Scholarships and Bursaries (Fee Assistance)

St Philip's College offers a number of opportunities for financial assistance each year, including scholarships and bursaries (fee assistance):

•Mary Lilian Coles Academic Scholarship (For new students entering Years 8, 9 & 10 in 2020)#

•Mary Lilian Coles Sport Scholarship (For new students entering Years 8, 9 & 10 in 2020)#

•Mary Lilian Coles Bursary (For new students entering Years 8, 9 & 10 in 2020)#

#Closing Date for Mary Lilian Coles Scholarships and Bursaries is Friday 1 November. Conditions Apply.

Personal Learning Plan Scholarship 2020  (Year 10 students only)

•two music scholarships (applications open Term 4, please contact our Registrar)

•bursaries (fee assistance) for children in particular circumstances (please see below)

Bursaries (Fee Assistance)

A limited number of Bursaries (Fee Assistance) are offered by the College in all year levels.

Please download:
Bursary (Fee Assistance) Application Form

Application Checklist and Parent Declaration Form and return them to the College.

For further information about St Philip's College Scholarships and Bursaries (Financial Assistance) please contact:

The Registrar
St Philip's College
PO Box 33
Alices Springs NT 0871

Ph: (08) 8950 4501
Fax: (08) 8950 4522

Email: The Registrar


The following organisations offer other opportunities and scholarships (please contact them directly):

IYLP - Indigenous Youth Leadership Project - this initiative is funded by the Australian Government

The IYLP offers scholarships and leadership opportunities to young Indigenous Australians, with a focus on youth from remote and regional communities with funding support through the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

In addition to helping Indigenous students achieve their educational aspirations, the IYLP supports the development of positive role models and leaders to inspire other Indigenous students.

The Smith Family, in conjunction with St Philip's College, invites applications for 2020.
Places are open to students entering Years 7-12 in 2020.
Applications are sent directly to The Smith Family where they will be short-listed for further consideration.
If successful in the next stage of the application process a face-to-face interview will be held at St Philip's College and with the IYLP Manager.
Information, applications, criteria and other forms are available from The Smith Family. For more information click here.

If you have any questions, please contact the IYLP Manager by email: or telephone on (08) 8224 1402.

ICPA Scholarship

The Alice Springs ICPA also offers a scholarship on a yearly basis for a child of an ICPA member family.

Post-secondary Scholarships

Alice Springs Freemasons Education Fund Scholarship - Alice Springs Freemasons are awarding financial assistance for post-secondary education for students finishing high school in 2019.
Please go to their website for more information.

Alice Springs Rotary Club - John Hawkins Memorial Scholarship - The Rotary Club of Alice Springs is pleased to announce that applications for the John Hawkins Memorial Scholarship are now open. Applications for this year are now closed. For more information, please go to their website.

Alice Springs Freemasons Education Fund

Scholarships available for post-secondary students going to university or doing a trade. 
Applications open in November and are advertised in the Centralian Advocate and through school newsletters. 

Applications close in mid January. Contact: Stuart Gear for full details on 0418 898 361