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Scholarships and Bursaries

New England Girls’ School and St John’s Junior School

 

Scholarship Day
Saturday, 25 March, 2017

(Registration for scholarships close 10 March, 2017)

On Saturday, 25 March, New England Girls’ School will host their annual Scholarship Day, which will incorporate morning tea, a parent information session, personalised school tours and the opportunity to interview our prefects who will be on hand to answer questions that fall under their jurisdiction such as boarding, equestrian and more.

Principal, Ms Mary Anne Evans, and Heads of Departments will also be available for consultation on the day.

Along with scholarships, please note that family discounts also apply. NEGS also  grants concessions to siblings attending the school.

1st sibling less 10% of full fee, 2nd sibling – less 20% of full fee, 3rd & subsequent siblings – less 50% of full fee.

Should you wish to commence an education in 2017 and require a Scholarship or Bursary please contact the Enrolments office via T: 02 6774 8700 or email enrolments@negs.nsw.edu.au

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

All candidates in all scholarship categories are required to:

  • Complete the relevant scholarship application form
  • Complete an application for enrolment form (unless this has been completed previously)
  • Provide a photocopy of the candidate’s birth certificate
  • Submit a resume which includes a one-page letter of introduction outlining the applicant’s qualities, achievements and aspirations, and photocopies of supporting documentation (no more than five A4 pages) which may include references, testimonials, certificates of achievement etc.
    – Photocopies of the candidate’s two most recent school reports and NAPLAN results

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are offered for students entering Years 4 to 11 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of:

  • examination success and
  • demonstrated academic achievement.

Academic Scholarship Form

NEGS Enrolment Form
http://negs.nsw.edu.au/new-england-girls-school/current-families/forms/enrolment/

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships are offered for students entering Years 7 to 11, who demonstrate outstanding music achievement or potential.

Music scholarships are awarded primarily on the quality of audition, however, examination success and demonstrated academic achievement will also be taken into consideration. The audition process will include a performance of one piece, an interview, sight reading/singing and some questions on music literacy (based on the level of AMEB grade completion).
Music scholarships are reviewed annually and if these criteria are met, will apply for the duration of studies at NEGS, unless otherwise specified. These scholarships allow for a reduction of tuition fees only. As a condition of the scholarship the student will continue lessons in their chosen field (voice or instrumental) and perform regularly at school music events. The cost for instrumental tuition is met entirely by parents.
Scholarship recipients are expected to be fully involved in the music life of the school including membership of relevant ensembles. The successful applicant will be expected to study music as a subject through to the Higher School Certificate. To apply please complete the Music Scholarship Application.

Criteria:

Students are expected to have achieved the following standard for their instrument:

  • Grade 2 AMEB standard or equivalent for Voice
  • Grade 3 AMEB standard or equivalent for Brass and Woodwind
  • Grade 4 AMEB standard or equivalent for Piano and Strings

 

Music Scholarship Form

NEGS Enrolment Form

http://negs.nsw.edu.au/new-england-girls-school/current-families/forms/enrolment/

 

St John’s Junior School Music Scholarships

Music scholarships are available for students entering Years 4 – 6 subject to an instrumental audition. Music scholarships will be reviewed annually and if the criteria are met, they will apply for the duration of studies at St John’s Junior School, unless otherwise specified. As a condition of the scholarship the student will continue lessons in their chosen field (voice or instrumental) and perform regularly at school music events. The cost for instrumental tuition is met entirely by parents. To apply please complete the Music Scholarship Application.
The audition process will include a performance of one piece, an interview, sight reading/singing and some questions on music literacy (based on the level of AMEB grade completion).

Criteria:

Students are expected to be working at the following level for their instrument:

  • Grade 1-2 AMEB standard or equivalent for Voice, Brass and Woodwind
  • Grade 2-3 AMEB standard or equivalent for Piano and Strings

A scholarship may also be awarded on the basis of demonstrated potential.

 

Music Scholarship Form

NEGS Enrolment Form

http://negs.nsw.edu.au/new-england-girls-school/current-families/forms/enrolment/

 

Forster Music Scholarship

The Forster Music Scholarship is an Instrumental/Vocal Scholarship valued at $1000.00 per annum that is awarded annually to cover the cost of instrumental/vocal tuition for an applicant that demonstrates potential. To apply please complete the Music Scholarship Application.

 

Visual Arts and Design Scholarships

These scholarships are offered to students entering Years 9 – 11 who demonstrate a particular flair in their artistic and/or design ability. Students applying for this scholarship will demonstrate a creative ability as well as the potential to achieve excellence scholastically in areas of Art and Design. It is assumed that any applicant will be proactive in developing their practical skills and understanding of Art and/or Design history/theory.
To apply for this scholarship students are required to complete three steps:

  • Submit the Scholarship Registration Form
  • Provide a portfolio with examples of the applicants own drawings, designs and/or artworks. Each folder and artwork is to be clearly labelled.
  • Along with a portfolio, each applicant is to submit a written investigation to demonstrate their understanding of Art History and/or the Design World. Students can complete this section of the criteria by submitting ONE of the following options:

1. Submit a report on an artist, designer or architect of their choosing outlining the significance of that practitioners work, their influences/inspiration, materials, processes and techniques. (max. 1200 words)

OR

2. Respond to the question below:
Artworks are not just created for their visual appeal. They often communicate powerful ideas that existed in the world in which they were created.
Discuss this statement with reference to TWO or THREE specific artists, craftspeople, designers and/or architects you have studied. Be sure to include a specific example (artwork or designed object/concept) in each paragraph to back up your main argument. (max. 1200 words).

Assessment Details:

Students are to submit their artistic Portfolio and written task together to Sally Olsen on Friday, 10 March, 2017.  Students are also required to sit the Academic scholarship testing.

 

Visual Arts and Design Scholarship Form

NEGS Enrolment Form

http://negs.nsw.edu.au/new-england-girls-school/current-families/forms/enrolment/

 

Jean Newall All Rounder Scholarship

Jean Newall All Rounder Scholarships are offered to students entering Years 7-11 who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement, evidence of leadership or community service and significant co-curricular participation.

Candidates can apply directly for the Jean Newall All Rounder Scholarship.

The School reserves the right to award these scholarships to candidates from the Academic, Visual Arts and Music pools.

Jean Newall All Rounder Scholarship Form

NEGS Enrolment Form

http://negs.nsw.edu.au/new-england-girls-school/current-families/forms/enrolment/