St Andrews Lutheran College offers a range of scholarships and bursaries for students from Year 7.
•Academic Scholarships • Performing and Creative Arts Scholarship • Sporting Scholarship
Closing date for all 2021 scholarships is Friday 14 February 2020 at 4.00pm (Australia Eastern Standard Time).
Scholarship Criteria To gain and maintain an Academic, Performing Arts, Visual Arts or Sporting Scholarship students must have achieved a high standard in their field, as demonstrated by objective criteria, such as examinations and/or official competitions; be able to demonstrate that they are of good character and in good standing with their school, demonstrate that they actively contribute to their school (and maybe wider) community through their field of giftedness.
Please contact the Director of Enrolments and Community Engagement, Ms Bonita Jay if you have any queries by calling (07) 5568 5900 or by email
Examinations for Academic Scholarships for the 2021 school year will be held at the College on Saturday, 22 February 2020.
Closing date for registration is Friday, 14 February 2020 at 4.00pm (Australia Eastern Standard Time). The cost of the scholarship is $83 including GST. Payment must be made at the end of the registration process online. If the payment is not made your registration WILL NOT BE VALID. Further information will be emailed to candidates prior to the testing date.
Performing Arts Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved a high level in Music, Visual Arts, Dance or Speech and Drama.
Current students at St Andrews need to have achieved at least a Silver Cultural Award the previous year to be eligible for application. The criteria for a Silver Cultural Award is to successfully achieve Grade 5 or above in Music, Dance, Speech and Drama Exams together with involvement in cultural groups/activities throughout the year. Successful scholarship students are then expected to maintain a Silver Cultural Award annually.
For those students not currently attending St Andrews they must have received a Major Award at Regional Level (Gold Coast Drama Festival/Eisteddfod Championships/Capture Photography Competition/Energies Exhibition etc) in order to be eligible to apply.
Auditions will be held for short-listed applicants who will be notified of the date, time and requirements. Scholarships will not be awarded until after the interview process is complete.
Music Several years’ successful experience as an instrumentalist or vocalist is required. Grade 3 is the minimum standard for Instrumental. Details of performance, Eisteddfod results, examination and tuition history must be supplied. A written reference from the student’s music teacher may also be included.
Speech and Drama/Dance Details of performance, Eisteddfod results, examination and tuition history must be supplied. A written reference from the student’s performing arts teacher may also be included.
Visual Arts A folio of work should be submitted, along with information about results in competitions, experience and tuition, if undertaken.
Sporting scholarships are available to students who have achieved at a high level and participate regularly in school representative sport. Applicants should be capable of achieving at a state level in one or more of the Queensland School Sports as listed below:
AFL; Athletics; Baseball; Basketball; Cricket; Cross-Country; Disability Sport; Golf; Hockey; Netball; Orienteering; Rugby League; Rugby Union; Soccer; Softball; Squash; Surfing; Swimming; Tennis; Touch; Triathlon; Volleyball; Water Polo.
Information about specific achievements in competition/representation should be submitted with the application. Please note, achievement must be in school competition, not club (e.g. Little Athletics, local Soccer Club).
Awarding of Scholarships/Bursaries The awarding of scholarships/bursaries takes into account objective information (e.g. test results), supporting information and the interview process.
Applicants are notified of the outcome by letter. The decision of the Principal in respect of awarding all scholarships/bursaries will be final.
Renewal/Continuation of Scholarships/Bursaries Scholarships are normally awarded for the duration of the student’s time at the College. However, should the student show a decline in his/her level of commitment, behaviour or contribution to the community (or unwarranted decline in performance), the scholarship will be reviewed and may be discontinued.