SCHOLARSHIPS

The following Scholarships may be awarded at Grade 8 level and the percentage varies for each Scholarship. The Principal is entitled to award these at his discretion and may choose not to award certain Scholarships. There are no Scholarships awarded at a Junior School level, or beyond Grade 8. Please find the Scholarship Application From below.

Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

Academic: In writing the compulsory Entrance Exams, all pupils are eligible for consideration for an Academic Scholarship. There is no separate Academic Scholarship Exam.

  • Major Day Scholar
  • Minor Day Scholar
  • Major Boarder (*tuition fees only)
  • Minor Boarder (*tuition fees only)

Sports Scholarship: Applicants will be required to submit a C.V. of recent sporting achievements, accompanied by certificates of achievement. The Sports Scholarship applicant is not required to be interviewed by the Sports Department.

Music: Applicants will be required to submit a C.V. of recent examination results and achievements, accompanied by the relevant certificates/results. The Music Scholarship applicant would be required to prepare two pieces for an audition.

All-Rounder Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a pupil who is an “all-round” achiever in the classroom, culturally and/or on the sports field.

Sisters of St John the Divine Scholarship: This Scholarship is awarded to a deserving pupil whose achievement in the entrance examination is commendable.

Clifton Nottingham Road Primary (Closed): This Scholarship is awarded to a pupil who attends Clifton School, Nottingham Road, and who achieves above 75% in the entrance examinations. Please note: All girls who apply from the above school will be considered, there is no application form.

Laddsworth Primary (Closed): This Scholarship is awarded to a pupil who attends Laddsworth Primary, and who achieves above 75% in the entrance examinations. Please note: All girls who apply from the above school will be considered, there is no application form.

Old Girls’ Scholarship: This Scholarship is offered to a pupil who is the daughter or granddaughter of a past St John’s D.S.G. pupil. It is awarded at the discretion of the Old Girls’ Committee and not necessarily on an annual basis. Application forms are available from the Old Girls’ Association on oldgirls@stjohnsdsg.com.

All the above scholarships (including the Academic Boarder Scholarships) are based on tuition fees only. Each of these scholarships is awarded for a 5-year period, provided the pupil abides by the following criteria:

  • She makes every effort to maintain the high standards of work (and/or sport, and/or music – if applicable) of which we believe she is capable
  • She acts at all times in a manner as to bring credit to herself, her family and her school
  • She upholds the school’s Code of Conduct
  • The parent’s portion of the school fees is paid timeously