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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 (means-tested) and Alumnae Scholarships. 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 Community Relations, Belinda Stoneham on 02 9409 4440 or enrolments@wenona.nsw.edu.au.

Wenona School Scholarships for entry in 2021 are as follows:

Music Scholarships for entry to Year 7 in 2021

Wenona Music Scholarships offer full or part remission of tuition fees, and are offered at the discretion of the Principal on the basis of the audition, the submitted Music Background Form, the scholarship exam results and the interviews which follow.

Applications close 6 August 2019.

The Process:

1. Register for the Scholarship Test Online.

2. Submit a Music Background Form by 6 August, 2019.

3. Attend a Music Scholarship Audition at Wenona on Friday 8 November, 2019. Music Scholarship applicants are invited to read our General Information for Music Scholarship Applicants to assist with audition preparation.

4. Sit the Scholarship Test at Wenona on Friday 9 August, 2019 commencing at 8:30am. Full details will be sent to all applicants by email 1 week prior to the exam date.

5. Short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview to be held at Wenona or by skype if appropriate.

6. It is expected that Scholarship offers will be sent to recipients late November 2019.

Please note that we do not require music scholarship applicants to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form in addition to the Music Scholarship application process outlined above.

Academic Scholarships for entry to Years 7 and 10 in 2021

Wenona academic scholarships offer full or part remission of tuition fees, and are offered at the discretion of the Principal on the basis of the scholarship exam results and interviews which follow.

Applications close 6 August 2019.

The Process:

1. Register for the Scholarship Exam Online.

2. Sit the Scholarship Exam at Wenona on Friday 9 August, 2019 commencing at 8:30am. Full details will be sent to all applicants by email 1 week prior to the exam date.

3. Short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview to be held at Wenona or by skype if appropriate.

4. It is expected that Scholarship offers will be sent to recipients in October 2019.

Please note that we do not require academic scholarship applicants to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form, nor a portfolio, in addition to the Academic Scholarship application process outlined above.

Boarding Scholarships for entry to Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2021

Boarding Scholarships offer full or part remission of boarding fees, and are offered at the discretion of the Principal on the basis of the scholarship exam results, the submitted boarding scholarship application and interviews which follow.

Applications close 6 August, 2019.

The Process:

1. Register for the Scholarship Test Online.

2. Submit a Boarding Scholarship Application Form by 6 August 2019. Boarding Scholarship applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to their studies, as well as extra-curricular and community involvement. Please click here to read our General Information for Boarding Scholarship Applicants.

3. Sit the Scholarship Test at Wenona on Friday 9 August, 2019 commencing at 8:30am. Full details will be sent to all applicants by email 1 week prior to the exam date.

4. Short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview to be held at Wenona or by skype if appropriate.

5. It is expected that Scholarship offers will be sent to recipients in October 2019.).

Please note that we do not require boarding scholarship applicants to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form in addition to the Boarding Scholarship application process outlined above.

Foundation (means-tested) Scholarships

Wenona’s Foundation Office administers a number of means-tested scholarships that are distributed based on financial need, in order to create additional opportunities for girls to attend the School.

There are currently no Foundation Scholarships available. Please contact Mrs Sonia Brennan, Director of Foundation via email or telephone (02) 9409 4413 if you would like to find out more about future Foundation Scholarship opportunities.

Wenona Alumnae Scholarships, 2021

Alumnae scholarship applications will open 1 January, 2020. Information will be updated on this page in October 2019.