Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships for 2023 are closed. Scholarships for 2024 will open in January 2023

To apply please follow these steps:

  1. Review the criteria for each scholarship to confirm that your child meets the basic requirements
  2. Fill out an application form (click here to download)
  3. Attach all supporting documentation set out in the criteria as well as December 2022 School reports, and copies of all music examination certificates and reports.
  4. Send completed application form and supporting documents to admissions@kingswoodcollege.com

 

Academic & Music Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend assessments on Friday, 24 March 2023 as part of the second stage of the application process. If you have not received a response by 20 March 2023, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

Academic Scholarship

Partial scholarship covering a percentage of the tuition and/or boarding fees.

  • Currently achieving 80% or above in Mathematics and English.
  • Candidate will need to maintain a satisfactory aggregate in English and Maths annually in order to maintain their scholarship for the following year
  • A copy of the December 2022 School Report.
  • A copy of the pupil’s birth certificate.
  • CV of extramural activities and achievements.
  • A personal motivational letter. 

 

Sport Scholarship

Partial scholarship covering a percentage of the tuition and/or boarding fees.

  • A copy of the December 2020 and 2021 School Report.
  • A copy of the pupil’s birth certificate. 
  • CV of extramural activities detailing achievements.
  • Scholarships are only offered in sports that are offered at the College. 
  • Must compete at a provincial/regional level for at least one sport to be considered. 
  • Must play A team for, or excel in, at least one other sport to be considered. 
  • The candidate’s academic performance will be taken into account. 
  • A personal motivational letter.

 

Music Scholarship

Partial scholarship covering a percentage of the tuition and/or boarding fees.

  • Currently achieving 80% or above in Mathematics and English. 
  • A copy of the December 2022 School Report.
  • A copy of the pupils’ birth certificate. 
  • CV of extramural activities and achievements. 
  • Copies of all music examination certificates and reports. 
  • Participation in at least one music ensemble (choir and/or band).
  • A personal motivational letter.
  • Grade 8 applicants:
    • Completion of Grade 3 practical examination (UNISA, ABRSM or TCL) in an instrument of their choice, as well as the completion of Grade 2 theory of music examination. 
    • The successful applicant must take music as a subject from Grade 8 to Grade 12
  • Grade 10 applicants:
    • Completion of Grade 4 practical examination (UNISA, ABRSM or TCL) in an instrument of their choice, as well as the completion of Grade 3 theory of music examination. 
    • The successful applicant must take music as a subject from Grade 10 to Grade 12.

Makhanda Closed Scholarship

Full scholarship covering 100% of the tuition fees (excludes boarding fees).

  • The applicant must be a resident of Makhanda.
  • Currently achieving 80% or above in Mathematics and English. 
  • A copy of the December 2022 School Report.
  • A copy of the pupils’ birth certificate. 
  • CV of extramural activities and achievements. 
  • A personal motivational letter.