Our Scholarship program offers opportunities for exceptional students to reach their full potential at Westbourne.
Applications for scholarship testing open in November each year with testing taking place in the following February Academic excellence as well as overall engagement in sport, co-curricular programs, community service and contribution to school service are all taken into consideration. All applicants must sit for the scholarship test on the nominated day. Scholarships aim to support students who will make a strong and positive contribution to their learning and to life at Westbourne.
General Excellence Scholarships
2026 Scholarship Applications will open in November 2024
Year 7:
Westbourne offers General Excellence Scholarships for entry into Year 7. Academic excellence as well as overall engagement in sport, co-curricular programs, community service and contribution to school service are all taken into consideration.

Senior College:
Westbourne offers General Excellence Scholarships to external applicants for entry into Years 10 and 11, Westbourne’s senior college. Prospective students must have outstanding academic ability which is supported by particular talent in the areas of performing arts and/or sport.

All applicants must sit for the scholarship test on the nominated day. Scholarships aim to support students who will make a strong and positive contribution to their learning and to life at Westbourne.

Our scholarship testing is undertaken by Edutest.  Please note, the Edutest test fee is non-refundable.
Year 7 Scholarship Application

Applications are now Closed.

2026 Applications will open in November 2024.

Senior College Scholarship Application

Applications are now Closed.

2026 Applications will open in November 2024.

Year 7 Music Scholarships for entry in 2025
Students with the skills, commitment and passion for music as well as academic excellence are encouraged to apply for the Music scholarship available for entry into Year 7. All applicants must sit for the academic scholarship testing, which is held in February or March each year, as well as undertake an audition on their chosen instrument or vocal performance. Music scholars are expected to participate fully in the musical and performance life of the extensive Music program for the duration of their time at Westbourne. A Music Scholarship application must also be completed.
Music Scholarship Application

Applications are now Closed.

2026 Applications will open in November 2024.

Conditions for all Scholarships awarded

Scholarships are awarded to students for entry into Year 7.  Scholarship recipients will demonstrate:

  • Outstanding academic potential and proven academic performance
  • An affinity with the school’s values of Community, Courage, Creativity and Scholarship
  • Alignment with the school’s vision of Creating Learners to Inspire the World
  • Engagement with the full life of the school and the diverse programs available
  • Positive contributions to the school and the wider school community

Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Principal and scholarship holders are subject to all terms and conditions of enrolment.  The scholarship offer is not negotiable.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis that the student will remain at Westbourne, completing Year 12.  Should a student leave to attend another school prior to completing Year 12, the fees foregone by discount are required to be repaid to the school.

Scholarship recipients must continue to thrive academically, act with integrity and engage fully in the life of the school.

Scholarships are not available for international full fee-paying overseas students.

Costs covered by the scholarship

Scholarships are granted to cover part remission of tuition fees only.  In the case of Music scholarships, part remission of academic tuition fees as well as remission of instrumental tuition.

Costs not covered by the scholarship

All additional and associated costs relevant to the student’s education.

Westbourne does not share Scholarship and Placement testing results.

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