Scholarship registrations for entry in 2025 are closed.

Due to the high volume of emails and calls received, we are unable to provide an update in relation to scholarships test for your child. Please note, Admissions will contact you once all results are finalised and every single applicant will be provided with an update. 

Scholarship Process

To be eligible for a scholarship at Yarra Valley Grammar, the student must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency in Australia. The student must have submitted an enrolment application for a place in 2025 at Yarra Valley Grammar to be eligible to register for the scholarships and in order to commence their studies at Yarra Valley Grammar.

Scholarship registrations will not be accepted or considered if an Application for Enrolment has not been submitted prior to completion of scholarship registration.

Please submit online Application for Enrolment ONLY using this link: as only online applications will be accepted. If you have already submitted an Application for Enrolment then you are not required to complete another one. Please note that Application for Enrolment and Scholarship registration are two separate processes and fees for both are non-refundable. Applications received without required fee will not be followed up for fee payment and will not be considered. You are only required to submit one Scholarship registration form for multiple categories if you wish to do so for your child.

No folios to be delivered or posted to Yarra Valley Grammar

Applications or requests received after Scholarship registrations have been closed will not be considered. All successful applicants will be required to attend an enrolment interview if they have not attended one in the past.

For any enquiries outside the information provided,, please email,

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are offered to students entering Years 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 & 11.

Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s results from the NAPLAN, school reports and testing results from Edutest. 

General Excellence Scholarships

General Excellence Scholarships are offered for entry into Years 7, 9, 10 and 11. General Excellence Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the following,

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 co-curricular 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 (2025). Music Scholarships are awarded based on the student’s music audition as well as the results from the Edutest Scholarship 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 Entry (2025)
Cello, Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Saxophone: Grade 5 AMEB equivalent or above
All other instruments - Grade AMEB 4 equivalent or above

Year 9, 10 and 11 Entry (2025)
Cello, Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Saxophone: Grade 6 AMEB equivalent or above
All other instruments - Grade 5 AMEB equivalent 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. For singers, we are looking for experienced choristers with excellent pitch. Singers who can also play a band or orchestral instrument, or piano, would be looked upon favourably. 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. Recordings need not be professional quality; a 60-second video taken on a smartphone will be fine. The files should be emailed directly to with child’s name and DOB once you have completed scholarships registration with Edutest.

Audition for all applicants

The audition consists of two (2) contrasting pieces that demonstrate the highest level the applicant can achieve. The audition will also have an interview component, as well as aural tests and sight-reading.

Auditions are held after scholarships testing, and all music scholarship applicants must sit the test. All applicants required for an audition will receive an email/letter detailing audition date, venue and timing.

Registrations Open: July 17 2023
Registrations Close: July 31 2023

Music Auditions will occur on Monday, 28 August, from 4pm - 8pm by invitation only

Please note that the Scholarship testing results will NOT be provided to parents or guardians.

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