Scholarships

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

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

Applications for Academic, General Excellence and Boarding Scholarships for entry into Years 9 – 12 in the 2021 school year close on 20 March 2020.

Fahan School Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are open to students entering Years 9-12 in 2021. 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.

Applicants must also apply in writing on the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form. This form should be completed by the student, in their own handwriting, and the student’s two most recent school reports and most recent NAPLAN results should be returned to the School with the form by 20 March 2020.

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

Fahan School General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarships are open to students entering Years 9-12 in 2021. 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. 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.

Applicants must also apply in writing on the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form. This form should be completed by the student, in their own handwriting, and the student’s two most recent school reports and most recent NAPLAN results should be returned to the School with the form by Friday 20 March 2020.

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 attend an audition with the Director of Music and Deputy Principal. Applicants must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum AMEB Grade level or equivalent:

•  Year 9: AMEB Grade 5
•  Year 10-12: AMEB Grade 5/6

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.

Fahan School Boarding Scholarships

Boarding Scholarships are open to students entering Years 9-12 in 2021. The recipient will receive a discount of up to 50% of boarding and/or school tuition fees.

These Boarding Scholarships are awarded by the Principal to girls who embody the Fahan School values and whose personal financial circumstances would prevent them from attending the School.

Fahan Boarding Scholarships are intended for students who:

  • Will make a positive contribution to Boarding life at Fahan
  • Have talents, skills, interests and passions in a broad range of areas
  • Demonstrate leadership potential and a willingness to take on new challenges
  • Will gain from, and engage with, the School’s diverse range of programs

All Boarding Scholarship applicants are required to sit the Edutest scholarship examination.

Applicants must also apply in writing on the Fahan School Scholarship Application Form. This form should be completed by the student, in their own handwriting, and the student’s two most recent school reports and most recent NAPLAN results should be returned to the School with the form by 20 March 2020.

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

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 20 March 2020.
  2. Register for the Edutest scholarship examination by Friday 20 March 2020.
  3. Applicants will sit the Edutest scholarship examination at 9:00am on Saturday 28 March 2020 (Music candidates will also be required to attend an auditon after school hours on Monday 30 March 2020)
  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 applications open and close?
Applications for 2021 open on 20 December 2019 and will close on Friday 20 March 2020.

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 20 March 2020.

What is the fee to apply?
The scholarship application fee is $85 (inclusive of GST) per student and is non-refundable. If you apply after the official closing date, a late application fee of $235 will apply instead.

What is the scholarship examination date?
Scholarship tests are conducted by Edutest, an independent assessor. The scholarship examination will be conducted at Fahan School. The 2021 Scholarships will be held at 9:00am on Saturday 28 March 2020.

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 Boarding Scholarship, if the student ceases to be a boarder, the Scholarship concludes from the date of leaving the boarding house.

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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