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Bursaries and

Loreto Normanhurst was established in 1897 to provide a Loreto education for country girls. Over 120 years on, we are still committed to providing an excellent holistic education for girls in regional, rural and remote areas, as well as girls from the Sydney basin.

The School offers a number of Bursaries and Scholarships each year to girls entering Years 7 to 11. For further details about each opportunity, please follow the links below:

Bursary Program

Available for Day and Boarding Students for entry in Years 7-11 2023.

Indigenous Scholarships

Available for Boarding Students for entry in Years 7-10 2023.

Samantha Mar Scholarship

Available for one student for entry in Year 7 2023.

How to Apply

Please follow the process below to apply for Bursaries or an Indigenous Scholarship for 2023.

The deadline for submission of 2023 Bursary and Indigenous Scholarship applications is 28 February 2022.

Applications for the Samantha Mar Scholarship for Year 7 2023 have now closed.
The successful applicant for the Samantha Mar Scholarship will be notified in June 2022.

The consideration of Bursaries and Scholarships will only be made to those students who meet the enrolment criteria of the school. Please refer to the School's Enrolment Guidelines for these criteria.

To be eligible, an Enrolment Form must be submitted with your Application. Families will need to be prepared to progress through the Enrolment Process which is outlined here.

Please download and print the Enrolment Form below, complete it and submit it to to commence the process.

Enrolment Form

Please download the relevant Bursaries and Scholarships application Form below. 

Bursary Application Form

Indigenous Scholarship Application Form

Complete the relevant Bursaries and Scholarships application form and collate all supporting financial documentation as required.  Please refer to the Checklists below to ensure all requested documentation is provided.

Indigenous Scholarship Application Checklist

Enrolment Checklist

Family Reference

Please scan and email the completed application, marked ‘Confidential’, to Mrs Karyn MacQuillan, Acting Head of Enrolments, at

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