PARADE COLLEGE
EDUCATION
SCHOLARSHIPS AT PARADE COLLEGE
As a long-standing Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition, Parade College is a vibrant learning community offering best practice education and pastoral care to its students to foster fullness of life and holistic growth for all. Students are engaged in dynamic education so that they can be empowered to be independent and confident, pursuing excellence in their learning.

ALTIOR GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM

The Altior Gifted and Talented program is an alternate curriculum catered to the highest achieving students in the cohort. It is a challenging program that extends and enriches students in the core subject areas of English, Humanities, Science and Mathematics. For further information, contact either Christina Marazita, Coordinator of Gifted and Talented Programs or Emma Mihocic, Convenor of Gifted and Talented Programs.

Places for Altior Gifted and Talented program are limited. If you would like your son to be considered, please complete and submit the application form by Friday the 28th of May, 2021.

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 more information on the Scholarship Program at Parade please click on the button below

BR. PETER COLE SCHOLARSHIP

The Br. Peter Cole Scholarship was created to honour a great man and to acknowledge his connection to the Preston area. Through the generosity of the College Foundation, we are pleased to offer a limited number of academic scholarships into the Altior Gifted and Talented program at the Preston Campus, a reward and acknowledgement of boys who have achieved exceptional academic outcomes in Year 5 or Year 6.

To apply for the Br. Peter Cole Scholarship please complete and submit the application form by Friday the 28th of May, 2021.

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.

To apply for the Lou Arthur Memorial Scholarship please complete and submit the application form by Friday the 28th of May, 2021.

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.

To begin the application process, please complete and submit the Scholarship Application Form before Friday 11th February 2022 to music@parade.vic.edu.au.

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.