Years 7–13 Scholarships

Scholarship applications for entry in 2024 will open on 1 February 2023. Closing and exam dates are listed individually for each scholarship.

Please read the Scholarship FAQs for information on scholarship requirements, procedures and terms and conditions. NB: Supporting documents are required to be uploaded at the time the scholarship application is submitted, please have them ready. Applications received without correct supporting documentation will not be considered.

 

Year 7 – 13 Scholarships by Year Level

   

 

Year 7

Year 7 Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 19 May 2023

Enrolments

Leigh McCathie
Enrolment Registrar
(04) 476 8707
enrol@marsden.school.nz
Call me if you need any more information about these scholarships

Exam Saturday 27 May 2023
The Year 7 Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded for 3 years and provides between 25% – 50% of tuition fees. Available to new or current students, applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination and to provide a curriculum vitae

 

 

Years 7 to 13 Māori & Pasifika Scholarships

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 25 August 2023

No Exam
Applications are invited from new and current Māori and Pasifika students who seek a Marsden education, with entry at any level from Years 7 to 13. Providing between 25% – 50% tuition fees, this Scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the Principal. 

 

Year 9

Year 9 Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 19 May 2023

Exam Saturday 27 May 2023
The Year 9 Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded for 5 years and provides between 25% – 50% of tuition fees. Available to new or current students, applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination and to provide a curriculum vitae.

 

Year 9 Scholarship for Cultural or Sporting Excellence

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 19 May 2023

Exam Saturday 27 May 2023
The Year 9 Cultural Excellence or Sporting Excellence Scholarship is awarded for at least 3 years and provides between 25% – 50% of tuition fees. Available to new or current students, applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination and to provide a curriculum vitae. 

 

In addition

  • Year 9 Cultural Excellence applicants are required to submit a recording (up to 5 minutes long) of relevant performance on a CD/DVD, USB (in an acceptable file format) or online (eg: YouTube) NB: Live auditions do not form part of the application, although may be required at the Principal's discretion.
  • If Year 9 Sporting Excellence applicants are invited for an interview, they will be required to undergo a sports assessment on the same day.

 

Year 9 Marsden Old Girls’ Association Scholarship

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 19 May 2023

Exam Saturday 27 May 2023
The Marsden Old Girls' Association offers a Scholarship to girls who are daughters, granddaughters or great-granddaughters of Old Girls wishing to enter 
Year 9. This Scholarship provides 50% of tuition fees (excluding GST) over 3 years.  Available to new or current students, applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination and to provide a curriculum vitae.

 

 

Year 10 to 13

Excellence in Sports Scholarship

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 25 August 2023

No exam
Excellence in Sports scholarships are available to girls not currently attending Marsden who are considering entry in Years 10 to 13. If you have a proven record in netball, football, rowing, tennis or hockey click here for more information and to apply. Consideration may be given to students excelling in other codes. 

 

Please note the Excellence in Sports Scholarship uses a separate application form, please go to the Excellence in Sports Scholarship page to apply.

 

 

Years 11 to 13

Year 11–13 General Excellence Scholarship

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 25 August 2023

No Exam
This scholarship is available to girls not currently attending Marsden School and provides between 25% – 50% of tuition fees for 3 years (Year 11) and 2 years (Year 12). Applicants are required to provide a curriculum vitae.

 

 

Ad Suma Scholarship

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 25 August 2023

No exam
The Ad Summa Scholarship is awarded for 3 years and covers 100% of annual tuition fees and levies from Years 11-13. It is available to new and existing students who demonstrate the spirit of Ad Summa - striving to be their best - and who would not be able to attend Marsden without this significant financial support. Awarded at the discretion of the Principal, applicants are required to provide a curriculum vitae and financial statement. 

 

 

Year 12 Senior School Scholarship (Helen Davidson Award)

Applications open 1 February 2023 and close Friday 25 August 2023

No Exam
The Helen Davidson Award (Senior School Scholarship) may be awarded to girls entering into Year 12 who are not currently students at Marsden. Providing between 25% – 50% tuition fees over 2 years, this Scholarship is awarded on the basis of an application to the Principal.

 

 

Also available

The Nell Clere Music Scholarship

Awarded by the Old Girls' Association on the basis of performance at the annual Betty Swainson Memorial Concert, this Scholarship assists with Music Tuition. Marsden students in Years 7 to 12, learning music outside the School as well as those learning at Marsden are eligible. Please contact Mrs Marian Campbell,  Director of Music. 

 

Please read the Scholarship FAQs for information on scholarship requirements and procedures.

 

Additional scholarships may be offered at the Principal's discretion.