Through our extensive curricular and co-curricular program, we encourage each student to live out the EREA Touchstones in life by developing their God-given gifts to the best of their ability. With the understanding that every student is different, we endeavour to support high performers and provide them with every opportunity to extend themselves in their learning and development at St Bernard's College.

Through the generosity of St Bernard's College and the St Bernard's College Foundation, we are pleased to offer a range of scholarships to current and prospective students.

  • Academic Scholarships - for students who excel academically across one or a number of subject areas.


  • These scholarships are available to current Years 7 - 11 students and prospective Year 8-11 students wishing to study at St Bernard's College, if places are available.
  • Note only current Year 7 students can apply for this scholarship.
  • The scholarship will cover 50% of the academic tuition fees for two years for students applying who are currently enrolled in Years 7 -10 and 1 year for students enrolled in Year 11.
  • Parents of non current students must contact the College Registrar to ensure places are available prior to applying for the scholarship.
  • All applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic excellence and achievement.
  • The successful applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to participate fully in the life of the College.


Academic Scholarship

  • Students in in Year 7 applying for a scholarship must have begun at the College before applying. Grade 6 students cannot apply for this scholarship test.
  • Students in other Year Levels who are not current students at St Bernard's College must notify the College before applying, to ensure places are available.
  • St Bernard's College students currently receiving discounted fees by way of a bursary or scholarship are ineligible to apply.
  • There is a fee of $115 for those wishing to sit the scholarship test this is paid through ACER
  • Successful recipients will receive a credit towards their fees and must maintain a high standard of academic achievement.
  • Year 7 and 8 students will sit the Level 1 ACER Scholarship Test.
  • Year 9 and 10 students will sit the Level 2 ACER Scholarship Test.
  • Year 11 students will sit the Level 3 ACER Scholarship Test.

Music and Sport Bursaries - Only Available to current St Bernard's College Students

  • Students applying for a sport bursary, must have at a minimum represented either a State team or National team.
  • Students applying for a music bursary will need to audition

Applications are to be submitted in writing via email highlighting the following:Demonstrated excellence and achievement in a field of endeavour related to school life, such as the performing arts, creative arts or sports may also be seen as an advantage. The successful applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to participate fully in the life of the College, and care should be taken to ensure that the applicant’s interests and activities are fully documented and supported, where possible, by evidence of awards, prizes or testimonials.

Applications and further information should be addressed to the College Development Manager Mr David Formosa -