Open Days & Scholarships

To learn more about Selwyn House we invite prospective families to attend an Open Day, schedule a personal tour and attend our Senior Showcase.

Scholarship applications for the 2020 school year are now being accepted.
The application deadline is 4 pm Friday 17 May 2019.

Scholarships 2020

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 is only open to external applicants.

For more information please contact:
Enrolments Co-ordinator, Charlotte Johnson

Scholarship Application (Year 6 & 7)

Girls starting in Year 6 or 7 during the 2020 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 will 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.

Junior All Rounder (New Entrant, Years 1–3)

Girls, new to Selwyn House, starting as a New Entrant or in Year 1, 2 or 3 during the 2020 school year 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 can be awarded to candidate for up to six years, or until the student completes Year 6.

Selwyn House Old Girls' Association - Bursary

The Selwyn House Old Girls’ Association (SHOGA) 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 SHOGA life member.

SHOGA also offers a boarding bursary of $500 per term, for two years, for a new Year 7 student to the school, enroling as a boarder and who is the daughter of a current SHOGA life member.  For more information on the SHOGA bursaries please contact SHOGA Coordinator Kate Heap

All applications must be received by the 17 May, 4pm. No late applications will be accepted.

Important Scholarship Dates

Scholarship Application Deadline - 17 May, 4pm
Academic Exam (Years 6 & 7) - 30 May 9am - Noon
Music, Sport and Performing Arts Auditions/Interviews - 4 June
Junior All Rounder 2-Hour Experience Day - To be confirmed

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 Charlotte Johnson  (03) 355 7299 for more information. 


 OPEN DAY 2019

Open Day will be held from 9am - 12 noon on  Monday 13 May 2019. Guests at Open Day have the opportunity to meet the Principal and Deputy Principal, speak with current parents. Tours are provided by current Senior School students.
Please register to attend.


Personal tours can be scheduled Monday - Friday 9-3pm during the term throughout the school year. 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 Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 6:30 pm. This event is for families and guests of students currently in Years 5-7. The evening will showcase the philosophy and strengths of our Senior School and highlight how we provide the best possible academic and personal preparation for high school. Space is limited please register to attend.

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