2023 Scholarships now closed

Scholarships for General Excellence (Co-curricular) are offered to new and current students entering Years 7, 8 and 9 in 2023 who demonstrate outstanding achievement, commitment and potential in one or more areas.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of achievement as evidenced in an online application, the results of a scholarship examination and interview.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview with our selection panel. Further shortlisted applicants will be invited, together with their families, to attend an interview with the Principal.

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified in writing.


In addition to a high level of commitment to school and co-curricular activities and the potential to make a positive contribution to all school activities, applicants should demonstrate one or more of the following:

  • Leadership role held within or outside of school
  • State, national or equivalent major success in a sporting, creative, intellectual, technological or entrepreneurial pursuit
  • Demonstrable significant level commitment to citizenship, including community service, at school or in local/global community service organisations

Application Process

Step 1
All applicants are required to sit a scholarship examination. Please apply online via Edutest before the closing date.

For any queries relating to the Edutest examination process please refer to the Edutest Information sheet.

Step 2
Please complete the ELTHAM College online application before the closing date.

For any queries relating to the ELTHAM College online application please email scholarships@elthamcollege.vic.edu.au

Important Dates

Applications close: Friday 18 February 2022
Late applications close (late fee applied): Monday 21 February 2022
Scholarship Examination (all applicants): Saturday 26 February 2022
Interviews: Please note that interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held within 3 weeks of the scholarship examination. Dates will vary depending upon the scholarship(s) being applied for.

Details for the Scholarship Examination (all applicants):

Date:     Saturday 26 February 2022

Time:    Registration 9.00am – 9.15am
Commencement 9.30am
Expected conclusion 12.30pm

Venue: ELTHAM College Hospitality Training Centre, 25 Eltham-Yarra Glen Road, KANGAROO GROUND VIC 3097

Further details regarding the examination will be emailed to families from Edutest on Monday 21 February 2022.