Talent and Merit Scholarships
At Canberra Grammar School, we believe in nurturing and supporting exceptional talents and academic excellence. Our Talent and Merit Scholarships, offer a golden opportunity for deserving students to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness.
CGS and the CGS Foundation recognize the extraordinary potential in our students both current and future! Our Talent Scholarships provide a platform for talented individuals to showcase their skills and passion. Whether you excel in music, STEM or other domains, our aim is to help students shine and grow to their fullest potential. Some of our Talent Scholarships include;
The Peter Hazlehurst Scholarship for Science and Technology
The recipient of the Hazlehurst Scholarship for Science and Technology is someone who has a demonstrably outstanding talent for ICT or Science. Applicants will have excellent logical and problem solving skills and be aspiring to a career in Science, Technology or related fields.
The Scholarship is to be awarded in recognition of the contribution and achievements of CGS Alumni, Peter Hazlehurst. It will be offered to a student with a keen interest in, or outstanding talent for, either ICT or Science and Technology which can be demonstrated by a wish to study Software Design and Development or Science and Technology in Years 11 and 12.
Through the generous donations from a member of the Canberra community, we are delighted to offer the following Organ Scholarships open to applicants entering Years 6 to 10.
The Ann Jory Music Scholarship
This is a rare and exceptional opportunity for ongoing piano students to extend their keyboard abilities and master a new instrument: the organ. The Ann Jory Scholarship is awarded to the successful candidate for a three-year period, subject to annual review. This Scholarship supports the cost of organ tuition with the school’s organ tutor up to a value of $2,500 per annum. The full cost of annual tuition (45-minute, weekly lessons) is $3,250; the parents/guardians of the scholar are required to pay the balance ($750).
CGS Organ Scholarships
Up to three CGS Organ Scholarships may be awarded each year, for one year only with the possibility of renewal. A Scholarship supports the cost of organ tuition with the school’s organ tutor up to a value of $2,500 per annum. The full cost of annual tuition (45-minute, weekly lessons) is $3,250; the parents of the scholarship recipients are required to pay the balance ($750).
Our Merit Scholarships are created to support academically driven students, we celebrate their dedication and reward outstanding academic achievements and a commitment to excellence.
CGS Merit Scholarships, allow you you to not only receive financial support but also gain access to a nurturing and empowering learning environment. Some of our merit scholarships include;
The Terry Snow Scholarship for Global Studies
Canberra Grammar School is pleased to offer the Terry Snow Scholarship for Global Studies for a student wishing to take the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. In recognition of CGS Alumni, Terry Snow, and the contribution he has made to the School over many years, the Scholarship will be for a student who demonstrates excellent academic potential and a commitment to a global outlook.
The Terry Snow Scholarship will provide:
-Funding to cover 25% of the cost of tuition fees for Years 11 & 12 at Canberra Grammar School
The Old Boys’ Association Scholarship
The Old Boys’ Association Scholarship is for a student – boy or girl – who through their achievement shows the promise of making a distinctive contribution either to the academic, or the co-curricular, or the pastoral, social or spiritual life of the School. The Old Boys’ Association Scholarship was created in memory of the legacy left by the Old Boys’ Association to the CGS Foundation.
The application criteria for the Old Boys’ Association Scholarship are:
-The Old Boys’ Association Scholarship is open for applicants from within the School (Year 10) or those outside and seeking to join Year 11.
The attributes of an Old Boys’ Scholar:
Contributes to the life of the School – you have a desire for distinctive achievements and/or show promise of making a distinctive contribution to the academic, co-curricular, pastoral, social or spiritual life of the School
The Old Boys’ Association Scholarship will provide:
-Funding to cover 25% of the cost of tuition fees for Years 11 & 12 at CGS
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