For the Whole of Their Life.
The St Philip’s Christian College Scholarship Program established in 1992, aims to encourage and recognise students in their pursuit of excellence. The Scholarship Program at St Philip’s Christian College is intended to provide students with the financial support to further their education as well as reward achievement and effort.
Those students who receive scholarships will have exemplary character and will share the values of our College community. Selected students will exhibit qualities such as integrity, leadership, initiative, care and compassion for others, and personal responsibility.
Scholarships will commence in Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11. Dependent upon review, Year 7 Academic Scholarships will continue to Year 10. Year 7 Creative Arts and Elite Athlete Scholarships will continue to Year 8. Application can then be made for the scholarship to continue into Years 9 and 10. Scholarships commencing in Year 11 will continue into Year 12. All scholarships will be reviewed annually.
The College will offer THREE types of Scholarships:
More information to come in Term 4 2021 in relation to the application process for Academic Scholarships for students in 2023.
Creative Arts Scholarships
(Available at Year 7 Entry Level)
The purpose of the scholarship program is to provide academic, pastoral and financial support to assist our highly capable performing arts students in pursuing their unique God-given potential. We want to encourage our students to achieve the best academic results possible while pursuing their performing arts career. We will also provide the flexibility for students to pursue excellence in their field of endeavour, while at the same time ensuring that the needs of the student are met in every area of their life.
Creative Arts Scholarships Information
The Creative Arts Scholarship Program
Elite Athlete Scholarships
(Available at Year 7 Entry Level)
The purpose of the scholarship program is to provide academic, pastoral and financial support to assist our elite athletes in pursuing their unique God-given potential. We want to encourage our students to achieve the best academic results possible while pursuing their sporting career. We will also provide the flexibility for students to pursue sporting excellence while at the same time ensuring that the needs of the student are met in every area of their life.
Elite Athlete Scholarships Information
The Elite Athlete Scholarship Program
Applications are invited from current students and students not currently enrolled, who meet the selection criteria outlined in this application.
Application for Enrolment and payment of Application Fee. Please note the Application Fee is non-refundable.
Scholarships will cover a proportion of tuition fees from Year 7 to Year 12, subject to periodic review or renewed application.
These benefits may include some or all of the following:
- Individual Education Plan
- School-based mentorship
- School based tutoring
- Individual pastoral support
How to Apply
All prospective applicants for Scholarships are required to complete the Enrolment Application process online through the website https://www.spcc.nsw.edu.au/newcastle/enrolment/how-do-i-enrol
All applications are to include:
A cover letter- a brief personal introduction; an outline of why the student feels this scholarship would be beneficial to themselves and the College; and a personal reflection statement of the College Core Values
Scholarship Application Process and Selection Criteria
Scholarship Application Process And Selection Criteria
The Scholarships are awarded to students considered to have exceptional academic potential, or creative arts or sporting ability, who will benefit substantially by attending St Philip’s Christian College, and who in turn, will make a significant contribution to the life of the College.
Scholarships will be awarded to students, who demonstrate potential for a commitment to a holistic education, in preparation for life, service, leadership and Christian values.
The College’s Scholarships Program entitles the holder to the reduction of tuition fees only, dependent on the scholarship.Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, or individual subject fees.
The College Principal in consultation with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) will approve the number and value of scholarships each year.
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of a range of criteria, which take into account the merit and need of eligible students.
Scholarships will cover a proportion of tuition fees from Year 7 to Year 12 subject to periodic review or renewed application.
Students awarded scholarships will be bound by the same rights and responsibilities as all students enrolled at St Philip’s Christian College.
Notification of award
The parents/ candidates will be notified of the outcome in writing as soon as practicable following the interviews.
A scholarship review will take place annually to assess if a scholarship recipient’s achievement is consistent with the selection criteria.
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