Scholarships

The bestowal of a scholarship at Stonyhurst carries with it privilege and responsibility.

Ian Murphy, Headmaster - Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall

What are scholarships?

Scholarships are the highest awards offered by Stonyhurst and are granted at the discretion of the Headmaster. The amount of scholarship awarded is also decided by the Headmaster. Scholarships at Stonyhurst College and 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 academic staff.

 

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Which scholarships are available?

Scholarships are available for academic excellence, art, 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, including criteria, how to apply and deadlines, please download the scholarship brochure.

Bursaries

Please note that the allocation of a bursary is not linked to a scholarship application. To find out more about bursaries, please visit the fee support page.

 

 

Scholarships brochure

 

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To apply for a Scholarship, please click the buttons below to complete the relevant Scholarship or Awards Application Form. Please ensure you have read the 2021/22 Scholarship Brochure before completing the form and, if you are an external candidate, that you have registered for a place at Stonyhurst. To register for a place please click here

11+, 13+, 16+ Scholarship Application Form St Francis Xavier Awards Application Form 11+ All-Rounder Awards Application Form


Important deadlines - 2021/2022


 

11+ Entry Application Deadline Assessment Date
Academic* N/A 15 January 2022
Academic Early Application* N/A 15 January 2022
Academic (London Sitting)* N/A 22 January 2022
Early Academic Application (London Sitting)* N/A 22 January 2022
Music 14 January 2022 28 January 2022
Sports  30 October 2021 13 November 2021
All-Rounder Award 22 January 2022 5 February 2022
St Francis Xavier Award 1 January 2022 15 January 2022
St Francis Xavier Award (London sitting) 1 January 2022 22 January 2022

* 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.

13+ Entry Application Deadline Assessment Date
Academic 1 January 2022 15 January 2022
Academic Early Application 1 January 2022 15 January 2022
Academic (London sitting) 1 January 2022 22 January 2022
Early Academic Application (London sitting) 1 January 2022 22 January 2022
Art 25 May 2022 8 June 2022
Drama & Theatre 12 February 2022 26 February 2022
Music 22 January 2022 5 February 2022
Sports 26 October 2021 9 November 2021
St Francis Xavier Award 1 January 2022 15 January 2022
St Francis Xavier Award (London sitting) 1 January 2022 22 January 2022
16+ Entry Application Deadline Assessment Date
Academic 13 November 2021 27 November 2021
Art 25 May 2022 8 June 2022
Drama & Theatre 12 February 2022 26 February 2022
Music 22 January 2022 5 February 2022
Sports 25 October 2021 8 November 2021
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