Sunbury Downs College scholarship recipients are young people who commit to their studies and achieving their full potential in all pursuits whilst a student at the College. Students also demonstrate a commitment to the Sunbury Downs College Values;
Active participation in learning as well as extra-curricular programs is essential, particularly in the area of the awarded scholarship. Scholarships are awarded through Years 7-9, providing the recipient maintains a high level of commitment to the ideals of the scholarship program.
Citizens and Leadership Scholarship
Open to all Grade 6 students demonstrating sound academic achievement, a positive work ethic, leadership and peer mentoring skills. Applicants must have participated in a variety of school and community based activities during their time at Primary School.
Instrumental Music Scholarship
Available to Grade 6 students demonstrating high instrumental music achievement and a commitment to music performance. Applicants must have participated in school or community based music performances during their time at Primary School.
Sporting Excellence Scholarship
Open to all Grade 6 students demonstrating a strong affiliation with sport both in the community and within their Primary School.
Applications for the Citizens and Leadership, Instrumental Music and Sporting Excellence Scholarships are open to all Grade 6 students. The submission should include responses from the student, a reference from a current teacher and endorsed by the Primary School Principal. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview. Instrumental Music Scholarship candidates will be required to present one composition of the applicant’s choice in their interview. Successful scholarship recipients receive a payment up to the value of $200 per annum for their first three years of education at Sunbury Downs College.
Academic Excellence Scholarship
All applicants for the Accelerated Curriculum and Enrichment (ACE) Program are automatically eligible and will be considered for this scholarship. Selection is based upon the most successful result from the ACE entrance tests. The Academic Excellence Scholarship is a full scholarship, which provides for all materials, books and levies as per the College Resource List. Voluntary fees, laptop purchase and optional items are not covered by this scholarship.