Scholarships and Bursaries
Please note St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace offers Academic Merit Entry only at the following level:
- Level 1 | Designed for students in their final year of primary school for entry into Year 7 the following year.
For general information ACER Scholarship Testing, click here: https://www.acer.org/scholarship
The merit entry or scholarship program at St Joseph’s College is designed to provide enrolment to students who are at a level of excellence in their field and who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend the College.
The Academic Merit provides a 50% reduction of tuition fees subject to performance on the ACER testing program. The Sport/Cultural Merit Entry program may involve tuition fee relief, subject to financial need, or may provide accelerated enrolment entry only.
All prospective merit entry students will need to demonstrate a commitment to learning, to the ideals of a Catholic education and to demonstrate the traits of what it is to be a ‘Terrace Gentleman’ – Knowledge, Humility and Wisdom.
The Gregory Terrace Foundation is proudly committed to the Edmund Rice Bursary program, which seeks to provide an opportunity for students who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or whose families have joined our wider Australian community as refugees. More information about this program is available below.
Academic Merit Entry for Year 7 2022
ACER Scholarship Testing Information
- Level 1 – Designed for students in their final year of primary school for entry into Year 7 2022
- The next ACER Co-operative Testing Day is Saturday 27 February 2021
- Online applications to sit this test open Tuesday 29 September 2020. Click here to access the ACER Online Application System: http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/2088
- Applications close midnight AEDST Monday 8 February 2021
Sport/Cultural Merit Entry Application Process
- Request a Merit Entry Application from the College Registrar - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Complete the Merit Entry Application (with additional required documentation). Sporting and Cultural Merit Entry Applications must be returned to the College by 30 June in the year preceding entry to the College.
- Applicants are required to submit:
- A copy of the student’s most recent school report and NAPLAN results
- Evidence of performance, team selection, competition results, academic reports, rankings
- Other supporting evidence that may enhance the application
Edmund Rice Bursary Application Process
Entry into the Edmund Rice Bursary program is available to students from Years 7 to 12. Prospective students will identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or their families will have joined our wider Australian community as refugees.
The College welcomes expressions of interest to the Edmund Rice Bursary program. Expressions of interest are to be made to the College Registrar. Families will be invited to meet with the College's Dean of Identity who will further discuss the opportunities available.
Applications for Edmund Rice Bursary program will be welcomed up until the 18 months preceding year of entry.Email | College Registrar