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Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School is pleased to offer a number of scholarships available to both current students and external students wishing to attend our school. 

Applications for 2021 are closed. Scholarship applications for 2022 will open in October.

VCE General Excellence Scholarship

Students in Years 9 and 10 in 2020 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 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. Today, the School celebrates more than 116 years as a leader in providing 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 2020 are eligible to apply for the Cooerwull General Excellence Scholarships for entry into Years 6 - 9 in 2021.

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 2021. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. Candidates must be in Year 4 in 2020 in order to enter Year 5 in 2021. 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 2021. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. Candidates must be in Year 6 in 2020 in order to enter Year 7 in 2021. 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)