Scholarships

Academic and Principal’s Scholarships

Fahan School is pleased to provide Academic and Principal’s Scholarships for entry into Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 in 2024, with Year 7 available to enrolled Fahan students only.

Fahan School’s Scholarships are designed to recognise high achievers and provide opportunities to girls and young women who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend the School. We seek students who are academically well-rounded and who embody the School values of Learning, Spirit and Community.

All Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 6 May 2023. Scholarship Applications close on Friday 28 April 2023.

Fahan School Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are open to students entering Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 in 2024, with Year 7 available to enrolled Fahan students only. The recipient will receive a discount of 25% to 50% of School tuition fees.

All Academic Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 6 May 2023. Applicants must also apply in writing on the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form and submit together with their two most recent school reports and NAPLAN results by Friday 28 April 2023.

Please refer to the Scholarship Process below for more information.

Fahan School Principal’s Scholarships

The Principal’s Scholarship celebrates excellence and recognises the talents, interests and commitment students have made to one or more of the following areas: academic study; performing arts; visual arts; sport; languages; leadership; community. 

They should also be motivated to join our values-based community and fully involve themselves in the life of the School.

The Principal’s Scholarships are open to students entering Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 in 2024, with Year 7 available to enrolled Fahan students only. The recipient will receive a discount of 25% to 50% of School tuition fees.

All Principal’s Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest  scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 6 May 2023. Applicants must also apply in writing on the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form and submit this together with their two most recent school reports and NAPLAN results by Friday 28 April 2023.

Please refer to the Scholarship Process below for more information.


Criteria to be address on the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form

·      Demonstrate talent, interest and commitment in one or more of the following areas: academic study; performing arts; visual arts; sport; languages; leadership; community.

·      Show a genuine commitment to academic outcomes and achieving their personal best.

·      Demonstrate interest and commitment to upholding the School’s values of Learning, Spirit and Community

·      Be motivated to fully involve themselves in the life of the School.

The Scholarship Process

1.  All applicants must register for the Edutest scholarship examination by Friday 28 April 2023.

2. All applicants must complete and return the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form to the School including two most recent school reports and NAPLAN results by Friday 28 April 2023.

3.    Applicants must sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 6 May 2023. Results of the test will be evaluated alongside the information submitted by each candidate.

4.    Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the School and the School’s decision is final.

5.         Successful applicants will be notified by telephone and email.  An interview with the Principal will then be arranged to discuss the expectations of a scholarship recipient at Fahan.

6.    Acceptance of a scholarship is required within seven days of receipt of an offer.

7.    Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified as soon as possible following the assessment of applications. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When do Scholarship applications close?

Scholarship applications for 2024 will close on Friday 28 April 2023.

How do I apply?

Please apply online for the Edutest scholarship examination. Applicants must also complete the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form and return the form and the student’s two most recent reports and NAPLAN results to the school by Friday 28 April 2023.

What is the fee to apply?

In 2023, the scholarship application fee is $90 (inclusive of GST) per student and is non-refundable.

What is covered in a Scholarship?

Scholarships vary in the percentage of tuition fee discount offered and do not cover additional costs such as uniforms, textbooks, levies or any other co-curricular activities such as music and sporting lessons. Normal enrolment fees apply in all cases.

What is the scholarship examination date?

Scholarship tests are conducted by Edutest, an independent assessor. The scholarship examination will be conducted at Fahan School at 9:00am on Saturday 6 May 2023.

More information

Contact our enrolment team on 03 6225 1064 or email enquiries@fahan.tas.edu.au

Conditions of all Scholarships at Fahan School 

·      All Scholarships are awarded through to the completion of Year 12 providing recipients maintain an exemplary work ethic, abide by School rules and uphold the values of the School. Fahan School reserves the right to review the scholarship award if the recipient does not uphold these expectations.

·      All Scholarship holders are expected to make a positive and significant contribution to the life of the School and have a ready willingness to participate in a range of educational and school-related activities.

·      In accepting a Scholarship, parents/guardians commit to maintaining their daughter’s enrolment at Fahan School through to the completion of Year 12. The School reserves the right to request the full repayment of the total value of the Scholarship if students/parents do not fulfil this expectation.

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