St John’s College is pleased to offer Academic Scholarships for 2023.


To be eligible for a Scholarship, students must be:

  • Entering into Year 7 in 2023
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident


Selection Criteria

School Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement.  Applicants are assessed using a combination of the following selection criteria:

  • Academic results from current school
  • Formal academic ACER test results (Humanities, Mathematics, Science & 2 Written Expression Responses)
  • Interview with the College Principal

A school scholarship at St John’s College entitles the recipient to a partial remission of tuition fees (based on the Principal’s discretion – up to 50%).  The school scholarships do not cover textbooks, stationery, uniforms, private instrumental music lessons, co-curricular activities, camps or excursions.


Key Dates

2023 Scholarships Applications Open                           Friday 27 August 2021

2022 Scholarships Applications Close                          Monday 21 February 2022

ACER Scholarship Examinations                                    Saturday 5 March 2022

Interviews with Principal                                                  Commence April 2022


Process for Academic Scholarship

  • Register applicants details at ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research) –
  • A fee of $150 will be required upon registering
  • You will receive an email advising receipt of application together with a tax invoice.
  • You will receive an additional email early March with details regarding logistics for the examination day on Saturday 12 March 2022.


For more information, please email Juliet Cerolini or phone 03 9480 5300.