Snowy Mountains Grammar School offers a limited number of Scholarships in the Senior School that are made available each year to students commencing in Years 7 to 11. Scholarships for Senior School students commencing in Years 7 to 11 are offered for the duration of a student’s remaining years at Snowy Mountains Grammar School until completion of Year 12.

APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN IN OCTOBER 2018

Academic and General Excellence Scholarships

Academic Excellence Scholarships
Year 7 to Year 11

Academic Year: 2020
Open To: Years 7 to 11
Closing Date: Closed – Applications will open in October 2018

Open to new and current students entering Year 7 or Year 11 offering a limited number of scholarships providing up to 50% remission of academic tuition fees for up to a six-year period, subject to annual review.

  • All applicants are required to complete the external ACER scholarship entry examination (see below for further information). For 2020 scholarships, the ACER exam will be held at Snowy Mountains Grammar School in early 2019.
  • Applicants are required to provide their most recent 3 Semester School Reports (18 months), most recent NAPLAN results and may include external testing competition results (i.e.: ICAS or equivalent) or other supporting relevant documentation.
  • Applicants should include a cover letter outlining suitability to be considered for the scholarship (max. 350 words).
  • All shortlisted applicants will be required to meet with the Principal.

General Excellence Merit Scholarships
Year 7 to Year 11

Academic Year: 2020
Open To: Years 7 to 11
Closing Date: Closed – Applications will open in October 2018

Open to new and current students entering Year 7 to Year 11 offering a limited number of scholarships providing up to 40% remission of academic tuition fees for a six-year period, subject to annual review. Merit Scholarships are for areas of general excellence including sporting, musical/vocal performance as well as involvement in a wide range of other relevant activities including public speaking, debating, drama or art.

  • Applicants must be performing at a very high level in relevant (to SMGS) sports, in at least one sport (i.e.: participating at national level) or multiple sports if at a lower level, and provide details, including substantiation if required; or being actively involved in learning an instrument /voice demonstrating a commitment to further development, such as receiving lessons, regular practice and undertaking AMEB examinations or equivalent.
  • Applicants are required to provide their most recent 2 Semester School Reports (12 months), demonstrating a strong commitment to academic learning; provide the most recent NAPLAN results, and may include external testing competition results (i.e.: ICAS or equivalent) or other supporting relevant academic documentation.
  • Applicants should include a cover letter outlining suitability to be considered for the scholarship (max. 350 words).
  • Applicants should submit a video of one solo performance piece in the instrument / vocal area of specialisation (max 5 minutes) (for those applying with this as their area of Merit).
  • All shortlisted applicants will be required to meet with the Principal.

ACER Scholarship Examination

Examinations for Years 7 to 11 Academic Excellence scholarship testing will be held at Snowy Mountains Grammar School on the morning of Saturday 23 February 2019, with registrations opening in mid-September 2018 and closing early February 2019. An application fee of $95 is required when registering with ACER. Applicants register online through the ACER site before the closing date. https://www.acer.edu.au/scholarship

Other Scholarships

Snowy Monaro Region Community Merit Scholarship
2020

Academic Year: 2020
Open To: Years 7 to 11
Closing Date: Closed – Applications will open in October 2018

This is awarded to a student entering Years 7 to 11 who demonstrates outstanding commitment to their chosen area of excellence and is already pursuing this with great determination, passion and commitment.

This can be in academic excellence or in general excellence areas. This scholarship provides up to 100% remission of the tuition fee for up to a six-year period, subject to annual renewal. This scholarship is available to be awarded to a student currently residing in the local Monaro region and not a current SMGS student.

  • Applicants must be performing at a very high level (i.e: national level or equivalent) in their chosen activity in an area relevant to SMGS
  • Applicants are required to provide their most recent 2 Semester School Reports (12 months), most recent NAPLAN results
  • Applicants should include a cover letter outlining why they would like to be considered for the scholarship (max. 600 words)
  • Parents may be required to provide some relevant financial evidence to support the application criteria
  • All shortlisted applicants will be required to meet with the Principal