Scholarships

Damascus College offers four separate scholarship programs for current Damascus students.

Applications open in early September and close in mid October each year.  This web page will be updated with other open and close dates as they become available each year.

Damascus College Internal Scholarship - NOW CLOSED

One in each category of Academic, Sport and the Arts. The eligible candidate is selected from students going into Years 8 to 12.

Value: $2,000 towards the fees for the following year.

2018 Applications open on Monday 3 September 2018, and close on Friday 12 October 2018.  Application forms will be accessible here after the open date.

Dorothy Griffin Scholarship - NOW CLOSED

Contributed by the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea for one boy and one girl going into Year 11.

Value: $2,000 awarded to the successful students.

2018 Applications open on Monday 3 September 2018, and close on Friday 12 October 2018.  Application forms will be accessible here after the open date.

Dorothy Irene Ellis-Thomas Scholarship - NOW CLOSED

Contributed by the Dorothy Irene Ellis-Thomas Foundation to one boy and one girl completing his or her VCE or equivalent who is entering or pursuing a course at a University or other tertiary education institution.

Value: $2,000 each.

2018 Applications open on Monday 3 September 2018, and close on Friday 12 October 2018.  Application forms will be accessible here after the open date.


Dr Yvonne Aitken Scholarship

Contributed by the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, this scholarship is awarded to the Dux of the College to support a hard working student with future tertiary learning. The disbursement is determined annually but has generally been in the vicinity of $3,000.