GENERAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Awarded to students that demonstrate an all-round ability and are eager to participate in the myriad of opportunities that are available to them.

We are pleased to offer General Excellence Scholarships for:

• Corio Campus: New students entering Years 7, 8, 10 and 11 in 2021
• Corio Campus: Current students entering Year 7 in 2021
• Timbertop Campus: New Students entering Year 9, 2021

ELIGIBILITY

• Open for students who could not otherwise attend Geelong Grammar School without financial assistance, who are entering the relevant year level.
• Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa.

KEY TIMINGS

Opening Date: Wednesday 20 November, 2019
Closing Date: Friday 14 February, 2020
Scholarship Testing Date: Saturday 22 February, 2020

EXAMINATIONS

Held at the Corio Campus. Registration commences from 8.30am, with the examination starting at 9.00am.
Alternative examination locations may be arranged for students who live in remote, interstate or overseas locations. Please register your details early to allow this to be coordinated by Edutest.

INTERVIEW AND SELECTION

Approximately two weeks after the examination, shortlisted students will be invited to attend an interview at the School. (In some cases, Skype interview can be arranged).

Scholarships will be offered as soon as possible after the interview. All awards are reviewed annually.

WHAT DOES A GENERAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP COVER?

The award can be up to 75% of tuition and day or boarding fees. All are means tested to determine the level of funding. Parents are required to provide personal financial information to support the scholarship application.

The scholarship awarded applies to the relevant Geelong Grammar School fee, but not to uniforms, private lessons, textbooks, excursions, sundry charges or other personal items.

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 is no longer deserving of the opportunity to have this assistance.

STEPS TO APPLY

STEP 1: All applicants must complete the online application form and provide supporting documentation.

STEP 2: Students must complete an academic examination as part of the application procedure. Registration must be completed via the Edutest link. Performance in the academic exam is not the basis for selection, but will provide an understanding of the learning needs of your child. Examinations will take place at the Corio Campus, or alternate examination locations may be arranged through Edutest (our examination provider).

STEP 3: Selected candidates will be invited to Corio Campus for an interview with the Scholarship review panel. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified once the selection process has been finalised.

DOCUMENTATION TO BE PROVIDED

An outline of the supporting documentation and information to be provided with the General Excellence application can be found here. (PDF 463KB)

APPLY NOW

1. Please register for the academic examination via this Edutest link
2. Please register for the Scholarship by going to https://scholarships.ggs.vic.edu.au/

• If you are a current GGS parent, please login using your GGS login id
• If you are new to the school, you will need to create an account to start your application