St Catherine’s School

Waverley, NSW 2024

Scholarships Offered

FIELDING SCHOLARSHIP for academic excellence. Full tuition fees.

ST CATHERINE’S SCHOLARSHIP for a girl who has attended St Catherine’s junior school for one year or longer. Full tuition fees.

GENERAL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP for girls who are considered to have exceptional academic ability and potential. Partial tuition fees.

CLAREMONT SCHOLARSHIP Open to students from Claremont College, Randwick.

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For girls from Years 7 to 10 with sound academic ability who exhibit excellence in a particular area such as sport. Full or partial tuition fees.

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For girls from Years 7 to 11 who have a passion for music and wish to see the dedication to their studies celebrated and nurtured. Full or partial tuition fees.

An audition on Sunday 03 March 2019 will include

  • sight reading
  • aural tests
  • performance of two contrasting pieces
  • another piece on a second instrument (optional)
  • an interview

Music scholarship examinations will be held on Saturday 9 March 2019

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Our country boarding scholarships reflect the school’s continuing commitment to providing a great education for girls from regional Australia. Designed for families who would normally not consider a fee-based school, we can cover partial or full tuition fees until the end of Year 12. Boarding fees would still be payable. Open to Years 7 to 11.

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This scholarship will be awarded to a daughter or granddaughter of an Old Girl of St Catherine’s who would not otherwise be able to attend the school. It is open to all girls every second year. Means-tested, full or partial tution fees. Open in 2019 to descendents of Old Girls entering Years 7 to 11 in 2021.

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Since the early 70s St Catherine’s has been working with Indigenous communities to offer students access to a great education. Through the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation St Catherine’s can provide places to Indigenous students who would like to be boarders at our school. Open to girls from Years 7 to 10.

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Important dates

Feb 15th 2019
2020 Music scholarships close
Mar 3rd 2019
Music scholarship auditions
Mar 1st 2019
2020 Academic scholarship applications close
Mar 9th 2019
Music scholarship examinations
Jun 21st 2019
AIEF Indigenous scholarships close

About St Catherine’s School

St Catherine’s is a dynamic and supportive school for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12. We offer a broad, challenging and vibrant education designed to unlock the unique potential of every girl. We are Australia’s oldest independent Anglican girls’ school and our purpose is to develop young women of character and intellect. St Catherine’s girls are encouraged to ‘Love school​, embrace life and enrich the world​’.

We welcome girls of all backgrounds, faiths and abilities and respect the different strengths of each student. Our teachers embrace the latest educational research balancing clear instruction with engagement. They help each girl to learn in the way that is right for her, giving her the academic rigour she needs and the tools she can use to flourish at school. Our Academic Care program, founded on the principles of positive psychology, is designed to develop girls’ wellbeing by building positive emotions, a resilient mindset, academic tenacity and strong relationships.

While at St Catherine’s your daughter’s study is complemented by strong co-curricular programs in sport, music, performing arts and service education. When she leaves St Catherine’s we want her to be well educated, well rounded and well balanced – ready for further study, ready for life.

St Catherine’s has a variety of scholarships reflecting the academic and inclusive nature of our learning philosophies. Please visit our website  to read more about our school and what we can offer your daughter.


Open mornings 2019

  • Thursday 28 February
  • Thursday 23 May
  • Wednesday 31 July
  • Thursday 14 November


Please email our enrolments manager for further information.

St Catherine’s School

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