Academic Bursaries & Scholarships

Academic bursaries and scholarships

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Academic Bursaries & Scholarships

Who is eligible? 

General academic bursaries and scholarships are available to boys entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11. Current students may apply for scholarships.  

When to apply 

Applications for academic scholarships for 2021 open on Thursday 31 October 2019 and close on Thursday 6 February 2020.

What do general academic scholarships and bursaries cover? 

General academic scholarships and bursaries cover 100 per cent of tuition fees. 

How to apply

All boys applying for academic bursaries and scholarships must sit the Newington College bursaries and scholarships examination.  

Click here for more information about the application process

How are the recipients of academic bursaries and scholarships decided? 

Academic bursaries or scholarships are awarded on the basis of: 

  • Demonstrated performance in the Newington bursary and scholarship examination 
  • Excellence shown in supporting documentation (school reports, external competition reports, NAPLAN results) 
  • Other qualities that will support a boy to contribute positively to the life of the College 

and then 

  • An interview with the Deputy Headmaster and the Deputy Head of Stanmore (Academic). 

Additional information

Applicants entering Year 11 

There are two academic pathways available at Newington for Year 11 Academic Bursary or Scholarship recipients: 

  • The NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) 
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) 

All boys who are shortlisted for a bursary or scholarship will be invited for an interview to explore their own academic interests, their approach to learning and how they will contribute to the exceptional learning environment at Newington. 

Current students 

Current Newington boys entering Years 7, 9 and 11 in 2019 are eligible to apply for academic scholarships and bursaries. 

Boys from Lindfield and Wyvern House preparatory schools should follow the application process. Please note that the award of Dux of Wyvern K-6 or Lindfield K-6 does not include a scholarship at Newington 7-12. 

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