PARADE COLLEGE
EDUCATION
SCHOLARSHIPS AT PARADE COLLEGE

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

Parade College scholarships have been established to acknowledge and foster the development of boys with special talents and to encourage their contributions within the school and wider community. Our scholarships are highly competitive, encouraging boys with an outstanding academic record to apply.

For further information regarding Academic Scholarship Programs at Parade College, please contact the Coordinator of the Gifted and Talented Programs at scholarships@parade.vic.edu.au.


LOU ARTHUR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Lou Arthur Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Year 8 students who will complete Year 9 and Year 10 at Parade College at either campus. This middle school scholarship recognises high academic achievement and active participation in College life.

Applications for the Lou Arthur Memorial Scholarship 2023 - 2024 are now open.

For information regarding the Lou Arthur Application Process, including how to apply, associated payments and key dates, please see the following document:
Lou Arthur Application Information Sheet 2023

To commence the application process, please complete the form below:
The Lou Arthur Scholarship Application Form 2023

THE PARADE COLLEGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Parade College Music Scholarship is designed to nurture, encourage and foster a love of music in young musicians and awarded to the candidate who best demonstrates exceptional musical ability and potential.

The deserving recipient must maintain a constant high level of academic achievement and behavioural standing, not only on their musical instrument, but on all areas of schooling throughout their entire study year. They must demonstrate great enthusiasm by working hard in supporting the Music Director and department by

  • encouraging others to engage in our dynamic and inclusive program;
  • be a member of and play a leading role in at least one instrumental ensemble appropriate to their instrument;
  • be actively involved in Parade College Music concerts, Instrumental Soiree’s, assemblies, excursions and camps.

We encourage and invite all Parade College music students, from either campus and from all year levels 7 through to 12, to apply and audition. The scholarship will fund all instrumental tuition provided at Parade College for the duration of one academic year.

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED:

Bundoora Campus

(One place) Year 7 or Year 8 Student - 25-minute individual instrumental tuition for one academic year on their instrument.

(One place) Year 9 or Year 10 Student - 25-minute individual instrumental tuition for one academic year on their instrument.

(One place) VCE Music Performance Student - 50-minute individual instrumental tuition for one academic year. Please note: Students must select VCE Music Performance as a class subject.

Preston Campus

(One place) Year 7, 8 or 9 Student - 25-minute individual instrumental tuition for one academic year on their instrument.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

All applicants will be contacted with an offer of an audition, held at the Music Department Bundoora campus. During the audition, students will be required to

  • submit a 200 to 300-word autobiographical essay indicating their special interests and the contribution they would make to the musical life of the College;
  • perform TWO contrasting pieces on their principal instrument;
  • perform ONE piece on their second instrument (if appropriate);
  • sight-read or sight-sing a short passage of music;
  • engage in some aural exercises; and
  • answer theory and general knowledge questions.
Applications for 2022 Parade College Music Scholarships have now closed. Further information regarding 2023 applications will be advertised in October 2022.

For additional information regarding Music Scholarships or the wider Instrumental Music program, please contact the Director of Music on 9468 3300 or via email at music@parade.vic.edu.au.