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The Mentone Grammar Scholarship Program recognises outstanding achievement. 

2024 Scholarship Program opening in October 2022.

Mentone Grammar is delighted to offer a small number of Academic, General Excellence and Performing Arts (Music) Scholarships to highly talented young people entering Year 10 in 2024. Students will have the opportunity to join our happy, healthy and high-achieving environment.

2024 Applications Open: 9am Monday 10 October, 2022

2024 Applications Close:  5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

2024 Edutest Scholarship Examination: Saturday 4 February, 2023

No late applications will be accepted

Please note the year levels offered and number of scholarships awarded each year for each category is at the Principal’s discretion and is dependent upon the availability of places. 

Due to unprecedented demand for places in our School we are not in a position to offer Scholarships at other year levels for entry in 2024. 

External local students (must be Australian Citizens or Residents) only. Current or enrolled Mentone Grammar students are not eligible to apply.

Contact

Please direct any enquiries about Scholarships to the Registrar's Office.

Phone: + 61 3 9584 4211
Email: scholarships@mentonegrammar.net


Thank you for your interest in Scholarships at Mentone Grammar.

Mentone Grammar is delighted to offer a small number of Academic, General Excellence and Performing Arts (Music) Scholarships to highly talented young people entering Year 10 in 2024. Students will have the opportunity to join our happy, healthy and high-achieving environment.

It is the School's expectation that a student who receives a scholarship in Year 10 2024 will remain at Mentone Grammar until the end of Year 12. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate continued commitment to their educational priorities and progress suitably displaying a strong Learner Profile.

Students on scholarships who leave prior to the completion of Year 12 will, except in exceptional circumstances, be asked to refund the amount of fee remission provided by Mentone Grammar.

All students are expected to adhere to the Mentone Grammar Vision and Values namely: Respect, Caring, Resilience, Service, Discipline, Endeavour and Integrity.

The number of scholarships awarded to extremely high performing students and the percentage of tuition fee remission is at the discretion of the Principal. The Scholarships on offer cover a portion of Tuition Fees. All scholarships are confidential.

The year levels offered and number of scholarships awarded each year for each category is at the Principal’s discretion and is dependent upon the availability of places. 

Due to unprecedented demand for places in our School we are not in a position to offer Scholarships at other year levels for entry in 2024. 

The 2024 Scholarship Program offers the following scholarships:

AcademicGeneral Excellence and Performing Arts (Music) scholarships for entry in 2024 are offered in Year 10 and are available to external local students (must be Australian Citizens or Residents) only. Current or enrolled Mentone Grammar students are not eligible to apply.

Students applying for Scholarships will need to provide an electronic portfolio outlining the student’s achievements for consideration. The portfolio should be e-mailed to scholarships@mentonegrammar.net prior to 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023. No late applications will be accepted.

Academic and General Excellence Scholarship candidates are required to sit an Edutest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 4 February, 2023.

Academic Scholarships for entry in 2024 are offered in Year 10 and are available external local students (must be Australian Citizens or Residents) only. Current or enrolled Mentone Grammar students are not eligible to apply.

2024 Applications Open: 9am Monday 10 October, 2022

2024 Applications Close:  5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

2024 Edutest Scholarship Examination: Saturday 4 February, 2023

No late applications will be accepted

Academic Scholarship candidates are required to sit an Edutest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 4 February, 2023.

Academic Scholarship candidates register online (link will be available here 10 October 2022) and pay the $120 non-refundable registration fee by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

Applicants may also opt to apply for the Performing Arts (Music) Scholarship. However, separate online application and fees are required.

Edutest Scholarship Examination

Date: Saturday 4 February, 2023

Time: TBC

Fee: $120.00

Applications Open: 9am Friday 10 October, 2022

Applications Close:  5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

Candidates for Academic Scholarships must be high achieving students who consistently excel academically (applicants should be students recognised as performing in the top 10% on a national level, for example, NAPLAN and ACER test results). Shortlisted applicants will be invited, together with their families, for an interview with the Principal or his delegate. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of portfolio review and interview. Scholarships are awarded at the sole discretion of the Principal. Applicants who are not shortlisted for an interview will be notified by email.

The Academic Scholarships are tenable until the student has completed Year 12 and offer part remission of the School's tuition fees. Additional charges such as a non-refundable registration fee and acceptance fee are still payable.

