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.


Applications for all scholarships close on 11 February 2019.


Academic, Performing Arts and All Rounder scholarships are available for students entering Year 7 or Year 10 in 2020.


Academic Scholarship     All Rounder Scholarship     Performing Arts Scholarship


Senior Excellence scholarships are available for NEW students entering Year 11 in 2020.

Senior Excellence Scholarship


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 on Sunday 10 March 2019

Click the buttons below to download the 2020 Academic and All Rounder Scholarship Application Forms


Academic Scholarship

All Rounder Scholarship





All Performing Arts Scholarship applicants are required to complete an audition on Saturday 2 March 2019.

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.

Click the button to download the 2020 Performing Arts Scholarship Application Form


Performing Arts Scholarship


All Senior Excellence Scholarships applicants are required to sit a Scholarship exam. This will be held on Sunday 10 March 2019.

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 2020.

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.


Senior Excellence Scholarship