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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, Belinda Stoneham on
02 9409 4440 or enrolments@wenona.nsw.edu.au

Wenona School Scholarships (Academic, Music, Boarding)

Please note that the Wenona School Scholarships (Academic, Music and Boarding) for entry in 2021 have been awarded.

Wenona will open registration for the 2022 School Scholarships in April 2020, and this website will be updated with full details of the application process. The 2022 Scholarship Test will be held at Wenona in August 2020.  

Foundation (means-tested) Scholarships

Wenona's 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.

There are currently no Foundation Scholarships available for entry to Wenona in 2020 or 2021. Please contact Mrs Sonia Brennan, 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.  

Wenona Alumnae Scholarships, 2021

Wenona Alumnae scholarship applications open 1 January, 2020 and close Thursday 9 April, 2020.

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 2020.
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 Scholarship - The Wenona Alumnae Scholarship is awarded to a Wenona Senior College student who is in Year 10 in 2020. 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.

3. Victorian Group Book Award - The Wenona Alumnae Victorian Group Book Award is awarded to the runner-up to the Wenona Alumnae Scholarship and is valued at $1,000. It is earmarked for the purchase of resources to support the academic syllabus.

For further information about how to apply for an Alumnae Scholarship, please contact Mrs Sonia Brennan, Director of Foundation and Community Engagement: alumnae@wenona.nsw.edu.au or telephone (02) 9409 4413.

Applications for the 2021 Wenona Alumnae Scholarships must be received by Thursday 9 April, 2020.