2025 Annual Scholarship applications are now open for Year 7 and 9.
Melbourne Grammar School offers three types of scholarships on an annual basis:
- Academic Scholarships
Please see the table below for selection criteria.
These scholarships are available to students who are already attending or enrolled at the School, and to new students.
Once awarded, the scholarship benefit is normally provided to the recipient until the end of Year 12.
Boys studying on a student visa are ineligible for Melbourne Grammar School scholarships.
A number of Access Scholarships are also available to those families who can demonstrate financial need. We welcome those who wish to be considered for any available Access Scholarships to please indicate so when applying.
For further information about our Scholarships program, please contact the Admissions Office on +61 3 9865 7569.
How to apply
Academic and Music Scholarships
Academic and Music Annual Scholarships are available to students entering Year 7 and Year 9 in 2025. Applications for these scholarships close on 28 January 2024.
All applicants must first register for an Academic Scholarship. Applicants may then register for Music and/or Boarding Scholarships if desired.
The Scholarship exam takes place on Saturday 3 February 2024 at 8.15am.
There is some flexibility in relation to Boarding Scholarships. Depending on the circumstances, applications for Boarding Scholarships may be received throughout the year. These may be offered from Year 7 to Year 11 students.
For further information about other available opportunities, please contact the Admissions Office on +61 3 9865 7569.
Interstate and Overseas Scholarship applications
For families located regionally, interstate or overseas who cannot sit the Scholarship exam, alternative arrangements may be organised. If you wish for this to occur, please apply through the remote testing link by Sunday 21 January 2024.
Scholarships offered on an annual basis
The School enjoys a proud tradition of academic excellence, and we are pleased to offer Scholarships for academically talented students
Years 7 and 9
Part remission of tuition fees
Applicants sit the scholarship examination(s). Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview with the Headmaster.
Designed for students living outside of Melbourne with an academic, sports or leadership focus.
Please find more information here.
|Years 7 and 9 boarders||Part remission of tuition and boarding fees||
Awarded at the discretion of the Headmaster to outstanding candidates based on the qualities and criteria outlined here.
Applicants are asked to sit an entry test or the scholarship examination.
Awarded to students who demonstrate excellence in music and musical performance.
|Years 7 and 9||Part remission of academic tuition fees, and music tuition fees for one instrument||
Applicants sit the scholarship examination(s). Shortlisted students are asked to audition.
At the audition applicants must perform two contrasting pieces. Non-pianists must perform at least one piece with piano accompaniment. Candidates will be asked to take sight reading and aural tests, and technical work may be requested
Minimum AMEB level, or equivalent, required at time of audition:
Year 7 entry
Year 9 entry
Note that the most outstanding Year 7 applicant for a Music scholarship will be offered the Hone Scholarship for Music. This scholarship involves full remission of academic tuition fees, and music tuition fees for one instrument.