The John Gray Scholarship

 

Status:Closed
Opening date:9 April 2018
Closing date10 May 2018

Application form

Download here (closed). 

Are you eligible to apply?

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A boy currently in Year 7, 8, 9 or 10 (recipients may enter BGS at the beginning of Term 3, 2018 at earliest) 
  • A boy without the financial means to attend the School.

Criteria

The recipient will be a boy of fine character who can demonstrate his willingness to embrace the spirit and culture of BGS, and who will benefit from a BGS education, taking into account:

  • Interview
  • School reports
  • Demonstration of participation in and contribution to the community
  • Means (the scholarship is means-tested, with parents’ financial disclosure being required at shortlist stage).

Value

Tuition fees generally between 90 and 100%.  The John Gray Scholarship usually does not cover:

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

Duration 

John Gray Scholarship holders are expected to complete their secondary education at BGS.

Special conditions

John Gray Scholarship 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.

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A Scholarship may be withdrawn if the Headmaster is not satisfied with the diligence or conduct of the holder.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