Scholarships

Scholarships

Diocesan offers an internal scholarship programme that invests in our current students by recognising high achievers.  


Consideration for a scholarship will also be given to a limited number of students who are new to Diocesan. To be eligible applicants must demonstrate they are highly motivated students who are willing to contribute and participate fully in school life while also meeting the scholarship criteria outlined below.


Academic, Sport and Art scholarships are offered from Years 11-13 and will only be made available if there are spaces in these year levels.


Applications for 2022 scholarships open Wednesday, 13 January 2021 and close on Friday 26 February 2021.

Scholarships at a glance

Scholarships at a glance

Scholarships at Diocesan have a maximum value of 50% of the tuition fees.  To be eligible applicants must demonstrate they are highly motivated students who are willing to contribute and participate fully in school life while also meeting the scholarship criteria.


A scholarship may be awarded for outstanding achievement in Academics, Sports or Arts from Years 11-13. Scholarships will only be made available if there are spaces in these year levels.

Criteria for Scholarships

Criteria for Scholarships

  1. To apply for a Sports Scholarship, the applicant must be an elite athlete who has been selected for a representative team or had success at a regional or national level.
  2. To apply for an Arts Scholarship, the applicant must demonstrate an exceptional level of skill and ability in their chosen discipline. In music this will be demonstrated by having attained their Grade 7/8 for piano, Grade 6/7 for strings, Grade 4/5 for wind or brass. 
  3. To apply for an Academic Scholarship the applicants must be a top achieving student who demonstrates outstanding academic ability. We would be expecting the applicant to be stanine 9 across the curriculum.



Please note Scholarships for 2021 are now closed.
How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for a scholarship go to www.diocesan.school.nz and complete the school application form and pay the $250 application fee. Beside your daughter’s surname please write ‘scholarship’.


Complete the scholarship application form which clearly states your daughter’s most recent achievements, along with a copy of her two latest school reports and email these to admissions@diocesan.school.nz. Please mark this with ‘Scholarship application 2022’ in the subject line.


This form is to be completed by your daughter's Teacher/Dean and emailed by them directly to admissions@diocesan.school.nz.


Once we have received your application, we will acknowledge it so you know it is safely with us. At this stage we may request further information from you or your current teacher.


Following the review of all applications, selected applicants will be invited for an interview and/or audition.


Late applications will not be considered.


Please note Diocesan School for Girls has a policy of awarding one scholarship per student, so if you are awarded a School Scholarship you are not eligible for an Innes House Trust Boarding Scholarship.

Scholarships for Boarding

Scholarships for Boarding

Boarding scholarships for 2022 open Wednesday, 13 January 2021 and close Friday, 26 February 2021.   


For further information about these scholarships and boarding can be found on our Diocesan Boarding page

Old Girls' League Bursaries

Old Girls' League Bursaries

Old Girls' League Bursaries for 2022 and 2023 open Wednesday, 13 January 2021 and close Friday, 26 February 2021.   


For further information about these bursaries can be found on here