Sydney Grammar School


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Information Evening: Scholarships and Fee-Assisted Places

On Wednesday, 13 November 2019 we will be holding a special information evening at our College Street (high school) campus, next door to the Australian Museum.

The Headmaster and the Master of the Lower School will talk about our scholarship and fee-assistance programme. There will also be the chance to hear from some of our boys, to view a short film showing School life, and to ask questions. The event will begin at 6.00 pm, and entrance will be at the front gate on College Street.

Sydney Grammar School offers up to 25 academic scholarships every year, which are worth up to one hundred percent of the fees. In addition, we can offer assistance with the fees for boys whose parents might otherwise be unable to afford them. We are looking for bright and engaged boys with a love of learning, a curiosity about the world and a passion to get involved in sport, music, drama, debating, chess, Cadets, art and more. If you are curious about the world, love learning and reading, and want to get involved in as many things as possible, then Grammar could be the school for you.

Boys and parents: come along and find out more!

At Grammar, we are always looking for boys who are curious and keen to learn.

If you love science or maths, languages and reading, and you are also keen on music, debating, drama or sport, then you should think very seriously about coming here. Although this is a private school which charges fees, you and your family should not let the fees put you off. Every year we set aside up to 25 places for boys of special intellectual talent and their fees are paid for them by the School.

Some of our scholarships are outright awards, others are means-tested. Means-tested scholarships are specifically set aside for candidates who would be unable to afford the normal tuition fees (currently $36,615 per annum). If you think you might qualify for a means-tested scholarship, then please tick the means-testing box at the bottom of the registration form. This will mean you are applying for ALL scholarships (outright and means-tested awards), thereby increasing your chances of a scholarship.

All candidates must take the scholarship tests and be prepared to attend an interview. Academic coacg is not necessary, in fact we strongly discourage it. Most boys who are awarded scholarships each year have not been coached.

Applications for scholarships for 2020 entry to Form I (Year 7) have now closed.

Applications for scholarships for 2021 entry to Form I (Year 7) will open in November this year.

If you have any questions, please ring Tara Rennie on 9332 5805 or email

Music Scholarships

Each year we offer two scholarships and one means-tested scholarship to boys with outstanding musical talent entering Form I (Year 7). In making the awards, we take into consideration a boy’s performance on an instrument at audition, his results in the School’s Entrance Assessment and his character.

Information on Music Scholarships and an Application Form can be downloaded here:

Music Scholarship 2019

For further information, please contact the Music Department on 9332 5895 or email

Dr RB Malpass

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