2023 Scholarships Program

Victoria University Secondary College offers scholarship opportunities to support worthy students in realising their educational, social and career goals.

The College motto ‘Create the Future’ signals to students that we provide them with every opportunity to reach their individual potential in an environment that promotes academic excellence, community responsibility and unqualified respect for all individuals.

 

Year 7 Scholarships

Entry at Year 7 in 2023 – Selection based on application and interview

Scholarships are valued at $450 per year and are redeemable against College expenses including uniform and textbooks. Scholarships are offered for two years and reviewed annually. Scholarships are subject to withdrawal in the second year if the student does not adhere to, or uphold, the College’s Vision and Values.

Each year the College offers a range of scholarships in the following areas:

Academic Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships are available to students with an exemplary academic record who have demonstrated outstanding application and achievement in one or more of English, Humanities, Mathematics or Science along with a strong performance in general studies and technology. Students will display a passion for learning, outstanding work ethic and a preparedness to participate fully in the life of Victoria University Secondary College.

Leadership & Community Contribution Scholarships

These scholarships are available to students who have demonstrated leadership skills in Primary School as well as citizenship and a commitment to the broader community. Students will be encouraging and supportive of their peers, and display a strong academic performance, outstanding work ethic and positive behaviours, together with a preparedness to participate fully in the life of Victoria University Secondary College.

Music Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships are available to students who have displayed outstanding aptitude, experience and commitment in Instrumental Music. Applicants should have a record of involvement in all aspects of Primary School life in addition to musical talents. Students will demonstrate an outstanding work ethic and positive behaviours, and a preparedness to participate fully in the life of the College.

Sporting Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships are available to keen sports persons who have demonstrated outstanding sporting skills, positive behaviours and a commitment to doing their best not only on the sporting field, but also in their academic development. Personal qualities of sportsmanship and teamwork are important, together with a preparedness to participate fully in the life of Victoria University Secondary College.

Selection

Equality of opportunity underpins our Scholarships Program. Selection is based on a written application and interview. Students are also required to present their Grade 5 Semester 2 Report and NAPLAN results together with a portfolio of their work which best supports the scholarship they are applying for. Applicants are not required to sit an entry exam.

Application & School Tours

Scholarship Applications for Year 7 entry in 2023 are now closed. Applications for 2024 will open in Term 1, 2023.

School tours are available by appointment by calling 9363 1155. 

 

Other Scholarships

The College is currently offering scholarships in the following areas:

 

Deep Learning Scholarships

Entry at Year 9 or 10

Our College has scholarships available for a limited number of places in the Deep Learning Program for entry at Year 9 or 10.

Scholarships are valued at $500 and are redeemable against College expenses including textbooks and uniform.

For more information on the Deep Learning program and scholarships, please visit the Deep Learning webpage here

 

Rugby League Academy Scholarships

Entry at Year 10 or Year 11

This scholarship is available to students who have demonstrated outstanding sporting skills in Rugby League and are interested in joining the VUSC Rugby League Academy at Year 10 or 11. Applicants will display positive behaviours and a commitment to doing their best not only on the sporting field, but also in their academic development. Personal qualities of sportsmanship and teamwork are important, together with a preparedness to participate fully in the life of Victoria University Secondary College.

Scholarships are valued at $450 and are redeemable against College expenses including textbooks and uniform. 

For more information on the Rugby League Academy and scholarships, please visit the Rugby League Academy webpage here.