Year 5          Year 7          Year 10          Legacy scholarships          Important Information

 

 

Year 5 2020 (new and current students)

The following scholarships are open to students entering or currently studying at Lauriston in Year 5 2020:

  • Academic/General Excellence
  • Music

Scholarships are awarded for the completion of the student’s education (Year 12) at Lauriston.  

All scholarship applicants must sit the scholarship examination on Saturday 9 February 2019.

Academic/General Excellence Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of above-average results achieved in the annual scholarship examination, school reports, NAPLAN results and an interview.

Music Scholarship

Current and New Students

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of above-average results achieved in the annual scholarship examination, school reports, NAPLAN results, an audition and an interview. The final decision is made after all factors, including the audition and interview, are taken into consideration.

Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum AMEB Grade:

  • AMEB Grade 4 (or equivalent) for Piano and Violin
  • AMEB Grade 3 (or equivalent) for other instruments
  • Voice scholarships are not offered at Year 5

Completion of an AMEB examination is not necessary to gain a Music Scholarship, but students must present a repertoire of the above standard at their audition.

Applicants for the Music Scholarship must complete the primary examination on Saturday 9 February and the Music Scholarship audition.

Music Scholarship auditions will be held: 

Date: Wednesday 20 February 2019
Time: 9.00am - 2.00pm
Location: Mountain Room, Lauriston Girls' School

Music auditions require the student to:

  • perform two contrasting works no easier than the minimum standard for their main instrument and year level
  • perform one piece on their second instrument (if applicable)
  • complete sight reading and aural tests
  • provide copies of AMEB certificates and/or other documentation.

Music Scholarship students must also commit to participate and perform in the Lauriston ensembles and/or choirs.

 

 

Year 7 2020 (new and current students)

The following scholarships are open to students entering or currently studying at Lauriston in Year 7 2020:

  • Academic/General Excellence
  • Music

Scholarships are awarded for the completion of the student’s education (Year 12) at Lauriston.  

All scholarship applicants must sit the scholarship examination on Saturday 9 February 2019.

Academic/General Excellence Scholarship

Current and New Students

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of above-average results achieved in the annual scholarship examination, school reports, NAPLAN results and an interview.

Music Scholarship

Current and New Students

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of above-average results achieved in the annual scholarship examination, school reports, NAPLAN results, an audition and an interview. The final decision is made after all factors, including the audition and interview, are taken into consideration.

Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum grade:

  • AMEB Grade 6 (or equivalent) for Piano and Violin
  • AMEB Grade 5 (or equivalent) for other instruments
  • One piece at approx. AMEB Grade 1 for Voice

Completion of an AMEB examination is not necessary to gain a Music Scholarship, but students must present a repertoire of the appropriate standard at their audition.

Applicants for the Music Scholarship must complete the primary examination on Saturday 9 February and the Music Scholarship audition.

Music Scholarship auditions will be held: 

Date: Wednesday 20 February 2019
Time: 9.00am - 2.00pm
Location: Mountain Room, Lauriston Girls' School

Music auditions require the student to:

  • perform two contrasting works no easier than the minimum standard for their main instrument and year level
  • perform one piece on their second instrument (if applicable)
  • complete sight reading and aural tests
  • provide copies of AMEB certificates and/or other documentation.

Music Scholarship students must also commit to participate and perform in the Lauriston ensembles and/or choirs.

 

 

Year 10 2020 (current students only)

This scholarship link is for current students only.

The following scholarships are open to current students at Lauriston in Year 10 2020:

  • Music
  • High Achiever

Scholarships are awarded for the completion of the student’s education (Year 12) at Lauriston.  

Music Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of above-average results achieved in the annual scholarship examination, school reports, NAPLAN results, an audition and an interview. The final decision is made after all factors, including the audition and interview, are taken into consideration.

Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum grade:

  • AMEB Grade 7 (or equivalent) for Piano and Violin
  • AMEB Grade 6 (or equivalent) for other instruments
  • Voice students should be prepared to present pieces at approx. AMEB Grade 3

Completion of an AMEB examination is not necessary to gain a Music Scholarship, but students need to present a repertoire of the appropriate standard at their audition.

Applicants for the Music Scholarship must complete the primary examination on Tuesday 12 March and the Music Scholarship audition

Music Scholarships auditions will be held: 

Date: Tuesday 12 March 2019
Time: Afternoon - time TBA
Location: Mountain Room, Lauriston Girls’ School

Auditions require the student to:

  • perform two contrasting works no easier than the minimum standard for their main instrument and year level
  • perform one piece on their second instrument (if applicable)
  • complete sight reading and aural tests
  • provide copies of AMEB certificates and/or other documentation.

Music Scholarship students must also commit to participate and perform in the Lauriston ensembles and/or choirs.

Please note: Current Lauriston Year 9 students will sit the scholarship examination at Armadale during their Exeat break on Tuesday 12 March 2019.

 

Year 10 2020 (new students only)

This scholarship link is for new students only.

The following scholarships are open to new students entering Lauriston in Year 10 2020:

  • Music
  • High Achiever

Scholarships are awarded for the completion of the student’s education (Year 12) at Lauriston.  

All scholarship applicants must sit the scholarship examination on Saturday 9 February 2019. Only students who are new to the school in 2020 are eligible for this grant.

Music Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of above-average results achieved in the annual scholarship examination, school reports, NAPLAN results, an audition and an interview. The final decision is made after all factors, including the audition and interview, are taken into consideration.

Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum grade:

  • AMEB Grade 7 (or equivalent) for Piano and Violin
  • AMEB Grade 6 (or equivalent) for other instruments
  • Voice students should be prepared to present pieces at approx. AMEB Grade 3

Completion of an AMEB examination is not necessary to gain a Music Scholarship, but students need to present a repertoire of the appropriate standard at their audition.

