Scholarships

Academic and General Excellence Scholarships.

Fahan School is pleased to provide Academic and General Excellence Scholarships for entry into Years 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 in 2023, with Year 10 available to current Fahan students only.

All Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 2 April 2022. Scholarship Applications close on Friday 25 March 2022.

Fahan School Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are open to students entering Years 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 in 2023, with Year 10 available to current Fahan students only. The recipient will receive a discount of up to 50% of school tuition fees.

All Academic Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 2 April 2022. 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 25 March 2022.

Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to an interview with the Principal.

Fahan School General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarship are open to students entering Years 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 in 2023, with Year 10 available to current Fahan students only. The recipient will receive a discount of up to 50% of school tuition fees.

The General Excellence Scholarships will be awarded to students who embody the School’s values of Learning, Spirit and Community. It is expected that successful applicants are well-rounded and contributing members of the Fahan Community.

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.

All General Excellence Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 2 April 2022. 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 25 March 2022.

 

Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to an interview with the Principal.

*Music Scholarships

Students applying for a Fahan School General Excellence Music Scholarship must also attend an audition with the Director of Music and Deputy Principal on Monday 4 April 2022. Applicants must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum AMEB Grade level or equivalent:

  • Years 7-8: AMEB Grade 4
  • Years 9: AMEB Grade 4/5 
  • Year 10-12: AMEB Grade 5/6 (Year 10 current Fahan students only)

These requirements are a guide and the audition will hold more weight than the AMEB ranking. 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.

The Scholarship Process

1.    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 25 March 2022.

2.    Register for the Edutest scholarship examination by Friday 25 March 2022.

3.    Applicants will sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday, 2 April 2022 (Music candidates will also be required to attend an auditon after school hours on Monday 4 April 2022 TBC).

4.    Shortlisted applicants will be notified of an interview with the Principal to discuss the expectations of a student at Fahan. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the School and the School’s decision is final.

5.    Successful applicants will be contacted first by telephone, and then receive a written offer of a Scholarship Award.

6.    Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified by letter as soon as possible after all offers have been made.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When do Scholarship applications close?
Scholarship applications for 2023 will close on Friday 25 March 2022.

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 25 March 2022.

What is the fee to apply?
In 2022, the scholarship application fee is $90 (inclusive of GST) per student and is non-refundable.

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 9am on Saturday 2 April 2022.

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

 

Tenure and Conditions of all Scholarships at Fahan School

Tenure
The tenure and discount will be confirmed in writing upon the offer of a Scholarship.

Conditions
All Scholarship offers are confidential and should not be discussed with other parties.

All Scholarship holders are expected to contribute to the life of the School in sporting, cultural and service areas.

Tenure of all scholarships depends on a continued high standard in School work and conduct and the student’s contribution to School life overall.

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.

In the case of a Music Scholarship, the student will be expected to participate in the School's Music program.

Compliance with these conditions will be reviewed at the end of each academic year.

Fahan School reserves the right to withhold the scholarship award if the candidature does not reach the standard required.

 

 

 

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