Firbank Grammar Sports Scholarships

For information on applying for a swimming scholarship to Firbank Grammar please contact Nadine Preston on


  • For girls entering Years 7 to 11 inclusive
  • External and internal applicants.
  • Awarded by interview and presentation of curriculum vitae.


Firbank has a long tradition of sporting excellence and in the Senior School currently 18 sports are on offer. Firbank is part of Girls’ Sport Victoria, (GSV) which comprises the top 24 girls schools in Melbourne. GSV competition is in a variety of sports.

There is a comprehensive inter-house sporting competition and selected School teams that compete at local, State and National levels.

Skilled coaches support the sporting program of the School.

Applicants must have a sound academic record and demonstrate an outstanding commitment to and an achievement of excellence in their chosen sport/s. Sports scholarship recipients are required to contribute to a range of School sporting activities and compete in their chosen sport for the School for the duration of the Scholarship and are expected to act as good ambassadors for the School.

The scholarships will be tenable until the student has completed Year 12, subject to satisfactory performance.  They will be awarded on the basis of an interview and presentation of their curriculum vitae.  The recipients of the awards will receive 50% remission of tuition fees. The Enrolment Fee and Interest Free Deposit will be payable on acceptance of an offer of a scholarship.

For a student to be considered for a Sporting Scholarship the following criteria are applicable:

Short listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview with the Principal and the Director of Sport, however, the interview does not necessarily mean a Scholarship will be offered.

Applicants should submit the following:


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