Scholarships at Macarthur

Scholarship Applications for 2021 open on 14 October 2019

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Each year Macarthur offers a number of Academic and Music scholarships to students entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11 in the following calendar year. These are awarded on merit, based on the results of independent testing by Academic Assessment Services, an interview and a portfolio of significant achievements.

Important dates for 2021 Scholarship applications

Applications Open:Monday 14 October 2019
Applications Close:Friday 28 February 2020
Scholarship Testing Day:Saturday 7 March 2020
Music Auditions:Friday 20 March 2020 and
Saturday 21 March 2020


Applicants for a Music Scholarship will be expected to attend the Scholarship Testing Day as well as an audition.
As well as the Scholarship Examination results (and auditions for Music Scholarship applicants), the Headmaster will consider a portfolio of supporting material such as school reports, NAPLAN test results, results from statewide or national competitions and other relevant information. Candidates who are not current Macarthur students will be asked to supply a portfolio of information for consideration after registering for the scholarship examination.
Scholarships are awarded at various levels of discount in tuition fees based on academic merit.

Guidelines for Scholarship Applicants  Download