Each year the College Council, the Penrhos College Foundation and the Penrhos College Alumni Inc. award a number of scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships

Scholarships for 2019 are now closed.

Each year the College Council, the Penrhos College Foundation and the Penrhos College Alumni Inc. award a number of scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships are awarded on academic merit and/or musical ability, dependent on the scholarship being applied for. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of results of academic testing and/or a musical audition.

Bursaries are made available to girls who will flourish in our stimulating environment and whose parents may be unable, for financial reasons, to send their daughter to Penrhos College. Bursaries are awarded after an application process and interview with the Principal. Please click the tab above for information on Bursaries.

Scholarship applications will only be considered once all supporting documents have been received.

Important Dates:
Applications Close Friday, 23 March 2018.
Academic Testing Date: Saturday, 7 April 2018. 
Music Audition Dates Saturday and Sunday, 7 & 8 April 2018. 
First Round Families will be contacted: Monday, 7 May 2018.
Second round offers commence if applicable: Monday, 18 June 2018. 

Council Academic Scholarships

Now closed for entry.

Penrhos College offers several academic scholarships for girls entering years 7-11 in 2019. These Scholarships offer up to 50% remission of academic tuition fees for the remainder of their Schooling at Penrhos College.

Scholarship examinations for entry into Years 7-11 are conducted as part of the Academic Scholarship Cooperative Program. This Program is a result of Western Australia’s Independent Girls’ Schools of Distinction - Penrhos College, Methodist Ladies’ College, Perth College, Presbyterian Ladies’ College, St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls and St Mary's Anglican Girls’ School – collaborating to refine processes for all 2019 applicants. 

All applicants must sit the academic testing on Saturday, 7 April 2018.

Council Academic Scholarships are awarded on academic merit. The continuation of the scholarship will depend upon the student’s positive conduct and academic progress.  As with all of our scholarship holders, the student’s results will be reviewed twice a year, at the completion of each semester.

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Council Music Scholarships

Now closed for entry.

Council Music Scholarships are available to girls entering Years 7-11 in 2019. These Scholarships offer up to 50% remission of academic tuition fees and 100% remission of music tuition fees for the remainder of their Schooling at Penrhos College.

Council Music Scholarships are awarded based on musical excellence and on the performance of the student in the academic testing held on 7 April 2018, performance of the student in the music audition held on either 7 or 8 April 2018, as well as the current needs within the Penrhos College Music Department.

The minimum level of musical standard expected of scholarship applicants (relative to instrument and age) is AMEB/ABRSM Grade 5 or similar.  It is not necessary that the formal qualification has been attained to apply for a scholarship.

All applicants for a Council Music Scholarship are required to sit the academic testing.

Council Music Scholarship Recipients will be expected to:

  • Maintain a high level of achievement in their chosen area of music study
  • Take classroom music elective until at least the end of Year 10.
  • Be a member of an instrumental/vocal ensemble(s), as performer or accompanist (as appropriate).
  • Be fully supportive and contribute to the musical life of Penrhos College

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Instrumental/Vocal Music Scholarships

Now closed for entry.

Penrhos College offers Instrumental and Vocal Scholarships which provide remission of music tuition fees only. These Scholarships do not require applicants to sit academic testing and are separate from the Council Music Scholarships. These Scholarships offer the provision of Instrumental/Vocal lessons. Instrumental/Vocal Scholarships do not include any remission of academic tuition fees.

The minimum level of musical standard expected of scholarship applicants (relative to instrument and age) is AMEB/ABRSM Grade 5 or similar.  It is not necessary that the formal qualification has been attained to apply for a scholarship.

The application process can be completed online by filling in the electronic form below.

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Margaret Way Alumni Scholarship

Now closed for entry.

The Margaret Way Alumni Scholarship was introduced in 2010 for students entering Year 7, who are daughters or granddaughters of Alumni members.

The Margaret Way Alumni Scholarship requires all applicants to sit the academic testing on Saturday, 7 April 2018.

The scholarship is awarded for the remainder of the recipient’s secondary education at Penrhos College, at 25% remission of the tuition fees.

This scholarship will be awarded on academic merit and selection based on the individual’s academic testing.

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Michael Boud Isolated Children's Scholarship

Now closed for entry.

The Michael Boud Isolated Children’s Scholarship is a boarding scholarship awarded to a student from a rural or remote region.

This scholarship provides 50% remission on boarding and tuition fees from Years 7 or 8–12, inclusive.

Recipients are selected via academic testing, and are expected to contribute to and benefit from a Penrhos College education through participation in academic and co-curricular activities.

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For further information, please contact our Registrar, Courtney McPhee:
enrol@penrhos.wa.edu.au
+61 8 9368 9672

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