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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 financially means-tested of Bursaries and Indigenous 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 2024.

Indigenous Scholarships

Available for Boarding Students for entry in Years 7-11 2024.

Additional Indigenous Scholarship positions now available for 2023

As we strive to expand our Bursaries and Scholarships program, we have been able to open up additional Indigenous Scholarships for 2023. We invite families who might be eligible to apply for an Indigenous Scholarship for entry in years 8, 9 or 11, 2023 to contact our enrolments team on or enquire now using this link. 

How to Apply

Please follow the process below to apply for Bursaries or an Indigenous Scholarship for 2024.

The deadline for submission of 2024 Bursary and Indigenous Scholarship applications is 28 February 2023.

The consideration of Bursaries and Indigenous 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.

All Bursary and Indigenous Scholarship applications are subject first and foremost to the successful completion of the enrolment process. An Enrolment Form must be submitted and families will need to be prepared to progress through the Enrolment Process which is outlined here.

Please complete your initial Enrolment Application here and ensure that you have indicated on that Application that you are interested in either the Bursary or the Indigenous Scholarship.

Invitation to complete a Bursary/Indigenous Scholarship Application

Your daughter’s Enrolment Application will be included in the appropriate enrolment process and considered in accordance with Enrolment Guidelines and availability. 

Should we be in a position to progress your Enrolment application through to an Interview, you will be invited by the Enrolments team to complete the relevant Bursary or Indigenous Scholarship application once these applications open. Applications for Bursary/Indigenous Scholarships open in the December prior to enrolment interviews being conducted.

Upon successful completion of the Enrolment Process your Application for a Bursary or Indigenous Scholarship will be considered. An offer of an enrolment place will be held until such time that the outcome of the Bursary or Indigenous Scholarship is confirmed.

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 Enrolments, at

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