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Scholarships

Amity College Scholarship program aims to encourage and recognise students in their pursuit of excellence.

The Scholarship Program at Amity College is intended to provide students with financial support to further their education as well as reward achievement and effort.

It’s expected that those students who are eligible for a scholarship demonstrate exemplary character and share the values of Amity College. Integrity, care, compassion for others, personal responsibility and leadership are some of those qualities that should be exhibited by recipients of any Amity College scholarship.

The Scholarships entitle the holder to the remission of tuition fees only, dependent on the scholarship. Scholarships do not cover textbooks, uniforms, excursions, technology fees, or individual subject fees.

All scholarships are awarded annually and require re-application at the end of each academic year.

  1. ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

1.1. External students

Academic Scholarships reward and recognise new students entering Years 7 to 12 for academic excellence. The scholarships are awarded on the results of the Entrance Exam conducted by the Amity College.

1.2. Internal Students

For the existing students, the end of year GPA (grade point average: yearly academic result) will be taken into consideration for awarding scholarship.

  • Half Scholarship: 50% remission of school tuition fees for 90-94 GPA
  • Full Scholarship: 100% remission of school tuition fees for 95 and above GPA

1.3. Year 6 Amity College Dux Scholarship

Current Year 6 students who achieve the highest academic performance at the completion the primary school at each Amity College primary campus will qualify for the Full Scholarship for Year 7 at Amity College.

1.4. Selective Schools Scholarship

The students who have applied for, and have participated in the NSW Selective Schools Examinations, and received an offer for the following academic year at a Selective School will qualify to the remission of tuition fees. Students who apply for this scholarship might be eligible for a half or full scholarship dependant of the status of the school they have received the offer.

 

  1. MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

2.1. Internal Students

Current high school students have to satisfy the following criteria in order to be awarded a Music Scholarship for the following year at Amity College.

  • Written recommendation from the Music teacher
  • Showing a keen interest and ability in Music performance and taking music as an elective subject in year 9 and 10 when offered.
  • Performing at all school assemblies and school functions when needed
  • Taking part in the school programs such as Concert Band Program, School Ensemble, Piano Program,  Guitar Program etc
  • Taking part in an audition process
  • Being a leader with an exemplary behaviour and showing a commitment within the school’s Music program and participating in band camps and competitions

2.2 External Students

External students need to submit a portfolio which may include:

  • evidence of participation in Music beyond the classroom
  • evidence of entries to external Music competitions
  • evidence of commitment to Music clubs or volunteering to help in school functions
  • evidence of Music in school functions or events
  • written recommendation from the Music teacher

 

  1. CREATIVE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

3.1. Internal Students

Current high school students have to satisfy the following criteria in order to be awarded a creative arts Scholarship for the following year at Amity College.

  • Written recommendation from Creative Arts teacher
  • Showing a keen interest and ability in Creative arts and taking any creative arts subject as an elective subject in year 9 and 10 when offered.

3.2. External Students

External students need to submit a portfolio which may include:

    • evidence of work made in the classroom
    • evidence of work made beyond the classroom
    • evidence of entries to external competitions and exhibitions
    • evidence of commitment to art clubs or volunteering to help maintain the in-school exhibitions spaces
    • evidence of photography for events as an official photographer
    • a written recommendation from an Art teacher

 

  1. SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP

4.1 Internal Students

Current high school students have to satisfy the following criteria in order to be awarded a sports scholarship for the following year at Amity College.

  • A student needs to have represented the school at 4 or more ISD, Futsal or any other inter-school competitions.
  • Alternatively, if they have represented the school at the CIS level in one or more sports this will negate the need to have competed in 4 different ISD sports
  • A student who represents the school in state, national or international level in any sporting activities may be eligible for this scholarship with the discretion of the Principal.

4.2 External Students

External students need to submit a portfolio which may include:

  • Evidence of participation at CIS or State level in their chosen sport.
  • Having a State or Australian ranking in the sport, for example, Tennis
  • Proof of selection in state or national team outside of school
  • Proof of results at a state or national sports meet
  • Proof of PB times/distances
  • A letter from a coach that verifies selection and participation in a state or national team

 

  1. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIP

The Student who needs financial support in order to continue in his/her education at Amity College may apply for financial hardship scholarship by providing an income statement from Centrelink. The principal may request an interview with the relevant parties if need be. All financial hardship applications are presented to the School Board in writing for approval.