Interested in our scholarships?
Scholarships are the highest awards offered by Stonyhurst and are granted at the discretion of the Headmaster. Scholarships are available in Academics, Drama & Theatre, Music and Sport (rugby, cricket, hockey, netball and tennis) at Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12 entry.
Scholarships at Stonyhurst College and Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall provide an enriched pathway within the pupils relevant disciplines and only carry a small amount of fee remission. Should further financial support be required please refer to our bursary application process which can be found here.
The tenure of a scholarship is intended to be for the duration of the holder’s education at Stonyhurst, provided that the holder’s academic progress and general conduct remain satisfactory and that the holder continues enthusiastically to fulfil the obligations associated with the scholarship, evidenced in an annual review of progress and contribution. All external scholarship candidates need to have registered for a place at Stonyhurst before applying.
The selection of internal candidates to sit for scholarship examinations is made only on the recommendation of relevant Stonyhurst teaching staff.
What scholarships are available?
Scholarships are available for academic excellence, music, drama & theatre and sport. A small number of honorary scholarships are offered in the Sixth Form. These do not carry any additional financial support, but recipients are expected to share in the life of the scholars.
To find out more about each scholarship, including criteria, how to apply and deadlines, please click the relevant button below.
Please note that the selection of internal candidates to sit for scholarship examinations is made only on the recommendation of relevant Stonyhurst teaching staff.
Please note that bursaries are prioritised to those candidates that meet the scholarship criteria. To find out more about bursaries, please visit the fee support page.
|Scholarship||Application Deadline||Assessment Day|
|11+ Academic*||N/A||11th November 2023|
|13+ Academic||22nd November 2023||6th December 2023|
|16+ Academic||22nd November 2023||6th December 2023|
|11+ Drama||30th December 2023||13th January 2024|
|13+ Drama||30th December 2023||13th January 2024|
|16+ Drama||30th December 2023||13th January 2024|
|11+ Music||20th January 2024||3rd February 2024|
|13+ Music||20th January 2024||3rd February 2024|
|16+ Music||20th January 2024||3rd February 2024|
|11+ Sport||2nd January 2024||16th January 2024|
|13+ Sport||2nd January 2024||16th January 2024|
|16+ Sport||1st January 2024||15th January 2024|
|11+ St Francis Xavier||28th October 2023||11th November 2023|
|13+ St Francis Xavier||22nd November 2023||6th December 2023|
* Applicants for 11+ Academic Scholarships are only invited by the Headmaster following commendable 11+ entrance examination results or, for early applicants, an age-appropriate online entrance examination as part of the admissions process.