Barker College

Hornsby, NSW 2077

Scholarships Offered

Year 7 Scholarships

Year 7 - Students must be in Year 5 at the time of the examination. Day places only. Academic Scho...

Year 7 – Students must be in Year 5 at the time of the examination. Day places only.

Academic Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to three scholarships for students of outstanding academic potential entering Year 7.

Music Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to two Music Scholarships to students entering Year 7 who play an orchestral instrument or are vocalists.

Co-curricular Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to four scholarships for students who demonstrate a commitment to co-curricular pursuits which may include, but are not limited to, community service, sport, creative arts, robotics or citizenship.

Evelyn Hill Scholarship – Named in honour of former student Evelyn Hill who was one of the first students of Rev. Henry Plume in 1890 and was one of the first women to enter Sydney University. This scholarship for a girl commencing in Year 7 who shows outstanding academic potential.

Academic Scholarships, subject specific – Up to a maximum of four additional Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Head of Barker to students entering Year 7 who demonstrate particular aptitude for Mathematics, Science, English, or the creative arts generally. Selection criteria for these individual subject Scholarships include presentation of a portfolio of work indicating the range and depth of a student’s experience and capability in their preferred area of study.

The Barker Foundation Scholarship – This is an open-entry scholarship for students seeking to enter Year 7, who are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia who meet established selection criteria, including outstanding academic potential and meritorious performance in academic work, as well as grounds of financial need or equity.

Barker Barang Indigenous Scholarship – This scholarship is for an Indigenous student entering Year 7.

The Leslie’s Men Scholarship – This scholarship has been endowed by Old Boys who attended the School during the term of WS Leslie as Headmaster (1933-1957) and is awarded to a student entering Year 7. All applicants are assessed on the same criteria which applies to academic scholarships, although the applicant’s involvement in team sports and other cultural and recreational pursuits is also taken into account

Year 10 Scholarships

Academic Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to five scholarships for boys ...

Academic Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to five scholarships for boys and girls of outstanding academic potential entering Year 10. Boys currently attending Barker College are eligible to apply for these scholarships, as are students entering Barker at Year 10 level.

Music Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to two Music Scholarships to students entering Year 10 who play an orchestral instrument or are vocalists.

Co-curricular Sports Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to four scholarships for students who demonstrate a commitment to co-curricular sport. Students who are awarded this scholarship show excellence and future potential in their chosen sport and can demonstrate that they will add to the life of the School through their participation and attitude.

The Barker Foundation Scholarship – This is an open-entry scholarship for students seeking to enter Year 10, who are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia who meet established selection criteria, including outstanding academic potential and meritorious performance in academic work, as well as grounds of financial need or equity.

Boarding Scholarships – These scholarships are normally awarded to students residing in country areas of NSW or interstate and are for a reduction in the boarding fees only, not academic fees, for three years.

Academic and Boarding Scholarships – The Council of Barker College provides up to two Academic and Boarding Scholarships to students entering Boarding in Year 10. These Scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding academic potential who demonstrate a commitment to contributing to the life of the School through their participation in Boarding.

Important dates

Nov 8th 2021

Year 10 Applications 2023 Open

Mar 7th 2022

Year 10 Applications 2023 Close

Apr 5th 2022

Year 10 Scholarship 2023 Exam

Sep 1st 2021

Year 7 Applications 2023 Open

Oct 22nd 2021

Year 7 Applications 2023 Close

Nov 5th 2021

Year 7 Scholarship 2023 Exam

About Barker College

Located on Sydney’s Upper North Shore, Barker College is a coeducational Anglican day and boarding school. As a fully coeducational school Barker offers its students more opportunities to learn mutual respect for their peers and excel in their individual endeavours.

Through the Christian story we instil in our students the capacity, insight and knowledge they need to inspire real change.  By exposing our students to diverse opportunities and experiences, they’re able to develop resilience and adaptability within a supportive environment.

From Pre-Kindergarten through to the Senior years, students are exposed to a range of diverse opportunities and experiences. Through this, they’re able to develop resilience and adaptability within a supportive environment. By celebrating the differences in every student, Barker is a place where every student belongs, is valued and loves to be. Every Barker student is different.  What they all have in common is a confidence to embrace the challenge of the future and a capacity to make their own positive impact on the world.

To learn more about how we inspire every student, in every experience, every day, visit www.barker.college.

 

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