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Scholarships and Bursaries

“For the sake of a single child, I would have founded the Society of the Sacred Heart”
St Madeleine Sophie Barat, foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (RSCJ )

Sacré Cœur is committed to the development of each student’s individual abilities to the highest degree possible. Our School community is therefore pleased to offer a range of scholarships across various year levels and study areas.

Our School also believes in encouraging an inclusive and diverse student community and living our Sacred Heart values. We therefore also offer a limited number of bursaries annually to students whose families may not otherwise be able to afford a Sacré Cœur education.

Our bursaries and scholarships are funded in part by the School in conjunction with the Sacré Cœur Foundation, supported by the generous donations of alumnae, parents, past parents, staff and community supporters, through special fundraising initiatives.

Bursary and Scholarship

Year level

Criteria

Funded by

Academic Scholarships

Year 7

Superior performance

School

General Excellence Scholarships

Years 5, 7, 9, 10 & 11

Superior performance

School

Music Scholarships

Years 7 to 10   

Superior performance

School

St Madeleine Sophie Barat Bursaries   

All year levels

Selection criteria

School

Florence Buckley Scholarships and Bursaries

All year levels

Selection criteria

Foundation

Sacré Cœur Foundation Scholarships Fund

All year levels

Selection criteria

Foundation

Bette Scurry Scholarships and Bursaries

Year 7

Selection criteria

Bette Scurry Bursary Trust

School Scholarships and Bursaries

Scholarships for 2021 are now closed. Applications for 2022 will open late October 2020.

All scholarships are awarded at the Principal’s discretion.

For all enquiries please contact Ms Julie Muldoon, our Admissions Manager at admissions@sac.vic.edu.au or call +61 3 9835 2713.

Academic Scholarships – Year 7

Scholarships awarded to commence in Year 7 provide partial remission of tuition fees until the end of Year 12, subject to the student’s continuing superior performance and her ongoing contribution to the life of the School. Students are required to sit a Scholarship test. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview with the Principal.

General Excellence Scholarships – Years 5 and 7

General Excellence Scholarships provide partial remission of tuition fees until the end of Year 12, subject to the student’s continuing superior performance and her ongoing contribution to the life of the School. The application process includes a Scholarship test and application form. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview with the Principal.

General Excellence Scholarships – Years 9, 10 and 11

General Excellence Scholarships provide partial remission of tuition fees until the end of Year 12, subject to the student’s continuing superior performance and her ongoing contribution to the life of the School. Application is through the completion and submission of an application form. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an interview with the Principal.

Music Scholarships – Years 7, 8, 9 and 10

Music Scholarships provide partial remission of tuition fees until the end of Year 12, subject to the student’s continuing superior performance and her ongoing contribution to the life of the School. Students who are awarded a Music Scholarship are expected to be involved in the Music program at the School.

Application is through the completion and submission of an application form. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend an audition and an interview with the Principal.

St Madeleine Sophie Barat Bursaries

“For the sake of a single child, I would have founded the Society of the Sacred Heart”.

St Madeleine Sophie Bursaries Bursaries build and extend our community, and affirm our commitment to the Sacred Heart goal – Social Awareness that Impels to Action, by offering educational opportunities through financial assistance to new families.

St Madeleine Sophie Barat, (RSCJ foundress) believed in the personal strength and conviction in forming both a student’s character and intellect as she saw the importance of bringing together our head and heart in all we do. We carry on her challenge to be the best versions of ourselves and to care for each individual. This remains a pivotal lens through which we live out social justice and the Sacred Heart values at Sacré Cœur.

Drawing on the vision of all our RSCJ Wisdom Women, we are encouraged to care for the vulnerable and to respond to the challenging issues of our time because it is our gift and responsibility to do so. The School endeavours to assist as many families as possible with partial remission of tuition fees only, for eligible families.

Each bursary is reviewed annually in regards to the family’s financial position.

Application

All Madeline Sophie Barat Bursaries are currently allocated; applications are not currently open.

Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries

Florence Buckley Scholarships and Bursaries

A maximum of thirteen Florence Buckley Scholarships and Bursaries may be awarded at any one point in time, across the combined primary and secondary School to assist new or existing families. The award is for 50% remission of fees until the end of Year 12 and is reviewed annually.

Sacré Coeur Foundation Scholarship Fund

This fund provides scholarships and bursaries and is open not only to existing students at our School but also to those considering enrolment. Bursaries provide fee relief for those who are in genuine financial need including because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 General information

Scholarships and bursaries do not include:

Fees

For information about our tuition fees please click here