Scholarships 2022

Selwyn House School offers scholarship opportunities to both internal and external candidates who are New Zealand residents. Scholarships offered shall be awarded according to merit.

All completed scholarship applications need to be returned by the due date, no late applications will be accepted. There is no charge for sitting the scholarship examinations.

Please note the Junior All Rounder Scholarship (Years 1–3) and the Boarding Scholarship are only open to external applicants. The value of awarded scholarships ranges from 25–50% towards a reduction of tuition or boarding fees.

For more information please contact the Enrolments Co-ordinator :


Girls starting in Year 5 during the 2022 school year are eligible to apply for the Academic scholarship. The scholarship is valid for Year 5, 6, 7 and 8.

All applicants entering into Year 5 are required to sit the academic examination.


Girls starting in Year 6 or 7 during the 2022 school year are eligible to apply for the following scholarships: Academic, All Rounder, Boarding, Music, Performing Arts and Sport. Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of three years.

All applicants entering into Year 6 or 7 are required to sit the academic examination.

In addition to the academic exam, applicants applying for the Sport, Music or Performing Arts scholarships may be asked to attend a separate audition or interview at the school. Individual results of all examinations and auditions will remain confidential to the school. Internal and external applicants are asked to complete the same scholarship application.


Girls, who do not currently attend Selwyn House and will be a New Entrant or in Year 1, 2 or 3 in 2022 are eligible to apply for the Junior All Rounder Scholarship. Please refer to the scholarship application for more details regarding eligibility criteria and process. This scholarship is valid until the student completes Year 6.

Selwyn House School Alumni Bursaries & Rebates

The Selwyn House School Alumni (formally The Selwyn House Old Girls’ Association) has bursaries available. The application for any Alumni bursaries will close at the same time as the Selwyn House School scholarships. No late applications will be accepted.

Completed application forms can be sent to Selwyn House School, Attention: The Enrolments Registrar, 122 Merivale Lane, Christchurch 8014 or

For further information about the Selwyn House School Alumni please email

The Selwyn House Alumni offers a $2,000 per annum bursary for two years for a new student of Selwyn House School (coming into any year level) and who is the daughter of a current Alumni Life Member.

The Alumni also offers a boarding bursary of $500 per term, for two years, for a new Year 7 student to the school, enrolling as a boarder and who is the daughter of a current Alumni Life Member.

For more information on the Alumni bursaries and rebates please contact

All applications must be received by the 14 May 2021, 4pm. No late applications will be accepted.


Scholarship Application Deadline - 14 May, 4pm
Selwyn House School Alumni Bursaries & Rebate Application Deadline - 14 May, 4pm
Academic Exam (Years 5, 6 & 7) - 28 May 9am - Noon*
Music, Sport and Performing Arts Auditions/Interviews - 1 June*
Junior All Rounder 2-Hour Experience Day - 26 May*
Junior All Rounder Parent Interview - 31 May*

*Please note, dates may change. Applicants will be provided with confirmation of interview dates. The scholarship deadline will not change.

We welcome you to visit Selwyn House School

We invite all prospective families to learn more about the school by visiting and experiencing first-hand why Selwyn House is the best decision you can make regarding her education. Please complete the form on this page or contact Enrolments Co-ordinator Leanne Glasson (03) 355 7299 for more information.


Open Days will be held from 9am - 12 noon on 3 May and 20 October.

Guests at Open Day have the opportunity to meet the Principal, Deputy Principal, and speak with current parents. Tours are provided by current Senior School students.

Please register to attend.


Personal tours are scheduled by the Enrolments Co-ordinator and customised to the needs of each prospective family. Tours are provided by either the Deputy Principal or the Enrolments Coordinator.


Senior Showcase will be held 12 May 2021. More information to follow.

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