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

Please note: there are very limited available places in Year 7, 2023.  Email enrolments@ to find out how to enrol.  Enrolments for 2023 will close at the end of Term 1, 2022.

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

2023 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 info@ or phone 03 9480 5300.