Scholarships

Loreto Toorak awards a limited number of Scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.

All Scholarships are offered to students based on their academic performance in the Scholarship examination and/or achievements in the area of general excellence. Applicants will be required to provide documentation to support their application. Short listed applicants may be invited to an interview for further consideration.

Music Scholarships are offered to students based on their academic performance in the Scholarship examinations, their musical performance at an audition, their two most recent school reports, and an interview with the Director of Music.

A scholarship can provide up to 50% remission of academic tuition fees. In the case of Music, an additional 100% remission of music tuition fees for a nominated instrument/s when music lessons are taken in the School, together with a 100% remission of AMEB Theory tuition (Group Lessons) up to AMEB Grade 5 Theory.

All Scholarship holders are expected to complete their secondary education at Loreto Toorak, and to contribute positively and enthusiastically to school life. Each Scholarship holder's progress in the School and contribution to School life is reviewed annually.

No student may hold more than one Scholarship.

A non-refundable Enrolment Fee of $1400 will be required as part of the standard enrolment process upon acceptance of the Scholarship offer.

2018 Scholarship Program

General Academic Scholarship

For students entering Years 5, 7, 9 - 11 in 2018

Students applying for a General Academic Scholarship will be consistently high academic achievers and will demonstrate exceptional results in the Edutest testing process. Interviews will be conducted as part of the selection process for shortlisted candidates.

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Sr Ruth Winship Scholarships (Means Tested Academic Scholarship)

For students entering Years 7 & 9 in 2018

Candidates will demonstrate strong academic ability through the Edutest testing process. Short listed candidates will be interviewed. 
External Applications please complete Application for Enrolment form (School application fee is not required) and a copy of the student’s two most recent school reports.

Criteria

Families of students shortlisted for the Sr Ruth Winship Scholarship will be asked to supply copies of their most recent Tax return(s) and complete the financial questionnaire and Statutory Declaration. Those families applying for a means-tested scholarship must not exceed a combined family income of $80,000 per annum.

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Mathematics Scholarship

For students entering Years 9, 10 and 11 in 2018

Students applying for a Mathematics Scholarship will be consistently high academic achievers and will demonstrate exceptional mathematical results in the Edutest testing process. Interviews will be conducted as part of the selection process for shortlisted candidates.

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Music Scholarship

Years 3 & 4 in 2018 - String & Piano ONLY
Year 5, 7, 10 & 11 in 2018 - Instrumental 
Years 10 & 11 in 2018 - Voice

Music and Voice scholarships will be awarded on the basis of an audition. Students must also satisfy normal Loreto Toorak entrance requirements.
Copies of most recent examination reports and other supporting documentation must be provided prior to 3 February 2017.

External Applications please complete Application for Enrolment form (School application fee is not required) and a copy of the student’s two most recent school reports.

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General Excellence Scholarship (Dr Anne Hunt)

For students entering Years 10 & 11 in 2018

General Excellence Scholarship recipients will demonstrate strong academic ability through the Edutest testing process and engaged in their area of expertise at a State or National level or equivalent.

Copies of evidence of Academic Achievements, prizes, competitions, leadership positions particularly external to school and achievements must be must be provided prior to 3 February 2017.

External Applicants please complete Application for Enrolment form (School application fee is not required) and a copy of the student’s two most recent school reports must be provided prior to 3 February 2017.

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Leadership & Social Justice Scholarship (Sr Deirdre Rofe)

For students entering Years 10 or 11 in 2018

Candidates for this scholarship should outline their highest level of leadership or their participation and contribution to Social Justice. This might include their involvement in school life and external community organisations. Candidates should achieve a high level of academic results in the Edutest testing process.

Copies of evidence of Academic Achievements, prizes, competitions, leadership positions and any Social Justice, Church groups, Community organisation involvement must be provided prior to 3 February 2017.

External Applications please complete Application for Enrolment form (School application fee is not required) and a copy of the student’s two most recent school reports must be provided prior to 3 February 2017.

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Science Scholarship (Margaret Pratt)

For current Loreto Toorak students entering Year 11 in 2018 (Edutest)

The Science Scholarship is awarded to internal students entering Year 11 2018. The Scholarship will recognise, reward and encourage a student with serious interest and a high level of ability in Science, who plans to undertake a career in Scientific/Medical Research, and to raise awareness of the work of the Margaret Pratt Foundation Heart Lung Transplant Trust.

  • Maintain a high standard of prior academic achievement
  • Aspire to undertake tertiary study in Science with a view to a career in Scientific or Medical Research.
  • Must study at least two of the following subjects at VCE – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, plus a branch of Mathematics through to the completion of Year 12
  • Contribute positively and enthusiastically to school life.
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Terms and Conditions

All Scholarship holders are expected to complete their secondary education at Loreto Toorak, to maintain a high standard of academic achievement, and to contribute positively and enthusiastically to school life. 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.

Each Scholarship holder's progress is 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.

A student may hold only one Scholarship.