Applicants for the Music Scholarship must complete the primary examination on Saturday 9 February and the Music Scholarship audition

Music Scholarships auditions will be held: 

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2019
Time: 8.30 am – 10.00 am
Location: Mountain Room, Lauriston Girls’ School

Auditions require the student to:

  • perform two contrasting works no easier than the minimum standard for their main instrument and year level
  • perform one piece on their second instrument (if applicable)
  • complete sight reading and aural tests
  • provide copies of AMEB certificates and/or other documentation.

Music Scholarship students must also commit to participate and perform in the Lauriston ensembles and/or choirs.

 

 

Legacy Scholarships - (new students only)

Lauriston Foundation Scholarship: means-tested 

Entering Year 10 or Year 11 in 2020

This scholarship has been designed for a student who exhibits good leadership qualities and demonstrates the potential to make a significant contribution to the School.

A Lauriston Foundation Scholarship is offered to a new student who enters Year 10 or Year 11 in 2020 and could not attend without financial assistance. The scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated a high level of academic performance, made a meaningful contribution in the broader community and displays the Lauriston values of ‘courage’ and ‘engagement in life.’ She also exhibits good leadership qualities and demonstrates the potential to make a significant contribution to the School.

The scholarship recipient may be a student who has overcome adversity and continued to demonstrate effort and involvement in all aspects of school life. The scholarship (80-85% of tuition fees, laptop, books, uniforms) to attend Lauriston Girls’ School is means tested and will be offered from the year of commencement to Year 12.

As part of the Lauriston Foundation Scholarship, the student will have access to a mentor from our current Lauriston community.

A recipient of the Lauriston Foundation Scholarship will need to show:

  • The Lauriston values of ‘courage’ and ‘engagement in life’ in the application
  • A high level of all-round academic performance in the annual scholarship exam, school/NAPLAN reports
  • A meaningful contribution in the broader community in the application form
  • Good leadership qualities in an interview with the Principal
  • Financial assessment form

 

The Belinda Phillips Goldman Sachs Memorial Scholarship: means-tested

Entering Year 10 or Year 11 in 2020

This scholarship has been designed for a student who is an 'all-rounder'; that is, she has a passion for both the academic and the sporting fields.

The Belinda Phillips Goldman Sachs Memorial Scholarship is means tested and is awarded to a student who would otherwise be unable to experience a Lauriston education. It is for girls entering Year 10 in (2020) or Year 11 in (2020). We encourage students in both year levels to apply.

The scholarship is for 80-85% of the tuition fee payment, uniforms, textbooks and laptop.

It is expected that the recipient of this scholarship will complete three seasons (Year 10 2020- 2022) or two seasons (Year 11 2021 and Year 12 2022) of Girls Sport Victoria sport with Lauriston. 

The selection criteria for this scholarship is:

  • Sporting achievements in one or more sports
  • An interest in and willingness to participate in the broad range of activities offered at Lauriston
  • A desire to undertake tertiary studies in either Australia or internationally
  • Above average results in the annual scholarship examination and satisfactory academic school reports and NAPLAN results
  • Strong interview with the Principal
  • Financial assessment form

 

 

Important Information

Submitting an application

After completing registration online, applicants must forward the following to the Registrar (copies only, clearly identifying the applicant):

  • the most recent school report
  • the most recent NAPLAN results
  • a clear and recent photograph of the applicant
  • student achievements across a range of areas
  • any relevant supporting documentation

Supporting documents must be received by the application closing date and must be posted to:

The Acting Registrar
Julie Drew
Lauriston Girls' School
38 Huntingtower Road
Armadale VIC 3143

Late applications are accepted at the School’s discretion and will incur an additional late application charge. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.

All scholarships are awarded on the basis that the scholarship recipient will complete their education at Lauriston Girls' School. If a student is withdrawn from the school early all scholarship funds awarded must be repaid in full. The Principal may reconsider this requirement if the student withdrawal is the result of circumstances beyond the family’s control.

All scholarships are subject to annual review to confirm that the high academic and behaviour standards expected of a scholarship student have been maintained. Failure to meet school expectations in either academic performance or behaviour may result in the discontinuation of the scholarship. Please note that an invitation to attend a scholarship interview or participate in an audition does not necessarily mean that the candidate is offered a scholarship.

Terms and conditions

  • Scholarships are available to current Lauriston students and new students entering Lauriston in 2020 (the Foundation and Belinda Phillips Goldman Sachs Scholarships are for new students only) 
  • Students already on a Lauriston scholarship are not eligible to apply for these scholarships
  • Overseas students on full fee paying student visas are not eligible to apply for these scholarships
  • All applicants must sit the annual scholarship exam. Scholarships are awarded based on several factors which may include performance in the annual scholarship exam, interview with the Principal, review of academic results and provision of a portfolio of work
  • Scholarships are partial scholarships and scholarship exam results from other schools are not able to be transferred to Lauriston’s Scholarship program
  • All scholarships are awarded on the basis that the scholarship recipient will complete their education at Lauriston Girls' School. If a student is withdrawn from the school early all scholarship funds awarded must be repaid in full. The Principal may reconsider this requirement if the student withdrawal is the result of circumstances beyond the family’s control
  • All scholarships are subject to annual review to confirm that the high academic and behaviour standards expected of a scholarship student have been maintained. Failure to meet school expectations in either academic performance or behaviour may result in the discontinuation of the scholarship. Please note that an invitation to attend a scholarship interview or participate in an audition does not necessarily mean that the candidate is offered a scholarship
  • For more information on scholarship applications, please contact the Registrar’s Office on T: 03 9864 7555 or E: admissions@lauriston.vic.edu.au