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

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 highly sought after.  They are offered on merit to outstanding students, with the number and value of scholarships determined by the applicants’ ability to meet or exceed the scholarship criteria and the availability of places. Typically, scholarships are awarded at least at 50 per cent reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the student’s time at the College.

To apply: Choose the applicable scholarship (below) and complete the online application form.

College scholarships (available at all campuses)
General Excellence scholarships

The General Excellence scholarships are open to students entering Years 5 – 11 and who demonstrate excellence in both academic and cocurricular endeavours such as leadership, community service, performing/creative arts or sport.

Scholarship applications for 2023 entry are now open.

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Rennie Coutts STEM scholarship for girls

The Rennie Coutts STEM Scholarship provides an extraordinary opportunity for young women to continue to nurture their passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at Wesley College. Wesley College is one of Australia’s largest coeducational schools, with unique curriculum opportunities and access to programs designed to develop and sustain girls’ interest in STEM.

Scholarship applications for 2023 entry are now open.

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Academic scholarships

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

Scholarship applications for 2023 entry are now open.

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

Scholarships for Learning in Residence are available to boarders entering Years 9, 10 or 11 in 2023 who are Australian citizens and demonstrate excellence in both academic and cocurricular endeavours and a commitment to contribute to College life.

Scholarship applications for 2023 entry are now open.

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Lewis Posner Learning in Residence (boarding) scholarships

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

Scholarship applications for 2023 entry are now open.

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Elsternwick Campus scholarships
Elsternwick Music scholarships

Elsternwick Music scholarships are open to new students entering from Prep to Year 4 in 2023 who demonstrate a commitment and passion for music and learning an instrument.

Scholarships are available through to Year 4 for students entering from Prep to Year 2 and to Year 6 for students entering from Year 2 to Year 4.

Applications for 2023 entry are open.

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Elsternwick Language scholarships

Elsternwick Language scholarships are open to new students entering from Prep to Year 4 in 2023, who demonstrate commitment and passion to learning and developing proficiency in languages.

Scholarships are available through to Year 4 for students entering from Prep to Year 2 and Year 6 for students entering from Year 2 to Year 4.

Applications for 2023 are open.

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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