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MARYMEDE CATHOLIC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 2018

Marymede Catholic College is committed to providing an educational environment where students are challenged to pursue excellence. The College’s Mission Statement emphasises our aim to provide students with a rich, balanced and comprehensive education. All activities in the school contribute to learning and the development of the skills and talents of each individual student. We also support full participation in College life, irrespective of financial circumstances. Marymede Catholic College offers a number of Scholarships to prospective and current students:

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship - Available to students entering Year 7.
  • General Excellence Scholarship - Available to students entering Year 7.
  • Music Scholarship - Available to students entering Year 7.

Marymede’s Academic Scholarships may carry part or full remission up to 50% of tuition fees and are conditional upon sound academic progress and active participation in all aspects of College life.

Marymede’s General Excellence Scholarships may carry part or full remission up to 50% of tuition fees and are conditional upon students meeting the eligibility requirements and College expectations.

Marymede’s Music Excellence Scholarship may carry full remission up to 100% on the Instrumental Music lesson fees of the primary insturment studied. This Scholarship is conditional upon students meeting the eligibility requirements and College expectations.

Applications for 2018 Scholarships have now closed.

 

ELIGIBILTY

Year 7 2018 Academic Excellence Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for this Scholarship, a candidate must be either a current Year 6 student at Marymede Catholic College in 2017, or a prospective external student applying for enrolment at Marymede Catholic College in 2018. Students will be required to sit the Scholarship Test along with a formal interview following for any students who are shortlisted into Stage 2. This Scholarship is intended to maintain and improve the high standard of academic achievement of a current student and to give them the opportunity to continue to excel in their future years.

This Scholarship would be in effect for the student’s six years in Secondary School at the College subject to continued high academic progress. (Scholarship will be awarded from 2018).

Year 7 2018 General Excellence Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for this Scholarship, a candidate must be either a current Year 6 student at Marymede Catholic College in 2017, or a prospective external student applying for enrolment at Marymede Catholic College in 2018. General Excellence Scholarships are assessed by application by the Principal, taking five categories into consideration:

  • Academic record;
  • Sporting achievements;
  • The Arts;
  • Leadership and Community service;
  • Contribution to the College/current school.

Students will be required to sit the Scholarship Test with a formal interview following for any students who are shortlisted into Stage 2 (determined by strength of application).

This Scholarship would be in effect for the student’s six years in Secondary School at the College. (Scholarship will be awarded from 2018).

Year 7 2018 Music Excellence Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for this Scholarship, any candidate must be a current Year 6 student at Marymede Catholic College in 2017 or a prospective external student applying for enrolment at Marymede Catholic College in 2018. Students will be required to attend a Music Audition and the Scholarship Test along with a formal interview following for any students shortlisted into Stage 2.

This Scholarship would be in effect for the student’s six years in Secondary School at the College. (Scholarship will be awarded from 2018) The successful student is expected to maintain interest and involvement in the school’s Music Program and to participate in Music Recitals and Programs as required by the Music Domain.

SELECTION

Academic Excellence

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of achievement in an external test and an interview with the Principal (interviews for shortlisted candidates only). Candidates who are short listed for an interview will be notified by telephone at which point, additional documentation may be requested. 

General Excellence

Scholarships will be awarded by the determination of the Principal in conjunction with application questions and results of examination. Shortlisted candidates will also be required to sit an interview with the Principal. Candidates will be shortlisted based on strength of application. General Excellence Scholarships are assessed by application, taking five categories into consideration:

  • Academic record;
  • Sporting achievements;
  • The Arts;
  • Leadership and Community service;
  • Contribution to the College/current school.

Candidates who are short listed for an interview will be notified by telephone at which point, additional documentation may be requested.

Music Excellence

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of achievement in an audition, examination and an interview with the Principal. Candidates who are short listed for an interview will be notified by telephone at which point, additional documentation may be requested. 

Candidates for all Scholarships who are not short listed will be notified by mail in March 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: The College will not enter into further correspondence regarding Scholarship outcomes and selections with families on unsuccessful applicants.

REGISTRATION

To register your interest, you must use the College on-line registration process. Applications will close on Monday 6 February, 2017.

Applications for 2018 Scholarships have now closed.

 

No paper applications will be accepted.

No late applications will be accepted.

SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATION DATE

All Scholarship examinations will be held at Marymede Catholic College, 60 Williamsons Road South Morang, at 9.00 am on Saturday 11 February 2017. Please arrive no later than 8.20 am on that morning.

CLOSING DATES

Closing date for all Marymede Scholarships is Monday 6 February 2017.

Exam Date: Saturday 11 February, 2017

No late applications will be accepted under any circumstances.

APPLICATION FEES

An Application Fee of $80 will apply for all Scholarships. 

CONDITIONS OF SCHOLARSHIPS

All Scholarships are subject to annual review and the College reserves the right to withdraw any Scholarship in the event of unsatisfactory academic progress and/or participation in College life.

All Scholarships are conditional upon the recipient remaining at Marymede Catholic College until the end of Year 12, except for relocation to another state. Should a student in receipt of a Scholarship leave Marymede prematurely (for example to enter another Melbourne school), then the value of the Scholarship already received is required to be repaid to the College.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For any additional information on the Marymede Catholic College Scholarship program for Year 7 please contact please contact the College Registrar Matthew Luczek.