Scholarships and Bursaries

The College offers a number of scholarships for boys who display high academic potential, and who would benefit from attending a school like St Joseph’s.

Scholarships are only offered to students who are not already attending St Joseph’s College. They are not available to students who are currently enrolled.
 

For boys entering Year 7 in 2019

Academic Scholarships (applications are now open)

St Joseph’s College Academic Scholarships provide one half (50%) remission of whichever fees are applicable to the successful student/s (boarding or day) for six years of secondary education at the College.

Up to three scholarships are offered to students who sit the ACER Cooperative Scholarship Testing Program on Saturday, 24 February 2018.

Applications are now open and will close at midnight AEDT Monday, 5 February 2018.

Please note St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill, only accepts online registrations for the Cooperative Scholarship Testing Program

Click this link for more information and to register.

 

For boys entering Year 10 in 2018

Mathematics – Liguori Scholarship

One (1) full scholarship providing full remission of boarding or day fees. Awarded to a mathematically gifted student currently in Year 9 who will study accelerated Mathematics in Year 10 and HSC Mathematics in Year 11. This scholarship is offered to attract new students to St Joseph’s College in 2018 and is not available to students currently attending the College.

Applicants are to sit for an examination set by the College.

Closing date for application: 12 May 2017
Examination date: 21 May 2017
Email: enrolment@joeys.org

 

For boys entering Year 10 in 2018

English – Br Michael Naughtin Scholarship

One (1) full scholarship for students gifted in English, providing full remission of boarding or day fees. This scholarship is offered to attract new students to St Joseph’s College in 2018 and is not available to students currently attending the College.

Applicants are to present a portfolio of their work and sit for an examination set by the College.

Closing date for applications: 12 May 2017
Examination date: 21 May 2017
Email: enrolment@joeys.org

 

For boys entering Years 7 to 10 in 2018

St Joseph’s College Music Scholarship

Up to two (2) scholarships will be offered, giving a one-half remission of boarding or day fees for up to six years. These scholarships are offered to attract new students to St Joseph’s College in 2018 and are not available to students currently attending the College. Music tuition and instrument hire for one instrument is provided. Preference is given to flute, trombone, viola and orchestral instruments.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27 July 2017
Audition date: Thursday 3 August 2017
Email: enrolment@joeys.org

 

Indigenous Scholarships

For Indigenous boarding students

St Joseph’s College Foundation, through the generosity of supporters of SJC Indigenous Fund and SJC Indigenous Scholarship Fund, offers means-tested scholarships and bursaries to Indigenous boarding students, providing partial funding for up to six years of boarding and tuition fees. 

Closing date for applications: 1 May 2017
Email: enrolment@joeys.org

 

In partnership with SJC Foundation, St Joseph’s College offers the following scholarships and bursaries. These are available to new and continuing students at the College:

Boys from the Bush Bursaries

Families from rural, regional and remote areas of New South Wales have been an integral part of the unique St Joseph’s College community since its foundation in 1881. Ensuring the continuation of this strong link between Joeys and country families  is a priority for the College. Boys from the Bush Bursaries acknowledge the importance of these relationships by providing financial support to students from rural, regional and remote areas and provide up to one-half remission of the boarding and tuition fee. These scholarships are means-tested and give preference to students commencing in Years 10 to 12. 

Farrell Scholarships

Presented by the Farrell Family in memory of their parents. The Gregory Patrick and Marie Dolores Farrell Memorial Scholarships are partial scholarships, offering up to one-third remission of the boarding and tuition fee. These means-tested scholarships are available to boarding students entering Years 10 to 12 from rural/regional NSW who epitomise the Joeys spirit of striving for better things and who, without such assistance, would not be able to attend St Joseph’s College.

Renshaw Scholarships

Presented by the Renshaw family, the Dr Maurice Edward Renshaw AM Memorial Scholarships are partial scholarships, offering up to one-third remission of the boarding and tuition fee. Renshaw Scholarships are means-tested. They are available to boarding students entering Years 10 to 12 from rural/regional NSW who epitomise the Joeys spirit of striving for better things and who, without such assistance, would not be able to attend St Joseph’s College.

Petersen Scholarships

The Tom Petersen Memorial Scholarships are presented by St Joseph’s College Foundation and provide up to one-third remission of the boarding and tuition fee. Petersen Scholarships are means tested and preference is given to students commencing in Years 10 to 12. 

Dorrell Scholarships

Presented by Mr Michael Dorrell (1991) in honour of his grandmother, the Clarice Dorrell Scholarships are partial scholarships offering up to one-half remission of the boarding and tuition fee. Available to new students entering Years 10 or 11 who show significant academic aptitude and community involvement and epitomise the Joeys spirit of striving for better things and who, without such assistance, would not be able to attend St Joseph’s College. Dorrell Scholarships are means-tested and may give preference to students from outside Sydney metropolitan area. 

Closing date for applications for Boys from the Bush Bursaries and Farrell, Renshaw, Petersen and Dorrell Scholarships: 30 June 2017
Email: enrolment@joeys.org

Please note: The Boys from the Bush Bursaries and Farrell, Renshaw, Petersen and Dorrell Scholarships may not be awarded every year. 

Please contact the Enrolment Office for more information regarding any of the above scholarships:
Telephone: (02) 9816 0922.
Email: enrolment@joeys.org

SJC Old Boys’ Union Bursaries

SJC Old Boys’ Union (OBU) offers means-tested bursary support to sons and close relatives of Old Boys through the OBU Bursary and Cosack Bursary programs. These bursaries are designed to help provide an educational opportunity at St Joseph’s College that would otherwise not be financially possible or accessible to some sons and relatives of Old Boys. The OBU bursary program is an integral part of maintaining the fabric of the College which has existed for more than 130 years. In order to maintain the integrity of the program, there are strict guidelines and eligibility criteria that must be met.

Further information on SJCOBU Bursaries and application forms are available from the OBU website.

 

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