Music Scholarships

Music Scholarships are available to new students entering Years 7 to 11 who currently perform at a high level.

2025 Music Scholarships

2025 Music Scholarship applications are now open. 
Closing Date: Wednesday 13 March 2024

Music Scholarships are available for students who currently perform at a high level. The scholarships are offered based on the applicant's performance and achievements with their chosen instrument, as well as evidence of good academic performance, behaviour and effort. Students awarded a Scholarship must comply with the terms and conditions of the RGS Scholarship programme, commit to the School’s values and actively participate and contribute to the wider School community.


To be eligible to apply for a Music Scholarship at RGS, applicants must: 

  • Be entering Years 7 to 11 in 2025; 
  • Be a new enrolment to the School;
  • Have demonstrated commitment to a school or external music ensemble and be having lessons either in or out of school;
  • Have a record of good academic performance, behaviour and effort;
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of an Australian Permanent Residence Visa.
How to Apply
Step One

Applicants are required to complete an RGS Scholarship application form, including uploading supporting documentation (outlined below).

Step Two

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend an interview with the Headmaster. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised. 

Step Three

If a Scholarship offer is accepted, an RGS Application for Admission must be completed.

Supporting Documents

The following supporting documents are required when submitting an RGS Scholarship application form:

  • Last three Semester school reports
  • Latest NAPLAN report
  • A letter of application (single-sided, A4) from the student addressed to the Headmaster, Dr Phillip Moulds. Applicants are encouraged to provide evidence in their application letter of their achievements in music, leadership skills and their desire to engage with school life at RGS.
  • Two written referees' reports outlining the applicant's suitability for a Music Scholarship. Referee reports should be from a school/instrumental teacher or conductor of an instrumental ensemble.

Successful students will be awarded a Scholarship ranging from 25% - 75%, applicable to tuition fees, and where applicable, boarding fees. The Scholarship does not apply to any other School fees, including levies, uniforms, textbooks and supplies, co-curricular costs, excursions, camps etc.

Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Headmaster.

Further Information

For more information on Music Scholarships, please contact the Head of Music, Mrs Rhonda Hite:

(07) 4936 0790