Scholarships 

Registrations for 2021 Scholarships are now open. 

To be eligible to apply for a Scholarship, the student must be an Australian resident or a Permanent resident. For further information regarding this, please contact our Admissions team on scholarships@yvg.vic.edu.au 

Testing will be held at Yarra Valley Grammar on Saturday 24 August. Please note that the Scholarship testing will be conducted by Yarra Valley Grammar and testing results from the Scholarships examination will not be released to parents or shared with other schools. For any queries please contact our Admissions team on scholarships@yvg.vic.edu.au

Scholarships Registration process

  1. An Application for Enrolment must be completed and submitted prior to the Scholarships registration.

  2. Complete the Scholarships Registration form. Please scan and email the Scholarships Registration form to scholarships@yvg.vic.edu.au by 4.00pm Wednesday 31 July, 2019. The Scholarships Registration form should be emailed ONLY by the closing date. Supporting documentation may be either emailed or posted separately. 

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are offered to students entering Years 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11.
Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s results from the Scholarships examination, NAPLAN and school reports.

General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarships are offered for entry into Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.
General Excellence Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student & results from the Scholarships examination and supporting documentation.

Criteria for Selection

  • Demonstrated academic achievement and potential
  • Excellence in one or more areas, other than academic (e.g. State or Regional Sports representation or
         demonstrated exceptional performance across multiple sports)
  • High level of application to all classroom and extracurricular activities
  • Leadership within his or her areas of expertise
  • Potential to make a positive contribution to all school activities
  • Music Scholarships

    Music Scholarships are offered for entry into Year 7 to 11. Music Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s music audition as well as the results from the Yarra Valley Grammar Scholarships examination. We look for students who either already have excellent skills on their instrument or show high potential to develop excellent skills.

    Instrumental Scholarships

    Students should be learning at the following levels:
    Year 7 and 8 entry
    Cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, saxophone - Grade 5 AMEB or above
    All other instruments - Grade 4 AMEB or above

    Year 9, 10 and 11 entry
    Cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, saxophone - Grade 6 AMEB or above
    All other instruments - Grade 5 AMEB or above

    Choral Scholarships  

    Students should ideally be able to demonstrate at least two years choral experience with a recognised national level choir such as the Australian Girls Choir, the National Boys Choir or similar. We are looking for excellent pitch. Singers who can also play a band or orchestral instrument, or piano will be looked upon favourable. Choral applicants are required to submit a one-minute video recording (in .mov, .mp4 or .avi format) of the applicant's singing only as part of the application. The files should be emailed directly to scholarships@yvg.vic.edu.au with child's name and date of birth.

    Music Auditions

    Music Scholarship auditions will take place at Yarra Valley Grammar by appointment. All applicants required for an audition will receive an email/letter detailing the audition date, time and venue.
    The audition for all applicants will consist of two contrasting pieces which demonstrate the highest level performance the applicant can achieve. The audition consists of an interview component as well as aural tests and sight reading. 

    For further information regarding Scholarships, please contact the Marketing and Admissions Office, on + 61 3 9262 7700 or email scholarships@yvg.vic.edu.au