APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 'VCE: CREATIVITY IN STEM' ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

At Geelong Grammar School, we believe that a curious mind and collaborative predilection are essential for young people to thrive in an ever-changing global world.

At the heart of our academic programme is a curriculum that fosters critical thinking, agile problem solving, collaboration, and curiosity across all disciplines. To coincide with the growth of our exciting and innovative Creative Education programme and developing STEM programmes, we are offering a student entering Year 11 in 2020, who may otherwise be unable to attend the school, the opportunity to be awarded a ‘VCE: Creativity in STEM’ Academic Scholarship.

We encourage students who have an enthusiasm and aptitude for STEM subjects to apply for the chance to shape their exceptional future.

CONDITIONS OF SCHOLARSHIP

The Scholarship recipient will be required to:

• Study VCE subjects: Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics and two of Chemistry, Physics and Biology in Years 11 and 12.
• Have enthusiasm and aptitude for problem solving and a creative mindset.
• Fully partake in our Creative Education programmes under the mentorship of Creative Education Collaborators.

ELIGIBILITY AND EXAMINATIONS

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa, who are entering Year 11 in 2020. Current Geelong Grammar School Year 10 students are ineligible.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

1. To commence the application process, students must download the STEM Academic Scholarship form. (PDF 277KB)
2. Applicants are asked to complete the Application Form in full, and provide:
• Copy of student's end of 2018 and 2019 mid-year academic report
• Copy of Year 7 and 9 NAPLAN results
• Copy of birth certificate or passport
3. Parents are required to complete a financial assessment and provide relevant documentation supporting their need for assistance.
4. All completed forms and accompanying scanned documents should be returned via post or email to: Admissions Office, Geelong Grammar School, 50 Biddlecombe Avenue, Corio, Victoria, 3214 Or via Email: admissions@ggs.vic.edu.au
5. Students will be required to complete an academic examination as part of the application procedure. Examinations will take place at the Corio Campus. The Admissions team will send an email confirmation with examination details once the Application has been received in full.
6. Selected candidates will be invited to Corio Campus for an interview with the Scholarship review panel and Principal. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified once the selection process has been finalised. All awards are reviewed annually.

Applications will close at 4.00pm on Tuesday 3 September 2019.