St Cyprian’s School awards a select number of scholarships to students entering Grade 8 who have demonstrated a strong record of outstanding achievements in one of the following areas:
Academics, Sport, Music/Drama.

  1. Application for Admission including all the supporting documents:
    Submit on-line on before 17 February 2020.
    Currently enrolled students at St Cyprian’s School do NOT need to submit this application.
  2. Scholarship Application Form including all the supporting documents (in pdf format):
    Email to the Admissions Manager at before 17 February 2020.
  3. Meeting with Admissions Manager:
    Registered Scholarship applicants should arrange to meet, preferably before 17 February 2020.
  4. High School Information Morning & Open Day:
    All scholarship applicants are expected to attend this event.
  5. Grade 8 Entrance Assessments:
    All scholarship applicants are required to write these assessments. Only applicants with strong results may be considered for a scholarship audition or interview.
  6. Academic Scholarship Examination:
    Only Academic Scholarship applicants that meet the minimum requirements may sit the examination.
    Minimum requirements: at least 80% for both English Home Language and Mathematics and an aggregate of at least 80% for the final Grade 6 mark.
    Only applicants with a strong Scholarship Examination results may be considered for a scholarship interview.
  7. Music/Drama Scholarship Audition:
    Selected candidates will be invited to an audition. Music Scholarship candidates also write a music theory test.
  8. Interview with the Principal and relevant Sectional Head:
    After the assessments and auditions, only the top candidates will be selected and invited to an interview.
  9. No late or incomplete applications will be considered.


Application Requirements

2021 Scholarship Application


2021 Scholarship application dates to note

Monday 17 February 2020
Scholarship applicants – Closing date for Application for Admission Closing date for Scholarship Application

Before Monday 17 February 2020
Meeting with Admissions Manager

Friday 21 February 2020 (09:00-11:45)
Grade 8 Information Morning & Open Day

Friday 21 February 2020 (12:30-14:00)
Grade 8 2021 Entrance Assessments

Monday 24 February 2020 (14:00-15:00)
Academic Scholarship Examination

Tuesday 25 February 2020 or
Thursday 27 February 2020
(15:00-18:00) (by invitation)

Music/Drama Scholarship Auditions & Music Theory Test

2-12 March 2020 (by invitation)
Interviews for top Scholarship candidates

Friday 13 March 2020
Scholarship Award offers

Monday 16 March 2020
Scholarship acceptance deadline

Thursday 19 March 2020
General placement offers

Monday 6 April 2020
Final acceptance deadline for general places

Term Dates & Opening Times
Admissions Process

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