Scholarship Portfolio

All applicants are asked to provide an electronic Scholarship Portfolio. The portfolio should be e-mailed to scholarships@mentonegrammar.net prior to 5pm Friday 28 January, 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

Please include the following documents:
  • Cover letter with a statement written by the student, explaining why they would like to be considered for the Scholarship and how they believe attending Mentone Grammar would impact his/her future and what they would bring to Mentone Grammar;
  • Mentone Grammar Scholarship Portfolio Cover Sheet (link will be available here 10 October 2022) with applicant and parent/guardian details.
  • Copies of two most recent school reports (Semester 1 and 2 reports);
  • Copy of NAPLAN results (Year 7 2021);
  • A reference from their current Principal / Head of Campus attesting to their high-level performance, attitude and application;
  • Evidence of high level of leadership experience / capability;
  • Copy of birth certificate (applicants must be Australian Citizens or Residents);
  • Copies of any other achievements, personal references, recommendations.  

Please submit the scholarship portfolio to the attention of:

Principal Mr Mal Cater scholarships@mentonegrammar.net

General Excellence Scholarships for entry in 2024 are offered in Year 10 and are available to external local students (must be Australian Citizens or Residents) only. Current or enrolled Mentone Grammar students are not eligible to apply.

2024 Applications Open: 9am Monday 10 October, 2022

2024 Applications Close:  5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

2024 Edutest Scholarship Examination: Saturday 4 February, 2023

No late applications will be accepted

General Excellence Scholarship candidates are required to sit an Edutest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 4 February, 2023.

General Excellence Scholarship candidates register online (link will be available here 10 October 2022) and pay the $120 non-refundable registration fee by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

Applicants may also opt to apply for the Performing Arts (Music) Scholarship. However, separate online application and fees are required.

Edutest Scholarship Examination

Date: Saturday  4 February, 2023

Time: TBC

Fee: $120.00

Applications Open: 9am Friday 10 October, 2022

Applications Close:  5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

Year 10 2024: Candidates for General Excellence Scholarships must be students who represents a sport on offer at Mentone Grammar at a State or National level (or equivalent for their sport). Applicants should, in their portfolio also show evidence of high level of leadership achievement.

Sports on offer at Mentone Grammar: Aerobics, Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Cross Country, Football, Hockey, Netball, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch Football and Volleyball.

Applicants should be students recognised as performing in the top 15% on a national level, for example, NAPLAN and ACER test results.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited, together with their families, for an interview with the Principal or his delegate. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of portfolio review, EduTest results and interview. Scholarships are awarded at the sole discretion of the Principal. Applicants who are not shortlisted for an interview will be notified by email.

The General Excellence Scholarships are tenable until the student has completed Year 12 and offer part remission of the School's tuition fees. Additional charges such as a non-refundable registration fee and acceptance fee are still payable.

Students will be required to represent the School in their chosen sport, must demonstrate continued commitment to their educational priorities and progress suitably well with good effort ratings and contribute positively to the broader school community. Students will also be required to mentor other students in their chosen sport.

Scholarship Portfolio

All applicants are asked to provide an electronic Scholarship Portfolio. The portfolio should be e-mailed to scholarships@mentonegrammar.net prior to 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023. No late applications will be accepted.

Please include the following documents:
  • Cover letter with a statement written by the student, explaining why they would like to be considered for the Scholarship and how they believe attending Mentone Grammar would impact his/her future and what they would bring to Mentone Grammar.
  • Mentone Grammar Scholarship Portfolio Cover Sheet (link will be available here 10 October 2022) with applicant and parent/guardian details.
  • Copies of two most recent school reports (Semester 1 and 2 reports);
  • Copy of NAPLAN results (Year 7 2021);
  • Evidence of State or National representation (or equivalent for their sport) in a sport on offer at Mentone Grammar;
  • A reference from a coach who can attest to high-level performance, attitude and application;
  • Evidence of high level of leadership experience / capability;
  • Copy of birth certificate (applicants must be Australian Citizens or Residents);
  • Copies of any other achievements, personal references, recommendations.

 

Please submit the scholarship portfolio to the attention of:

Principal Mr Mal Cater scholarships@mentonegrammar.net

Performing Arts Scholarships (Music) for entry in 2024 are offered in Years 10 and are available to external local students (must be Australian Citizens or Residents) only. Current or enrolled Mentone Grammar students are not eligible to apply.

