Scholarships / Bursaries

Sisters of Mercy Music Bursary
In recognition of the rich musical traditions of Mercedes College, the Sisters of Mercy Perth (Amalgamated) Inc, offer a Music Bursary to encourage talented students to pursue music studies at the College. Applicants are expected to demonstrate exceptional ability and potential together with the enthusiasm to make an active contribution to the musical life of the College. The applicant must be a current student or an incoming student. The Bursary is needs-based and is available to assist parents whose financial means may preclude their daughter from pursuing or continuing to pursue instrumental or vocal lessons.  Lessons are offered through the Mercedes College Instrumental Program with College music teachers only. The full cost of lessons and instrument hire is covered by the Bursary.

Sisters of Mercy Music Bursary Application Form

Louise Allen-Arbuckle Music Scholarship

The Louise Allen-Arbuckle Music Scholarship was established by ex-student Louise Allen-Arbuckle (dec.) in 2014 to nurture music students with exceptional musical talent.  Louise was an accomplished violinist, having performed with a number of Western Australian orchestras, a dedicated music teacher, and producer of many WA concert series.  The scholarship offers a full two-year music scholarship valued at $2,500 to a student who is passionate about music and demonstrates exceptional musical talent.  The successful applicant will be expected to continue her musical studies at school and maintain a high level of achievement in her chosen area of music study. She will also be expected to be fully supportive of, and contribute to the co-curricular life of the College.

Louise Allen-Arbuckle Music Scholarship Application Form

Aboriginal Scholarship Program
There are presently no Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island scholarships on offer.  

Mercedes College Alumni (MCA) Year 7 Scholarships
The MCA Scholarships are awarded to two students who have accepted a position to enter Year 7 the following year and whose mother is a supporting (financial) member of the Mercedes College Alumni.  Two partial Scholarships to the value of $2,000 are available for incoming Year 7s.  The Scholarships have been established to encourage and support the education of an ex-student's daughter or granddaughter at Mercedes College.  

MCA Scholarship Application Form

For further information please contact MCA





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