Scholarships and Financially Assisted Places

In keeping with its charitable status, Scarborough College is committed to the pursuit of educational excellence and to widening access to the College for children whose families cannot afford the payment of full fees.  The following Scholarships are available:

WHOLE SCHOOL                             

The Scarborough Scholar  Annually, the College may award up to a 100% reduction in fees in connection with a new pupil's entry into either the Junior School or Senior School.  The Scarborough Scholar Assessment Day takes place every November and applications can be submitted via the Admissions Team.  This award includes a means-testing process.

SIXTH FORM                                  

Academic Scholarship      

Worth up to a maximum of a 20% reduction in fees for the duration of the child’s time at the school in Sixth Form.

Scholarship - Academic (Sixth Form)

Music Scholarship             

Worth up to a maximum of a 15% reduction in fees, plus free music tuition for one instrument, for the duration of the child’s time in Sixth Form.

Scholarship - Music (Senior School)

Sport Scholarship

Worth up to a maximum of a 20% reduction in fees for the duration of the child’s time at the school in Sixth Form.

Scholarship - Sport (Sixth Form)

All-rounder Scholarship                          

Worth up to a maximum of a 20% reduction in fees for the duration of the child’s time at the school in Sixth Form.

Scholarship - All-rounder (Sixth Form)

EU AND OVERSEAS STUDENTS

Maths Scholarship            

Worth a reduction of £500 per term.

Hartford Scholarship        

Available to students aged 11-16 applying from the EU and Overseas, representing a reduction of £100 per annum.

Alderson Scholarship        

Specifically designed for international students presently within Year 11 at Scarborough College who wish to remain and study the IB in the Sixth Form.  This is an academic scholarship worth up to a maximum of £2,000 per annum.

FINANCIALLY ASSISTED PLACES

Financially assisted places are means tested and the criteria are as follows:

  • An acceptable standard in the entrance assessments.
  • Satisfactory school reports.
  • Evidence of enthusiasm and commitment in the extra curricular arena, e.g. sport, music, drama, etc.

The financial assistance can be very substantial and applicant families are means tested in order to ensure that places are awarded fairly.  The level of assistance is reviewed annually.  Pupils in receipt of a financially assisted place must also maintain the highest standards of conduct, endeavour and commitment throughout their time at the College.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply for either a Scholarship or an Assisted Place, a full application, including Registration Form and £50 Registration Fee must have been submitted to the Admissions team.

Those wishing to apply for any of the available scholarships are requested to complete the Scholarship Application Form which can be accessed online, by clicking on the link below.  All applicants will then be invited to attend the next Scholarship Day, November or March.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

Those wishing to apply for an Assisted Place should request an application form, when making their application to join the College, from the Admissions team.

SAMPLE PAPERS

Below are some sample papers relating to the Sixth Form Scholarship Exam.

Sixth Form Scholarship Sample Paper 1

Sixth Form Scholarship Sample Paper 2

Sixth Form Scholarship Sample Paper 3