Applications Open: 9am Friday 10 October, 2022

Applications Close:  5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

No late applications will be accepted

Performing Arts Scholarship (Music) candidates are required to are required to register online(link will be available here 10 October 2022) and pay the $120 non-refundable registration fee by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

Applicants may also opt to apply for the Academic or General Excellence Scholarships. However, separate online application and fees are required.

Candidates for Performing Arts Scholarships must be high achieving students who have been recognised as having outstanding creative endeavour, skill and leadership. Applicants should be students who are achieving well above average in music.

Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum AMEB Grade level or equivalent:

Year 10 2024: Achieved 5th grade in AMEB or equivalent

Evidence of this should be clearly outlined in the portfolio. Performing Arts candidate in the categories of Music may be invited to a private audition. Application for a Performing Arts Scholarship does not automatically guarantee qualifying for an audition. The audition and interview panel will complete an assessment and forward their recommendations to the Principal. Shortlisted applicants will be invited, together with their families, for an interview with the Principal or his delegate. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of portfolio review, audition (if applicable) and interview. Scholarships are awarded at the sole discretion of the Principal. Applicants who are not shortlisted for an audition or interview will be notified by email.

The Performing Arts Scholarships are tenable until the student has completed Year 12 and offer part remission of the School's tuition fees. Additional charges such as a non-refundable registration fee and acceptance fee are still payable. Students awarded a Performing Arts scholarship are expected to pursue their chosen instrument (s) (Music) study from commencement through to VCE level at Mentone Grammar. From time to time, the Head of Performing Arts may call upon Scholarship students to take part in additional ensembles, where needed. And students must be willing to assist and participate in other ensembles and productions.

Students will be required to represent the School in their chosen arts, must demonstrate continued commitment to their educational priorities and progress suitably well with good effort ratings and contribute positively to the broader school community. Students will also be required to mentor other students in music.

In addition to the above conditions, Performing Arts Scholarship (Music) students are required to:

A commitment to perform in Mentone Grammar ensembles and/or choirs is an essential condition of holding a Music Scholarship (a minimum of two school concerts and one solo performance each school year). Participate in at least two school ensembles. Learn at least one instrument formally (with an instrumental tutor). Complete grade performance examinations. Study music as an elective from Year 9 through to VCE at Mentone Grammar.

Scholarship Portfolio

All applicants are asked to provide an electronic Scholarship Portfolio. The portfolio should be e-mailed to scholarships@mentonegrammar.net prior to 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023. No late applications will be accepted.

Please include the following documents:
  • Cover letter with a statement written by the student, explaining why they would like to be considered for the Scholarship and how they believe attending Mentone Grammar would impact his/her future and what they would bring to Mentone Grammar;
  • Mentone Grammar Scholarship Portfolio Cover Sheet(link will be available here 10 October 2022) with applicant and parent/guardian details.
  • Copies of two most recent school reports (Semester 1 and 2 reports);
  • Copy of NAPLAN results (Year 7 2021);
  • Evidence of their high-level skill in music 5th grade in AMEB;
  • References from people who can attest to high-level performance, attitude and application;
  • Evidence of high level of leadership experience / capability;
  • Copy of birth certificate (applicants must be Australian Citizens or Residents);
  • Copies of any other achievements, personal references, recommendations;
  • Performing Arts Scholarship Applicants (Music) please must include creativity achievements such as awardscompetitionscompositions, examination sheets and history of achievements including solo and/or ensemble performancesprofessional worktoursnotable performances.

 

Please submit the scholarship portfolio to the attention of:

Principal Mr Mal Cater scholarships@mentonegrammar.net

Application for a Performing Arts Scholarship does not automatically guarantee qualifying for an audition. An e-mail will be sent to shortlisted candidates advising of the details and time of the audition once applications have closed. Applicants who are not shortlisted for an audition or interview will be notified by email.

Dates: TBC

Venue: TBC

The Performing Arts Scholarships (Music) are awarded to students with outstanding musical talent. Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum AMEB Grade level or equivalent:

  • Year 10 2023: Achieved 5th grade in AMEB or equivalent

 For audition students must present:

  • Applicants will be expected to perform two contrasting pieces (accompaniment is welcome and encouraged, no CDs 
  • Candidates will also undertake sight reading and aural tests. Technical work may also be requested. 

Please note: In accordance with COVID-19 restrictions the auditions may be postponed or held off-site.

FAQs 2024 Scholarship Program

Please direct any enquiries about Scholarships to the Registrar's Office.

