Pymble Ladies’ College offers a small number of Performance Scholarships – Sport providing full or part remission from academic tuition fees (excluding extras) to students entering Years 7 to 11 who have a demonstrated ability in a particular sporting activity.

Please note that the scholarship selection process is competitive and not all candidates who meet the basic criteria proceed to interview to be considered for a scholarship.

Criteria and Expectations

Candidates are to be in Year 6 to Year 10 and at least 11 years of age on 31 December 2025.

Successful candidates must commence in Term 1 2026.

Candidates must be Australian Citizens or International students who have a valid Australian visa. Overseas Student subclass 500 visa holders are not eligible to apply

Candidates must show a level of commitment to their academic studies

Candidates must be competing at national or state level (or the highest possible equivalent depending on the sport for candidates in Year 6) in at least one sporting activity (team or individual) that is offered within the Pymble Sport and Activities program.

Candidates must provide a list of achievements in their sport with proof of performance (see Supporting Documentation).

Candidates may submit information for the previous 12 months.

Candidates must support their scholarship application with two references outlining their suitability for a performance scholarship at the College. The references must be completed by a school coach or teacher, or a recognised club or regional, state, national or international coach in the candidate’s chosen activity (see Supporting Documentation).

Candidates must supply copies of their Semester 1 & 2 2024 school reports and NAPLAN results.

Scholarships will be reviewed on an annual basis and it is the College’s expectation that students maintain their high performance levels and represent the College as and when requested.

The Scholarship covers full or part remission of tuition fees (excluding extras) for the duration of the student’s enrolment at the College. All other expenses are to be met at the full rate. Expenses such as textbooks, co-curricular sport and activities, uniforms and laptop levies are not covered under this scholarship.

Successful scholarship recipients who are not a current Pymble student will be required to pay a $2000 bond when accepting the scholarship within 48 hours of offer. This Bond will be put towards the Term 2 Fee Instalment in 2026. The Bond will be forfeited if the student does not commence at the College.

Successful scholarship recipients who are not a current Pymble student are also required to submit an online Enrolment Application form and pay the Application fee of $440 within 48 hours of offer and the Enrolment Entry Fee of $4400 within two weeks of the scholarship acceptance. These fees are not refundable.

Scholarship recipients are expected to uphold Pymble’s five core values (Care, Courage, Integrity, Respect and Responsibility) and represent the College with pride.

The College Board reserves the right to withdraw a scholarship from any scholarship holder.

Steps to Apply & Supporting Documentation

If your daughter is applying for the 2025 Performance Scholarship – Sport, she must complete the 2026 Performance Scholarship – Sport form (which will be available on 4 November 2024) and forward it with her supporting documentation by the due date to the Enrolments Department via

Candidates may submit information for the previous 12 months.

Your daughter’s application should include:

  • completed 2026 Performance Scholarship – Sport form
  • two reference letters supporting the candidate’s chosen activities
  • Semester 1 & 2 2024 school reports and last available NAPLAN test results
  • supporting documentation.

Important Dates

Registrations for the 2026 Performance Scholarship – Sport 7-11 will open on 4 November 2024 and close in February 2025. Registrations for the 2025 Performance Scholarship – Sport 7-11 are closed.

Applications should be emailed to the Enrolments Department via email attention Clair Stock, Enrolments Manager 7-12. Students are no longer required to sit the AAS examination.