St Edward’s offers a range of Scholarships, maintaining the School’s ethos of engagement across a wide range of interests, designed to promote excellence across all areas of the school.

13+ and 16+ Scholarships


he scholarship programme at St Edward’s offers the following awards, most of which are available at 13+ and 16+ entry.

Click on each of the scholarships to read more:

Dates for scholarship applications, examinations and trials can be found here.

Announcing new STEM scholarships for 2019 entry

To mark the 20th anniversary of full co-education at St Edward’s during 2018, new STEM scholarships will be available for girls applying for Year 9 entry in 2019. Application information can be found on the How to Apply web page here. We are committed to promoting equal access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects for all members of our community. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office on 01865 319203 or email.

Scholarship applications and eligibility

Any boy or girl registered to join the school at 13+ (Shell, Year 9) may apply for a scholarship to St Edward’s. Candidates for 13+ entry must be under the age of 14 on 1st September in the year of entry and must qualify for entrance to the school by Common Entrance, academic scholarship or St Edward’s own entrance examinations. Candidates for 16+ entry must qualify for entrance to the school through the academic entrance examinations.

All applications for scholarships must be completed by the candidate’s parents and then passed to the Head of the pupil’s current school for completion of the confidential reference.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application process please contact the Admissions Team.

Scholarships carry a 10% fee reduction; Exhibitions carry a 5% fee reduction.


Academic, Music, Sports and All-Rounder Scholarships (13+ only) for entrants at 13+ (into Year 9) and 16+ (into Year 12), can be increased by means testing up to a total of 100% fee reduction. There is no means tested increase available for Dance, Drama, Art and Design Technology Scholarships.

A bursary application should be made at the same time as the application for a Scholarship.

How many scholarships or awards are open to a single candidate?

Candidates may sit for:

  • An Academic Scholarship plus one other scholarship
  • A Music Scholarship plus one other scholarship
  • An Academic Scholarship, a Music Scholarship plus one other scholarship
  • A single scholarship

If you wish to make an application, please contact the Admissions Team.

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