Students who demonstrate the potential for exceptional ability in specific areas or who perform at the top level across a range of areas are an inspiration to other students. These high-achieving students set standards of excellence that challenge and motivate their peers to strive to achieve beyond their expectations.
Stella Maris College offers scholarships to students who show potential for excellence in specific fields. The scholarships, open to students entering Year 7, cover either full or half of the tuition fee component of the annual Student Fee from Year 7 to Year 9, with an annual review of the student’s commitment.
Junior Academic Scholarship – Saturday 13 March 2021 (Applications now closed)
Junior Academic Scholarship Applications for Year 7 2022 is now closed.
Click here to read the full instructions and to complete the online Junior Academic Scholarship Application form
The Junior Academic Scholarship is open to ALL students who are to commence Year 7 in the next academic year, irrespective of family income.
To be eligible to sit the Junior Academic Scholarship Examination, the expectation is that the candidate is in the top bands in her Year 5 Naplan results and performs academically at the top of her class. The examination is based on an Australian General Ability Test (AGAT) set by ACER (40 minutes), which is designed to assist teachers in their assessment of students’ learning potential and aptitude, followed by a 30 minute handwritten component that will assess writing and comprehension skills.
Junior Performing Arts Scholarship
The Junior Performing Arts Scholarship in Music, Dance and Drama is awarded by way of an audition once the student has commenced in Year 7 at Stella Maris College.
The following Senior Scholarships are awarded periodically to senior students at the discretion of the Principal:
- Senior Academic Scholarship
- Senior Performing Arts Scholarship
These scholarships cover either full or half of the tuition fee component of the annual Student Fee for Years 11 and 12 and from 2024, Years 10, 11 and 12 and are subject to an annual review of the student’s commitment.