Scholarships

Seymour College enjoys a population characterised by diversity - diversity of interests, abilities and backgrounds. The College’s scholarship program exists to support this diversity by ensuring that an education at Seymour is accessible to as wide a range of students as possible. The scholarship program seeks to offer places to students who will contribute to the Seymour Community. 

If you'd like to speak to us about how one of our scholarships can help your daughter, please contact our Director of Enrolments and Community Relations, Sally Penn on 8303 9000 or sjpenn@seymour.sa.edu.au.

Academic

Information for Candidates

Academic scholarships are available for those who meet the below criteria. The ACER scholarship exam will be held on Saturday 9 February 2019. The Academic Assessment Services scholarship exam will be held on Saturday 16 February 2019. 
Applications close on Thursday 24 January 2019.

 

Year 5 and Year 6 Academic Scholarships

Seymour College welcomes students who wish to enter the College at Year 5 and Year 6 in 2020, and to girls currently at Seymour who will be in Year 4 and Year 5 in 2019, to apply for an academic scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on Academic Assessment Services results only and are offered at the discretion of the Principal.

Click here to register for our Year 5 and Year 6 Academic exam

 

Year 7 and Year 8 Academic Scholarships

Seymour College welcomes students who wish to enter the College at Year 7 and Year 8 in 2020, and to girls currently at Seymour who will be in Year 6 and Year 7 in 2019, to apply for an academic scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on ACER results only and are offered at the discretion of the Principal.

Click here to register for our Year 7 and Year 8 Academic exam

 

Year 9 and Year 10 Academic Scholarships

Seymour College welcomes students who wish to enter the College at Year 9 and Year 10 in 2020, and to girls currently at Seymour who will be in Year 8 and Year 9 in 2019, to apply for an academic scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on Academic Assessment Services results only and are offered at the discretion of the Principal.

Click here to register for our Year 9 and Year 10 Academic exam

 

General All-rounder

General All-rounder scholarship - Year 6 to Year 10

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

These scholarships are offered to a student entering Years 6 to 10 in 2020 who are not currently enrolled to commence at Seymour College. Applicants need to exhibit sound skills in a variety of areas which could include; academic, equestrian, performing arts and sport. Students should also be able to demonstrate how they will enhance the life of the College. The tuition remission and duration is at the discretion of the Principal.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

 

Wallace scholarship - Year 8

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

The Wallace Scholarship is a Year 8 entrance scholarship and is available to a student who seeks to enter the College at Year 9 level in 2020. The scholarship will cover 50% of tuition for 4 years. This is a General All-rounder scholarship and applicants need to be able to demonstrate skills in a number of areas which may include academic, leadership, sports or the performing arts.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

 

Melrose scholarship - Year 8

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

The Melrose Scholarship is available to a student looking to join the College at Year 8 level in 2020. This is a General All-rounder scholarship and students need to be able to demonstrate skills in a number of areas which may including academic, leadership, sports or the performing arts.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

 

Mary McGregor scholarship - Year 8 or Year 9

Open to internal applicants only for 2020

The Mary McGregor Scholarship is available to a student who is currently attending Seymour College at Year 8 or Year 9 level in 2020. This scholarship is awarded based on the results of the academic exam. This scholarship will cover half tuition fees for the remainder of the student’s secondary education.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

 

Margaret Macdonald scholarship - Year 6 to Year 10

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

The Margaret Macdonald Scholarship is for a student entering the College between Year 6 to Year 10. This scholarship is awarded following an interview with the Principal and a review of a student’s abilities across a number of areas which may include; academic, extracurricular activities and service. This scholarship is open to students looking to enter the school in 2020. The tuition remission and duration is at the discretion of the Principal.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

Performing Arts

Performing Arts scholarship - Year 4 to Year 8

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

Seymour has an outstanding Performing Arts Program across the College which offers students looking to excel in this area, further opportunities to develop their skills of performance through our extra-curricular music Program, musical theatre, plays and interschool collaborations.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

 

The Performing Arts – Dance Scholarship - Year 10

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

Seymour College offers a thriving Seymour Dance Program, hosted onsite in our dedicated Dance Studio, and SACE Dance at Stages 1 and 2. As a result, we offer a scholarship which supports students to study Dance as a subject in Years 11 and 12. The Performing Arts – Dance Scholarship offers a 50% remission on tuition fees for Year 11 through to the end of Year 12, for a student studying SACE Dance and with talent and career aspirations in Dance. This Scholarship is open to students who are entering Year 10 in 2020 and who are not yet enrolled at Seymour College.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

Music

Music scholarship

Open to external and internal applicants for entrance in 2020

These scholarships are offered to a student entering Years 6 to Year 10 in 2020, both internal and external to the College. They embody the ideals of the Music program which fosters self-expression, creativity, personal discipline, ability to work with others, and a commitment to excellence. 

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

Boarding

Boarding scholarship

Open to external applicants only for entrance in 2020

The College’s Boarding Scholarship program exists to support and foster the diversity of our population by ensuring that an education at Seymour is accessible to as wide a range of students as possible. To that end, we are pleased to be able to offer Boarding Scholarships to families from all parts of rural Australia. In addition, one scholarship will be offered to a student who meets the isolated students’ criteria as defined by Centrelink for the AIC allowance.

The Boarding Scholarship program seeks to offer places to students who will add to the diverse nature of the College’s day and boarding communities. While academic excellence is not a prerequisite for a Boarding Scholarship, a student’s commitment to her schooling is. 
Some of the other factors that may be taken into consideration when determining the recipients of such scholarships include areas of rural and/or financial hardship. Please refer any queries regarding these criteria to the Director of Enrolments and Marketing, Sally Penn, on (08) 8303 9000.

Applications have now closed. Academic scholarship applications are still open, click here to view.

Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF)

Seymour College has formed a partnership with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation to assist Indigenous students from Year 8 (in 2020) and above to attend the College. More information can be found at www.aief.com.au.