Academic scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional academic potential who demonstrate excellence across a broad range of disciplines.

To be eligible for an Academic scholarship at Geelong Grammar School, applicants must be:

  • a new student entering into Years 9 or 10, or
  • a current student entering into Years 9 or 10.

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa.

Student selection is based on academic examination results and, if shortlisted, subsequent interviews.

Successful candidates will be eager to participate in the wide range of opportunities available at the School, respecting the philosophy and rules that govern the School.

  • Up to 50% of the day or boarding fees; may vary depending on the individual.
  • Awards of over 50% are made in exceptional circumstances. In such cases, parents will be asked to complete a financial assessment form.
  • The scholarship awarded applies to the relevant Geelong Grammar School day or boarding fee, but not to uniforms, private vocal or instrumental lessons, textbooks, excursions, sundry charges or other personal items.

Location: Corio Campus

Alternative locations may be arranged by contacting our examination provider (Edutest) directly +61 3 9014 1411.

  • Applications are now closed
  • Scholarship examination: Saturday 24 February 2024
  • First round interviews: April 2024
  • Second round interviews (if required): May-June 2024
  • Outcomes: Scholarship outcomes communicated to families by June 2024


2026 Academic Scholarships will open in November 2024


Following the examination, shortlisted candidates are invited to an interview (via Zoom) with the Admissions Manager and Heads of School.

Interviews will occur March-April; all candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application as soon as practical.

Academic Scholarship Terms and Conditions can be found here.