Scholarships - Applications are currently closed

Scholarship Applications for 2018 will open on Monday, 3 July 2017. The Application Forms will be available to download (from this page) on this date.

Blackfriars Priory School Scholarships for 2018:

  • Br Patrick Hynes OP Primary Scholarship (Year 6)
  • Dac Lo Scholarship (Years 7 and 8)
  • General Excellence Scholarship (Years 7 to 10)
  • Music Scholarship (Years 7 and 8) 
  • Mr John Lewis Scholarship (Year 11)
  • Fr John Neill OP Scholarship (Year 12)

Please note: Blackfriars Priory School also offers the ACER Academic Scholarship for Year 8 students. As this Scholarship is administered through ACER, the submission date does differ and will occur later this year for 2019 entry. Further information will be provided in due course. 

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Dac Lo Scholarship (Years 7 and 8)

Recipients of the Scholarship are entitled to a 50% reduction in tuition fees for the remainder of their schooling at Blackfriars Priory School.

Eligibility Requirements:

The Scholarship is open to both new and current students entering Year 7 or 8 at Blackfriars Priory School in 2018. Applicants must be enrolled and currently studying at Dac Lo Vietnamese Language School.

Selection Criteria:

The Scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s:

  • Outstanding academic ability and behaviour at School,
  • Commitment to maintaining the Vietnamese language and preserving Vietnamese culture,
  • Involvement in co-curricular activities, and
  • Financial need (and/or that of his parents/guardians).
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Br Patrick Hynes OP Primary Scholarship (Year 6)

The Scholarship is to the value of $1,500. It will be awarded to the successful candidate during the first term of their Year 6 education at Blackfriars Priory School in 2018.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled at Blackfriars Priory School and be attending the School for their Year 5 education in 2017.

Selection Criteria:

In appreciation of Dominican Br Patrick Hynes OP, the Scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s commitment to representing the Four Pillars of Dominican Life: Prayer, Study, Community and Service. 

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General Excellence Scholarship (Years 7 to 10)

Recipients of the Scholarship are entitled to a 50% reduction in tuition fees for the year in which Scholarship is awarded. 

Eligibility Requirements:

The Scholarship is open to both new and current students entering Years 7 to 10 at Blackfriars Priory School in 2018.

Selection Criteria:

The Scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s:

  • Outstanding academic ability,
  • Commitment to co-curricular activities, and
  • Dedication to the ideals and values of Blackfriars Priory School.
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Music Scholarship (Years 7 and 8)

Recipients of the Scholarship are entitled to full remission of music tuition fees with a private tutor, instrument hire, music resources and music textbook fees for a period of two years. The Scholarship is up to the value of $2,500.

Eligibility Requirements:

The Scholarship is open to both new and current students entering Year 7 or Year 8 at Blackfriars Priory School in 2018.

Selection Criteria:

The Scholarship is awarded based on the Applicant’s:

  • Performance at the practical audition,
  • Proven capacity or potential in music,
  • Ability to manage all academic aspects of music and school commitments, and
  • Commitment to enriching the arts culture of the School by being involved in music making and performance opportunities.
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Mr John Lewis Scholarship (Year 11)

Recipients of the Scholarship are entitled to one year's full tuition at Year 11 plus a grant to the value of $500 for living expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled at Blackfriars Priory School and be attending the School for their Year 10 education in 2017.

Selection Criteria:

In appreciation of the history of Blackfriars Priory School and it core values, the Scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s:

  • Commitment to exemplifying the Four Pillars of Dominican Life: Prayer, Study, Community and Service.
  • Efforts to embrace a spirit of generosity, and
  • Financial need (and/or that of his parents/guardians).

Fr John Neill OP Scholarship (Year 12)

Recipients of the Scholarship are entitled to one year's full tuition at Year 12 plus a grant to the value of $500 for living expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled at Blackfriars Priory School and be attending the School for their Year 11 education in 2017.

Selection Criteria:

In appreciation of Dominican Fr John Neill OP, the Scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s:

  • Commitment to exemplifying the Four Pillars of Dominican Life: Prayer, Study, Community and Service.
  • Commitment to pursuing their studies with the mind of Christ, and
  • Financial need (and/or that of his parents/guardians).