Scots College Scholarships


Middle School Scholarships

Middle School Scholarship Applications for students entering in 2021 are now closed. Applications for 2022 will open in 2021.

Senior School Scholarships

Senior School Scholarship Applications for students entering Years 11 to 13 in 2021 are now closed. Applications for 2022 will open in 2021.

Government Bursaries

Students who live in remote areas or face barriers to achieving at school are eligible to apply for funding for boarding.

Boarding Allowance

Funding from the Ministry of Education for a child to board away from home. There are two different types of boarding allowance:

Access Barrier
For students who live too far away from an appropriate schools and the Ministry’s school transport does not provide a solution.

Multiple Barriers
This is where a student experiences more than one of the following difficulties in their life that makes it hard to get to school or do well at school:

  1. Poor participation at school
  2. Poor relationships
  3. Behavioural issues
  4. Low educational achievement
  5. Environmental

Travel Allowance

Students receiving a Boarding Allowance are also eligible for travel assistance. This is to cover the cost of four return trips per year between the students home and their boarding school. Actual and reasonable costs of air and/or boat travel are paid. These are calculated on the cheapest appropriate public transport and are paid directly to the family at the beginning of each school term.

Further information on these Government Bursaries is available on the Ministry of Education website. Or contact the Ministry of Education’s Boarding Allowance team on +64 4 463 8045

Applications for the following year are due before 31 October each year.

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Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Strathmore Park
Wellington 6022
New Zealand
Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243
New Zealand