Scholarships | Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

Scholarships

Academic and Music Scholarships for Entry in 2018 are now open 


Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School offers a range of scholarships:

  • Academic Scholarships for entry to Year 5 and Year 7 - Now Open
  • Music Scholarships for entry to Years 5 through to 11 - Now Open
  • VCE Excellence Scholarships for entry to Years 10 and 11
  • Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarships for entry to Years 6, 7, 8 and 9

These scholarships are open to both current students and those not attending Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School.

For further details of each scholarship see below.

All Scholarship Applications must be completed on line through the School website. (Click on the link in the box to the right of this page) The website application process is available from November in the year prior to testing.


Academic Scholarships for entry to Year 5 and Year 7

Year 7
The School offers Scholarships to students entering Year 7 in 2018. These Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. There is no age limit for entry, but a candidate must enter Year 7 in 2018 and therefore will be in Year 6 in 2017. The scholarship tenure is for the six years of secondary school at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School.

Year 5
The School offers Scholarships to students entering Year 5 in 2018. These Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. There is no age limit for entry, but a candidate must enter Year 5 in 2018 and therefore will be in Year 4 in 2017. The scholarship tenure is for the final two years of primary school and six years of secondary school at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School.

All applicants will be required to sit an academic scholarship test conducted by Academic Assessment Services.

Applications open: 8 November 2016
Applications close: Monday 13 March 2017
Test date: Saturday 18 March 2017


Music Scholarships

Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School also offers Music Scholarships to current students and new students entering Years 5-11, 2018.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition (similar to AMEB exam). The minimum standard (AMEB Grade level or equivalent) suggested for audition selection is:

Students in Years 4 – 6 (2017)

An A grade pass in:

  • Grade 4 Piano
  • Grade 4 Strings
  • Grade 3 Wind/Brass/Percussion

Students in Year 7 – 10 (2017)

An A grade pass in:

  • Grade 5 Piano
  • Grade 5 Strings
  • Grade 4 Wind/Brass/Percussion
  • Voice Grade 3 minimum (only students in Years 8, 9, and 10 eligible)

Applications open: 8 November 2016
Applications close: Monday 13 March 2017
Audition dates: Tuesday 21 and Thursday 23 March 2017


VCE Excellence Scholarships

Ivanhoe Girls’ offers VCE Excellence Scholarships for students in Years 10 or 11 in 2018. 

Students in Years 9 and 10 in 2017 are eligible to apply for the VCE Excellence Scholarships.

All applicants will be required to sit an academic scholarship test conducted by Academic Assessment Services.

Further information will be sought from candidates in the following areas:

  • Overall academic performance and, in particular, potential to thrive in the outstanding learning environment provided by Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School
  • Achievement and involvement in other areas of excellence such as performing arts, visual arts, sport, music, debating and other relevant areas both within and outside school
  • Citizenship, including community service both at school or in local/global community service organisations
  • Leadership and teamwork.

Scholarships awarded will cover partial remission of the student's tuition fees until she completes her schooling in Year 12, provided satisfactory progress is maintained in all areas.

Applications open: Monday 20 March 2017
Applications close: Monday 19 June 2017
Test date: Saturday 24 June 2017


Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarships

Miss Frances Lowe, a pioneer in girls' education in Australia, established Cooerwull Girls' School in Ivanhoe in 1903.  Renamed as Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School in 1923, the School celebrated 110 years as leaders in education for girls in 2013.  To mark this important milestone, the School has established Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarships for entry into Years 6 - 9 in 2018.

Students in Years 5 - 8 in 2017 are eligible to apply for the Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarships.

Selection Criteria

All applicants will be required to sit an academic scholarship test conducted by Academic Assessment Services.

Further information will be sought from candidates in the following areas:

  • Overall academic performance and, in particular, potential to thrive in the outstanding learning environment provided by Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School
  • Achievement and involvement in other areas of excellence such as performing arts, visual arts, sport, music, debating and other relevant areas both within and outside school
  • Citizenship, including community service both at school or in local/global community service organisations
  • Leadership and teamwork.

Scholarships awarded will cover partial remission of the student's tuition fees until she completes her schooling in Year 12, provided satisfactory progress is maintained in all areas.

Eligibility: Students enrolled in Years 5 to 8 in 2017.

Applications open: Monday 20 March 2017
Applications close: Monday 19 June 2017
Test date: Saturday 24 June 2017

Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

123 Marshall Street
Ivanhoe Victoria 3079
Australia

Telephone: + 61 3 9490 6222
Facsimile: + 61 3 9490 6200
Email: iggs@ivanhoegirls.vic.edu.au
ABN 77 004 098 748
CRICOS 00974A