The OBGS Scholarship

The Old Brighton Grammarians’ Scholarship for Citizenship and General Excellence.

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



Are you eligible to apply?

An OBGS Scholarship for Citizenship and General Excellence, commencing in 2024, is available for the son of an of Old Boy. Applicants entering Secondary School are welcome to apply and may come from within Brighton Grammar or externally (from another school).

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. 


Applicants will be required to:

  • demonstrate that they are of fine character and general all-round ability, and willing to embrace the spirit and culture of Brighton Grammar School
  • submit a written piece of work outlining what Brighton Grammar means to them.  


This scholarship is at the discretion of the Headmaster and the remission of fees is generally 20%. The scholarship does not cover:

  • the cost of books, stationery or uniforms
  • consolidated charge
  • discretionary charges such as overseas trips.


Tenures vary but generally, holders are expected to complete their secondary education at BGS.

Special conditions

Scholarship holders are expected to:

  • maintain a high standard of achievement in the areas of endeavour for which they were awarded the scholarship
  • 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A scholarship may be withdrawn if the Headmaster is not satisfied with the diligence or conduct of the holder.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.