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

Wenona School Scholarships for entry in 2023 are as follows:

Music Scholarships for entry to Year 7 in 2023

Wenona’s 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.

Registration for the Music Scholarship will open late April 2021. Full details of the registration process will be posted on this page at that time.

The Scholarship Exam will be held at Wenona on Friday 20 August, 2021.

Music Scholarship Auditions (by invitation only) will be held at Wenona on Friday 22 October, 2021.

Academic Scholarships for entry to Years 7 and 10 in 2023

Wenona’s 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.

Registration for the Academic Scholarship will open late April 2021. Full details of the registration process will be posted on this page at that time.

The Scholarship Exam will be held at Wenona on Friday 20 August, 2021.

Boarding Scholarships for entry to Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 in 2023

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 test results, the submitted boarding scholarship application and interviews which follow.

Registration for the Boarding Scholarship will open late April 2021. Full details of the registration process will be posted on this page at that time.

The Scholarship Exam will be held at Wenona on Friday 20 August, 2021.

Foundation (means-tested) Scholarships, 2022

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.

Wenona Foundation scholarship applications open 1 March, 2021 and close Friday 18 June, 2021.

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 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.

Applications for the 2022 Wenona Foundation Scholarships must be received by Friday 18 June, 2021.

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

Wenona Alumnae Scholarships for entry in 2022

Wenona Alumnae Inc. scholarship applications open 1 March, 2021 and close Friday 18 June, 2021.

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 2021.
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 2021. 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 Mrs Sonia Brennan, Director of Foundation and Community Engagement: alumnae@wenona.nsw.edu.au or telephone (02) 9409 4413.

Applications for the 2022 Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarships must be received by Friday 18 June, 2021.
Information regarding 2023 Wenona Alumnae Scholarships will be provided on this page in January 2022.