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Scholarships and Bursaries

Each year Lake Joondalup Baptist College is proud to offer a limited number of bursaries and scholarships. The College seeks to ensure that the process of application is rigorous and that any fee relief is awarded with equity, confidentiality, and compassion and that the College’s mission of “Seek wisdom, act justly, love mercy” is promoted at all times.

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Bursaries

Financial Hardship Bursary
All students enrolled in Kindergarten through to Year 12 and currently attending the College are eligible to apply for a Financial Hardship Bursary. Parents may apply for the Financial Hardship Bursary where there is a significant change in their circumstances (for example, a reduction in earnings or a redundancy) which could not reasonably have been foreseen at the time of entry into the College. Financial assistance is on a demonstrable needs basis and is for one year only. All applications for financial assistance are means-tested. When considering such applications account will also be taken of the pupil’s contribution to the life of the College.

Financial Hardship Bursary recipients receive a 50% discount on tuition fees and families are asked to contribute the other 50%. The bursary does not cover subject levies and additional charges such as swimming lessons, excursions, camps and levies. The bursary is awarded for a period of one (1) academic year.

To apply, families are required to fill in the Application for a Financial Hardship Bursary form and provide all necessary supporting documentation. Due to the confidential nature of information required, it is compulsory for Bursary applications to be emailed to Bursaries@ljbc.wa.edu.au with all supporting documentation included. This is to avoid sensitive information potentially going missing in the mail.

There is a limited number of bursaries available and the decision of the Panel, in association with the College Principal regarding the awarding of a bursary, is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Scholarships

Lake Joondalup Baptist College is proud to offer a range of scholarships for academic accomplishment, high performance and general excellence.

High Performance Scholarships
This program is available to students in years 7 to 12. Candidates need to demonstrate a high level of endeavour in either academics, sport, the arts or cultural pursuits. All scholarship recipients are to commit to the values of the College, demonstrate consistent and outstanding pursuit of educational outcomes and a capacity to contribute to the life of the school.

Scholarships provide a partial remission of varying levels (up to 50%) on tuition fees. The scholarship does not cover subject levies and additional charges such as excursions, camps and levies.

Applications for 2021 are closed.

Academic All Rounder Scholarships
Academic All Rounder Scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated a consistent and outstanding level of academic ability during their Lower Secondary years. Candidates must have achieved an aggregate of 80% or more, or equivalent, at the end of the previous school year.

The Scholarship provides for a remission of 50% on tuition fees only and is valid for Years 10, 11 and 12.

Applications for 2021 are closed.

The Alf Binks Award
This Award is offered by way of a Scholarship and is awarded to high-achieving students who engage in a range of school-based, community and other co-curricular activities. These students demonstrate the College’s motto of “Seek wisdom, act justly, love mercy” and act in a spirit of inclusiveness and openness towards everyone within the school community. They show leadership and use their talents to the best of their ability while providing support and encouragement to other students. This scholarship is available for students in years 7 to 12 for their duration at the College.

The Scholarship will be awarded by the College Board of Directors based on the student’s comprehensive application, portfolio and a personal interview.

Applications for 2021 are closed.

How to Apply for Scholarships and Awards

Scholarship applications should include:

• a covering letter
• copies of the most recent school reports (and references)
• completed Application Form

Note: A College assessment may be required.

For information about Scholarships and Bursaries, please contact the College Registrar
Phone: (08) 9300 7444 Email: Registrar@ljbc.wa.edu.au

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