Sports Performance Scholarship

Sports Performance Scholarship

For promising girls in sports

Sports scholarship candidates will be performing at the highest possible state or national level or equivalent in one of the team or individual sports offered within MLC’s extensive Sports Program.

The successful candidate will also have made a contribution to the broader community and demonstrate a commitment to engaging and contributing to the College.

Sports scholars are expected to demonstrate a substantial commitment to their area of sporting excellence, to take advantage of MLC’s sports coaching and facilities, and to represent the school in all relevant events and competitions.

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

Please note, 2025 Entry Scholarships closed at 5pm on 19 January 2024. 2026 Entry Scholarships will open for applications in late 2024.

Duration for the above scholarships is for the entirety of the student's secondary schooling.


  • Must be an Australian citizen, permanent Australian resident or temporary resident.
  • Currently at MLC or attending another school.
  • Completion and submission of the MLC All-Rounder Sports Performance Scholarship Form
  • Must register for the ACER Scholarship (academic) test as well as submit an MLC Scholarship Application.
  • Proof of performing at a state or national standard in a Sport offered by MLC.
  • Proof of contribution/s to the broader community.


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

Documentation to be uploaded with the Scholarship Application

  • The student's most recent School Report.
  • The student's most recent NAPLAN test results.
  • 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.
  • Documents to support the achievements of the scholarship applicant.
  • A passport-sized photo of the student.
  • A completed Sports Performance Form


Scholarship holders are expected to complete their secondary education at MLC. Please refer to the MLC Scholarship Terms & Conditions.

Application Process

Apply via our Scholarships form

Apply for an MLC Scholarship via our online form. Please note, 2025 Entry Scholarships are now closed. 2026 Entry Scholarships will open for applications in late 2024.

Register for the ACER Scholarships Test

Applicants must also register for the ACER Scholarships Test. The ACER test cost is $135 and can be registered via their website.

Hear from MLC Admissions

MLC Admissions will be in contact one week prior to the ACER Test regarding instructions for the test morning.

Sit the ACER Scholarship Test

This session is held at MLC and will last the full morning.

Invitation to Interview

Short-listed candidates will be contacted by email with an invitation to an interview.

Unsuccessful candidates will also be advised, with ACER results released by ACER.