Secondary Schooling Scholarships in WA for 2021

The Department of Education in WA offer a number of scholarships, grants and prizes for young people at secondary school, in Years 6-11. If you successfully apply they could help you to focus on achieving your education goals.

All scholarships are awarded in Term 1 each year with and you’ll receive the full amount in one go.

To Apply:


You’ll need to check your eligibility to apply (which might depend on your age and which school you attend for example), then:

  • Request a reference from your principal.
  • Upload your student report as one multipage document (not separate pages). This can be provided by your school as a PDF.
  • Applications can be lodged by a parent or carer. Parent or carer consent must be given if the application is completed by a teacher or student. The parent or carer must certify that the financial outline information is correct.
  • You will receive an automatic confirmation email once the application is submitted.

Scholarships will be judged in March by a selection committee. You’ll be notified of your outcome in March or April, and cheques will be mailed at the end of Term 1.

Scholarships open NOW


Awards that are open now include:

Bentley Senior High School Memorial Scholarships

Elaine Walker Scholarships

James and Rose Coombe Scholarships

Maud Zervos Education Grants

Olive A Lewis Scholarships

Perth Boys Memorial Scholarships

Perth Girls Memorial Scholarships

Roy Grace English Scholarship

The Eligibility criteria and scholarship values vary. To read about the details and lodge your application, click on the links above.

Deadlines for applications for studies in 2021 are coming up soon


Applications are open now and CLOSE 5.30pm Thursday 10 December 2020, so get your application organised as soon as possible to be in with a chance.

For more information head over to the Department of Education’s webpage or contact them on:

T: (08) 9402 6126

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