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Scholarships

Wenona offers a range of scholarships – School, Alumnae and Foundation – to assist girls from all backgrounds to benefit from a Wenona education. Scholarship applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

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

Scholarship applicants do not need to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form in addition to the Scholarship application process.

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 2026 are as follows:

Music Scholarships for entry to Year 7 in 2026

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 that follow. 

Music Scholarship applicants are required to register for the Scholarship Exam as well as submit a Music Scholarship application.

Please note that we do not need Music Scholarship applicants to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form at this stage.

Key dates:

Monday 1 April, 2024: Music Scholarship registration opens. Full details of the registration process will be posted on this page at that time.

Friday 16 August, 2024: Online registration closes for the Scholarship Exam.

Friday 23 August, 2024: Scholarship Exam.

Friday 13 September, 2024: Music Scholarship applications close.

Friday 8 November, 2024: Music Scholarship auditions (by invitation only).

 

Academic Scholarships for entry to Years 7 and 11 in 2026

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 that follow.

Please note that we do not need Academic Scholarship applicants to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form at this stage.

Key dates:

Monday 1 April, 2024: Academic Scholarship registration opens. Full details of the registration process will be posted on this page at that time.

Friday 16 August, 2024: Online registration closes for the Scholarship Exam.

Friday 23 August, 2024: Scholarship Exam.

 

Boarding Scholarships for entry to Years 7, 9 or 11 in 2026

Boarding Scholarships offer full or part remission of boarding fees, and are offered at the discretion of the Principal on the basis of the Boarding Scholarship application (portfolio style, with a means-testing component), and interviews, which may follow.

Key dates:

Monday 1 April, 2024: Boarding Scholarship Applications open. Full details of the registration process will be posted on this page at that time.

Friday 16 August, 2024: Boarding Scholarship Applications close.

Please note that we do not need Boarding Scholarship applicants to submit a Wenona Application for Enrolment form at this stage.

 

Foundation (means-tested) Scholarships for entry in 2025

Wenona seeks to offer transformational educational experiences. The Wenona Foundation administers a number of means-tested scholarships in order to create additional opportunities for girls to attend the School who otherwise would not have that opportunity.

In 2025, the DalCorp Scholarship is also available for students, preferably commencing in Year 7. It covers tuition fees for the duration of the student’s schooling at Wenona, subject to satisfactory progress in all areas of school life.

Wenona Foundation Scholarship Applications open on Monday 4 March, 2024 and close on Friday 21 June, 2024

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 foundation@wenona.nsw.edu.au if you would like to find out more about our Foundation Scholarship opportunities, or to request an application form.  

Applications for the 2025 Wenona Foundation Scholarships must be received by Friday 21 June, 2024.

 

Wenona Alumnae Scholarships for entry in 2025

Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarship applications open on Monday 4 March, 2024 and close on Friday 21 June, 2024.

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 Years 11 and 12. It is open to Wenona students and to external applicants who are in Year 10 in 2024.

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 2024.

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 Ms Jo Molchanoff, Community Relations Coordinator.

Applications for the 2025 Wenona Alumnae Inc. Scholarships must by received by Friday 21 June, 2024.