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Academic Scholarships

'Bishop Druitt College aims to provide the best platform for each student to gain the knowledge and skills to prepare them to enter a world full of exciting challenges.'

Applications for academic scholarships commencing in 2025 are now closed. Applications for academic scholarships commencing in 2026 will open in Term 4 2024.

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

Process: ACER examination

Award: full or partial

Applications: Closed, with no late applications being considered.

Academic scholarships are currently closed to both new and current students. The Executive Assistant 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 average academic performance level.
  • Students are expected to fully support the ethos and expectations of the college.
  • Students are expected to actively participate in the life of the college, both curricular and co-curricular.
Bishop Druitt College offers scholarships at the following three levels:

Designed for students entering NSW Year 5 or Year 6 in the following year.

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 or Year 12 in the following year.

Academic Scholarship tests

The next testing for 2026 academic scholarships will be held at Bishop Druitt College at a date to be advised in February 2025. 

For more information about the nature of the test please use the ACER website link below. Please also read about our many scholarships with a special focus.

Special Focus Scholarships

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