Scholarships

Scholarships


Applications for places & Scholarship & Bursary Applications for

Grade 8 2019 have closed. Late Applications will be waitlisted.


The closing date for all applications for Grade 8 2020 is Friday 26 April 2019.

(placement, scholarship and bursary)

 

SCHOLARSHIP ENTRY

Applicants for all Scholarships must write the Entrance & Scholarship Examinations.

 

THE ROSE ELLA WARING OPEN SCHOLARSHIP

The Rose Ella Waring Scholarship is the school’s most prestigious Boarder award, representing 75% of both Tuition and Boarding fees. It is awarded to a boarder entering Grade 8 and is tenable for 5 years.  The criteria laid down by the Rose Ella Waring Trust include academic ability, leadership potential, all-round participation and sound character. 

 

Letters of application, giving a brief CV, are invited from parents of girls who are currently in Grade 7 and who are seeking admission as Boarders in Grade 8. 

 

 

MAJOR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BOARDERS & DAY GIRLS

1. Major Day Girl Scholarship representing 80% of tuition fees.

2. Major Boarder Scholarship representing 40% of both tuition and boarding fees.

 

These Major Scholarships are awarded annually and are tenable for 5 years, provided the recipients maintain a high standard.

 

 

MINOR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BOARDERS & DAY GIRLS

Minor Academic Scholarships, representing a smaller percentage of tuition and boarding fees, are awarded annually to deserving candidates and are tenable for 5 years.

 

 

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Two Music Scholarships, representing 70% and 40% of tuition fees, are offered, though not necessarily awarded, to pupils currently in Grade 7. The scholarships are tenable for 5 years.  Excellence in music is a prerequisite.

 

The recipients are required to:

  • study Music as a subject in Grades 8 and 9, after which they may choose to continue Music as a subject in Grades 10, 11 and 12; and
  • make a significant contribution to Music throughout Grades 8 to 12 by active participation in the Choir and/or the Wind Ensemble

Girls entering for the Music Scholarship must write the Musical Practical Examination AND the Entrance & Scholarship Examinations

 

 

SPORT SCHOLARSHIPS

Two Sport Scholarships, representing 70% and 40% of tuition fees, are offered, though not necessarily awarded, to pupils currently in Grade 7.  It must be noted that the scholarships, which are tenable for 5 years, will be offered to the two most deserving Grade 7 candidates.


Candidates entering for the Sport Scholarships should, besides the obvious criteria of outstanding sporting talent and representation at either regional or provincial level in one or more sporting codes, exhibit qualities of leadership and sportsmanship in accordance with the school's core values.

Girls entering for the Sport Scholarship must submit a CV on the form provided and write the Entrance and Scholarship Examinations.


 

CLOSED ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Limited Closed Scholarships, representing 50% of tuition fees, are awarded annually and are tenable for 5 years. Girls in Grade 7 who attend the following schools are eligible for consideration:

1.    Athlone Primary

2.    Clarendon Primary, Pietermaritzburg

3.    Clifton Nottingham Road

4.    Cowan House

5.    Laddsworth Primary

6.    The Wykeham Collegiate Junior School

7.    Durban & Coastal Schools

8.    KZN Country District Schools

 

SHIRLEY SIMONS FUND

Girls who are direct descendants of Old Girls of either Wykeham or Girls' Collegiate or The Wykeham Collegiate are eligible in terms of this fund to apply for bursary assistance and application forms are available from The Admissions Secretary from February of the year preceding entry.  Please note the closing date for applications for the 2020 academic year is FRIDAY 26 APRIL 2019.


OLD GIRLS' GUILD BURSARY

Girls who are direct descendants of Old Girls of either Wykeham or Girls' Collegiate or The Wykeham Collegiate are eligible in terms of this bursary to apply for financial assistance.  This bursary is awarded to one pupil every year and the bursary is tenable for the duration of the recipient's stay at The Wykeham Collegiate, that is Grade 8 - 12.  Application forms are available from The Admissions Secretary from February of the year preceding entry.  Please note the closing date for applications for the 2020 academic year is FRIDAY 26 APRIL 2019.

 

BURSARY APPLICATIONS

Limited funds are available for bursaries. Forms are obtainable from The Admissions Secretary on request and will be available from February of the year preceding entry. 

Please note the closing date for applications for the 2020 academic year is FRIDAY 26 APRIL 2019.