Applications for Entrance Scholarships have now closed.
The scholarship examination for 2021 Entrance Scholarships will be held on 8 February 2020 from 8.15am to 12.45pm.
These scholarships are available to boys who will enter Year 7 or Year 9 in 2021.
For further information about our Scholarships programme, please contact the Admissions Office.
Entrance scholarship application process
- Step one
November, 14 months prior to entry – January the year before entry
We open entrance scholarship applications for the intake 14 months ahead (i.e. scholarships advertised in November 2019 are for boys entering Year 7 and Year 9 in 2021).
Applications are open from November to the following January, through the School website. Please note, a non-refundable fee of $110 is payable to sit the exam.
- Step two
Testing and shortlisting
February the year before entry
Applicants sit a scholarship examination at Melbourne Grammar School. Boys entering Year 7 sit in Year 6; boys entering Year 9 sit in Year 8.
Depending on the scholarship, we may also ask for supporting documents or other information.
Applicants are then shortlisted.
- Step three
Interview and offer
February/March the year before entry
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview with the Headmaster. Successful applicants are notified very soon after the interview.
- Step four
Acceptance of offer
One week after offer
To secure a scholarship, families must submit formal enrolment documentation and pay an enrolment fee within one week after the offer has been made.