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Scholarships

Wenona offers a range of scholarships to assist girls from all backgrounds to benefit from a Wenona education.

Wenona's caring community welcomes people of all backgrounds, and students with Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander heritage are encouraged to apply.

Wenona offers School, Foundation and Alumnae Scholarships (means-tested). Scholarship applicants do not need to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form in addition to the Scholarship application process. Scholarship applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

For any enquiries regarding the Scholarship process, please contact our Director of Enrolments and Marketing, Belinda Stoneham on 02 9409 4440 or enrolments@wenona.nsw.edu.au

Wenona School Scholarships for entry in 2023 are as follows:

Wenona Academic, Boarding and Music Scholarships for entry to Wenona in 2023 are now closed.

Information relating to Academic, Boarding and Music Scholarships for entry to Wenona in 2024 will be updated on this page in February 2022.

Foundation (means-tested) Scholarships, 2023

The Wenona Foundation administers a number of means-tested scholarships, including providing assistance in cases of financial hardship, in order to create additional opportunities for girls to attend the School who otherwise would not have that opportunity.

The successful applicant must demonstrate leadership potential, intellectual curiosity, academic and co-curricular aptitude, good character, and values that are commensurate with the ethos of Wenona.

Please contact the Director of Foundation and Community Engagement via email or telephone (02) 9409 4413 if you would like to find out more about future Foundation Scholarship opportunities.

Information regarding 2023 Wenona Foundation Scholarships will be provided on this page in January 2022.


Wenona Alumnae Scholarships for entry in 2023

Wenona Alumnae Inc. provide a number of scholarship opportunities for deserving young women.

These scholarships are not granted on the basis of a generational connection to Wenona.

1. Barbara Jackson Scholarship (means-tested) – The Barbara Jackson Scholarship provides 50% of academic tuition fees for Year 11 and 12. It is open to Wenona students and to external applicants who are in Year 10 in 2022.
This means-tested scholarship is provided by the Wenona Alumnae Association in memory of, and with thanks for the extraordinary contribution of, Miss Barbara Jackson MBE who led Wenona for a remarkable 28 years, from 1967 to 1994.
The Barbara Jackson Scholarship will be awarded to a young woman who, through her participation in all aspects of school life, demonstrates considerable effort to their academic studies, as well as active participation in a number of key areas including community service, the arts, sport and leadership.

2. Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarship - The Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarship is awarded to a Wenona Senior College student who is in Year 10 in 2022. The Scholarship provides $5,000 for the recipient in Year 11 and, subject to satisfactory progress in all areas of school life, the Scholarship will be continued for Year 12. This scholarship is granted on the basis of academic achievement (with an emphasis on effort), leadership qualities, an active contribution across all aspects of school life and a genuine service to the School demonstrated by commitment to the school’s motto Ut Prosim, That I May Serve. There is no restriction on eligibility; however, the aim is to assist a girl who happily contributes to Wenona life, is a person of integrity and who supports the values and ethos of Wenona. This scholarship is not granted on the basis of a generational connection to Wenona.

The Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarship provides the runner-up $1,000 in Year 11 and, subject to satisfactory progress in all areas of school life, an additional $1,000 in Year 12.
For further information about how to apply for a Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarship, please contact the Director of Foundation and and Community Engagement: alumnae@wenona.nsw.edu.au or telephone (02) 9409 4413.

Information regarding applications for the 2023 Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarships will be provided on this page in February 2022.