The concept of awarding scholarships will have differing criteria at various schools, but at Downlands we seek to offer the gift of a Downlands education to those students who aspire to be part of our community and who are keen to give something significant back to the College through demonstrated excellence, thereby enhancing established programs and events at the College.
A limited number of Excellence Scholarships are available for NEW students commencing at Downlands in 2020.
Scholarships of Excellence provide a wonderful opportunity for students to experience everything that Downlands has to offer. Excellence Scholarships will be awarded to NEW students enrolling in Years 7 to 11 in 2020.
A Scholarship Application Fee of $100.00 applies to this Scholarship Application. Click the button below to download the application form for this Scholarship.
Applications for 2021 scholarships close on 10 February 2020.
Academic, Performing Arts and All Rounder scholarships are available for students entering Year 7 or Year 10 in 2021.
Senior Excellence scholarships are available for NEW students entering Year 11 in 2021.
Students may wish to apply for more than one scholarship category but should note that a Scholarship Application fee ($100) applies to each application for each category. Payment may be made in cash, by credit card or through direct deposit, simply contact the College for account details.
Irrespective of what school your child attends, it is necessary that you attach full documentation supporting your child’s application. All applicants should submit a résumé of achievements with the application form. This must cover academic achievement, sporting prowess and leadership/community experiences. Applications should also include your child's most recent semester reports, NAPLAN results, certificates or awards and letters of support from your child's coaches/teachers.
Academic and All Rounder Scholarship applicants are required to sit a Scholarship exam. This will be held in March 2020.
Click the buttons below to download the Academic and All Rounder Scholarship Application Forms
All Performing Arts Scholarship applicants are required to complete an audition in March 2020.
Click the button to download the Performing Arts Scholarship Application Form
During the 15 minute audition, applicants will be required to present contrasting repertoire demonstrating their skills and talent in one or more of the Performing Arts disciplines (Music, Drama or Dance). The Curriculum Leader - The Arts will contact each applicant prior to the audition to confirm audition details and requirements.
All Senior Excellence Scholarships applicants are required to sit a Scholarship exam. This will be held in March 2020.
Senior Excellence Scholarships provide a wonderful opportunity for new Senior students to experience everything that Downlands has to offer. These scholarships will be awarded to NEW students enrolling in Year 11 in 2021.
A Scholarship Application Fee of $100.00 applies to this Scholarship Application. Click the button below to view criteria and the application form for this Scholarship.