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A life changing opportunity

A scholarship to St Peter’s College is a life changing opportunity. Our scholarships provide promising and capable students with access to exceptional academic, co-curricular and service learning opportunities. Many past scholarship recipients have gone on to achieve great success, while positively and actively contributing to the wider community.

For 175 years, our community has been one of our greatest strengths and continues to make a positive difference to the lives of students at St Peter’s College. We thank our community for their generous contributions to our scholarships program and for sharing our vision to build an exceptional community of learning.

175 Year Anniversary Scholarship - Entry in Years 10 or 11 in 2023

In 2021, over 700 members of our community came together to raise funds to enable other boys to benefit from the exceptional academic, co-curricular and service learning opportunities on offer at St Peter’s College.

St Peter’s College is proud to advertise this scholarship opportunity for the first time in 2022; a year in which we celebrate 175 years of rich history, enduring traditions and achievements.

The 175 Year Anniversary Scholarship offers 100% remission of tuition, fixed charges, IT levy and enrolment and application fees for a student not currently enrolled at the School and commencing in Years 10 or 11 in 2023.

The 175 Year Anniversary Scholarship will be awarded to a student not currently enrolled at the School, who possesses all-round qualities and who would be unable to attend St Peter’s College without financial support.

General Excellence Scholarship - Entry in Year 10 in 2023

This General Excellence Scholarship has been made possible through the collective philanthropic support of a group of passionate and engaged St Peter’s College old scholars and past parents. Having experienced the value of a St Peter’s College education first hand, they have come together to provide a student, regardless of circumstance, access to the exceptional academic, co-curricular and service learning opportunities on offer at St Peter’s College.

The General Excellence Scholarship offers up to 100% remission of tuition, fixed charges, IT levy and enrolment and application fees for a student not currently enrolled at the School and commencing in Year 10 in 2023.

The General Excellence Scholarship will be awarded to a student not currently enrolled at the School, who possesses all-round qualities and who would be unable to attend St Peter’s College without financial support.

Elix Advantage Scholarship - Entry in Year 10 in 2023

The Elix Advantage Scholarship is made possible through the generous philanthropic support of Mr Doug Elix AO (DAC 1966) and Mrs Robin Elix. Doug Elix attended St Peter’s College from 1958 to 1966 and served as a School Prefect and House Captain.

Doug is passionate about providing an opportunity to a student who adds to the diversity of the student community at St Peter’s College that is indicative of the wider world.

The Elix Advantage Scholarship offers 100% remission of tuition, fixed charges, IT levy and enrolment and application fees for a student not currently enrolled at the School and commencing in Year 10 in 2023.

The Elix Advantage Scholarship will be awarded to a student not currently enrolled at the School, who possesses all-round qualities and who would be unable to attend St Peter’s College without financial support.

Foundation Scholarship - Entry in Years 10 or 11 in 2023

The St Peter’s College Foundation supports and drives activities that encourage community engagement and philanthropic support at the School. One of its key priorities is to provide scholarships to students for whom a St Peter’s College education would otherwise be out of reach.

The St Peter’s College Foundation Scholarship offers 100% remission of tuition, fixed charges, IT levy and enrolment and application fees for a student not currently enrolled at the School and commencing in Years 10 or 11 in 2023.

The St Peter’s College Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student who would be unable to attend St Peter’s College without financial support.

Simon Ockley Bursary - Entry in Years 9, 10 or 11 in 2023

First awarded in 1971, the Simon Ockley Bursary is made possible through the generous philanthropic support of old scholar Mr Simon Ockley (SCH 1907).

Simon Ockley was born and bred in the Penola District, in the State’s South East. He attended St Peter’s College for three years from 1905 to 1907 having received the Vansittart Scholarship.

Having personally benefitted from the generosity of a scholarship, the Simon Ockley Bursary will enable a talented and promising boy, residing in the Wattle Range Council, to attend St Peter’s College.

The successful recipient will possess strong leadership qualities and conduct themselves at all times as a positive role model to others and an outstanding ambassador for the School, their family, community and the Bursary they represent.

The Simon Ockley Bursary includes remission of 100% of tuition fees, IT levy and fixed charges for the duration of the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a student unable to attend St Peter’s College without financial support.

2024 Scholarships

Scholarship Applications for the following categories will open on Monday 5 September 2022:

  • Year 5 Academic
  • Year 7 Academic
  • Boarding
  • Music

Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@stpeters.sa.edu.au if you have any questions in regards to 2024 scholarships.