Scholarships

Xavier College is a Catholic Jesuit College and as such is committed to the development of each student’s individual abilities to the highest degree possible. The College, together with the Xavier College Foundation, is therefore pleased to offer a range of scholarships for either current students or those who wish to attend the college. 

Scholarships are offered in Years 7, 9 and 11 and are available in a number of different categories.

For further information on the various scholarships available, click on the buttons below:

  • Academic and Excellence Scholarships
    • Scholarships are offered into Years 7, 9 and 11 for day students and Years 9 and 11 for boarding students
    • Demonstrated excellence and achievement in a field of endeavour related to school life, such as the performing arts, creative arts or sports may also be seen as an advantage. The successful applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to participate fully in the life of the College, and care should be taken to ensure that the applicant’s interests and activities are fully documented and supported, where possible, in the online registration process.
    • For more information regarding the criteria, please refer to page 9 of the Essentials Guide by clicking here.

  • Music Scholarships (Including Boarding)
    • Scholarships are offered into Years 7, 9, 11 for day students and Years 9 and 11 for boarding students.
    • Demonstrated excellence and achievement in a field of endeavour related to school life, such as the performing arts, creative arts or sports may also be seen as an advantage. The successful applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to participate fully in the life of the College, and care should be taken to ensure that the applicant’s interests and activities are fully documented and supported, where possible, by evidence of awards, prizes or testimonials.
    • Music applicants are also required to sit for the examination. Music auditions will be held on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 February, 2018 and you will be contacted to arrange a suitable interview time prior to the examination.
    • For more information on the criteria, please see page 9 of the Essentials Guide by clicking here.

  • Foundation Scholarships

    Benedict Burgess Memorial Boarders Scholarship (available for 2017)

    James André Boarding and Academic Scholarship (available for 2017)

    Dr John Webb Scholarship (available for 2017) 

How to Apply

Registrations for scholarships in Years 7, 9 and 11 for 2019 are now open.

Scholarship closing date: Friday 2 February 2018

Scholarship testing date: Thursday 8 February 2018

Results: to be advised by Thursday 29 March 2018

Unfortunately Xavier College does not offer means-based scholarships.  However, the College does offer Bursaries to prospective students. For further information please click here.

Please note that late applications may not be accepted and international students are not eligible to apply. Xavier College is not registered to accept international students.