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.

Sixth Form Scholarships: for entry in September 2018

A limited number of Academic, Music and Sport Scholarships with up to 50% fee reduction will be available for Sixth Form entry in 2018. The criteria for each award are available through the links below. For further information please contact the Registrar by clicking here.

13+ and 16+ Scholarships

The broader 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:

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.

Regular 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.

Useful Dates
Monday 8 January 2018Closing date for 13+ All-Rounder, Music, Art, DT, Dance and Drama Scholarships
Tuesday 23 January 201813+ Entrance Exams
Wednesday 24 January 201814+ Entrance Exams
Monday 29 January 201813+ Music Scholarship
Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 January 201813+ All-Rounder Scholarship
Thursday 1 February 201813+ Art and Design Scholarship
Friday 2 February 201813+ Dance Scholarship
Friday 2 February 201813+ Drama Scholarship
Monday 19 February 2018Closing date for 13+ Academic Scholarship
Monday 5 - Friday 9 March 201813+ Academic Scholarship
Saturday 12 May 2018 (TBC)13+ Open Morning

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