Scholarships and Bursaries

Pacific Lutheran College offers Academic, Music, Sport and General Excellence scholarships for selected year levels. All three types of scholarships are merit based. Each year, a small number of bursaries are also allocated on the basis of financial need. Both bursaries and scholarships provide for a percentage remission of tuition fees. The percentage remission for scholarships is determined by the performance of the candidate. Further details about bursaries can be obtained from the College Registrar, Mrs Chris Henschke via 5436 7300 or chenschke@pacluth.qld.edu.au.

 

Academic Scholarships 2021

Academic Scholarships for entry into Years 6-11 are offered based on the results of the Edutest Scholarship testing program, NAPLAN results, school reports, competition results and an interview with the Principal. All students applying for Academic Scholarships will need to have completed an application form for entry to the College and have an interview with the Principal prior to the scholarship being awarded. Applications for the Academic Scholarship tests close on 13th March 2020. The testing date will be Saturday 21st March 2020.

To Register:

Academic Scholarship registration is completed online. Please click here to go to the registration page. The College's application package can be obtained from the College Registrar, Mrs Chris Henschke via 5436 7300 or chenschke@pacluth.qld.edu.au.

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Music Scholarships 2021

Music Scholarships are offered for entry into Years 6-11, based on the results of a musicianship test and an audition. The Music Scholarship tests and auditions will be conducted on Saturday 14th March 2020. To register, students will need to have completed a general College application form and a Music Scholarship application form. Application forms can be obtained from the College Registrar, Mrs Chris Henschke via 5436 7300 or chenschke@pacluth.qld.edu.au.

Applications are due by Wednesday 11th March 2020. Successful candidates will need to complete an interview with the Principal prior to a scholarship being awarded.

Sport Scholarships 2021

Sport Scholarships are awarded to students for entry into Years 6-11 who have demonstrated sporting excellence and are willing to make a positive contribution to the College’s sporting programs and culture.

Selection Criteria

Eligible candidates will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  1. Representation at a national, state or regional level in one or more of the following sports offered by Pacific Lutheran College: Athletics, Swimming, Cross Country, Basketball, Netball, Rugby Union, Soccer, Touch Football, Volleyball and Water Polo.
  2. Evidence of talent, potential, leadership, commitment, teamwork, and enthusiasm in their nominated sport/s.
  3. High quality contribution to Pacific Lutheran College’s sporting program.
  4. High quality contribution to the general culture of Pacific Lutheran College.
  5. Sound academic achievement.

Application Process

Students should submit a written application that addresses the above selection criteria and email their application to admin@pacluth.qld.edu.au.

  1. At least two references from a coach, that provides evidence of the level of sporting achievement, commitment to training and team, sportsmanship and leadership capability.
  2. Copies of two recent academic reports and NAPLAN results.
  3. Copies of evidence to support awards/achievements.
  4. A written statement by the applicant that addresses the selection criteria listed above.

To maintain continuity of scholarships, students will be required to represent the College in nominated sports.

If you are not already enrolled, you will also need to complete the 'Application for Admission' form included in the Prospectus and:

  • Add a copy of a recent school report.
  • Pay the $50 Family Application for Admission.
  • Complete an enrolment interview before the closing date.

Applications close on Friday 20th March 2020 at 3.30pm.

General Excellence Scholarships 2021

General Excellence Scholarships are offered in Sport, Visual and Dramatic Arts and Leadership. They are awarded to students for entry into Years 6-11 who have demonstrated excellence across the majority of the above areas and display high levels of community commitment and service and are willing to support the Christian ethos of the College. General excellence scholarships are competitive scholarships and a limited number will be offered each year. To apply, students will need to have completed an application form for entry into the College accompanied by the following material:

  1. A written letter from the student detailing how they would contribute to the development of personal excellence in the College community.
  2. Photocopies of two most recent school reports and Naplan results.
  3. Summary and evidence of areas of excellence.
  4. Two references relevant to the areas of excellence including contact details of the referee. Applicants are allowed to submit up to five additional pages which includes copies of references, and certificates of achievements.
  5. Application for Admission.

If you are not already enrolled, you will also need to complete the 'Application for Admission' form included in the Prospectus and:

  • Add a copy of a recent school report.
  • Pay the $50 Family Application for Admission.
  • Complete an enrolment interview before the closing date.

Applications close on Friday 20th March 2020 at 3.30pm.