Applications for 2023 Scholarships open Tuesday 28 September 2021 and close at midnight on Monday 7 February 2022
Each year Pittwater House offers a limited number of scholarships to students for outstanding academic potential or general excellence. These scholarships are open to students entering Years 7, 9 and 11. All applicants are required to submit an application, sit an exam administered by the Australian Council for Education Research (ACER) and undergo an audition if necessary (applicable for some general excellence scholarships).
Pittwater House offers partial scholarships for tuition fees only. Incidentals and all other expenses are charged at the full rate. Please see Fees for more detailed information.
Scholarships are available to current students of Pittwater House as well as students attending other schools. Applicants need to be Australian residents.
See important dates below for students wishing to apply for a Pittwater House Scholarship to commence in 2023.
Timeline for Scholarships for 2023 entry
|Tues 28 Sept 2021||ACER Online Applications OPEN|
|Mon 7 Feb 2022||ACER Online Applications CLOSE (Midnight AEDST)|
|Sat 26 Feb 2022||ACER Examination|
|Fri 8 April 2022||Parent reports available|
|April 2022||Principal shortlists applicants and commences interviews/auditions|
|April - May 2022||Scholarships offered and candidates notified|
Academic scholarships are available to those entering Years 7, 9 and 11.
These scholarships are for excellence in academics. They are awarded to students based on performance in the ACER examination and interview.
Scholarships offered at Pittwater House cover a portion of tuition fees for the secondary years until completion of Year 12.
Scholarship applications must be completed online, here.
Interviews will be arranged for shortlisted applicants only.
General Excellence Scholarships
General Excellence scholarships are available to those entering Years 7, 9 and 11.
These scholarships are awarded for exceptional performance in academics in additional to broader criteria such as music, dance, drama and sports.
They are awarded to students based on their performance in the ACER examination, audition and interview.
General Excellence Scholarships offered at Pittwater House cover a portion of tuition fees for the secondary years until Year 12.
Interviews and auditions will be arranged for shortlisted applicants only.
A fee of $115 is paid to ACER online for all scholarship registrations.
Frequently Asked Questions
Research has shown the ACER scholarship examination recognises and measures students’ capabilities more effectively than other methods.
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