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Scholarships

Internal Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered by Iona College and are only applicable to:

(a)        students who have accepted the offer of a place at the College,

(b)       current students, or

(c)       graduates of Iona College.

They cannot be used for the purpose of gaining entry to the College.

Entry Level Scholarships

Entry level scholarships will be awarded as a result of examinations held on Scholarship Day at Iona each year and will only be paid while the recipient is a student at Iona College. No student can be awarded more than one entry level scholarship.

The following students are eligible to sit the examinations:

  • Year 6 and Year 8 students who have been offered and have accepted enrolment at Iona the following year.
  • Year 8 students attending Iona who are returning in Year 9 the following year.

Iona College Intermediate Scholarship

Value: $500.00 per annum

Tenure: Two years

Eligibility: Available to students entering Iona in Year 7.

The IOGA Scholarship (Year 9)

Value: $2,000.00 per annum

Tenure: Five years

Eligibility: Available to students entering Iona in Year 9. The student does not need to be the daughter of an Old Girl.

Music Scholarship (Year 9)

Value: $500.00 per annum

Tenure: Three years

Eligibility: Available to students entering Iona in Year 9.

Additional Scholarships

Sports Scholarships (Year 9)

Value: $1,000.00

Tenure: Funds are available throughout the student’s time at Iona.

Eligibility: Available to students attending Iona in Year 9.

Mary Brownlie Music Scholarship

Value: $1,000.00

Tenure: Funds are available throughout the student’s time at Iona.

Eligibility: Available to students attending Iona.

Purpose: To assist the student to meet some of the costs associated with music tuition.

Pipe Organ Tuition Scholarship (Music Students)

Value: Up to 10 half hour lessons

Tenure: One year

Eligibility: Available to students attending Iona College who have achieved Grade 5 on the piano.

Te Kowhai Scholarship (Junior Dux)

Value: $1,000.00

Eligibility: Available to students attending Iona in Year 10.

Principal’s Scholarship (Year 12)

Value: $1,000.00

Eligibility: Available to students attending Iona in Year 12.

Iona Old Girl’s Special Scholarship (Year 12 or 13)

Value: $1,000.00

Tenure: One year – to be used in the year it is awarded

Eligibility: Available to students attending Iona in Year 12 or Year 13.

Penzance Scholarship (Year 13 Graduate)

Value: $2,000 per annum

Tenure: Three years

Eligibility: Available to students studying full time at a tertiary institution.

The Margaret Woodhouse Memorial Scholarship (School Graduate and beyond)

Value: Up to $10,000

Tenure: One year

Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • be a current or former pupil of Iona College
  • be already enrolled or undertaking to enrol as a student with the Royal College of Music, London or a Music Department, School or Faculty of a New Zealand University
  • have proven or potential excellence as a musical performer
  • have generosity of spirit towards others.

External Scholarships

Several external scholarships are available that offer grants to assist students in their education. It is the parents’ responsibility to research and apply for any external scholarships. Such scholarships are only applicable when a student has accepted the offer of a place at Iona or is a current student and cannot be used for the purpose of gaining entry to the College.