Wesley’s substantial scholarship provision provides opportunities for talented students who are enthusiastic to learn and reach their full potential.  

Each year, a wide range of scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate not only academic excellence but also achievement in one or more of sport, music, performance, visual art, community service and leadership.

Wesley scholarships are offered on merit. The number and value of scholarships allocated is determined by the quality of applicants and the availability of places. Typically, scholarships are awarded as 50 per cent reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the student’s time at the College.


College scholarships (all campuses)
General Excellence scholarships

General Excellence scholarships are open to students entering Years 5 – 11 and who demonstrate excellence in both academic and cocurricular endeavours.

Applications for General Excellence scholarships for 2021 entry are now open. Applications close on Friday 6 March 2020.

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Academic scholarships

Academic scholarships are awarded to students entering Years 5, 7 and 10 based on the results of a test.

Applications for Academic scholarships for 2021 entry are now open, with a final closing date of Monday 3 February 2020.

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R.G. Menzies scholarships

In honour of Wesley alumnus and Australia’s longest serving Prime Minister, the R.G. Menzies scholarship is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents entering Years 7 – 11.

Applications for R.G. Menzies scholarships for 2021 entry are now open. Applications close on Friday 6 March 2020.

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Glen Waverley Campus scholarships
Glen Waverley Middle School Expansion scholarships

Glen Waverley Middle School Expansion scholarships are open to new students entering Years 5, 6 and 7 at the Glen Waverley Campus, who demonstrate excellence in both academic and cocurricular endeavours.

Applications for Glen Waverley Middle School Expansion scholarships for 2021 entry are now open. Applications close on Friday 6 March 2020.

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International Student scholarships

The International Student scholarships are open to new international students holding a 500 Visa and entering Years 9, 10 or 11.

Applications for International Student scholarships for 2021 entry are now open. Applications close on Friday 9 October 2020.

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Boarding (Learning in Residence) scholarships (Glen Waverley Campus)

Scholarships for Learning in Residence are available to students entering Years 9, 10 or 11 who are Australian citizens.

Applications for boarding scholarships for 2021 entry are now open. Applications close on Friday 9 October 2020.

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Lewis Posner Boarding scholarships

Lewis Posner Boarding scholarships are open to students entering Years 9, 10 or 11 who are Australian citizens and reside in rural or regional Victoria.

Applications for the Lewis Posner Boarding scholarships for 2021 entry are now open. Applications close on Friday 9 October 2020.

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Elsternwick Campus scholarships
Elsternwick Music scholarships

Elsternwick Music scholarships are open to new students who demonstrate a commitment and passion for music and learning an instrument.

Applications are open for 2020 and 2021 entry.

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Elsternwick Language scholarships

Elsternwick Language Scholarships are open to new students who demonstrate commitment and passion to learning and developing proficiency in languages.

Applications are open for 2020 and 2021 entry.

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"It was life-changing for me when I received a scholarship to Wesley. The musical knowledge that I learned at Wesley still resonates with me as a professional musician today"

Chris Howlett (OW2002) - Former scholarship recipient