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Scholarships, are awarded on merit, at the Headmaster’s discretion, with academic and music scholarships awarded at 11+, 13+ and 16+, Art and all-rounder scholarships at 13+ & 16+. Scholarships range from a 10% to 50% reduction in full boarding or day fees.


16+ Academic Scholarships                            19th  November 2016 (International Baccalaureate & A level)
11+ & 13+ Academic and SFX Scholarships      14th January 2017 (Stonyhurst)
11+ & 13+ Academic and SFX Scholarships     21st January 2017 (Heythrop, London)

St Francis Xavier Awards are special awards available at 11+ and 13+ to up to 10 students whose parents would otherwise not be able to afford Stonyhurst boarding fees. Successful candidates who would benefit from, and contribute to, the boarding community of this Catholic boarding school receive an automatic 20% fee remission.

Assessments for the St Francis Xavier awards take place at Stonyhurst in January and comprise a written examination and one or more interviews.

Should further assistance, be required,the Bursary Committee will consider your application to supplement a scholarship or award with a bursary.

The bestowal of any scholarship or award carries with it privilege and responsibility. Every scholarship holder is expected to set an example for the other pupils in their conduct and approach to academic study and to participate in the fuller life of the school, through its programme of extra- curricular activities.

The tenure of a scholarship is intended to be for the duration of the holder’s education at Stonyhurst, provided the holder’s academic progress and general conduct remain satisfactory and provided that the holder continues enthusiastically to fulfil the obligations associated with the scholarship.

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