|Opening date:||31 July 2017|
|Closing date:||8 September 2017|
What is the Scholarship 431?
Scholarship 431 was established in June 2017 after the 2017 Annual Appeal where the target was to raise $200,000 to fund a new means tested scholarship. 431 donors made gifts with $424,000 raised in just 24 hours enabling two scholarships to be funded.
Are you eligible to apply?
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- A boy entering Year 9 or 10 in 2018, or Year 10 or 11 in 2019
- A boy without the financial means to attend the School
Selection will be based on a boy being of good character who can demonstrate he will embrace the spirit and culture of BGS and benefit from a BGS education taking into account:
- School reports
- Demonstration of participation and contribution to the community
- The scholarship is means tested and requires parents’ financial disclosure.
Tuition fees generally between 90 to 100%. The Scholarship 431 does not cover:
- The cost of books, stationery or uniforms
- Consolidated charges
- Discretionary charges such as overseas trips.
Boys entering Year 9 or above.
Scholarship 431 holders are expected to complete their secondary education at BGS.
Scholarship 431 holders are expected to:
- Maintain a high standard of academic effort
- Contribute positively and enthusiastically to school life. Progress and contribution to school life are reviewed annually.
A Scholarship may be withdrawn if the Headmaster is not satisfied with the diligence or conduct of the holder. Failure to pay fees may also lead to withdrawal. The School reserves the right not to award any or all of the scholarships available. No boy may hold more than one scholarship. No boy may hold more than one scholarship.