Registrar.  Download the form here.  

 

Junior School Academic Scholarships (entry to Year 4)

Applications close 31 May 2019

Students entering Year 4 in 2020 are invited to apply for an Academic Scholarship which provides partial remission of tuition fees for the remaining Junior School years (Years 4-6).

Students are selected on the basis of their results in the Edutest Scholarship tests. Recipients will be expected to maintain commitment to studies and high levels of academic achievement throughout the tenure of the scholarship.

Scholarship testing will occur at The Cathedral School on Saturday 8 June 2019.

 Click here to register for the Edutest Scholarship Test. An online payment of $90 is collected by Edutest to cover the costs of administering the tests.

 

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS 

Boarding, Church, Music and Sports Scholarships (entry to Year 7 or Year 10)

Applications close 15 March 2019

A range of other specialist scholarships are available, which have different criteria and do not require students to sit the scholarship tests. All scholarships provide partial remission of tuition fees for a three year term (Years 7-9 or Years 10-12).

 

Boarding Scholarship – Boarding Scholarships are offered on the basis of an application and interview, plus previous school reports and a personal reference.

Applicants must demonstrate a positive attitude to studies and extracurricular involvement. Recipients will be expected to maintain commitment to studies and make a significant contribution to boarding life at The Cathedral School.

Download the Boarding Scholarship Application Form and submit it to the School Registrar by Friday 15 March 2019.

 

Church Scholarship – Church Scholarships are offered on the basis of an application and interview, plus a reference from a parish priest within the North Queensland Anglican diocese.

Applicants must demonstrate Christian values and active participation in parish life at their local Anglican Church. Recipients will be expected to maintain commitment to studies and make a significant contribution to Christian life at The Cathedral School.

Download the Church Scholarship Application Form and submit it to the School Registrar by Friday 15 March 2019.

 

Music Scholarship – Music Scholarships are offered on the basis of an application and audition, plus a reference from a current music teacher.

Applicants must demonstrate excellence on their principal instrument and commitment to music. Recipients will be expected to maintain commitment to studies and make a significant contribution to the music program at The Cathedral School.

Download the Music Scholarship Application Form and submit it to the School Registrar by Friday 15 March 2019.

 

Sporting Scholarship – Sporting Scholarships are offered on the basis of an application and sports assessment, plus a reference from a current sports coach.

Applicants must demonstrate good athletic ability plus commitment and achievement in selected sport/s over an extended period.  Recipients will be expected to maintain commitment to studies and make a significant contribution to the sports program at The Cathedral School. In the Senior School years, this requires dedicated participation in one of the school's major team sports (rowing, rugby or netball).

Download and complete the Sporting Scholarship Application Form and submit it the the School Registrar by Friday 15 March 2019.

 

INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIPS 

Scholarships offered in partnership with AIEF or CYLP (entry to Years 7 - 11) 

The Cathedral School is able to assist promising indigenous students through scholarship programs offered by Cape York Leaders Program (CYLP) and Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF). Please see the Indigenous Scholarships page for further details.

All scholarships are reviewed annually to ensure recipients continue to meet their obligations. The Principal may cancel any scholarship if conditions of the offer are not being met.

For more information regarding scholarships offered by The Cathedral School, please contact the Registrar, Mrs Toni Lanphier on 07 4722 2000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here to view the Scholarships and Bursaries Policy.