THIS PAGE IS ONLY FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

Other than where indicated, application forms for scholarships, bursaries and exhibitions listed below are obtainable from Dr LR Siddall, the Master in Charge of Senior Scholarships and Bursaries or by completing and returning the Senior Scholarships / Bursaries / Exhibitions Application Form attached on the right of this page. This Application Form is general and allows the applicant to apply for all of the available awards. The time of application and return date will be advertised in the Shore Weekly Record early in Term 4 of each year. Most awards are announced early in Term 1 the following year.

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

FOR BOYS ENTERING YEAR 11

1. The Peter & Dorothy Jenkins Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a boy who has been at Shore from Year 7 and who is entering Year 11. The scholarship is valued at 25% of tuition fees annually. At his discretion, the Headmaster may award the scholarship to a boy who has entered the School after the beginning of Year 7. It is awarded at the conclusion of Year 10 by the Headmaster on behalf of the Shore Foundation at the recommendation of the Director of Studies on the basis of outstanding academic results both in the School’s internal assessment programme coupled with exemplary effort and diligence. The continuation of the scholarship into its second year is subject to a successful review at the end of Year 11.

2. Open Senior Scholarship No. 1

This scholarship is available to a boy at Shore who is entering Year 11 or to a boy entering Year 11 from outside the School. The scholarship is valued at 25% of tuition fees annually. It is awarded by the Headmaster on behalf of the Shore Foundation. The basis of the award will be outstanding academic performance, citizenship and leadership. The continuation of the Scholarship into its second year is subject to a successful review at the end of Year 11.

3. Open Senior Scholarship No. 2

This scholarship is available to a boy at Shore who is entering Year 11 or to a boy entering Year 11 from outside the School. The scholarship is valued at 25% of tuition fees annually. It is awarded by the Headmaster on behalf of the Shore Foundation. The basis of the award will be outstanding academic performance, citizenship and leadership. The continuation of the Scholarship into its second year is subject to a successful review at the end of Year 11.

FOR BOYS ENTERING YEAR 12

1. The A B S White Scholarship

This Scholarship is awarded by the Headmaster subject to approval by the School Council. It is of value equal to one year's tuition fees and tenable for one year. This scholarship is made available by a gift from Mr A B S White in 1929 and has usually been awarded to the Senior Prefect. This is not a scholarship for which boys may apply. 

2. The Old Boys' Union Scholarship

The Old Boys' Union Scholarship is awarded by the Old Boys' Union to a boy/s completing their final year at school. The boy/s must be a Student Member of the Old Boys Union. The context for the Scholarship is that it be provided to the successful recipient/s after they leave the School and in doing so provide financial support to the boy/s as an Old Boy to support the pursuit of further personal development. The purpose for providing the financial support is that it be used for appropriate further education, life experience or outward bound activities.

The Old Boys' Union Scholarship is awarded to recognise a boy's contribution to the life of the School. It acknowledges a positive attitude to scholastic endeavours; constructive relationships with peers and staff; involvement in leadership activities; and eager participation in co-curricular activities and in games.

Recipients of the scholarship need not excel in any or all of the above. The scholarship seeks to acknowledge the boy's support of the School and its aims, and his effort, contribution and involvement, having regard to the applicant's ability and potential.

The value of the scholarship is $9,000 in total to be utilised by the scholarship recipient over a three year period up to the 31st December of the third year following his final year of school. One or two scholarships may be awarded in any year at the discretion of the Old Boys Union. The award is made at the end of Term III following interviews conducted by the OBU with a shortlist of candidates provided by the School.

SENIOR BURSARIES

1. Shore Association Outward Bound Bursaries

These bursaries provide funds for up to four boys to attend an Outward Bound Navigator Course (12 days). The age range for these is 16-18 years and preference will be given to boys in Year 10 and Year 11 in that order.

The bursary covers 50% of the full fee for the course for each successful applicant. Where there are less than four successful candidates, the bursary may cover a higher percentage of the course fee.

2. Sir Adrian Curlewis and Dr H R B Chenhall Outward Bound Awards (A Shore Foundation Scholarship)

Each of these awards provides funds for a boy to attend an Outward Bound Navigator Course (12 days) or Challenge Course (22 days). Preference will be given to those applying for a Challenge Course, then a Navigator Course. Preference will also be given to those boys in Year 12, then year 11 then year 10 in that order.

Boys may also apply to attend a Challenge course which occurs after the completion of Year 12. Each award provides 70% of the total cost of the course.

To apply for any of the Outward Bound Bursaries or Awards (1 or 2 above), applicants must write to: The Assistant to the Headmaster, Shore School, P .O. Box 1221, North Sydney 2059. In their letter, they should express their reasons for wishing to undertake the course and demonstrate how this fits with their particular interests and other

3. Shore Foundation 'Herd' Bursary

This bursary is awarded by the Headmaster after consultation with the boarding Housemasters.
The bursary was established through funds provided from the sale of the ‘Shore Herd’ which was the contribution of Shore’s Rural Community between 1995 and 1998.

