Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney

Croydon, NSW 2132

Scholarships Offered

The Coradine Scholarship is a full-fee paying scholarship offered annually to one Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student who wishes to attend PLC Sydney, from Year 7 through to Year 12.

Awarded to up to one applicant per year, the scholarship covers full tuition fees for up to six years (from Years 7-12), textbooks, uniforms, excursions and technology fees.

 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

To be eligible students need to be:

  • of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage (identify as and recognised by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities)
  • determined and enthusiastic about completing their high school years at PLC Sydney
  • keen to embrace the opportunities that our College offers and willing to contribute to the rich fabric of our school community
  • determined to attain a Higher School Certificate
  • supportive of the Christian ethos of our College

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Friday 22 May 2020 at midnight– Applications close
  • Term 2 2020– Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
  • Term 1 2021  – Recipient of the scholarship start school

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The Foundation Bursary is only open to new applicants in Years 7-12 (not current PLC Sydney students).

Awarded to one applicant per year, the scholarship covers full or part tuition fees only for up to six years (from Years 7-12). The bursary does not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Friday 22 May 2020 at midnight – Applications close
• Term 2 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
• Term 1 2021 – Recipients of the bursary start school

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
To be eligible students need to:
• demonstrate a needs equity consideration
• be willing to contribute to the College community and broad goals of PLC Sydney

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The Boarding Bursary is open to new applicants in Years 7-12 only (not current PLC Sydney students).

Awarded to up to two applicants per year, the scholarship covers full or part boarding fees only for up to six years (from Years 7-12). The bursary does not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or tuition fees.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Friday 22 May 2020 at midnight – Applications close
• Term 2 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
• Term 1 2021 – Recipients of the bursary start school

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
To be eligible students need to:
• demonstrate a needs equity consideration
• be willing to contribute to the College community and broad goals of PLC Sydney

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The Principal’s Scholarship of Excellence is open to new applicants and current PLC Sydney students who are entering Years 7-9.

Awarded to up to two applicants per year, the scholarship covers full or part tuition fees only for up to six years (from Years 7-12). The scholarship does not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
To be eligible students need to be:
• academically capable
• brilliant on the sporting field or in a cultural pursuit
• willing to contribute to the College community and broad goals of PLC Sydney
• scholarships are open to Australian residents only

A needs equity consideration does not apply.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Monday 10 February 2020 at midnight – Applications close
• Late Term 1 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
• Term 1 2021 – The recipient of the scholarship starts school

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This scholarship is available for Year 3 students to enter PLC Sydney from Year 4 onwards. It will be awarded to up to three applicants per annum. Applications are open to both new and current PLC Sydney students.

This scholarship entitles the holder to the remission of tuition fees only (part or full) for nine years from Years 4-12. Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

PLC Sydney Music Scholarships are scholarships awarded to outstanding musicians who distinguish themselves through their schooling. Selected candidates will be invited to audition. To be eligible, high passes in AMEB or equivalent are required in one of the following instruments:

Strings -Violin/Viola/Cello Minimum B+ Second grade / Double Bass B+ 1st Grade
Brass/Woodwind and Percussion – Second grade standard

EXPECTATIONS

Students who gain a scholarship are required to:

Participate in the full music program offered at PLC Sydney.
Participate in at least two ensembles at the College and to commit to all required performances for these ensembles throughout the year.
Mentor other students and show leadership and initiative.
Selected scholars may be invited to join PLC Sydney ensembles.
Full participation in the Elective Music Program from Year 9 to Year 12.
Music Scholars are also required to perform regularly, both solo and ensemble, in concerts out of school hours.

IMPORTANT DATES

Friday 22 May 2020 at 4.00 pm – Applications close
During Term 2 2020 -Shortlisted candidates are contacted for audition and interview dates and times
Term 1 2021 -The successful candidate starts school

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YEAR 7 – YEAR 12 MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to one new applicant per annum who plays either the Double Bass, Bassoon, Oboe, French Horn or Tuba.

This scholarship entitles the holder to the remission of tuition fees only (part or full) for up to six years from Years 7-12. Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
The PLC Sydney Music Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to an outstanding musician who distinguishes herself through her schooling. Selected candidates will be invited to audition. To be eligible, high passes in AMEB or equivalent are required in one of the following instruments:
• Strings – Double Bass Grade V – VI
• Brass/Woodwind – Bassoon, Oboe, French Horn, or Tuba suggested Grade V

EXPECTATIONS
Students who gain a scholarship are required to:
• Participate in the full music program offered at PLC Sydney.
• Participate in at least two ensembles at the College and to commit to all required performances for these ensembles throughout the year.
• Mentor other students and show leadership and initiative.
• Fully participate in the Elective Music Program from Year 9 to Year 12.
• Music Scholars are also required to perform regularly, both solo and ensemble, in concerts out of school hours.
• Selected scholars may be invited to join a Chamber Music Ensemble.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Monday 10 February 2020 at midnight – Applications close
• During Term 1 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for audition times and dates
• Late Term 1 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
• Term 1 2021 – The recipient of the scholarship starts school

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YEAR 7 MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Year 7 Music Scholarship is open to new and current PLC Sydney students.

The PLC Sydney Music scholarships are awarded to outstanding musicians who distinguish themselves during the ACER examination. Candidates are required to audition.

