Scholarship and bursary applications for entry into the 2022 school year are OPEN and will close at 4pm Thursday 15 April, 2021.
All scholarship and bursary applications must be accompanied by a complete online Admissions Application Form and a full student CV for admission into King's College.
The KCOCA has funds available to assist children and grandchildren of Old Collegians to attend King's College.
Preference will be given to those students who are new enrolments and would otherwise not be able to attend King's College.
All applications will be means tested.Download a KCOCA Bursary Application Form
Academic scholarships for Year 9 entry
Three Academic Scholarships will be awarded for Year 9 students starting their journey at the College in 2022. The primary criterion for these awards is a student's performance in the College's Scholarship Examinations. Each Academic Scholarship provides $5,000 toward tuition fees for five years. Please note that all those sitting the Academic Scholarship Examination will be expected to pay a $100 processing fee, which should be forwarded with the completed application form.
Scholarships are available for students with exceptional sporting ability. These may be awarded to students entering at any level. There will be four sports scholarships available in 2022. Each will provide $5,000 towards tuition fees.Download a Sports Scholarship application form
Music scholarships and bursaries
There will be three music scholarships available in 2022. Candidates for these awards will be auditioned by the Head of Performing Arts and will need to show proficiency (Grade 4 or higher) in one or more instruments. Applications for choral auditions are also accepted. Each music scholarship provides $5,000 toward tuition fees for five years. Scholarship recipients will be expected to take an active and willing part in performance music at the College.
Sir James Wallace Choral Scholarship
Candidates for this award will be auditioned by the Head of Performing Arts and should have potential as a singer after leaving school. The Scholarship covers up to 50 percent tuition fees for up to two years. Winners will be committed to supporting the King's College Choir and Men's Chamber Choir, to furthering their vocal ability through regular tuition and willing to participate in the wider cultural life of the school, e.g. Glee Club.Download a Sir James Wallace Choral Scholarship application form
James Webster Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship has been set up by King’s College in conjunction with the Webster family in memory of the late James Webster who was a student of the College. It is intended that the fund will increase over time to endow a scholarship to enable a boy or girl who would otherwise not be able to attend King’s College, to enter the College from outside Auckland as a boarder. Preference will be given to a student who could contribute to the Chapel Choir and/or community service programmes.Download a James Webster Memorial Scholarship application form
Phil Ryall Bursary
Please note this scholarship is not available in 2022.
This scholarship is awarded to an applicant from rural New Zealand, preferably from a part of the country which does not have easy access to secondary schooling.
Roger Bartley Memorial Scholarship
Please note this scholarship is not available in 2022.
This scholarship has been established by King’s College, in conjunction with the family of the late Dr Roger Bartley and the Rotary Club of Otahuhu. It commemorates Dr Bartley’s selfless service to the community and his strong association with both the College — as a student, school doctor, parent and grandparent; and with the Rotary Club of Otahuhu — as a member and President. The intention is to grow the fund so that from 2014 it can endow a scholarship for a promising all-round student who would benefit from an education at King’s College. Preference will be given for a student who is a resident of South Auckland and who would not be able to attend the College without the support of the scholarship.
L V Bruce Bursary for Sons of Old Collegians
Funds are available to assist sons of Old Collegians in cases where there is financial need. These bursaries contribute up to $6,000 per annum. This bursary is NOT available in 2022.Download an LV Bruce Bursary application form
Stride Scholarship for Boys from King's School
Mr Stride, a King's College Old Collegian, has generously created a scholarship for boys from King's School who are entering the College, but demonstrate a need for financial support. There will be one scholarship available in 2022, to the value of $5,000 towards tuition fees. If there is more than one candidate, both the need and merit of each individual candidate will be taken into account.Download a Stride Scholarship application form
Boarding Scholarships for Boys and Girls
Bradley Fenner Scholarship
This scholarship is not available in 2022.
The Bradley Fenner Scholarship was established in honour of one of our past Headmasters (2009–14) with the broad purpose of supporting students who would not otherwise be able to attend King’s College as boarders. Preference is given to a student who demonstrates leadership potential and is from outside Auckland.
Mark and Angela Clatworthy Scholarship
Since 2014 Old Collegian and Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon Mr Mark Clatworthy (Averill, 1978-82) and his wife Angela have chosen to provide yearly boarding scholarship solutions for promising students as their focus. Recipients are preferably of Māori or Pacific descent with a strong all round academic and/or sporting ability or who because of financial disadvantage might otherwise have been unable to receive an education at the College.Download a Mark and Angela Clatworthy Scholarship application form
Boarding Scholarships for Boys
Peter W Wilson Boarding Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a good, all-round student who would benefit from an education at King’s College and will contribute to the life of the College. Preference will be given to a Year 9 Boarder in School House, and who would not be able to attend King’s College without the support of the scholarship. This scholarship covers the boarding component of the fees and the family of the successful candidate will need to fund the tuition portion.Download a Peter W Wilson Boarding Scholarship application form
William Thode Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was set up in memory of William Thode, a King’s College Year 9 student who died in 2010. It was awarded for the first time in 2013. It is intended that the fund will continue to grow through donations and that the income earned from the investment will provide a bursary to a student entering the College at Year 9 who is a good all-rounder and who would not otherwise be able to attend King’s College.Download a William Thode Memorial Scholarship application form
Ian Kirkpatrick Rugby Scholarship
The Ian Kirkpatrick Rugby Scholarship assists an all-rounder with exceptional rugby skills to attend King’s College as a boarder. Recipients of the scholarship may not otherwise be able to attend King’s without the financial assistance of this scholarship. This scholarship contributes $4,000 towards tuition fees.Download a Ian Kirkpatrick Rugby application form
Scholarships for Girls
The Middlemore Bursary is for a girl boarder entering the College at any year level in 2022. The Middlemore Bursary provides $5,000 towards fees.Download a Middlemore Bursary application form
The Taylor Bursary is for day girl student entering the College at any year level. There will be one scholarship available in 2022. The scholarship will provide $5,000 toward tuition fees.Download a Taylor Bursary application form
Marion Bruce Bursary
The Marion Bruce Bursary is a for day girl student entering the College at any year level. There will be one scholarship available in 2022. The scholarship will provide $5,000 toward tuition fees.Download a Marion Bruce Bursary application form
Once awarded, all scholarships and bursaries are subject to annual review and may be withdrawn where performance is unsatisfactory. Some scholarships may not be available in certain years.
If you need more information on eligibility criteria, please contact our Head of Admissions, Graeme Syms: firstname.lastname@example.org.