Marsden Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships at either Karori or Whitby for students new to Marsden. Scholarships are available to New Zealand domestic students only.

Scholarships OPEN

Scholarships CLOSED

  • Marsden Karori Years 11 and 12 currently closed

Select from the links below for details/or to apply for any of the scholarships we offer at each school:


Prior to applying if you would like to arrange a tour please contact Sonia Stinson (Karori) or Lorraine Rose (Whitby). We'd love you to visit and discover an environment in which your child will flourish.

Marsden Bursaries

Bursaries are grants that Marsden may offer to families who due to personal circumstances cannot afford the full fees. Please note Marsden Bursaries are offered at both Karori and Whitby but not at all year levels. For further details and an application form see the Marsden Bursary page.


External Scholarships

Ministry of Education Aspire Scholarships

The Aspire Scholarship provides assistance for low income families towards the cost of private secondary schooling. It will contribute up to $15,000 per year towards tuition fees of a private school for the duration of the student’s attendance.  It will also include a yearly allowance of up to $1,500 for course related costs.


Please visit the Ministry of Education website for more information.

Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships

The Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships are for Maori secondary school students who demonstrate financial need, leadership qualities/ potential and a satisfactory educational background, and who will benefit from additional financial support for their secondary schooling. Each year, a maximum of 30 scholarships worth up to $10,000 each are offered.


Please visit the St Stephen’s and Queen Victoria Schools Trust Board website for more information.

Maori Education Trust Scholarships - 2018 Scholarships OPEN

The Māori Education Trust provides scholarships for Māori students undertaking secondary and tertiary study.  The secondary scholarship programme is made up of the following scholarships:

  • RJ Graham Scholarship - Y12-13     
  • Rose Hellaby Scholarship Y9
  • Sister Annie Henry Scholarship Y9-13
  • Tī Maru Māori Trust Secondary Boarding Scholarship Y9
  • VW & LM Rosier Scholarship Y13
  • Regina Rudland Memorial Scholarship Y13

  • See PDF for more information on above 2018 scholarships

For secondary application forms see their website



Enrolments KARORI

Sonia Stinson
Enrolment Registrar
(04) 476 8707 ext 831

Enrolments WHITBY

Lorraine Rose
Administration & Enrolments
(04) 234 1070 ext *710