Scholarships and Fee Assistance



In keeping with its charitable status, Scarborough College is committed to the pursuit of educational excellence and to widening access to the College for children whose families cannot afford the payment of full fees. The following Scholarships are available:

WHOLE SCHOOL                              

The Scarborough Scholar 

Annually, the College may award up to a 100% reduction in fees in connection with a new pupil’s entry into either the Prep School or Senior School.  The Scarborough Scholar Assessment Day takes place every November and applications can be submitted via the Admissions Team. This award includes a means-testing process. More details can be found on the Scarborough Scholar website page.

YEARS 7 TO 11                                  

Academic Scholarship       

Worth up to a maximum of a 20% reduction in fees for the duration of the pupil’s time at the school up to Year 11.

Music Scholarship              

Worth up to a maximum of a 15% reduction in fees, plus free music tuition for one instrument, for the duration of the pupil’s time at the school up to Year 11.       

Sport Scholarship

Worth up to a maximum of a 20% reduction in fees for the duration of the pupil’s time at the school up to Year 11.

All-rounder Scholarship                        

Worth up to a maximum of a 20% reduction in fees for the duration of the pupil’s time at the school up to Year 11.

EU AND OVERSEAS STUDENTS

Maths Scholarship             

Worth a reduction of £500 per term.

Hartford Scholarship         

Available to students aged 11-16 applying from the EU and Overseas, representing a reduction of £100 per annum.

Alderson Scholarship         

Specifically designed for international students presently within Year 11 at Scarborough College who wish to remain and study the IB in the Sixth Form.  This is an academic scholarship worth up to a maximum of £2,000 per annum.

FINANCIALLY ASSISTED PLACES

Financially assisted places are means tested and the criteria are as follows:

  • An acceptable standard in the entrance assessments.
  • Satisfactory school reports.
  • Evidence of enthusiasm and commitment in the extra curricular arena, e.g. sport, music, drama, etc.

The financial assistance can be very substantial and applicant families are means tested in order to ensure that places are awarded fairly.  The level of assistance is reviewed annually. Pupils in receipt of a financially assisted place must also maintain the highest standards of conduct, endeavour and commitment throughout their time at the College.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply for either a Scholarship or an Assisted Place, a full application, including Registration Form and £75 Registration Fee must have been submitted to the Admissions team.

Those wishing to apply for any of the available scholarships are requested to complete the Scholarship Application Form which can be accessed online, by clicking on the link below. All applicants will then be invited to attend the next Scholarship Day in March.

APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS VIA THE SCARBOROUGH SCHOLAR CAMPAIGN, FOR ENTRY TO THE SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER 2020 HAS NOW CLOSED. 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM for entry September 2020 – this will open in December 2019, in time for our MArch 2020 assessment day

For immediate enquiries about Scholarships, Bursaries or Assisted Places please contact our Registrar or the Admissions team directly.

Those wishing to apply for an Assisted Place should request an application form when making their application to join the College.

Scholarship details can all be found below



If you require more information or clarification, please contact the Registrar or the Admissions team.  The Scholarships and Bursaries Committee, who review all applications, meet once every half term, so on occasions an immediate answer may not be possible, but we will always do our best to let families know as soon as possible the outcome, following the submission of an application and all scholarship exams and assessments have been undertaken.

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