Academic Scholarships

Applications for academic scholarships commencing in 2020 have now closed. Applications for academic scholarships commencing in 2021 will open on September 3 2019 and will close on 10 February 2020.

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive examination conducted by ACER. Scholarships are awarded by the Principal.

Process: ACER examination and possible interview
Award: full or partial
Applications: will open on September 3 2019 and close on 10 February 2020

Academic scholarships are open to both new and current students. The Assistant Principal (Head of Secondary) is the point of contact for academic scholarship applications.

Specific conditions considered in the yearly review include the following:

  • Students are expected to maintain a high academic average performance.

Bishop Druitt College offers scholarships at the following three levels:

Level 1

Designed for students entering NSW Year 7 or Year 8 in the following year.

Level 2

Designed for students entering NSW Year 9 or Year 10 in the following year.

Level 3

Designed for students entering NSW Year 11 in the following year.

Applying for an Academic Scholarship

If you would like your child to take the test for a scholarship please apply by taking the registration link below and following the ACER CSTP registration procedure when applications open on September 3 2019. Student selection will be based on the application and may be supported by an interview with the Principal, together with student references.

ACER Test Registration

The registration link will be available here on 3 September 2019.


Testing for scholarships will be held at Bishop Druitt College on Saturday 29 February 2020. The test begins at 9.00am and finishes at approximately 12.00pm. The fee for the scholarship test is $95.00. Students are requested to be at the college by 8.45am.

For more information about the tests please visit the ACER site:

Other Scholarships

Please take this link for information about all scholarships offered at BDC.





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