Strathfield, NSW 2135

Scholarships Offered

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 the School on Saturday morning, 16 February 2019.

The applications process for entry in Year 7 in 2020 opens on 1 November 2018 and closes on 8 February 2019.

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.

The Scholarship application form for entry in Year 7 in 2020 will be available on the Meriden website from 1 November 2018. The application period closes on 8 February 2018.

Important dates

Sep 13th 2018
Open Morning
Nov 1st 2018
Applications open for Academic and Music Scholarships for entry in Year 7 in 2020
Nov 20th 2018
Open Morning
Feb 8th 2019
Closing date for Academic and Music Scholarships

About 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.


10-12 Redmyre Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135

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