Firbank Grammar offers scholarships to exceptional new and current students who demonstrate excellence in areas such as academic, music, choral, sporting, general excellence and citizenship. The types of scholarships are:
- Academic Scholarships
- Principal’s Scholarships
- Music Scholarships
- Sporting Scholarships
- St Andrews Choral Scholarships
- Boarding Scholarships
- The Firbank Scholarships
- The Cox Family Scholarships
Most Firbank scholarships cover a proportion of the tuition fees of between 15% and 50% and some scholarships are means-tested (including the Firbank Scholarship). The percentage of tuition fees is at the Principal’s discretion. All scholarship applicants must sit the scholarship exam on 3 February 2024.
2025 Scholarships are available and are now open for the following year levels:
|2025 Year level||Year 3*||Year 4*||Year 5*||Year 6*||Year 7||Year 8||Year 9||Year 10|
|St Andrews Choral Scholarship||—||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|The Firbank Scholarship||—||—||—||—||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|The Cox Family Scholarship||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||✔|
*At either Brighton or Sandringham Junior Campuses. Please note that 2025 Scholarships at our Sandringham campus are available only to current boys or girls and new girls. Regretfully, we do not currently have any vacancies for new boys at our Sandringham Campus in the year levels that we are offing scholarships.
*Girls’ scholarships are offered until the end of Year 12 whereas boys’ scholarships are offered to the end of Year 6.
For more information on the types of scholarships available and the selection criteria for each type, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions below.
Next round of Scholarships
The next round of Scholarships will be for 2025 Scholarships and applications will open in late November 2023 via the Firbank website. There is a cost of $110 to apply for a Firbank Scholarship and you will be required to upload a copy of your child’s most recent school report, NAPLAN if relevant and supporting documents. The Scholarship exam will be conducted on site at Firbank Grammar Senior Campus on Saturday 3 February 2024.
International or regional students more than 3 hours’ drive from Firbank are eligible to sit the exam online. Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 26 January 2024 (or Friday 19 January for students requiring sitting the exam remotely).Please note that 2025 Scholarships at Sandringham Campus are available only to current boys or girls and new girls. Regretfully, we do not currently have any vacancies for new boys at our Sandringham Campus in the year levels that we are offering scholarships.
Please note that Scholarships for 2024 have closed.