Shellharbour Anglican College offers a range of scholarships to current and future students in Years 7, 9 and 11.

Shellharbour Anglican College is a leading Prep to Year 12 co-educational school, located just south of Wollongong in the Illawarra region. We seek to provide opportunities for students to grow and develop their God-given talents so that they can pursue tomorrow with confidence and grace. We are committed to providing academic and pastoral care foundations to encourage all students to achieve personal excellence.

We offer a range of scholarship opportunities for students entering Years 7, 9 and 11.

Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 9 October 2023

Applications close: Sunday 4 February 2024

Examination date: Saturday 24 February 2024

Scholarship Guide

Before making an application, please read the information in our Scholarship guide. You will learn more about the types of scholarships available as well as the selection criteria and process of application.

How to Apply

Scholarship applicants must be Australian citizens or hold an Australian Permanent Resident Visa. All scholarship applicants must attend the testing day on Saturday 24 February.

Step 1: Submit ACER Scholarship Test Application.
Step 2: Submit Shellharbour Enrolment Application. Scholarship candidates must also submit a handwritten letter to the Principal with their application.
Step 3: Submit a Music Scholarship Application form. For Music scholarship candidates this additional application form is required to complete the scholarship application.
Step 4: Sit the ACER Scholarship Test at Shellharbour Anglican College on Saturday 24 February 2024 at 8:45am.
Step 5: Selected candidates may be called for an Interview with the Principal.

Selected candidates may be called for an Interview with the Principal. Offers of scholarships are generally made during the interview. However, this is not always the case and offers may be made following the resolution of any further questions.



Awarded to students who demonstrate creativity, excellence in problem solving and critical thinking. A track record of outstanding academic results and desire to serve the community is also required.


Awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding musicianship. Students may have been learning an instrument from a qualified music teacher or have been studying for music examinations. Candidates must submit a Music Scholarship Application and follow the Academic Scholarship process.

All Rounder

Awarded to students have demonstrated dedication and commitment to learning and outstanding contributions in either Community Service and Citizenship, Leadership, Cultural/Performing/Creative Arts, Sport or STEM.


Open to students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to support Indigenous education at the College. Candidates are expected to support the values of the College and show evidence of how they will benefit from an education at Shellharbour.