Scholarships and Bursaries

Scholarships are available for those entering Years 7 (11+), 9 (13+) and 12 (16+) and are given for Academic Excellence, Art, Drama, Music, Sport, Organ and Choral. The Mary Henderson Performing Arts Scholarship is also offered for all round excellence in Music, Drama and Dance. These can each be worth up to a maximum of 10% of the current tuition (day) fees. Scholarships may be topped up with bursaries.

The Head or Director of Studies of the candidate’s current school should be able to offer advice on the candidate’s suitability. Please click here to view our Scholarships Awards & Exhibitions Booklet for full details of Scholarships.

Sixth Form (16+)
Scholarships held on  Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 November 2016
Closing date  Wednesday 26 October 2016
Year 7 (11+)
Scholarships held on  Tuesday 17 & Wednesday 18 January 2017
Closing date  Wednesday 7 December 2016
Year 9 (13+)
Scholarships held on  Tuesday 31 January & Wednesday 1 February 2017
Closing date  Wednesday 14 December 2016

Bursaries
Bursaries may be available to those requiring financial assistance. All bursary applications are means tested and must include a full statement of the parents’ financial status. Each will be considered in complete confidence and solely on its merits: it is not influenced by the candidate’s abilities. Bursary application forms are available on request from the Director of Admissions.

Grants
There are various external bodies such as educational charities and livery companies that fund grants for pupils in differing circumstances and may be year group specific. These can be used to top up whatever the school can make available. Further details can be obtained from the Operations Director. Parents will need to research grant applications of this nature but the school will provide supporting evidence of any bursary, where requested.

How to apply
For further information and application forms, please contact the Director of Admissions, Mrs Patricia Stevenson.

Admissions & Enquiries
Mrs Patricia Stevenson
T +44 (0)1666 881301
E admissions@westonbirt.org