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1)   The Sister Mary Hyacinth Roche Scholarship

Sister Mary Hyacinth Roche was the original Deputy Principal of the College. She then became Principal (1974 - 1979), leading the College community with energy, enthusiasm and a love of learning. This provided a strong basis of growth for the College and a rich living witness to the Good Samaritan tradition. 

This Scholarship will be offered to an incoming Year 7 student who is the daughter and/or granddaughter of an ex-student. The Scholarship will cover part tuition fees for a period to be determined by the Scholarship Committee. All other costs, including Technology Levy, Capital Levy, P&F Levy, co-curricular activities and uniforms, are required to be met in full by families. The College’s non-refundable Expression of Interest Fee and Enrolment Acceptance Fee must be paid by the family prior to applying for a Mount St Benedict College Scholarship.

 In the spirit of Sister Mary Hyacinth Roche's leadership, the successful applicant will be the student who best demonstrates to the Selection Committee evidence of their sense of community, discipline and commitment in their endeavours. 

 Prerequisites: 

  • A letter of acceptance of enrolment for the Year 7 academic year 
  • Ex-students applying for their daughter and/or granddaughter must be financial members of the Mount St Benedict Ex-Students Association Click here to pay online. [Please check your profile under Further information to see if you are already a Life member]
  • Both mother and/or grandmother and daughter and/or granddaughter must meet the Eligibility Criteria attached  MSBESA Scholarship Eligibility Document
  • Registration for Level 1 of the ACER examination in the year prior to entry.  Applications open in late September. To register for the scholarship please access the ACER website. 
  • A MSBESA Scholarship Application Form will be emailed to all applicants. 

 

2)   Guidelines MSBESA Ex-Student Experience Grants

The Mount St Benedict Ex-students’ Association (MSBESA) was formed in 2001 as part of the 35th anniversary celebrations for the College and has grown considerably over the years. MSBESA exists to strengthen the ties between ex-students and the current College community. 

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