Champagnat and G.M. Smith Bursaries
CHAMPAGNAT BURSARY - Year 7
St Gregory’s College offers four (4) Champagnat Bursaries for Year 7 Students entering the College. The Bursary is named after St Marcellin Champagnat who is the founding father of the Marist Brothers. The Bursary was created to assist families who are experiencing financial hardship.
This Bursary will be available to successful candidates for their entire enrolment at St Gregory’s College from Years 7-12 inclusive.
INFORMATION REGARDING THE CHAMPAGNAT BURSARY
· There will be two Boarding Students awarded the Champagnat Bursary.
There will be two Day Students awarded the Champagnat Bursary.
The closing date for the Champagnat Bursary will be 31st March in each year
Applications for the bursary will be means tested through the current application process and the student must be a baptised Catholic. The student’s Baptism Certificate must be provided with the Application.
The successful applicants will receive a discount of 75% on both the Tuition and Boarding base fees.
Successful applicants must pay the remaining 25% Tuition and boarding base fee and any incidental charges by the 30th of November each year.
Families must also pay all uniform costs.
Applicants will need to supply copies of:
- Tax returns for both parents
Current Centrelink Statements
Financial statements where applicable and
Any other documentation that demonstrates financial circumstances.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A CHAMPAGNAT BURSARY
Provide a letter addressed to “The Headmaster” outlining the reason/s why you believe your son should receive the Champagnat Bursary. This letter should be provided to the College Registrar along with your son’s enrolment application forms.
The College Registrar will then provide this information to the Headmaster and the College Finance Manager who will provide you with an application form requesting various financial documents as mentioned above.
The successful applicants will be notified by mail by the Finance Manager once the Headmaster has made his decision.
G.M. SMITH BURSARY- Year 10
The College receives funds each year from the estate of the late George Meredith Smith, a former student of Marist Brothers Darlinghurst. The funds are to be used to support students who had attained Year 10, but could not otherwise afford to complete their last two years of secondary school. The number of bursaries offered each year will vary depending on the funds available.
Therefore, any existing or prospective Year 10 student may apply for this Bursary by completing the attached application and returning it to the Director of Business Operations by 31st October each year: