Scholarships

Scholarships

See your daughter's talents nurtured

MLC offers academic, boarding, performing arts, science, sport and music scholarships to both primary and high school students in Melbourne.

MLC supports scholarship students to excel through access to world-class facilities, programs, educators, and diverse co-curricular experiences.

An MLC scholarship is based on merit and potential in one of seven categories: Academic, Music, Sports, Performing Arts, Indigenous, Science, and Boarding. In addition, all scholarship recipients demonstrate a strong commitment to the College values.

Our scholarships are competitive, and applicants are assessed based on the strength of their scholarship application, previous school reports, the scholarship test and interview.

Scholarship recipients go on to be a valued part of our welcoming and inclusive College community and stand proudly among our many notable alumnae.

Key dates

  • 2024 Entry Scholarships are now closed,¬†excluding Boarding and Indigenous scholarships.
  • 2024 Boarding and Indigenous scholarships close: 29 September 2023
  • 2025 Entry Scholarship Applications will open in late 2023.
Available scholarships

Find out more about our range of scholarships on offer below.

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
Academic Years 5, 7 and 9 No Yes
Principal's Scholarship Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 Yes Yes
Dr Wood Scholarship Years 9 and 10 Yes Yes

Academic Scholarship Information and Application Process

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
All-Rounder Scholarship (Sports Performance) Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 No Yes

Sports Performance Scholarship Information and Application Process

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
All-Rounder (Performing Arts) Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 No Yes

Performing Arts Scholarship Information and Application Process

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
Music Scholarship Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 No Yes
Angela Sharman Music Scholarship Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 Yes Yes

Music Scholarships Information and Application Process

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
Thomas Henry Scholarship Years 9, 10 and 11 Yes Yes

Thomas Henry Scholarship Information and Application Process

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
All-Rounder Scholarship (Boarding) Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 No No
Principal's Boarding Scholarship Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 Yes No

Boarding Scholarships Information and Application Process

Scholarship Name Entry Year Level Means Test ACER Test
Principal's Indigenous Boarding Scholarship Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 Yes No
Principal's Indigenous Scholarship Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 Yes No

Indigenous Scholarships Information and Application Process

I think what the MLC Scholarship gave me was 7 years [of educational experiences] that I wouldn’t have otherwise had anywhere else. There’s also not one type of student here, which was really refreshing for me.
Alexis Daish, Channel 9 Journalist