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Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School offers a number of scholarships to both current students and external students wishing to attend the School. 

Applications for 2023 Scholarships are Now Open

To apply, please click on the link at the bottom of the page. This link will redirect you to the Academic Assessment Services page where you can complete your application. 

All 2023 Scholarship Applications close on Friday 4 February 2022.

VCE General Excellence Scholarship

Students in Years 9 and 10 in 2022 are eligible to apply for the VCE Excellence Scholarship.

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, their 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 they complete their schooling in Year 12, provided satisfactory progress is maintained in all areas.

Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarship

"Cooerwull" was the name of the school established by Mrs Frances Lowe in 1903. Since then, the School has provided outstanding educational opportunities for girls. 

To honour and celebrate this significant heritage, the School is proud to offer the Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarship. Students in Years 5-8 in 2022 are eligible to apply for the Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarships for entry into Years 6-9 in 2023.

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.

Academic Scholarships

Year 5 

The School is pleased to offer Academic Scholarships to students entering Year 5 in 2023. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. Candidates must be in Year 4 in 2022 in order to enter Year 5 in 2023. The scholarship tenure is for the final two years of primary school and six years of secondary school at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School.

Year 7

The School is pleased to offer Academic Scholarships to students entering Year 7 in 2023. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. Candidates must be in Year 6 in 2022 in order to enter Year 7 in 2023. The scholarship tenure is for the 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. 

Music Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition (similar to an AMEB exam). The minimum standard (AMEB Grade Level or equivalent) suggested for audition selection is:

Students in Year 4 - 6 

An A grade pass in:

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

Students in Year 7 - 10 

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)