Bursaries & Scholarships Overview

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

Newington College bursaries and scholarships

Newington College provides a range of bursary and 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 or bursary must sit the bursary and scholarship examination.

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Academic

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

Applications for academic scholarships for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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General Excellence

The Halse Rogers Bursary or Scholarship

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

Applications for a Halse Rogers Bursary or Scholarship for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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

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The F Stretton Jeffs (ON 1933) Bursary 

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

Applications for an F Stretton Jeffs Bursary for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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The Jim Millner (ON 1937) Bursary

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

Applications for a Jim Millner Bursary for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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

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The Moffitt Family Bursary

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

The Moffitt Family Bursary will next be available in 2023. Applications will open in late 2021. 

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

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The Mulford Bursary

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 Bursary for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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

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Boarding

Rural and regional bursaries

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 bursaries for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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Eileen M Johnson Bursary

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

Applications for the Eileen M Johnson Bursary for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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

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Rev James Phillips Bursary

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 Bursary for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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

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Indigenous

The Chris Wild (ON1991) Indigenous Bursary

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

Applications for the Chris Wild (ON 1991) Bursary will next be available for entry to Year 7 in 2021. Applications open in November 2019. 

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Other indigenous bursaries

A range of other bursaries 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

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Music

Music scholarships and bursaries

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: 

  1. Strings 
  2. Choral 
  3. Brass/Woodwind 
  4. Organ 
  5. Contemporary Music

Applications for music scholarships and bursaries for 2020 open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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The Joan Meats Pipe Organ Bursary

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 Bursary is awarded every three years. Applications for the 2020 bursary open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. 

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The Robert Walter Storr (ON 1938) Music Bursary 

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 Bursary is awarded every three years. Applications for the 2022 bursary open in late 2020.  

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Tongan

Tongan

The Old Newingtonians Union (ONU) Tongan Bursary: 

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.  

Applications for The Old Newingtonians Union (ONU) Tongan Bursary open in July 2019. 

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