St Cuthbert’s Scholarship

Applications for our 2022 St Cuthbert’s scholarship programme are now closed. Applications for our 2023 St Cuthbert’s scholarship programme will open in 2022.

St Cuthbert’s offers a range of Scholarships – Academic, Boarding, Performing Arts and General Excellence. 

  • All scholarships listed here are open to prospective students only (scholarships for current students can be found on myCollege). 
  • Students must be New Zealand citizens or hold New Zealand residency visas.
  • Applicants must have been enrolled as a fulltime student at a New Zealand school for at least the last three school years e.g. at least since January 2018.
  • To be awarded the maximum value of the scholarship you will need to complete our financial needs assessment.
  • In the event of there being no candidate who reaches a sufficiently high standard, a scholarship may not be awarded.
  • The decision of the Principal is final, and no correspondence will be entered in to.
  • You may apply for more than one Scholarship. 

Scholarship Timeline

  • Applications open on Wednesday 10 February 2021
  • Applications close on Wednesday 31 March 2021
  • Scholarship examinations will take place on Thursday 8 April 2021 from 9.00-11.00am. 
  • Applicants applying for a Performing Arts Scholarship will be emailed with information about their audition.
  • All applicants, both successful and unsuccessful, will be notified of the outcome of their application by email.
  • Personal interviews will be held for candidates who are short-listed on Wednesday 12 May 2021.  There is no alternative interview date. 

Academic Scholarships

Macdonald Junior Academic Scholarship 2022
  • For entry to Year 7 2022
  • Strong academic ability
  • Involvement in cultural, sporting and/or community activities
  • The scholarship has a maximum value of 75% of tuition fees 
 Macdonald Senior Academic Scholarship 2022
  • For entry to Year 9 and Year 11 2022
  • Strong academic ability
  • Involvement in cultural, sporting and/or community activities
  • The scholarship has a maximum value of 100% of tuition fees 

Performing Arts Scholarships

Trust Board Performing Arts Scholarships 2022
  • Trust Board Performing Arts Scholarships 2022
  • For entry to Year 9 2022
  • For talented Dance, Drama, or Music students
  • The successful student will be required to participate fully in the cultural and performance opportunities at the College
  • The successful student will be required to attend regular meetings with their Artistic Mentor during the school year
  • The scholarship has a maximum value of 50% of tuition fees
Criteria:

Dance

Demonstrated technical and creative excellence. Examples of technical excellence may include:

  • Distinction or Honours in Elementary Ballet
  • Grade 6 in Contemporary or Lyrical
  • Distinction or Honours for Intermediate Jazz
  • 5 year’s training or more in Hip Hop or Cultural Dance style
  • The successful student will be required to take Dance as a subject option from Year 9 to 13
  • Applicants will need to submit two contrasting dance performances for their audition

Drama

Demonstrated technical and creative excellence. Examples of technical excellence may include:

  • Significant experience in Theatre or Screen
  • Distinction or Honours in Trinity College Speech & Drama exams
  • Significant cultural performance experience e.g., Kapa Haka
  • The successful student will be required to take Drama as a subject option from Year 9 to 13
  • Applicants will need to submit two contrasting drama performances for their audition

Music

Demonstrated technical and musical excellence at Grade 5 or above in main instrument (not voice)

  • Preferably competent in two instruments (second instrument may be voice)
  • The successful student will be required to take Music as an academic subject option for Year 9 to 11
  • Applicants will need to submit two contrasting music performances for their audition

Boarding Scholarships

Trust Board Boarding Scholarships 2022
  • For entry to Year 9, 10, 11 or 12 2022
  • The student must be motivated and achieving well at her local school
  • The student must live at a distance greater than 30 km from the College
  • These scholarships have a maximum value of 100% of boarding fees per annum
  • Tuition fees are NOT included in a Boarding Scholarship

General Excellence Scholarships

Kathleen Goulding Old Girls’ Association Scholarship 2022
  • For entry to Year 9 2022
  • Strong academic ability and general excellence
  • This scholarship has a maximum value of 75% of tuition fees
Margaret Beale Scholarship 2022
  • For entry to Year 9 2022
  • Strong academic ability and general excellence
  • Demonstrated ability in sport
  • This scholarship has a maximum value of 100% of tuition fees

Contact us for more information

Contact [email protected] or phone 520 4159 ext 7813 if you need more information.