The Briars Scholarship

The Briars Scholarship
The Briars Scholarship will provide an opportunity for boys who would embrace the culture and spirit of BGS and who, in normal circumstances, would not have the opportunity to attend a school such as BGS.

Status: Closed
Opening date: 8 March 2023
Closing date 3 May 2023 

How to apply


Are you eligible to apply?

Applicants for this scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • A boy currently in Year 6 or above (in 2023) to enter BGS  in Year 7 or above (in 2024) 
  • A boy without the financial means to attend the School
  • A positive attitude towards learning and participation in the life of the School

Scholarships may only be awarded to students who are permanent residents or citizens of Australia.

This scholarship is not open to boys who are currently attending the School.


This scholarship is at the discretion of the Headmaster and remission of fees is generally between 90% to 95%. The Briars Scholarship usually does not cover:

  • The cost of books, stationery or uniforms
  • Consolidated charges
  • Discretionary charges such as overseas trips.

Special Conditions

The Briars Scholarship is for the son of a single parent. The recipient must maintain a positive attitude towards school life, participate in a healthy range of activities and maintain an outstanding attitude to learning.  

A scholarship may be withdrawn if the Headmaster is not satisfied with the diligence or conduct of the holder.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.