Strathfield, NSW 2135

Scholarships Offered

  • Academic Scholarship for entry in Year 7

    Academic Scholarships cover full or part tuition fees for up to six years. Scholarships are based on the result of the scholarship examination, previous academic record, interview and other criteria, including the potential for involvement in several areas of the life of the school.

    All applications must be made online through the Meriden website. Applicants are required to sit a scholarship examination which will be held at Meriden on Saturday,17 February 2018.

    Applications for entry in Year 7 in 2019 close on Friday, 9 February 2018.

  • Music Scholarships for entry in Year 7

    Music Scholarships for voice, piano, band and orchestral instruments cover full or part tuition fees for up to six years. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition, academic record and interview. Applicants are not required to sit the Academic Scholarship examination.

    An application form can be downloaded from the Meriden website.

    Applications for entry in Year 7 in 2019 close on Friday, 9 February 2018.

Important Dates

  • Feb 9th 2018
    Applications close for Academic and Music Scholarships
  • Nov 14th 2017
    Open Morning at Meriden

Meriden is an academic school that offers a high-quality, balanced education for young women. Located in Strathfield, its central location enables students from all areas of Sydney and surrounding regions to attend the school.

Meriden has a proud record of strong academic performance. Every year Meriden ranks among the top independent girls’ schools in the HSC, with students consistently featuring on the HSC All-Round Achievers’ List. Meriden girls are often in the top five placings in the state in a particular subject, putting them among the state’s elite academic achievers.  The talents of our HSC students in performing arts and visual arts are often showcased in ENCORE and OnSTAGE performances and ArtExpress exhibitions. These events feature the most outstanding HSC major works in Music, Drama and Visual Arts from across the state.

Each year approximately 94% of Meriden graduates take up university offers at Sydney’s top universities as well as prominent interstate and overseas universities.

While academic success is the foundation of the education at Meriden, experiences in the performing arts, sport and numerous cocurricular activities provide a complete education.

Meriden is renowned for its commitment to developing well-rounded young women who are confident, articulate and generous leaders, well-equipped to become courageous and innovative leaders of the future.