Organization : Stithians Girls’ College
Name of the Scholarship : Scholarship Applications For Grade 8 2020
Closing Date : 4th March 2019.
Applicable for : Girls Only Grade 8
Website : https://www.stithian.com/content/page/admissions
Stithians Scholarship Applications For Grade 8
We award scholarships for excellence in the fields of academics, culture, and sport in both our Boys’ College and our Girls’ College. There is a specific online application form for each type of scholarship and each involves an assessment and/or audition.
Related : Applying to St Stithians College : www.southafricain.com/3262.html
Please see below the scholarship application forms for the Girls’ College – scholarship applications for the Girls’ College Grade 8 for 2020 close on the 4th March 2019.
At St Stithians College we receive approximately 75 girls annually from our Girls’ Preparatory grade 7 class. The College is a larger school and so we are able to offer places to an additional 50 girls at the grade 8 level.
Download Procedure :
Bursary & Scholarships
** Approximately 6 places are reserved for successful candidates from our bursary partnerships with organisations such as SSP, the Student Support Programme, Thandulwazi, Allan Gray, Investec, Standard Bank – Tutuwa, Galactic Unite.
** Candidates for these bursaries need to apply directly to the associated organisations and meet their specific criteria such as socio-economic and transformation criteria to be considered.
** The College itself offers 6 places for merit-based applicants based on the applicant’s gifts as well as the needs of the school, in the form of partial scholarships for Academics, Culture and Sport.
** Applicants who are applying for the Academic scholarship should be those who are currently in the top 25% of their school as that is one of the requirements for keeping a scholarship at St Stithians.
Those who are applying for Cultural Scholarships please note that the school offers Cultural Scholarships based on a combination of the following activities :
** Debating, Drama, Examinable Music, Non-examinable music such as Djembes & Marimbas, Choir, Visual Arts and Dance.
Those applying for a Sports scholarship, please note that the school offers the following competitive activities :
** Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Rowing, Tennis, Squash, Hockey, Netball, Soccer & Cross Country.
** Mountain Biking is our newest sport on offer.
** The remaining places are offered to those on the waiting list in accordance with the College’s admissions policy available on our website.
In order to be eligible for one of our scholarships we require our candidates to have completed the following :
a) Attend the Girls’ College Open Day (Saturday 16 February 2019 – starts at 08:45 ends at 11:00) This is a wonderful opportunity to engage with our learners on a tour through the school highlighting the many areas, organisations and opportunities on offer such as Academics, Leadership, Sport, Culture, Round Square and Community Engagement, Spiritual and other student led initiatives.
b)Please note that if you attended our Open Day in your grade 6 year you do not need to attend again as we kept records of all our attendees. We hold meetings for parents with the Head of the school during the students’ grade 6 year.
c) All candidates applying for the Academic Scholarship are required to write the annual scholarship examination which consists of a 2 papers covering mathematical and English assessments.
d)The examination is set for 5 March 2019 and will be 2 ½ hours in duration which includes a short break with refreshments between the two papers. Pre-registration is required before Wednesday 4 March at 12:00. A payment of R100 is due on the day.
e)The Girls’ Prep students and any students who have completed the application process do not need to pay. Please bring your Gr 6 End of Year report if you have not already submitted it with your application. Students currently attending St Stithians Girls’ Preparatory are NOT required to submit their report.
How To Apply
Download the Application form and fill the all details to send the particular address.
Sports Scholarship :
For those applying for the Sports Scholarship, please note that the school offers the following competitive activities : Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Rowing, Tennis, Squash, Equestrian, Hockey, Netball, Soccer, Cross Country, Mountain Biking.
Please attend our OPEN DAY on Saturday 16 FEBRUARY 2019 – starting with registration at 08:45 and ending at 11:00 at the Girls’ College.
Step 1 : First name of Applicant *
Step 2 : Surname of Applicant *
Step 3 : Name of Current School *
Step 4 : Date of Birth * MM /DD/YYYY
Step 5 : Click on Next Button.
Please complete the information below for each sport specifically. Only indicate the sports that you are willing to continue with into the high school.
Step 1 : Name Of Sport One
Step 2 : List your highest level of involvement & specific achievements in this sport: (Include times, distances etc.)
Step 3 : Name of Coach & Contact Number: (We require this information in order to complete a reference check)
Step 4 : Name Of Sport Two
Step 5 : List your highest level of involvement & specific achievements in this sport:
Step 6 : Name of Coach & Contact Number: (We require this information in order to complete a reference check)
Step 7 : Name Of Sport Three
Step 8 : List your highest level of involvement & specific achievements in this sport
Step 9 : Name of Coach & Contact Number: (We require this information in order to complete a reference check)
Step 10 : If you would like to add additional information please insert it here
We require the following information in order to make contact with the shortlisted candidates.
Please ensure that the contact numbers and email addresses are correctly captured below
Step 1 : Parent 1 Title Name & Surname
Step 2 : Parent 1 – Contact Number:
Step 3 : Parent 1 – Email Address:
Step 4 : Parent 2 Title Name & Surname
Step 5 : Parent 2 – Contact Number:
Step 6 : Parent 2 – Email Address
Step 7 : Candidate’s Contact Number:
Step 8 : Please upload the Gr 6 end of year REPORT in a PDF format. (Max size 1 GB)
Step 9 : Click on Submit button
** All applicants’ applications are scrutinised by a panel of staff consisting of the Deputy Head, Director of Sport, Director of Culture and the Director of Transformation.
** Girls are short-listed for the Cultural scholarships and are invited to attend an audition with the Cultural department.
** Details of these dates and arrangements are discussed with the candidates individually.
** All successful shortlisted candidates are required to submit further documentation and will be interviewed in small groups with the Head of the School, Deputy Head and either the Director of Sport, Culture, Academics or Transformation.
** The top 10 girls in the Academic scholarship examination are invited to the short-listed candidate interviews.
** Winners of the scholarships are announced on 29 March 2019 as agreed to by the Girls’ Schools in the Johannesburg region.
** The successful candidates usually have a week to agree to the terms and conditions and are also not expected to pay the entrance fee required for admission.
** Once the list has been finalised, the feeder schools are sent letters of congratulations.
** Unfortunately, due to the schools’ agreement this is a delayed process and we are only permitted to announce the award on the same day as the other participating schools.
** Please note that if you have not been contacted for an interview it means that your application was unsuccessful.