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Scholarships at Rangi Ruru

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School offers scholarship opportunities to highly motivated girls with abilities across many areas of life.

These areas include Academic, Music, Sport, Leadership and Cultural contributions and talents. In order to be considered for these prestigious scholarships, girls must be willing to contribute and participate fully in the life of Rang Ruru, upholding our values and embracing our spirit.

Our scholarship recipients are not only given financial support to attend Rangi Ruru, they are immersed in programmes that ensure they reach their full potential.

Scholarship Applications for 2021 are closed.

Scholarship Types

Years 7 and 9

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School is pleased to offer Scholarships for girls entering Year 7 and Year 9. Scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, for excellence in music and all-round ability.

Applicants must be New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents and currently in Year 6 or Year 8 to be eligible to sit the Scholarship examinations. A $100 application fee applies.

Years 10-13 Scholarships

Rangi Ruru offers a General Excellence Scholarship for girls in Years 10-13. Applicants must be New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents to be eligible for these scholarships. Current Rangi Ruru students in Years 10-13 are eligible to apply. These scholarships applications will be available in Term 3. A $100 application fee applies.

Year 7 Entrance Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

The number and value of these scholarships is determined on an annual basis. Students must demonstrate academic performance in our Scholarship Entrance Examination. High performance in other academic competitions may be taken into consideration. These scholarships are offered for two years.

General Excellence Scholarships

Students must demonstrate a high level of achievement and participation in two or more of our four identified areas: academic, leadership, sport, cultural. These scholarships are offered for two years. If an applicant has a special strength in music as part of the Cultural component, please note this on the application form and be prepared to attend an audition if required.

Stellar Music Scholarships

Stellar Music Scholarships are awarded for excellence in music. If selected, girls are required to attend an audition which runs for approximately 20 minutes. The audition consists of a short performance of two contrasting pieces, aural tests, sight reading, a brief discussion on the music performed, and the applicants involvement in music. Further details will be given on notification of selection for audition. These scholarships are offered for two years.

Rangi Ruru Old Girls’ Association Scholarship

For Year 7 entry for two years awarded to the daughter or granddaughter of a Rangi Old Girl. An academically able girl will be supported to continue her journey.

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Year 9 Entrance Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

The number and value of these scholarships is determined on an annual basis. Students must demonstrate academic performance in our Scholarship Entrance Examination. High performance in other academic competitions may be taken into consideration. These scholarships are offered for five years.

General Excellence Scholarships

Students must demonstrate a high level of achievement and participation in two or more of our four identified areas: academic, leadership, sport, cultural. These scholarships are offered for five years. If an applicant has a special strength in music as part of the Cultural component, please note this on the application form and be prepared to attend an audition if required.

Boarding Scholarships

Boarding Scholarships are awarded to a year 9 who shows dedication to academic study and all-round ability. The recipient is awarded $5,000 per annum for five years.

Stellar Music Scholarships

Stellar Music Scholarships are awarded for excellence in music. If selected, girls are required to attend an audition which runs for approximately 20 minutes. The audition consists of a short performance of two contrasting pieces, aural tests, sight reading, a brief discussion on the music performed, and the applicants involvement in music. Further details will be given on notification of selection for audition. These scholarships are offered for five years.

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Costs

A $100 registration fee is required for girls to sit Scholarship. Those who have already submitted a General Application for enrolment do not have to pay an additional fee. Any girl whose mother is an Old Girl of Rangi Ruru Girls’ School are exempt from this fee.

If you would like more information on Scholarships or pre-enrolment, contact Anita Sawyers, Enrolments Manager on +64 3 983 3726 or email a.sawyers@rangiruru.school.nz.