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Marsden Whitby Scholarships

Scholarship applications for 2018 open on 1 February 2017 and close on 18 May. The Scholarship examination will be held on Saturday 27 May. For details and online application form see our main School Scholarship page.

We offer the following scholarships to students new to Marsden Whitby. 

Year 7   Scholarship for Academic Excellence

The Year 7 Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded for 3 years and provides 50% of tuition fees. This scholarship is available to new or current students. Applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination. 

Year 9   Scholarship for Academic Excellence
The Year 9 Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded for 5 years and provides 50% of tuition fees. This scholarship is available to new or current students. Applicants are required to sit the scholarship examination and to provide a curriculum vitae.


For further information please contact Lorraine Rose 
Phone (04) 234 1070 extension 710, fax (04) 234 6999; 
email lorraine.rose@marsdenwhitby.school.nz

External Scholarships
Ministry of Education Aspire Scholarships
The Aspire Scholarship provides assistance for low income families towards the cost of private secondary schooling. It will contribute up to $15,000 per year towards tuition fees of a private school for the duration of the student’s attendance.  It will also include a yearly allowance of up to $1,500 for course related costs.

Please visit the Ministry of Education website for more information.

Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships
The Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships are for Maori secondary school students who demonstrate financial need, leadership qualities/potential and a satisfactory educational background, and who will benefit from additional financial support for their secondary schooling. Each year, a maximum of 30 scholarships worth up to $10,000 each are offered.

Please visit the St Stephen’s and Queen Victoria Schools Trust Board website for more information.