Melbourne Girls Grammar encourages academic excellence and diversity.  To support this, we offer a number of academic, music and boarding scholarships each year.


Individuals are assessed based on performance in an academic examination conducted by Academic Assessment Services, audition (music only) and interview with the Principal.

Scholarships (other than the Boarding Scholarships) cover academic tuition fees for the student’s entire schooling, subject to the student’s commitment to her educational priorities and to MGGS’ vision and values namely: Courage, Integrity, Compassion and Self-discipline.

Scholarships do not cover additional costs such as uniforms, textbooks and equipment, camps and excursions or any other co-curricular activities such as music and sporting lessons, unless specified. Normal enrolment fees apply.

In all instances, candidates must sit the appropriate examination and should register online to receive important information regarding submission deadlines, examination dates and result announcements. A single registration fee covers all scholarships for which a candidate is eligible.

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are available to students entering:

  • Year 5 
  • Year 7* 
  • Year 9

These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the academic examination and at the discretion of the Principal.

*One of the Year 7 Scholarships listed above is provided due to the generosity of the Doris Sala bequest.  

Boarding Scholarships

Boarding Scholarships are available to boarders entering Years 7 – 9. These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the academic examination and at the discretion of the Principal.

Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships are available to students entering Year 7. All candidates must sit the Academic Examination and selected candidates will be required to audition for the Director of Music.

Candidates should complete the Music Scholarship Applicant’s Form (downloaded by candidates at the time of registration) and provide requested supporting documentation. 

The Director of Music will assess all required documentation and select the candidates that she wishes to audition. Candidates selected for audition will be contacted by telephone and/or email. 

The successful recipients of Music Scholarships will be the candidates who have successfully auditioned for the Director of Music and have achieved outstanding results in the Academic Examination. These are awarded at the Principal’s discretion. 

Minimum AMEB Requirements

To be considered for audition, the following minimum AMEB Grades must have been achieved: 

  • Woodwind/Brass – Grade 3
  • Strings – Grade 5
  • Piano – Grade 6

Old Grammarians Society Bursary

The Old Grammarian Bursary is available to a student entering Year 9 who is the daughter of an Old Grammarian. The Scholarship of approximately $2500 per annum, will be awarded on the basis of the Academic Examination and an interview with the Principal.