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Awarded to students who demonstrate:

  • Academic excellence, and display the MLC values of respect, responsibility, compassion and courage. 

This is an ACER-tested scholarship 

All scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of external testing, previous school reports and an interview. 

Academic scholars are expected to take up extension opportunities and participate in co-curricular activities offered by the College. This involvement will give the student opportunities to demonstrate MLC values and confirm their commitment to the broader life of the College. 


Opening Date: Monday, 17 October 2022 
Closing Date: Friday, 20 January 2023
Examination Date: Saturday, 4 February 2023 

Year of Entry: 

  • Year 5 (Scholarship tenable for 2 years)
  • ​Year 7 (Scholarship tenable for 6 years)
  • Year 9 (Scholarship tenable for 4 years) 


  • Australian citizens, permanent Australian residents or temporary residents 
  • Currently at MLC or attending another school 
  • Students must register for the ACER Scholarship (academic) test as well as submit an MLC Scholarship Application 

Documentation to be uploaded with Scholarship Application:

  • Results of the most recent School Report
  • Evaluation of a 200-word statement on why the candidate is applying for this scholarship; this should be written by the student, demonstrating her accomplishments, talents, any leadership experience and her reasons for wanting to attend MLC
  • A passport sized photo

The applicant will then have:

  • Results of the ACER Scholarship Test
  • Evaluation through Interview. Candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted by email


  • A percentage of the annual tuition fees and technology levy. This includes computer, technology support and peripherals




Application Steps

Step 1: Apply for an MLC Scholarship by clicking on the Apply for Scholarship link at the bottom of this page. Please complete the Scholarship Application and click submit supplying all relevant documentation

Step 2: Register for the ACER Scholarship Test, ACER test cost is $125

Step 3: Refer to any further instruction received from MLC Admissions after the application is submitted

Step 4: Sit the ACER Scholarship Test

Step 5: Short-listed candidates will be contacted by email in mid-February with an invitation to interview. 
Unsuccessful candidates will also be advised mid-February with ACER results will be released in late March. 

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