Scholarships - Academic Scholarships

To register for the Cooperative Scholarship Testing Program at Shellharbour Anglican College, please follow this link;
 
This link will take you to the Registration Page for Scholarships at Shellharbour Anglican College for entry into Year 7, 9 and 11 in 2020.
 
The closing date for 2020 ACER Scholarship Test was midnight AEST Monday 4 February 2019. This needed to be completed via the College website, www.shellharbourac.nsw.edu.au. A Scholarship Application fee of $125 applied. No late applications will be accepted. 
 
The ACER Scholarship Test Information:
Date: Saturday 23rd February 2019
Time: 8:30 am. Students will be seated at approximately 8:50am for a 9:00 start. Finishing at 12:00pm.
Venue: Multi Purpose Hall (MPH) at Shellharbour Anglican College. Please drive to the MPH using the fire trail on the southern end of the College.
 
What to bring:
- two blue or black pens for the Written Expression section of the test
- two HB or B pencils for the multiple-choice tests
- a good eraser, in case you need to change an answer
- something to eat/drink during the break between tests (optional)
Do NOT bring:  
- rulers, books or papers, calculators, other mathematical instruments such as compasses or dividers,
- photographic or other data/image-recording equipment,  watches or mobile phones
 
Test Structures: The following information, and more, can can be found on the ACER website:  https://www.acer.org/au/scholarship/parents
 
Test 1: Written Expression (extended response, 25 minutes)
 
Two topics for writing will be set to allow students to use different styles of writing. They are presented as two separate tests (one in Test 1 and one in Test 4). This test is concerned with the student’s ability to express thoughts and ideas in writing.
 
Test 2: Humanities – Comprehension and Interpretation (multiple choice, 40 minutes)
 
This test asks students to answer questions related to written and visual material. The material may be drawn from subject areas such as English, Art, History, Geography and Social Studies. No specialist knowledge in these areas is assumed – – all the information needed will be provided. Students are required to think critically and make judgements about different types of texts, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, cartoons, diagrams and maps.
 
Test 3: Mathematics (multiple choice, 40 minutes)
 
This test attempts to measure mathematical and scientific abilities rather than school achievement in these areas. The material used for the questions is selected from a wide variety of sources, and may differ from standard school-based curriculum materials.
 
Test 4: Written Expression (extended response, 25 minutes)
 
Two topics for writing will be set to allow students to use different styles of writing. They are presented as two separate tests (one in Test 1 and one in Test 4). This test is concerned with the student’s ability to express thoughts and ideas in writing.