A Uniting Church coeducational independent day and boarding school on Kaurna Country, Adelaide, South Australia

Early Learning to Year 12

Scholarships

Scholarships

Is your child our next successful scholarship candidate? Share your child's story with us and let Westminster be a part of their next chapter.

Whether their dreams are out of this world, or you want to give them the space to learn and grow, a Westminster scholarship will help your child achieve more than they thought possible. Scholarships are awarded to various students every year and provide remission for tuition or boarding fees.

For any enquiries about scholarships, please contact our Enrolments team via Email or T: +61 8 8276 0276.

Scholarship applications for 2024 entry are now open.

All scholarships listed below are for the year level your child will be in 2024. For the benefit of each Scholarship, please view the Scholarship Descriptions below the table.

ScholarshipCategoryApplication window
Year 6 All-Rounder ScholarshipGeneral ExcellenceOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Year 7 Croser All-Rounder ScholarshipGeneral ExcellenceOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Year 7 Academic ScholarshipAcademicOpen for Applications - closes Thursday 19 January
Thomas All-Rounder ScholarshipGeneral ExcellenceOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Fricker Performing Arts ScholarshipPerforming ArtsOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Old Scholars’ ScholarshipGeneral ExcellenceOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Robert Fraser All-Rounder ScholarshipGeneral ExcellenceOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Boarding ScholarshipBoardingOpen for Applications - closes Tuesday 31 January
Lawrence and Haese Scholarship for MathematicsMathematicsClosed

Scholarship Descriptions

Year 6 All-Rounder Scholarship

Available to new students entering the School in Year 6 2024. Recipients will be able to demonstrate all-round excellence in academic and co-curricular pursuits, including sport, performing arts, service and leadership.

Application: Online submission and interview for short-listed candidates
Benefit: 30% of tuition fees per annum from Year 6 until the end of Year 12

Year 7 Croser All-Rounder Scholarship

Available to new students entering Year 7 2024. Recipients will display all-round excellence in academic and co-curricular pursuits, including sport, performing arts, service and leadership.

Application: Online submission and interview for shortlisted candidates
Benefit: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum from Year 7 until the end of Year 12

Thomas All-Rounder Scholarship

Awarded to a new student entering Year 7 to Year 11 to complete their schooling at Westminster. The scholarship intends to reward and encourage students who demonstrate a commitment to self-improvement, show tenacity and strong work ethic and who achieve consistently high performance in each of three areas:

  • Academics
  • Co-curricular involvement (particularly sport)
  • Community involvement

The Thomas Scholarship recipient will be an all-rounder student who shows the potential to develop into a leader in the Westminster and wider community.

Application: Online submission and interview for shortlisted candidates
Benefit: 50% remission on tuition fees per annum until the end of Year 12.

Fricker Performing Arts Scholarship

Awarded annually to a new or existing student entering Year 7 2024 at Westminster School. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a willingness and capacity to make a significant contribution to Performing Arts in one or more of the following disciplines: Music, Drama or Dance.

Criteria: Fricker Performing Arts Scholarship Criteria
Assessment: Online submission and audition for shortlisted candidates
Benefit: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum from Year 7 to 12.

Old Scholars’ Scholarship

Available to new or existing students entering Year 10 at Westminster School in 2024. The student must be the child or grandchild of an Old Scholar. The recipient will possess outstanding personal qualities and ability in both the academic and co-curricular areas. The intention is that any family can benefit only once from this scholarship.

Assessment: Online submission and interview for shortlisted candidates
Benefit: 30% remission of tuition fees per annum for Years 10 - 12

Robert Fraser All-Rounder Scholarship

Awarded to new students entering Year 10 or 11 at Westminster School. The recipients will display all-round excellence in academic and co-curricular pursuits, including sport, performing arts, service and leadership.

Application process: Online submission and interview for shortlisted candidates
Benefit: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum until the end of Year 12

Lawrence and Haese Scholarship for Mathematics

Available to a new student entering Year 10. Recipients must be students who excel in Mathematics and who fulfil pre-determined criteria such as test results, performance in competitions and a selection interview. Scholarship holders must study the two highest units of Mathematics at Year 12 and show a sufficient all-round ability to make the most of their opportunities at Westminster.

Application: Online submission, Mathematics exam and interview for shortlisted candidates
Benefit: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum from Year 10 until the end of Year 12

Boarding Scholarships

The Clifford Boomsma Boarding Scholarship is awarded each year to new boarding students entering Years 7 to 10 at Westminster School in 2024.
The recipients will be all-rounders who display outstanding personal qualities and ability, in both the academic and co-curricular areas. One of the scholarships is reserved for a son or daughter of an ICPA (Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association of Australia) member.

Application process: Online submission and interview for short-listed candidates
Benefit: 50% remission of the boarding fees (excluding tuition) per annum until the end of Year 12