Scholarships

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Scholarship and Sponsorship Funds

Brigidine College is proud of the academic achievements of its students and looks forward to being able to assist students, who whilst displaying academic gifts, may be unable to attend or continue at Brigidine College due to financial reasons. Therefore, a unique two-tiered system is in place to support academic excellence. These include:

  • Jan Neumann Academic Scholarship
  • Scolaire Educational Sponsorship

Both Scholarship and Educational Sponsorship are provided at the discretion of the College Principal through the application of specific criteria.

Jan Neumann Academic Scholarship

Named after former Principal, Jan Neumann 2009-2012, the academic scholarship is an opportunity for new students entering in Year 7. The scholarship is provided to one student each year.

Specific Criteria

  • Be in Year 6, enrolled at Brigidine College for Year 7
  • Applicants are Catholic
  • Complete a College Scholarship Test or ACER Test (February, Year 6)
  • Present supporting documentation – Economic Means Test
  • Submit references from Primary School Principal, Parish Priest, teachers (two minimum)
  • Attend an Interview with the College Principal and/or Deputy Principal Curriculum

General Criteria

Eligible students should demonstrate:

  • A commitment to the pursuit of excellence reflected in the student’s dedication to achieve according to her potential
  • A commitment to the leadership role that is implicit for all Scholarship holders. This includes being a positive role model for younger students through a dedication to academic studies.
  • An understanding of the ambassadorial role of a Scholarship holder in representing the College
  • Support for all aspects of the Student Behaviour Code
  • Support for all aspects of College life
  • A commitment to the ethos of the College

Scholarship covers

  •  Tuition fees only for the duration of schooling at Brigidine College

Scolaire Educational Sponsorships

The Brigidine College Scolaire Educational Sponsorship Fund has been made available through the generous support of a Brigidine family whose connections to the College date back to the early 1960s. It supports nominated current students from Year 7 and Year 12 to assist with College tuition fees. The College Principal may offer Educational Sponsorships to families through the application of the selection criteria below.

Nominations

One Year 7 and one Year 12 student will be nominated each year. Students will be identified and selected by the College Principal. Sponsorships will be finalised by the conclusion of Term 1, each year. (The Year 12 nomination will cease in 2020)

Specific Criteria for Sponsorship

  • Applicants are Catholic
  • Provide supporting documentation as requested by the College
  • Attend an Interview with the College Principal

General Criteria

Eligible students should demonstrate:

  • A commitment to the pursuit of excellence reflected in the student’s dedication to achieve according to her potential
  • A commitment to the leadership role that is implicit for all Sponsorship holders. This includes being a positive role model for younger students through a dedication to academic studies.
  • An understanding of the ambassadorial role of a sponsorship holder in representing the College
  • Support for all aspects of the Student Behaviour Code
  • Support for all aspects of College life
  • A commitment to the ethos of the College

Scholarship covers

  • Assistance with tuition fees for the duration of schooling at Brigidine College