SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

‘To The Stars Through Endeavour’

“Our most important goal at St Matthew’s Collegiate School is to foster academic excellence – these scholarships and awards acknowledge and reward hard work, and attract high achievers.”    Mrs Kiri Gill, Principal

St Matthew’s Collegiate School in Masterton has a proud history of academic achievement and excellence. In 2018 we are offering a range of scholarships for prospective boarders to encourage and reward academic excellence, to attract and retain preference students, and to assist high-achieving students who will benefit from financial support in their transition to boarding. Existing day students who wish to become boarders are welcome to apply for scholarships.

Awards do not require application. Awards are decided by an academic panel.

Only use the application form for scholarships.

St Matthew’s Collegiate Old Girls’ ‘To the Stars’ Grant – for a daughter, niece or granddaughter of an old girl

The “To The Stars” Grant is for the daughter, niece or granddaughter of an Old Girl. The Old Girl must be a fully paid SMOGA Member and have attended St Matthew’s Collegiate School for a minimum of two full school years.
The “To The Stars” Grant will be awarded to a girl who shows all round participation in her school life and who will contribute to St Matthew’s in all aspects during her schooling years.
In order to meet the “To The Stars” Grant application requirements, the daughter must already have a position confirmed, as a daygirl or boarder, for the year of the application.
The “To The Stars” Grant will only be awarded in years when there are sufficient funds in the SMOGA
It has a current value is currently $2000 per year.

Application Form 2019                 Term and Conditions 2019

The scholarship is valued at $2000 per year.

The St Matthew’s Collegiate School Old Girls’ “Endeavour” Grant 

The St Matthew’s Collegiate School Old Girls’ “Endeavour” Grant aims to financially assist an old girl, or the widower of an old girl, to send their daughter to St Matthew’s Collegiate School. The Grant is for the daughter of an Old Girl who attended St Matthew’s Collegiate School for a minimum of 2 full school years. The Old Girl must be a fully paid SMOGA Member.
The Grant’s Terms and Conditions require that the daughter must already have a position confirmed, as a daygirl or boarder, for the year of the Application.
The Grant will only be awarded in years when there are sufficient funds in the St Matthew’s Collegiate School Old Girls “Endeavour” Grant Fund.

Application Form 2019           Term and Conditions 2019

The Grant value is for a minimum of $2,500 per annum

Academic Awards – no application required

These awards are presented to existing students who achieve at the highest levels.

St Matthew’s Entrance Awards – no application required

There are two awards available – one at Year 7 and one at Year 9 – based on entrance exam results. The award is for the student’s first year of schooling to the value of $500. An academic panel will determine the recipients of these awards.

Entrance exams take place in October, usually on the first Friday of Term 4 during our Orientation Day. Both girls who are enrolled to start at the beginning of the next year and existing students will sit these exams. They provide us with a ‘snapshot’ of where the girls are at this stage in their academic life.

Prelude Art Award – no application required

The Prelude Art Award is presented to a student in recognition of the Centennial Celebration which saw the creation of the Prelude Sculpture by renowned artist Virginia King. The award is to a student who has demonstrated promise and excellence in visual art.

The award is valued at $500.

Sports Scholarship – application required (see link below)

One scholarship is available each year for prospective boarders who have great sporting talent and a demonstrable record of sporting achievement. Recipients will be expected to excel in their chosen sport and make a broader contribution to sport at St Matthew’s. Existing student who wish to become boarders are invited to apply.

Scholarship value is $1500 for one year.

Arts Scholarship – application required (see link below)

One scholarship is available each year for prospective boarders who have great artistic ability (in for example visual art or painting) and demonstrate record of achievement. Existing students who want to become boarders are invited to apply.

Scholarship value is $1500 for one year.

Cultural Scholarship – application required (see link below)

One scholarship is available each year for prospective boarders who have great ability in their chosen cultural activity (which could include musicianship or stage performance etc) and demonstrate record of achievement. Existing students who wish to become boarders are invited to apply.

Scholarship value is $1500 for one year.

Click here for the application form for the Scholarships

The closing date for all scholarships for 2019 is November 9 2018.