scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

11+ (YEAR 7) ENTRY
  

A number of City of London Corporation Scholarships and awards are available for the entire school course. The purpose of these awards, which are not means-tested, is to recognise outstanding ability rather than to offset significantly the cost of the school fees. Typically, the value of these during the last academic year was between £500 and £1,500 per annum. Candidates’ parents may also apply, as appropriate, for means-tested bursaries (please see the bursaries page on this website or contact the Admissions Officer for a guide to bursaries).

Art, Music and Drama Scholarships are awarded for outstanding merit and promise and are valid for 5 years. 

Art Scholarship: Following the entrance examination, girls who have qualified for an interview and have applied for an art scholarship will be required to submit their portfolio. Following a portfolio inspection, girls may be invited to sit for a 30 minute Art Scholarship Drawing Examination. A member of the Art department will also interview girls. The scholarship is worth up to £1,500 per annum for five years. 

Music Scholarships: Following the entrance examination, girls who have qualified for an interview and have applied for a music scholarship may be invited to attend an audition. Girls who play to the level of Grade 5 are eligible to apply. Typically, the value of these awards during the last academic year was between £500 and £1,500 per annum. 

Drama Scholarship: Following the entrance examination, girls who have qualified for an interview and have applied for a drama scholarship may be invited to attend an audition. The scholarship is worth up to £1,500 per annum for five years.

Academic & City Bursaries: These can be awarded to candidates of merit and promise depending on financial need and could cover up to full fees. As an indication of the level of qualifying income please refer to the bursary guide on the school website or contact the Admissions Officer.

A Centenary Scholarship: This scholarship, which could cover school fees for the entire school course, is awarded annually to a candidate of merit who would not otherwise be able to meet the cost of taking up a place at the age of eleven. The recipient of this award, which is based on a confidential assessment of financial need, remains anonymous in accordance with the terms of the original donation. As an indication of the level of qualifying income please refer to the bursary guide on the school website or contact the Admissions Officer.
 
16+ (SIXTH FORM) ENTRY
  

A number of City of London Corporation Scholarships and awards are available for the two- year Sixth Form course. The purpose of these awards, which are not means-tested, is to recognise outstanding ability rather than to offset significantly the cost of the school fees. Typically, the value of these during the last academic year was between £500 and £1,500 per annum. Candidates’ parents may also apply, as appropriate, for means-tested bursaries(please see the bursaries page of this website or contact the Admissions Officer  for a guide to bursaries).

Art, Music and Drama Scholarships are awarded for outstanding merit and promise.

Art Scholarship: The scholarship is worth up to £1,500 per annum for two years to a girl studying Art in the Sixth Form. Candidates will have a drawing examination assessment on the day of the written entrance papers and candidates who then qualify for the interview stage will be interviewed by the Head of Art. These candidates should bring a portfolio of their work to the interview.

Corporation Music Scholarships: available for two years. Typically, the value of these during the last academic year was up to £1,500 per annum. Candidates who have qualified for an interview will each have a 20 minute audition. Candidates will be expected to play on each of the instruments offered. There will also be a short aural test and a viva which will be conducted by a panel from the Music Department. Candidates will be asked about their musical background and interests and general musical knowledge.

Joint City of London School for Girls / Guildhall School of Music & Drama Scholarship: This scholarship, which may cover up to full basic fees at both establishments (depending on ability and financial need) will be available for an outstanding musician of a good academic standard. The award will be held for the two years of the Sixth Form course and is awarded based on the results of tests and auditions.

Drama Scholarship: The scholarship is worth up to £1,500 per annum for two years. Candidates will be required to sit a Theatre Studies examination paper. Girls who have qualified for an interview and have applied for a drama scholarship may be invited to attend an audition and interview.

Please also be aware that any additional costs above the basic tuition fees such as school trips etc. are not covered by this scheme.

Scholarship Application Forms will be sent out to all registered candidates at the appropriate time in the admissions process.