A Uniting Church coeducational independent day and boarding school in Adelaide,
South Australia

Early Learning to Year 12

Scholarships

Each year Westminster School offers a broad range of general excellence and academic scholarships to both new and continuing students. Scholarships provide partial fee remission for tuition or boarding fees to the successful candidates.

Scholarships recognise achievement in the areas of academic endeavour, sport, performing arts, service and leadership. We invite applications from individuals with outstanding character who have a desire and capacity to make a valued contribution to the School community.

Applications for our 2022 entry Scholarships are now open.

Applications for the ACER Academic Scholarship will close on Thursday 21 January 2021. Applications for our general excellence scholarships will close on Tuesday 9 February 2021.

For any enquiries about scholarships, please contact our Enrolments Manager, Darin Betro ('83), via Email, or T: +61 8 8276 0230.

All scholarships listed below are for the year level your child will be in 2022.

Year 6 All-Rounder Scholarship

Available to new students entering the School in Year 6 2022. 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
Value: 30% of tuition fees per annum from Year 6 until the end of Year 12
Apply here: Year 6 All-Rounder Scholarship

Year 7 Croser All-Rounder Scholarships

Available to new students entering Year 7 2022. 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
Value: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum from Year 7 until the end of Year 12
Apply here: Year 7 All-Rounder Scholarships

Thomas All-Rounder Scholarship

Fricker Performing Arts Scholarship

Awarded annually to a new or existing student entering Year 7 2022 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
Value: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum from Year 7 to 12.
Apply here: Year 7 Fricker Performing Arts Scholarship

Old Scholars’ Scholarship

Available to new or existing students entering Year 10 at Westminster School in 2022. 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
Value: 30% remission of tuition fees per annum for Years 10 - 12
Apply here: Year 10 Old Scholars' Scholarship

Robert Fraser All-Rounder Scholarship

Awarded to new students entering Year 10 or 11 in 2022 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
Value: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum until the end of Year 12
Apply here: Year 10 or 11 Robert Fraser All-Rounder Scholarship

Lawrence and Haese Scholarship for Mathematics

Available to new students entering Year 10 or 11 2022. 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 a sufficient all-round ability to make the most of their opportunities at Westminster.

Application: Online submission, Mathematics exam and interview for shortlisted candidates
Value: 50% remission of tuition fees per annum from Year 10 or 11 until the end of Year 12
Apply here: Lawrence and Haese Scholarship for Mathematics

Boarding Scholarships

The Clifford Boomsma Boarding Scholarship is awarded each year to new boarding students entering Years 7 to 10 at Westminster School in 2022. 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
Value: 50% remission of the boarding fees (excluding tuition) per annum until the end of Year 12
Apply Here: Boarding Scholarships

Indigenous Youth Leadership Project (IYLP)

The Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (IYLP) offers scholarships and leadership opportunities to young Indigenous Australians. The IYLP is offered in conjunction with Westminster School.

The Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Working in partnership with Westminster School, the IYLP is run by The Smith Family, with funding support through the National Indigenous Australians Agency. The Government-funded program aims to close the gaps in Indigenous educational disadvantage by creating greater access to additional education choice for Indigenous students, particularly those from remote and very remote areas of the country.

In addition to helping Indigenous students achieve their educational aspirations, the IYLP supports the development of positive role models and leaders to inspire other Indigenous students.

2021 IYLP Scholarships are now closed.

Application Process

  • Applications for 2022 entry will open in March 2021.
  • Shortlisted students will be required to attend a personal interview at St Augustine’s College with the IYLP Manager, Leanne Smith, and a representative of Westminster School.
  • Information, criteria, application forms and other details are available from The Smith Family via the 2022 IYLP Application Kit when it is available.
  • For more information click here.

If you have any questions, please contact the IYLP Manager, Leanne Smith, by email leanne.smith@thesmithfamily.com.au or telephone +61 8 8224 1402.

Application for admission to Westminster School must be made at the same time as the application for an IYLP Scholarship.

For further information about Westminster School, please also make contact with Enrolments Manager, Darin Betro ('83) on T: +61 8 8276 0230 or via Email.