It is available to a boarder from rural New South Wales, entering Year 12. The boy must have boarded at Shore for at least two years prior to entering Year 12. Housemasters will consider those in greatest financial need when making their recommendation to the Headmaster. One bursary of one third tuition fees or two bursaries of one quarter tuition fees each may be awarded each year.

4. The Laurence Thompson Bursary

This bursary is awarded by the Headmaster after consultation with the boarding Housemasters. The Bursary was established through funds provided by the bequest of Mrs Melinda Squires in memory of her son, Laurence Thompson.

It is available to a country boarder, entering Year 12. The boy must have boarded at Shore for at least two years prior to entering Year 12. Housemasters will consider those in greatest financial need when making their recommendation to the Headmaster. On the occasion when there is deemed to be no appropriate recipient from the country boarding community, the award should go to the son of Australian service personnel. One bursary of one half tuition fees or two at one quarter tuition fees may be awarded each year.

5. The Shore Association Sybil Hodges Boarding Bursary

This bursary seeks to assist an applicant and his family with regard to any special needs or circumstances (including financial). It is expected that the applicant will also be making a reasonable effort and contribution to the life of the School. He must be making a genuine effort academically and achieving results commensurate with his ability. He must be making a reasonable effort in co-curricular activities and games and at least fulfilling his commitments in these areas.
This bursary is for a boy who is progressing to the final two years of six years of boarding at Shore.
It is of value equal to one third of annual tuition fees each year for Years 11 and 12.

Named after Mrs Sybil Hodges, wife of CH Hodges, Headmaster of Shore 1900-1910.

6. The Shore Association Cecilie Purves Bursary

This bursary seeks to assist an applicant and his family with regard to any special needs or circumstances (including financial). It is expected that the applicant will also be making a reasonable effort and contribution to the life of the School. He must be making a genuine effort academically and achieving results commensurate with his ability. He must be making a reasonable effort in co-curricular activities and games and at least fulfilling his commitments in these areas.

It is of value equal to one third of annual tuition fees each year for Years 11 and 12.
Named after Mrs Cecilie Purves, wife of WA Purves, Headmaster of Shore 1910-1922.

7. The Shore Association Marjorie Robson Bursary

This bursary seeks to assist an applicant and his family with regard to any special needs or circumstances (including financial). It is expected that the applicant will also be making a reasonable effort and contribution to the life of the School. He must be making a genuine effort academically and achieving results commensurate with his ability. He must be making a reasonable effort in co-curricular activities and games and at least fulfilling his commitments in these areas.

It is of value equal to one third of annual tuition fees each year for Years 11 and 12.
Named after Mrs Marjorie Robson, wife of LC Robson, Headmaster of Shore 1923-1958.

SENIOR EXHIBITIONS

FOR BOYS ENTERING YEAR 11

1. The Shore Association Margaret Travers Exhibition

This Exhibition is awarded to recognise an applicant’s effort and contribution to the life of the School. He must be making a strong effort academically with performance commensurate with ability. He must have a significant involvement in co-curricular activities and games beyond that which is required by the School and be making an outstanding effort in each of those activities and games. The Exhibition seeks to acknowledge the example set to others by the successful applicants’ outstanding contribution and effort both academically and in co-curricular activities.

The Exhibition is a fees reduction of $4,500 each year for Years 11 and 12.
Named after Mrs Margaret Travers, wife of B H Travers, Headmaster of Shore 1959-1984.

2. The Shore Association Tricia Grant Exhibition

This Exhibition is awarded to recognise an applicant’s effort and contribution to the life of the School. He must be making a strong effort academically with performance commensurate with ability. He must have a significant involvement in co-curricular activities and games beyond that which is required by the School and be making an outstanding effort in each of those activities and games. The Exhibition seeks to acknowledge the example set to others by the successful applicants’ outstanding contribution and effort both academically and in co-curricular activities.

The Exhibition is a fees reduction of $4,500 each year for Years 11 and 12.
Named after Mrs Patricia Grant, wife of RAI Grant, Headmaster of Shore 1984-2002.

3. The Old Boys' Club Exhibition

This is awarded each year by a Committee consisting of the Headmaster and other members of the School staff (refer to the “Scholarship Entitlements” at the end of this document).

4. Far West Old Boys' Boarding Exhibition

This exhibition is awarded to a Boarder from the rural community by the Headmaster after consultation with the boarding Housemasters. (refer to the “Scholarship Entitlements” at the end of this document).

FOR BOYS ENTERING YEAR 12

1. The Mitchell Award

Awarded by the Headmaster (refer to “Scholarship Entitlements”, p.8).

