Cranbrook offers Academic Scholarships that recognise talent, further potential and a positive and generous approach to school life.
Requirements & Eligibility
Academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic results from the
Academic Assessment Services Australia Scholarship Examination, an interview
and submission of an academic portfolio.
Applicants must have achieved outstanding academic results, and displayed commitment to, and involvement in his current school.
All scholarship applicants are required to sit a scholarship examination, which is designed to identify and distinguish between students of high academic ability. Students undertake timed assessments in the following areas:
- Abstract reasoning and problem solving
- Mathematics achievement and reasoning
- Reading comprehension
- Written expression
Cranbrook expects Scholars to set a healthy example to others through their conduct and their pursuit of excellence. The School looks to their Scholars to involve themselves in a broad range of activities so that their specific areas of expertise will be supported by rounded development and personal balance.
Selected applicants will be invited to undertake an interview with members of the Scholarship Committee.
Academic Scholars are expected to maintain high standards both in academic performance and co-curricular activities, and are required to meet with their Housemaster each term to discuss academic progress. At the completion of each school year every Scholar must write a letter to the Deputy Headmaster highlighting their successes and achievements. Academic Scholars are expected to strive for a place on the Headmaster’s List of Outstanding Academic Attitude every term.
- Australian citizens
- Students in Year 6, entering Year 7 2019, including current students at Cranbrook Junior School
- Current applicants to Cranbrook School for Year 7 2019 (with or without a confirmed place)
- External applicants to Cranbrook School
- Applicants must be available to attend interviews the week beginning Monday 19 March 2018
NB: Late application fee - $150
Candidates are required to register online for the Cranbrook School Scholarship Examination.
In addition to the online application, a portfolio as outlined below must be submitted directly to the School by 5pm Friday 16 February 2018
- Copies of the last two most recent school reports
- A copy of the student’s last NAPLAN results
- Copies of any awards/academic achievements
- Details of the student’s other co-curricular activities at school or in the community such as volunteer work, leadership positions held, etc
Please send to:
Director of Admissions
5 Victoria Road
Bellevue Hill NSW 2023
02 9327 9000 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please place all items in single file, not stapled.
Please note that portfolios will NOT be accepted via email.
All portfolios must be submitted either via post or in person
at Cranbrook Senior School.
A letter indicating whether the applicant has been successful
or otherwise will be sent to the parent/guardian by the end of
Term 1, 2018.
Please contact the Admissions Department for information
about testing in regional or international locations.
School via the link below.