GENERAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Geelong Grammar School’s Scholarship Programme offers a range of scholarships made possible through the generosity and support of donors. The School is very grateful to all those who have contributed to the Scholarship Programme.

It is the intention of the School that the General Excellence Scholarship holders will hold the scholarship for the duration of his or her schooling, unless the student’s work or behaviour is such that it is felt that he or she no longer deserves the opportunity to have this assistance.

The value of the award is up to 75% of tuition and day or boarding fees.

Eligibility and application procedure

- Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa
- Candidates should demonstrate an all round ability and be eager to participate in the wide range of opportunities available at the School and respect the philosophy and rules that govern the School
- Current Geelong Grammar School students are not eligible to apply for a General Excellence Scholarship

Parents are asked to complete a financial assessment form and a brief comment in support of assistance.
Students are asked to complete a series of questions in part two of the application.
Last year's school report and interim reports for current year are also required.
Scholarships will be offered once the Scholarship Sub-Committee has met. All awards are reviewed annually.


Note: If a student currently holds a scholarship at another school, this should be disclosed at the interview stage of the application. Applicants will be considered for ALL General Excellence Scholarships as applicable - you do not need to complete individual application forms for each named scholarship.

The following General Excellence scholarships are available in 2019- (to begin the application process, please click here.)

SIR JAMES DARLING MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships commemorate the life and work of Sir James Darling (1899-1995). Darling was Headmaster of Geelong Grammar School for 32 years from 1930 to 1961, and was an inspired educational leader, recognised in Australia's Bicentennial year (1998) as one of the 200 'Great Australians'. In accordance with Sir James Darling's wishes to enrol students from a wide range of backgrounds, these scholarships provide places for new students who would not be able to attend Geelong Grammar School without financial assistance, and are offered for Years 7 to 11.

OLD GEELONG GRAMMARIANS SCHOLARSHIPS

The School awards these scholarships to new students whose parents or grandparents are alumni (Geelong Grammar, The Hermitage or Clyde schools) and wish to attend Geelong Grammar School but who could not do so without financial assistance. These scholarships are offered for Years 7 to 11.

RUSSELL DRYSDALE VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Geelong Grammar School nurtures a vibrant, inspiring and engaging environment for the Visual Arts. Our comprehensive Academic Programme is punctuated by a number of important events, including three major school exhibitions (Middle School, Coriobald and Primed), exhibitions by external artists, Artist-in-Residence programme, House Art competition and Year 10 Creative Arts Workshops. The Visual Arts Scholarship is offered for Years 10 and 11.

DICK CRUMMER SCHOLARSHIP

The Dick Crummer Scholarship was established in 2008 and was established by Dick’s widow, Patsy in his loving memory. The Richard (Dick) Crummer Scholarship has been awarded to two students, one entering the School in Year 7 and one entering the School in Year 8. Neither could attend without financial assistance.

FRANK COVILL SCHOLARSHIP

The Frank Covill Scholarship is named in recognition of the magnificent contribution that Frank Covill made to Geelong Grammar School in the 50 years that he worked for the School.

The Scholarship is awarded to a child of international naturalised parents who live in Australia and for home English is not their first language.