Phone: + 61 3 9584 4211 Email: scholarships@mentonegrammar.net


Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au


Below are some useful answers to the questions we often get asked.

Apply by e-mailing a Scholarship Portfolio to scholarships@mentonegrammar.net by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023

Academic and General Excellence Scholarship candidates register online(link will be available here from 10 October 2022) by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

Performing Arts Scholarship (Music) candidates register online (link will be available here from 10 October 2022) by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

No late applications will be accepted.

The Scholarship applicant fee is $120 – no obligation to accept a scholarship if it is offered.

Academic and General Excellence Scholarship candidates register online and pay the $120 non-refundable registration fee by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

Performing Arts Scholarship (Music) candidates register online and pay the $120 non-refundable registration fee by 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023.

Applicants may also opt to apply for the Academic or General Excellence Scholarships and Performing Arts (Music). However, separate online application and fees are required.

If a scholarship is offered and you wish to accept charges such as a non-refundable $100 registration fee and $850 entrance fee are still payable (new students).

The year levels offered and number of scholarships awarded each year for each category is at the Principal’s discretion and is dependent upon the availability of places. The 2024 Scholarship Program offers the following scholarships:

Academic, General Excellence and Performing Arts (Music) scholarships for entry in 2024 are offered in Year 10 and are available to external local students (must be Australian Citizens or Residents) only. Current or enrolled Mentone Grammar students are not eligible to apply.

Due to unprecedented demand for places in our School we are not in a position to offer Scholarships at other year levels for entry in 2024.

Candidates applying for 2024 Scholarships will need to provide a portfolio outlining the candidate’s achievements for consideration in conjunction with testing results and/or audition.

  • Mentone Grammar Academic Scholarship Portfolio Cover Sheet (will be available here from 10 October 2022)
  • Mentone Grammar General Excellence Scholarship Portfolio Cover Sheet (link will be available here from 10 October 2022)
  • Mentone Grammar Performing Arts Scholarship Music Portfolio Cover Sheet (link will be available here from 10 October 2022)

All applicants are asked to provide an electronic Scholarship Portfolio. The portfolio should be e-mailed to scholarships@mentonegrammar.net prior to 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023. No late applications will be accepted.

Please submit the scholarship portfolio to the attention of:

Principal Mr Mal Cater  scholarships@mentonegrammar.net

Candidates for Academic Scholarships must be high achieving students who consistently excel academically (applicants should be students recognised as performing in the top 10% on a national level, for example, NAPLAN and AAS and/or ACER test results). Families must provide with the most recent NAPLAN results. (Year 7 2021). You may also provide with Academic Assessment Services (formerly Robert Allwell & Associates) and/or EduTest results from previous scholarship examinations.

Academic Scholarship candidates must sit the Edutest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 4 February, 2023.

Candidates for Academic Scholarships must also provide reference from their current Principal / Head of Campus attesting to their high-level performance, attitude and application. The candidates two most recent school reports (Semester 1 and 2) should show evidence of this as well.

Details regarding 2024 Academic Scholarships can be found on our website www.mentonegrammar.net/enrol/scholarships.

Please direct any enquiries about Scholarships to the Registrar's Office by e-mail scholarships@mentonegrammar.net or call +61 9584 4211.

Year 10 2024: Candidates for General Excellence Scholarships must be students who represents a sport on offer at Mentone Grammar at a State or National level (or equivalent for their sport). Applicants should, in their portfolio also show evidence of high level of leadership achievement.

Sports on offer at Mentone Grammar: Aerobics, AFL, Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Cross Country, Football, Hockey, Netball, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch Football and Volleyball.

General Excellence Scholarship candidates must sit the Edutest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 4 February, 2023. Applicants should be students recognised as performing in the top 15% on a national level, for example, NAPLAN and AAS and/or ACER test results.

Details regarding The 2024 - General Excellence Scholarships can be found on our website www.mentonegrammar.net/enrol/scholarships.

Please direct any enquiries about Scholarships to the Registrar's Office by e-mail scholarships@mentonegrammar.net or call +61 9584 4211.

Candidates for Performing Arts Scholarships must be high achieving students who have been recognised as having outstanding creative endeavour, skill and leadership. Applicants should be students who are achieving well above average in music.

Students applying for a Music Scholarship must be studying at least one instrument at the following minimum AMEB Grade level or equivalent:

Year 10 2023: Achieved 5th grade in AMEB or equivalent

Details regarding 2024 - Performing Arts (Music) Scholarships can be found on our website www.mentonegrammar.net/enrol/scholarships.

