Scholarships Overview

Newington College’s scholarships program is focused on social justice in education.

Newington College scholarships

Newington College scholarships

Newington College provides a range of scholarship options to boys with potential in general and specific areas.

In turn, we are looking for scholarship or bursary applicants who have: 

  • strong academic ability or potential, with good reports that reflect effort and solid references from their school
  • sound character traits and a potential to lead
  • a willingness to participate in a variety of educational and school-related activities
  • evidence that they enjoy active participation and achievement in his co-curricular program, eg sport, visual arts, drama, music, debating or service learning projects (community service).

All boys applying for a Newington College scholarship must sit the scholarship examination.

 

Academic

Available to boys entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11. Current students may apply.

Applications for academic scholarships for 2024 open in November 2022.

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General Excellence

The Halse Rogers Scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11. Current students may apply.

Applications for a Halse Rogers Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

Note: Applicants for a Halse Rogers Scholarship will be subject to a financial means test.

The F Stretton Jeffs (ON 1933) Scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 11. Current students are not eligible.

Applications for an F Stretton Jeffs Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

The King Family Scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 7 or Year 9. Current students are not eligible.

Applications for the King Family Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

The Jim Millner Scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 7. Current students are not eligible.

Applications for a Jim Millner Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

Note: Applicants for a Jim Millner Scholarship will be subject to a financial means test.

The Moffitt Family Scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 7. Current students are not eligible.

Applications for a Moffitt Family Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

Note: Applicants for a Moffitt Family Scholarship will be subject to a financial means test.

The Mulford Scholarship

Available to boys of promise entering Year 7 who would not otherwise have the opportunity of a Newington education. Current students are not eligible.

Applications for a Mulford Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

Note: Applicants for a Mulford Scholarship will be subject to a financial means test.

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Boarding

Rural and regional scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 9 and Year 10 who live in rural and regional areas who board at Newington College until the completion of Year 12.

Applications for rural and regional scholarships for 2024 open in November 2022.

Eileen M Johnson Scholarship

Available to a regional student entering the school as a boarder at any level from Years 9-12.

Applications for the Eileen M Johnson Scholarships for 2024 open in November 2022.

Note: This scholarship covers 100 per cent of boarding fees only. Tuition fees are still payable.

Rev James Phillips Scholarship

Available to a student entering Newington as a boarder at any level from Years 9-12 who is the son of a minister of religion.

Applications for the Rev James Phillips Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

Note: This scholarship covers 100 per cent of boarding fees only. Tuition fees are still payable.

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Indigenous

The Chris Wild (ON 1991) Indigenous Scholarship

Available for boys from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background entering Year 7.

Applications for the Chris Wild (ON 1991) Scholarship for 2024 open in November 2022.

Other indigenous scholarships

A range of other scholarships are available to boys from Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander backgrounds entering any year at Newington College. Please contact the Admissions Department for more information.

Mrs Yvonne Kaloterakis (Director of Admissions)
ykaloterakis@newington.nsw.edu.au
(02) 9568 9337

Music

Music scholarships

Available to boys entering in Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11. Current students may apply.

Applicants must show evidence of outstanding musical achievement or potential in one of five areas:

  • Strings
  • Choral 
  • Brass/Woodwind
  • Organ
  • Contemporary Music

Applications for music scholarships for 2024 open in November 2022.

The  Joan  Meats Pipe  Organ Scholarship

Available to boys entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11 who show evidence of outstanding musical achievement or potential on the pipe organ. Consideration may be given to those who show exceptional ability on the piano and wish to move into playing the pipe organ.

The Joan Meats Pipe Organ Scholarship is awarded every three years. Applications for this scholarship will open in 2023.

The Robert Walter Storr (ON 1938) Music Scholarship

Available to boys who are residents of Indonesia, Malaysia or Singapore, eligible to enter Year 10 or Year 11 and show exceptional musical ability.

The Robert Walter Storr (ON 1938) Music Scholarship is awarded every three years. Applications for the 2022 scholarship have closed. The next scholarship will be awarded in 2025. Applications will open in late 2023.

Applications for the Robert Walter Storr (ON 1938) Scholarship cannot be made using the standard Scholarship Application form. The Robert Walter Storr (ON 1938) Scholarship Application form should be requested from the Admissions Department.

Click here to request an application from the Admissions Department.

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Tongan

Tongan

The Old Newingtonians Union (ONU) Tongan Scholarship is available to boys entering Year 10 or Year 11 who are residents of Tonga, attend Tupou College (Newington’s brother school) or who are sons or grandsons of Old Boys of Newington.