Pymble Ladies’ College offers a number of academic scholarships providing up to 50 per cent remission from academic tuition fees (excluding extras) to students entering Year 11. The awarding of scholarships is determined by academic performance, results in the scholarship examination and successful interview.

All candidates must sit the Academic Assessment Services (AAS) examination on Sunday 11 August 2024 (for Year 11 2026 scholarships).

The scholarship examination will be held at the College or remotely (for country candidates and, in some cases, for overseas candidates).

Criteria and Steps to Apply

All applications for scholarship testing must be made online through Academic Assessment Services.

Candidates are to be in Year 9 and less than 17 years of age on 31 December of the examination year.

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 submit a 300 to 500 word autobiographical essay indicating their special interests and the contribution they would make to the life of the College. This essay will be requested when registering to sit the test with AAS.

Successful candidates must commence in Year 11 2026.

The scholarships cover up to 50 per cent remission of tuition fees (excluding extras) for two years. All other expenses are to be met at the full rate.

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 2025. 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.

Scholarships will be reviewed on an annual basis and it is the College’s expectation that students maintain a high academic standard throughout their schooling.

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

Important Dates

Registration for 2025 Senior Academic Scholarships are closed.

Registration for 2026 Senior Academic Scholarships will open on Tuesday 30 April 2024.

All students are required to sit the scholarship examination at the College on Sunday 11 August 2024.