Scholarships

Community Scholarships are now open.

Fahan School is pleased to provide Academic, General Excellence and Community Scholarships.

 

Community Scholarships

Fahan is delighted to offer two Community Scholarships as a result of generous bequests made to the School by two of our Alumni. These Scholarships cover 50% of tuition fees and are tenable to the completion of Year 12 for girls who may not otherwise be able to enrol at Fahan.

The Diana Nettlefold Scholarship

The Diana Nettlefold Scholarship is available for a girl entering in Year 7, 2017.

Applications

Students should apply in writing detailing their academic interests, involvement in the community, why they would like to come to Fahan and why they should be considered for the Diana Nettlefold Scholarship. Please limit responses to a maximum of 500 words in the student’s own handwriting.

Letters should be accompanied by the student’s latest report, most recent NAPLAN results, copies of any achievement certificates and any other awards that may be relevant.

The letter should be addressed to the Principal, Tony Freeman, and either posted to PO Box 2090, Lower Sandy Bay Tasmania or emailed to marinom@fahan.tas.edu.au.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5PM WEDNESDAY 21 DECEMBER 2016.

Applicants will be shortlisted and contacted for an interview with the Principal to determine the Scholarship recipient.

 

The Barbara Bartlam Scholarship

The Barbara Bartlam Scholarship is available for a girl entering in Year 11, 2017 and it is a requisite that the recipient will study Art as one of her subjects.

Applications

Students should apply in writing detailing their academic interests, passion for Art, involvement in the community, why they would like to come to Fahan and why they should be considered for the Barbara Bartlam Scholarship. Please limit responses to a maximum of 500 words in the student’s own handwriting.

Letters should be accompanied by the student’s latest report, most recent NAPLAN results, copies of any achievements certificates and any other awards that may be relevant.

The letter should be addressed to the Principal, Tony Freeman, and either posted to PO Box 2090, Lower Sandy Bay Tasmania or emailed to marinom@fahan.tas.edu.au.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5PM WEDNESDAY 21 DECEMBER 2016.

Applicants will be shortlisted and contacted for an interview with the Principal to determine the Scholarship recipient.

 

Academic and General Excellence Scholarships

Applications for Academic and General Excellence Scholarships open at the beginning of the 2017 school year with examinations held in May.

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are available to students entering Years 5 - 12.

General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarships are available to students entering Years 5 - 12.

In order to be eligible for a General Excellence Scholarship, applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  • demonstrated academic achievement and potential
  • excellence in one or more of the following categories including Music*, Science, Arts, Sport and Community Service.
  • high level of application to all classroom and extra-curricular activities
  • leadership within areas of excellence
  • ability and willingness to make a positive contribution to all School activities.

Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to an interview with the Principal and must bring with them their two most recent school reports.

All applicants are required to sit the academic examination.

* Music Scholarships are available to students entering Years 5 - 12. Applicants will be required to play two short contrasting pieces of their choice on their chosen instrument or voice and will also be given a short piece of sight-reading and some aural tasks.

Conditions of a Scholarship

Commencing for scholarships granted in respect of the 2017 school year, successful applicants are to agree to have their names published in School communication media.

In order to maintain the Scholarship, students are expected to maintain high standards in their conduct, participation in School life and their academic progress throughout the scholarship period.

In accepting a Scholarship, parents/guardians agree that they understand that the School has a reasonable expectation that their child will complete their education at Fahan School.

 
 

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