This scholarship entitles the holder to the remission of tuition fees only (part or full) for six years from Years 7-12. Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

Applicants must register to sit the ACER examination on Saturday 22 February 2020.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
To be eligible, high passes in AMEB or equivalent are required in one of the following instruments:
• Strings – Violin Grade VI, Viola or Cello Grade V, Double Bass Grade III
• Brass/Woodwind – 1 or 2 years prior school tuition in Bassoon, Oboe, French Horn or Tuba, Grade II or III
• All other Brass/Woodwind instruments – Grade IV
• Percussion/Drum Kit – Grade V

Please note: applicants will not be considered for Piano, Harp and Voice as first instruments.

EXPECTATIONS
PLC Sydney Music scholars are assessed continuously throughout the year and are expected to participate fully in the Music program offered at PLC Sydney.
Students who gain a scholarship are required to:
• Participate in the full music program offered at PLC Sydney.
• Participate in at least two ensembles at the College and to commit to all required performances for these ensembles throughout the year.
• Mentor other students and show leadership and initiative.
• Fully participate in the Elective Music Program from Years 9-12.
• Music Scholars are also required to perform regularly, both solo and ensemble, in concerts out of school hours.
• Selected scholars may be invited to join a Chamber Music Ensemble.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Wednesday 12 February 2020 – ACER online registrations close
• Wednesday 12 February 2020 at midnight – PLC Sydney online application with supporting documentation close
• Saturday 22 February 2020 – Sit ACER Scholarship Examinations
• During Term 1 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for audition times and dates
• End Term 1 2020- Shortlisted candidates are contacted for interview times and dates

PLC Sydney is offering three Music scholarships:
• Goodlet Legacy Junior School Music Scholarship
• Year 7 Music Scholarship
• Year 7 to 12 Music Scholarship

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PLC Sydney has a proud history of offering educational opportunities for Indigenous students that span over 50 years. Indigenous students are encouraged to apply for one of two scholarships offered to students seeking to attend PLC Sydney.

AIEF SCHOLARSHIP FOR BOARDERS
In partnership with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF), PLC Sydney offers scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarders.

The scholarship covers tuition and boarding fees as well as some incidental educational expenses such as textbooks and uniform.

A means tested financial contribution from parents is an important part of the program. Parents are required to make annual financial contributions to the school based on their combined household income.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Friday 22 May 2020 at midnight – Applications close
• Term 2 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
• Term 1 2021 – Recipients of the scholarship start school

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
To be eligible students need to:
• be an Indigenous Australian
• receive ABSTUDY
• be accepted for enrolment as a boarder at an AIEF partner school (PLC Sydney)
• be enthusiastic about attending school
• receive the support and encouragement of parents toward the enrolment and scholarship
• be likely to complete their schooling to Year 12
• be in financial need
• have parents committed to making financial contributions toward expenses

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Open to one new applicant per year (not current PLC Sydney students).

This scholarship is awarded to a student on the basis of academic achievement in Year 9 and Year 10 as shown in school reports and supporting documentation. This scholarship assumes the applicant will be willing to contribute generally to the College community and to the broad goals of PLC Sydney.

This scholarship entitles the holder to the remission of tuition fees only (part or full) for two years from Years 11 and 12. Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

Important Dates
• Monday 10 February 2020 at midnight – Applications close
• Late-Term 1 2020 – Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
• Term 1 2021 – The recipient of the scholarship starts school

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YEAR 7 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Year 7 Academic Scholarship is open to new and current PLC Sydney students.

This scholarship entitles the holder to the remission of tuition fees only (part or full) for six years from Years 7-12. Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, individual subject fees or boarding fees.

All applicants must register to sit the ACER examination on Saturday 22 February 2020.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Wednesday 12 February 2020 -ACER online registrations close
  • Wednesday 12 February 2020 at midnight – Completion of PLC Sydney Academic Scholarship application form (including supporting documentation) close
  • Saturday 22 February 2020 -Sit the ACER Scholarship Examination
  • Towards end Term 1 2020 -Shortlisted candidates contacted for interview time and date

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About Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney

Offering a broad curriculum to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, PLC Sydney is a school for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarding available from Year 7. Founded in 1888 and situated in the Sydney suburb of Croydon, the College is set within 4.4 hectares of landscaped grounds, where its majestic nineteenth century heritage buildings and gardens sit harmoniously alongside modern state-of-the-art facilities.

PLC Sydney aims to educate young women from the basis of a Christian world view to make a difference in a rapidly changing global society. It provides a well-rounded education for approximately 1400 students, who are encouraged to be young women of integrity and purpose who make a fine contribution to society and carry a genuine concern for the welfare of others.

The College facilities are among the most flexible and exciting offered by any Australian school, and include the Aquatic Institute with Fitness Centre, Performing Arts Complex, Research Centre, Art, Design and Technology Studios, an Innovation Lab and a Centre for Public Speaking. Technology is integrated throughout the College and digital technologies are used extensively.

The College offers students the opportunity to participate in international exchanges to 16 schools in 14 countries as well as an extensive array of service learning, co-curricular and curricular tours, both in Australia and overseas.

Students at PLC Sydney have the opportunity to participate in a vast co-curricular program with activities for those who like to talk, be active, perform, compete, make music, think and theorise, experiment, understand other cultures and those who want to change the world. In addition, private lessons are available for music, gymnastics, tennis and speech.

The College is offering a number of Scholarships and Bursaries for 2021.

Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney

Presbyterian Ladies' College, Boundary Street, Croydon, New South Wales, Australia

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