Scholarships

Scholarship Applications for the 2022 school year are closed.

Each year Lindisfarne offers a limited number of scholarships to students who meet the eligibility requirements. Students eligible to apply for scholarships for the 2022 school year will be commencing in one of the following; Years 5, 7, 9 or 11. All students will be required to sit an academic test on Saturday, 20 February 2021.

Scholarship Categories:

  • Academic – Based on a high-level of academic merit. (Years 5, 7, 9 and 11).
  • General Excellence – For students who demonstrate strength in a range of areas as listed below. (Years 7, 9 and 11).
  • Music – High level of music capacity is required combined with satisfactory academics. (Years 7, 9 and 11).
  • Sport – For students who are competing in at least one sport at state level or above combined with satisfactory academics. (Years 7, 9 and 11).

Lindisfarne also offers support for Indigenous students. Further information in this area can be obtained from the Registrar via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Year Levels:

Academic Scholarships are available for all students entering Years 5, 7, 9  and 11 in the scholarship year, inclusive of students new to Lindisfarne and currently enrolled students.

General Excellence, Music and Sport Scholarships are available for all students entering Years 7, 9 and 11, inclusive of students new to Lindisfarne and currently enrolled students.

Duration:

Scholarships are offered for the duration of the students’ education at Lindisfarne, subject to a satisfactory annual review. This review is conducted for all scholarship recipients.

Scholarship Amount:

Scholarships amounts can vary, with up to 75% off the tuition component of the School Fee Account. This is at the discretion of the Principal, supported by a panel review.

Specific Requirements

Academic Scholarships: Students are required to undertake the independent academic examination (EduTest). A high level of academic ability is required. 

General Excellence Scholarships: Students are required to take the independent academic examination (EduTest) and submit evidence of their areas of strength via a portfolio outlining a high level in at least three of the following interest areas:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Leadership
  • Community Involvement
  • Music
  • Creative Arts
  • Speech/Drama
  • Sport – representative or state level
  • Other, supporting documentation required.

Sport Scholarships: Students are required to take the independent academic examination (EduTest) combined with submission of portfolio evidence of sporting achievement. Please note that students who receive a sports scholarship do not gain automatic entry to the Lindisfarne Sports Academy. For more information on entry to the Sports Academy please visit the Sports Academy page.

Music Scholarships: Students are required to undertake the independent academic examination (EduTest) to a satisfactory level. Students will need to provide evidence of their current level of music ability and may be invited by the Director of Performing Arts for an audition. 

2023 Scholarships: Scholarships for the 2023 school year will open in Term 4 2021 and close in early Term 1 2022.