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The Mount Alvernia College scholarship program supports education opportunities for students commencing in Years 7 and 10. The program recognises general excellence or high potential in academic disciplines. Students wishing to apply for a scholarship opportunity with the College are to register their application for the ACER Scholarship Test, which takes place each year in February.

General Scholarship Criteria

When applying for a scholarship with the College, students should demonstrate:

  • A commitment and dedication to achieve in their academic studies
  • Support for the College’s ethos, mission, and vision
  • Support for all aspects of the Student Behaviour Code
  • Capacity to be a role model for all students by encouraging the pursuit of excellence

Application Procedure

  • Please visit the ACER Scholarship Test website and submit a scholarship application. Families will need to create an account before applying for a scholarship. The College will contact prospective candidates once an application has been submitted to provide further details regarding the onsite testing in February.
  • The ACER Scholarship Registration fee is $140

Test Information

Scholarships (Level 1) will be offered for students commencing Year 7 and (Level 2) for students entering Year 10.

Level 1: Designed for students to sit the test during their final year of primary school for entry into their first year of secondary school in the following year. Scholarships offered for this level are offered on a 50-100% basis for Tuition fees only for Years 7, 8, and 9.

Level 2: Designed for students in Year 9 for entry into Year 10. Scholarships offered for this level are offered on a 50-100% basis for Tuition fees only for Years 10, 11, and 12.

Scholarship Application Enquiries

Application questions can be referred to our Enrolments Registrar, phone 3357 6000 or email enrolments@mta.qld.edu.au.

All Academic Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the College Principal.