At Melbourne Girls Grammar, we encourage academic excellence in a supportive environment where young women can make the most of every opportunity. To support those who share our Grammarians’ passion for learning and commitment to their areas of interest and the values lived at MGGS, we award a number of scholarships annually. We invite you to consider the areas of excellence where your daughter has excelled to date, and apply for one, or more of our Principal’s, Music, Boarding, Old Grammarians, or Indigenous scholarships.
2025 Scholarship REGISTRATIONs ARE NOW CLOSED
Melbourne Girls Grammar has been a leading educator of young women for 130 years. Our community is supportive and boasts graduates with journeys as diverse as the choices that paved the way for them to choose their future, whatever that may be. Our scholarship program provides opportunities for girls who have potential and who can demonstrate a desire to advance their academic study and alignment to the values of the School.
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN THE 2026 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Application for the 2026 Scholarship Program open in November 2024. Please provide your details to register your interest in the Program, and we will be in touch when applications are open.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Choose which scholarship you would like to apply for. You may like to use the decision tree above to help you make your decision.
- Visit the webpage of the scholarship you would like to apply for.
- Download an application pack.
- Create an online account with AAS and complete the application form.
- Pay the registration fee.
To register for a scholarship, a $125 fee applies.
If you do not pay the registration fee then your daughter will not be considered for the AAS exam.
Students will undertake the scholarship test on 17 February 2024. No alternative testing dates will be offered.
Registration for all scholarships is available online from mid-November and will close on 9 February 2024.
No late applications will be accepted.
No further testing dates outside of the date specified above will be offered.
Music auditions take place on a date prior to the academic examinations.
Successful candidates will be contacted directly by the Enrolments Team for an audition. If you do not receive a call, then your daughter has been unsuccessful.
Most scholarships are open for current Melbourne Girls Grammar students to apply, except for The Judy Roach Boarding Scholarship and The Barbara and Ralph Ward-Ambler Scholarship. Prospective students are welcome to apply for all MGGS scholarships.
Parents of candidates who have been selected for interview by the Principal will be contacted by phone in the fortnight after the test (indicatively in the first week of March). An interview does not automatically guarantee the award of a scholarship. The Principal will interview candidates to select her preferred candidate(s).
If you do not receive a phone call from MGGS in this period, your daughter’s application has been unsuccessful. All applicants will receive the AAS test results in the post.
Yes. Results will be emailed to all candidates once we have concluded interviews for shortlisted candidates and scholarships have been awarded.
Yes. Candidates are welcome to apply for scholarships in subsequent years after being unsuccessful, provided they are eligible for the years of entry where the scholarship is offered.
After completing the online application form, are there any other documents that are required as part of the application process?
For some scholarships, additional documentation is required to be submitted. As part of the registration process, candidates may be required to upload school reports and NAPLAN details. Information on the documentation requirements for our Boarding, Music and Principal’s Scholarships can be found on the specific scholarship pages.
Students must maintain a commitment to their educational priorities and to the School’s values, namely: courage, compassion, integrity & self discipline. Boarding Scholarship recipients are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the Boarding House ethos. Music Scholarship recipients are expected to actively participate in the MGGS music program.
No coaching is required; it is best if your child arrives relaxed for the test. Our provider Academic Assessment Services do not provide sample test papers but you can visit their website for information on test preparation. They also provide a list of areas students will be assessed in.
Please plan your morning so that you all avoid the stresses of travel delays and parking issues.
A bursary is awarded based on financial merit. Supporting documentation/evidence will be required to confirm eligibility. The Executive Director, Business Services reviews and confirms eligibility for the Principal’s consideration prior to interview or confirmation of an award.
Scholarships are awarded on academic merit according to performance in the Scholarship exam.
Dana Ma who graduated in 2009 attended Melbourne Girls Grammar on a scholarship, and to this day recalls the excitement of learning that she would be attending the school. She praises her teachers, who opened her eyes to new concepts and study areas, and helped her find her passion.