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Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships 

Mount Scopus Memorial College offers Academic scholarships to students entering Years 7 and 11 in 2019.  Academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of a written examination, school reports and an interview with the Principal. Many factors are taken into consideration before an academic scholarship is granted and a Principal’s interview does not necessarily mean that a scholarship will be offered. 

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) conducts the written examination which covers mathematics, written expression and reading comprehension. 

Academic scholarships are available to both current Mount Scopus students as well as external students wishing to enter Mount Scopus Memorial College. As well as demonstrating academic excellence, applicants should also be eager to participate in the wide range of opportunities available at the College and respect the Mission and Values of Mount Scopus. 

Click here to read the College’s Mission and Values statement. Academic scholarships are only awarded to Jewish students in line with the College’s purpose; to educate the next generation of Melbourne’s Jewish students.

Examination details: Sunday 18 February 2018 Time: 9am-12.00pm Venue: Gandel Campus, Mount Scopus Memorial College, entry via 87-89 Station Street, Burwood 

Application closing date: 5.00pm, Wednesday 7 February 2018.  Registration to sit the test must be completed online. 

Shortlisted candidates: All shortlisted candidates will be contacted the week commencing 19 March 2018, and they and their parents/guardians will be invited to an interview with the Principal early in Term 2 

Notification of results: Academic scholarship offers will be made following the conclusion of the interview process. Individual examination results will be provided to all parents at the conclusion of the entire academic scholarship process. 

Scholarship registration fee: $105

Click here to register for the academic scholarship exam. 


On the day of the Academic test 
Academic examinations are conducted at the Gandel Campus, Mount Scopus Memorial College on Sunday 18 February, 2018 at 9am. Students are asked to assemble at 8.45am at the Secondary Hall. The examination will finish at 12.00pm. 

Candidates may bring two HB pencils, pencil eraser, pencil sharpener and 2 blue or black pens to the examination. Rulers, mathematical instruments including calculators, calculator watches, watches that beep, mobile phones, books or papers of any kind are not permitted. 

As there will be a short break between sections of the test, candidates should bring along a snack and a drink. 

If you have any questions about the procedure, please contact Enrolments, on 9834 0070 or For more information about ACER please refer to their website: