A number of needs-based scholarships will be offered to students entering Year 7 in 2023 who demonstrate strong academic ability and an active contribution to school life and the broader community. These will be both Academic and General Excellence Scholarships.

All successful applicants will be means tested to determine the percentage of the scholarship to be offered. Scholarships will cover up to ninety per cent of tuition fees, depending on need.

All means testing will be completed by an external company (EdStart) at the cost of the School, and no financial information will be retained by PLC Perth. Only shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit this information.

Who can Apply?

PLC welcomes applications from girls who are Australian citizens or permanent residents residing in Western Australia, are currently at PLC or another school and will enter Year 7 in 2023.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online Scholarship Application which registers your daughter for the academic testing. Applicants who also wish to apply for the General Excellence and/or Music Scholarship should apply for those in addition to using the Academic testing link;
  • Upload your daughter’s latest school reports and Year 5 NAPLAN; and
  • Upload copies of relevant references, certificates or commendations to support the application.
  • If applying for a General Excellence Scholarship, upload a brief scanned handwritten summary from your daughter outlining her contributions to the community through service activities, her participation in co-curricular activities and any leadership positions she may have held.

All applications and supporting documentation must be received by 5.00 pm on Friday 18 February 2022. All applicants must be available to sit the academic testing on Saturday 26 February 2022 at 8.30 am. Short-listed candidates will be contacted between Tuesday 22 March and Wednesday 23 March 2022 to arrange an interview, at which point they will be asked to complete a Financial Assessment via EdSmart. Interviews will be held between Thursday 24 March and Thursday 7 April.

Award and Acceptance

PLC will offer needs-based scholarships based on both academic and general excellence criteria, to students who demonstrate:

Academic criteria:

  • a conscientious approach to our academic programme and satisfactory progress;
  • strong academic results and progress at school;
  • a high level of engagement in learning activities; and
  • a commitment by the applicant and the applicant’s family to commit to PLC and the life of the School.

General Excellence criteria:

  • an active contribution to school life, through the Arts, Sport and community service;
  • an active contribution to the broader community;
  • support of the school values – integrity, learning, community and effort;
  • a conscientious approach to our academic programme and satisfactory progress; and
  • a commitment by the applicant and the applicant’s family to commit to PLC and the life of the School.

Successful candidates will be notified in writing of the award of the Scholarship by Friday 7 April 2022. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified as soon as possible after the award is finalised. Acceptance of the Scholarship should be made via email to the Principal no later than Wednesday 27 April 2022.

Costs not covered by the Scholarship include the remainder of the tuition fees, technology, uniform, musical instruments and tuition, excursions and co-curricular activities.

Click here to apply for a Year 7 2023 Scholarship