The Mitchell Award was established through the provision of an endowed sum by Robert I Mitchell, brother of William Douglas Mitchell, an Old Boy of Shore, who was killed in action off the Norwegian Coast in 1945. This award is made to a boy entering Year 12 who, as far as possible, bears characteristics ascribed to W D Mitchell who participated fully in all aspects of School life.

2. Shore Association Exhibition No 5

This Exhibition is awarded to recognise an applicant's effort and contribution to the life of the School. He must be making a strong effort academically with performance commensurate with ability. He must have a significant involvement in co-curricular activities and games beyond that which is required by the School and be making an outstanding effort in each of those activities and games. The Exhibition seeks to acknowledge the example set to others by the successful applicants' outstanding contribution and effort both academically and in co-curricular activities. It is of value equal to one fee installment (one third of annual tuition fees) and tenable for one year.

3. Shore Association Exhibition No 6

The details are the same as for the Shore Association Exhibition No 5. It is of value equal to one fee installment (one third of annual tuition fees) and tenable for one year.

4. The B H Travers Exhibition

This exhibition is awarded by the Headmaster to two boys entering Year 12. Each recipient must have been at the School for at least two years prior to entering Year 12 for the first time. It is of value equal to one half tuition fees for each recipient and tenable for one year.

The exhibition recognises those qualities valued and espoused by Mr Travers which include: a positive attitude to scholastic endeavours with performance commensurate with ability; constructive relationships with peers and staff; a significant leadership role in School, House or co-curricular activities; a high level of performance in co-curricular activities and games.

The exhibition seeks to acknowledge the applicant’s support of the School and its aims, and his effort, contribution and involvement having regard to the applicant’s ability and potential. It may be awarded with regard to any special needs or circumstances (including financial) of any applicant and his family.

Named after B H Travers, AM, OBE, MA, B Litt (Oxon), FACE. Headmaster of Shore 1959-1984.

OTHER AWARDS (POST YEAR 12)

The scholarships, prizes and awards detailed below are provided for information only. Please see the particular details of the award for methods of application and criteria.

1. The Isaac D Armitage Scholarship

This Scholarship is awarded by a committee comprising the Headmaster, Archbishop and the School Chaplain to boys who have left Shore and are studying at Moore College proceeding to ordination. This may be awarded as a mature age scholarship.

The value of the scholarship is dependent upon the funds available and the number of successful applicants (refer to the “Scholarship Entitlements” at the end of this document).
Those Shore Old Boys who fit the criteria for this Scholarship may apply by writing to the Headmaster, providing evidence from Moore College to support their application.

2. The Bruce & Eldon Beale Memorial Prize

Decided by the Headmaster and awarded annually to approximately five boys leaving Shore to go to university (refer to “Scholarship Entitlements”). It is generally awarded to those who perform best in the Higher School Certificate but who do not receive a tertiary scholarship of any kind.

This award was founded by Mr and Mrs F J Beale in memory of their sons F/O Francis Bruce Beale, RAAF and P/O Herbert Eldon Beale, RAAF; both lost on active service during the war of 1939-45.
There is no application required for this prize. It is determined according to the criteria stated above.

3. Non-School Scholarships, school leavers may wish to apply for

Boys completing Year 12 with a high level of academic performance and proceeding to a university, are encouraged to apply in their final year of schooling for one or more of a number of external scholarships available. Information about such scholarships is available through the School's Careers Counsellor and directly from tertiary institutions.

In recent years Shore boys have won valuable scholarships including, amongst others:

University Co-Operative Scholarships to the University of NSW
Chancellor's Scholarships to the University of Sydney
Various University Scholarships
Australian Defence Force Academy Scholarships (Apply Year 11)
Alumni Scholarships to the University of Sydney including the Cecilie Purves Memorial Prize awarded annually for general proficiency at the HSC examination to a student from Shore who enrols in any faculty
The University of Sydney Sports Union Scholarship and College Scholarships
Eligible Year 12 boys are also encouraged to apply for the Sir Colin Hines Scholarship or Sir William Yeo Scholarship which assists the descendents of Vietnam Veterans with their education. Information regarding this Scholarship is usually provided in the HSC results package or may be obtained from the RSL NSW Branch. Eligible Year 12 boys may also apply for the Gallipoli Scholarship which is for lineal descendents of WWI or WWII ex-servicemen or ex-servicewomen.

ENTITLEMENTS

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT 
Old Boys' Club Exhibition
Amount per annum tenable for two years
 $2,000
Far West Old Boys' Boarding Exhibition
Amount per annum tenable for two years
 $1,100
The Mitchell Award
Amount tenable for one year only
 $1,000
Isaac D Armitage Scholarship
Value dependent upon the number of successful applicants.
Amount per annum tenable for four years.
 Approx. $1,500
Bruce and Eldon Beale Memorial Prize
Amount per annum tenable for three years
 Approx. $1,200