Scholarships

The College, together with the Xavier College Foundation, is pleased to offer a range of scholarships to current and prospective students.

At Xavier, we celebrate our diversity of abilities and interests. With the understanding that every student is different, we endeavour to individually support high performers and provide them with every opportunity to extend themselves in their learning and development.

Scholarships are offered in Years 7, 9 and 11 and are available in a number of categories.

Human Excellence Scholarships

Human Excellence Scholarships are available in:

  • Academics
  • Music and Creative Arts
  • Boarding

Foundation and OXA Boarding Scholarships

Benedict Burgess Memorial Boarders Scholarship (available for 2021)

  • This scholarship is available to a student entering Year 11
  • The scholarship will cover 75% of the tuition fee until Year 12

James André Boarding and Academic Scholarship (available for 2021)

  • This scholarship is available to a student entering Year 9
  • The scholarship will cover 50% of the boarding fee and 50% of the tuition from Years 9 to 12

The Helen and Francis Murphy Memorial Scholarship (available for 2021)

  • This scholarship is available to a student entering Year 11.
  • The scholarship will cover will cover 75% of the tuition fee until Year 12.
  • Priority will be given to a student with interest in pursuing medicine, pharmacy or dentistry.

The Helen and Francis Murphy Memorial Scholarship (available for 2021)

  • This scholarship is available to a student entering Years 9 or 11
  • The scholarship will cover will cover $10,000 of the tuition fee until Year 12
  • Demonstrated excellence in Academia and Music. Achievement in a field of endeavour related to school life, such as the performing arts/creative arts may also be seen as a advantage
  • It will be awarded to a student whose economic circumstances would preclude the student from attending the College - Parents are therefore asked to complete a Financial Statement

Old Xaverians' Association Boarding Scholarship

  • Every two years a scholarship is awarded to a boarding student in Year 11 (next available for 2021)
  • The scholarship will cover 100% of the boarding fee

For more information regarding the criteria for the above scholarships, please click here.

How to Apply

Registrations for scholarships in Years 7, 9 and 11 for 2021 are now open.

Apply Online

Scholarship closing date: Friday 21 February 2020

Scholarship testing date: Friday 28 February 2020

Scholarship recipients will be advised of the outcome by: Thursday 9 April 2020

To ensure the privacy of students and their families, results of our scholarship testing are kept confidential to the College.

In place of means-based scholarships, Xavier College offers Bursaries to prospective students who would otherwise be unable to enrol due to financial circumstances. Click here to read more about our Bursary offerings.

For further information, contact admissions@xavier.vic.edu.au