Scholarships at Macarthur

Scholarship Applications for 2020 open on 1 November 2018

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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 2020 Scholarship applications

Applications Open:Thursday 1 November 2018
Applications Close:Friday 1 March 2019
Scholarship Testing Day:Saturday 9 March 2019
Music Auditions:Saturday 16 March 2019 and
Tuesday 19 March 2019


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