Matthew Flinders Anglican College is committed to providing a wide range of learning opportunities across all areas of the curriculum and to nurturing individual student’s talents and interests.

As part of this commitment, our College offers Academic, General Excellence, Music, Sport and Principal’s Scholarships for students with special talents who, in turn, will make a significant contribution to the life of our College.

The Academic, General Excellence, Music and Sports Scholarships, remitting up to 50% of tuition fees, are offered to students entering Years 7–12. The Principal’s Scholarship, offering full remission of tuition fees, is offered to outstanding students not currently enrolled at our College. 

The Flinders Foundation Scholarship, offering 50% remission of tuition fees, is offered to an external student commencing Years 10 or 11.

Scholarship applications

Open in January 2023 (for 2024 entry)


Academic Scholarship

Applicants for the Academic Scholarship must demonstrate outstanding academic ability. The scholarships are open to students entering Years 7 – 12. The scholarship, offering up to 50% remission of tuition fees*, will be awarded for the duration of the student’s Secondary schooling, and will be subject to an annual review.

* Note: 50% of local student tuition fees.

General Excellence

General Excellence Scholarships, remitting up to 50% of tuition fees*, are offered to students entering Years 7-12. Applicants must demonstrate excellence across three areas: strong academic ability (as opposed to the requirement of outstanding academic ability for an Academic Scholarship, leadership and/or service to the community, and significant achievement in ONE of the following: Music, Sport or The Arts.

* Note: 50% of local student tuition fees.

The Principal’s Scholarship

The Principal’s Scholarship, offering full remission of tuition fees*, is offered to an outstanding student not currently enrolled at our College. The winner will be selected at the Principal’s discretion from one of the following scholarship categories: Academic and/or General Excellence.

Music and Sport applicants may apply for the Principal’s Scholarship in July.

  • Note: Full fee paying overseas students are not eligible to apply for the Principal's Scholarship.

 Open in July 2023 (for 2024 entry)


Music

Music Scholarships, remitting up to 50% of tuition fees*, are offered to students entering Years 7-12. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding musical ability. Scholarships are offered on the basis of an audition and a subsequent interview with the Principal. Applicants are not required to sit the academic testing.

* Note: 50% of local student tuition fees.

For more information regarding 2024 entry, please click here.

Sport

Sport Scholarships, remitting up to 50% of tuition fees*, are offered to students entering Years 7-12. Applicants must demonstrate sound academic ability along with outstanding performance in the field of sport (including chess or debating). Applicants are also to show evidence of broad involvement across school life. Applicants are not required to sit the academic testing.

* Note: 50% of local student tuition fees.

For more information regarding 2024 entry, please click here.

Flinders Foundation Scholarship

The Foundation Scholarship, offering 50% remission of tuition fees*, is offered to a student commencing Year 10 or Year 11, who exhibits attributes of an outstanding all-round contributor and does not attend Matthew Flinders Anglican College.

The scholarship is provided to enable students, who would otherwise not be able to afford a Flinders education and will be subject to an annual review of academic progress and overall contribution to the life of the College. Applicants are invited to submit a folio as outlined in the application process and are not required to sit academic testing. The winner will be selected at the discretion of the Principal and the interview panel.

* Note: 50% of local student tuition fees.

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