Please direct any enquiries about Scholarships to the Registrar's Office by e-mail scholarships@mentonegrammar.net or call +61 9584 4211.

Application for a Scholarship does not automatically guarantee qualifying for an interview. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend an interview. 

Application for a Performing Arts Scholarship (Music) does not automatically guarantee qualifying for an audition. An e-mail will be sent to shortlisted candidates advising of the details and time of the audition once applications have closed. 

Applicants who are not shortlisted for an audition or interview will be notified by email.

Please note: In accordance with COVID-19 restrictions the interview/audition may be postponed or held off-site.

You will be advised of an expected time frame at the time of interview.

Families will receive a written offer. To accept the offer you are required to return the following.



    In order to provide highly talented young people with the opportunity of joining our high performing School we are delighted to offer a very small number of Scholarships. All scholarships are confidential.

    The Scholarships on offer cover a portion of Tuition Fees. It is extremely rare for a Scholarship to cover any more than 33% of the Tuition Fees. All scholarships are confidential.

    Please find our Schedule of Fees online. Tuition fees and other charges are payable in two equal instalments. These instalments will be payable on (1 February and 1 July). Fees and charges may be paid via the School website or by cheque, credit card (Visa and Mastercard), BPAY or via a payment arrangement with ASG Funding Solutions or Edstart. 

    The following additional study costs may apply; school uniform, books and stationary items, bring your own device (BYOD) and calculator and optional excursions/school activities.

    Additional charges such as a non-refundable $100 registration fee and $850 entrance fee are still payable for new students.

    If students on scholarships leave prior to the completion of Year 12 or Mentone Grammar terminates the scholarship for a valid reason, the parents will be required to pay the amount of fee remission provided during the course of the scholarship.  Further, parents will be required to sign a scholarship agreement that sets out the terms and conditions upon which the scholarship will be granted. All scholarships are confidential.

    Usually scholarships are issued through to the end of Year 12. However, scholarships are the subject of annual review. Students on scholarship who are not making a significant contribution to the life of the School or who are not trying hard enough may have their scholarship revoked.

    A examination day for scholarships is held every February for entrance to Mentone Grammar the following year. Applications usually open in October of the previous year. 

    The 2023 Scholarship Program Edutest Examination will take place on Saturday 4 February, 2022.

    All Academic and General Excellence candidates must sit the EduTest on this date. No alternative dates are offered.

    Please note: In accordance with COVID-19 restrictions the Edutest Scholarship Examination may be postponed or held off-site (online).

    Candidates will receive an email/SMS confirming venue, time to arrive and what to bring on the morning of the examination.

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    Candidates will receive an email/SMS confirming venue, time to arrive and what to bring on the morning of the examination.

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    Candidates will receive an email/SMS confirming venue, time to arrive and what to bring on the morning of the examination.

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    Candidates will receive an email/SMS confirming details regarding the examination.

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    Parents are not permitted to accompany their child to the examination area as this can delay start times and unsettle some students, including your own child. 

    No, there will no School Tours or Open Day on the day of testing and the School will be closed.

    If you wish to attend a School Tours or Open Day on another date, please register online

    Students will have a quick break in which they will be supplied with a drink and snack. Students with food allergies or intolerances need to provide their own snack. Students are encouraged to bring their own clear water bottle.  

    Candidates will receive an email/SMS confirming venue, time to arrive and what to bring on the morning of the examination.

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    • Verbal Reasoning
    • Numerical Reasoning
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Mathematics
    • Creative Written Expression

    We suggest looking at the Edutest website for more information and practice examinations. 

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au


    Yes, you may obtain practice examinations via the Edutest website. There is a charge for accessing these. The practice examinations are not coaching tools. 

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to Edutest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    The results of the Scholarship Examination will remain the property of the School and will not be released to families. 

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to EduTest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

    If you want to apply for scholarship to more than one school, then you must complete an online registration for each of the schools you choose by each individual school's closing date.

    The 2023 Scholarship Program Edutest Examination will take place on  Saturday 4 February, 2023

    All Academic and General Excellence candidates must sit the EduTest on this date. No alternative dates are offered.

    Please direct any enquiries about the Scholarship Examination to EduTest.

    Phone: +61 3 9014 1411 Email: info@edutest.com.au Web: www.edutest.com.au

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