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Scholarship Program

Investigator College celebrates the opportunity to assist students investigate their potential. Accordingly, the College offers a range of Scholarships to ensure that circumstance does not inhibit promising students by restricting access to the innovative and well-resourced facilities available to students of Investigator College.

Students selected to participate in the scholarship program benefit in many ways.
Not only are they offered the support of developing to their fullest potential in a College which nurtures their special talent,
they are recognised for their skills and attributes.


Scholarship Categories

Matthew Flinders Young Achiever Scholarship

Years 6 to 10 – Open to students demonstrating leadership and excellence in both personal and academic pursuits.
This Scholarship provides full (100%) remission of tuition fees for 12 months in addition to half (50%) remission of tuition fees for a further 2 years.

Joseph Banks Academic Excellence Scholarship

Years 10, 11 & 12 – Open to students demonstrating overall excellence in their academic achievement.
This Scholarship provides half (50%) remission of the tuition fees for the remainder of the student’s secondary education.

Ferdinand Bauer Visual, Performing and Literary Arts Scholarship

Years 7 to 12 – Open to students demonstrating excellence in the area of Visual, Performing and Literary Arts.
This Scholarship provides half (50%) remission of tuition fees for up to 3 years.


Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications open on 1 May each year and close on the last Friday in August.

Scholarship Applications for 2020 are now closed.

College Ambassadors

Through the College Ambassador Program, students can access financial support for extracurricular activities.
Central to the Investigator College Ambassador Program is the principle that young people can support and encourage their peers to actively participate in the diverse life of the College. Students can nominate or be selected for the College Ambassador Program in one or more of the following areas: individual talent, outstanding commitment, ability as young leaders, success in a particular extracurricular activity.

While all students are ambassadors for the College, students selected in the College Ambassador Program include those who receive special financial support through either the Scholarship Program and/or the College Ambassador Program, College Captains, House Captains and specific Student Representatives. The role of an Ambassador involves increasing participation in College activities, promotional events, and peer support, and is a role which includes a number of responsibilities.