Students who have a demonstrated track record of outstanding results are encouraged to apply for our highly competitive Academic Scholarships. Academic Scholarships are awarded to students of high academic ability on the basis of academic merit, as demonstrated in the scholarship examination and an interview. Applicants are also required to submit an academic portfolio demonstrating accomplishments, a commitment to learning, and involvement in School activities.
Scholarships in The Arts are offered to students entering Year 7 to Year 11. All applicants will be required to sit the scholarship test. Shortlisted applicants will be auditioned and interviewed. Arts Scholarships are offered to students with a proven high-level ability in music or drama and who will be able to contribute to the School’s strong performing arts tradition.
Arts Scholarships in Music are awarded to students with a proven high level of musical ability in one or two instruments. Year 7 applicants need to have completed at least Grade IV AMEB examinations (or equivalent); Year 11 applicants should have completed Grade VI.
Music Auditions will consist of:
- A performance of two proficient and polished pieces. These pieces must be contrasting in style and must display a good standard of performance for the age of the student. In the case of multiinstrumentalists, the student may perform on their two most proficient instruments.
- Duration of each piece is strictly three minutes.
- Students should be prepared to undertake a sightreading exercise at the audition.
- Accompaniment must be provided by the candidate. A piano and audio equipment will be provided. Audio (in the case of backing tracks) must be provided on either a CD or USB and be formatted as MP3 or WAV audio.
- A short interview with the panel to provide insight into the student’s artistic practice
Drama Auditions will consist of:
- A presentation of a prepared monologue that showcases the student’s ability to perform in character with expression and personal interpretation.
- Duration of this piece is approximately two to three minutes.
- Students should be prepared to be involved in a workshop activity with the resident Drama teacher.
- A short interview with the panel to provide insight into the student’s artistic practice.
General Excellence Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, as demonstrated in the scholarship examination, an interview and/or audition and quality of portfolio with respect to area of expertise.
Students who are applying for a General Excellence Scholarship should provide evidence of a significant level of achievement, experience or service in their field of interest. Students seeking consideration for sporting achievement must be performing or representing at State level (or equivalent) or higher.
One Indigenous scholarship is awarded each year to a student of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background for entry into Year 5 to Year 11. Applicants are required to sit the scholarship test, attend an interview and submit a portfolio demonstrating ongoing commitment and achievement. Only external applicants will be considered.
Junior School Scholarships are awarded to students entering Year 5 or Year 6 with a proven high level of achievement across multiple areas.
Applicants must sit the scholarship examination and provide a portfolio demonstrating ongoing commitment and achievement.
The Junior School Scholarship is open to new students as well as students already enrolled, and applies as a reduction to base tuition fees of 50%.
The Scholarship is tenable until Year 12, subject to continuing adherence of the Scholarship Conditions.
TIGS offers scholarships each year for new students entering Year 7 who, for financial reasons, would otherwise be unable to attend the School.
TIGS is committed to helping as many children as possible achieve their best, and we believe that circumstance should not hold them back from success.
These scholarships are awarded based on a combination of financial need, academic performance, leadership qualities, co-curricular abilities, and interview.
Scholarships are open to new students and apply as a reduction of up to 100% to base tuition fees only.
The scholarship is tenable until Year 12, subject to annual review. Only external applicants will be considered.
A Financial Position Statement must be submitted with the scholarship application.
The Rev. Richard Bosanquet Scholarship is awarded to a student eligible for enrolment into Year 7 in 2025 at TIGS on the basis of academic merit, as demonstrated in the scholarship examination, an interview and quality of the portfolio.
The Scholarship honours the late Rev. Richard Bosanquet and is awarded to a student of outstanding ability and character. It is awarded to a student eligible for enrolment in the Senior School.
Provided the student upholds compliance with the selection criteria and maintains recipient requirements, they will hold the scholarship until they complete their studies at the School. The Scholarship will then be re-advertised and awarded to a new recipient.
The recipients of the Scholarship are in turn expected to make a significant personal contribution to the community and the School.
Rev. Bosanquet faced the problems experienced by the School in the early days with “cheerfulness and courage. He laid solid foundations both scholastically and spiritually and he will be remembered most of all for his great love of the students themselves.”
The Rev. Richard Bosanquet Scholarship is open to new students only, is means-tested and covers the cost of tuition and non-tuition fees, text books and uniform allowance for the life of the scholarship.
A Financial Position Statement must be submitted with the application. The Scholarship is tenable until Year 12, subject to annual review. Only external applicants will be considered.
The Liney Family Scholarship is awarded by TIGS Foundation to a student of demonstrated musical ability.
The Liney family have had a long association with TIGS being one of the original families when the School opened in 1959. The wonderful gift of a bequest to the students and future students of TIGS enriches the living history of our school, continues its fine traditions and ensures our continued commitment to Music Scholarship.
The Scholarship is funded through the generosity of the Liney Family and covers the cost of private music tuition, to a value of $2,000 per annum. The Scholarship is awarded to a student entering Year 11 and is tenable until Year 12, subject to annual review.
The Liney Family Scholarship will next be awarded in 2024. Enrolled TIGS Music 1 and Music 2 students may apply.
To find out more about The Liney Family Scholarship and the application process please email: [email protected]