Scholarships

Scholarships for entry to Abbot’s Hill School in September 2024

The Abbot’s Hill Scholarship programme supports, encourages and develops excellence, whether it be in academic, creative or sporting fields of endeavour. Each year, the School makes available several scholarships and exhibitions to recognise and reward exceptional candidates in academic study, the creative and performing arts and sport. Students who hold an award are expected to work hard and contribute positively to school life. Many will go on to bring their talents to bear on the wider world as well.

Scholarship at Year 3 (7+) entry
• The Eliza Brown Scholarship

Scholarships at Year 7 (11+) entry
• Academic (STEM) and
Academic (English)
Scholarships are awarded annually based on entrance examination results and interview results. All candidates who sit the entrance examination (ISEB pre-test) are automatically considered for an academic scholarship. There is no additional scholarship examination. Scholarships are available to internal and external candidates. There are two types of Academic Scholar: a STEM scholar and an English scholar. More than one award of each type may be made annually.
• Music, Art and Design, Drama and Sport 
At Year 7 entry, scholarship opportunities exist across the creative and performing arts. Assessment days take place shortly after the entrance examination and comprise of an opportunity to meet staff and take part in activities designed to inspire and excite potential scholars.
• The Baird Scholarship (All Rounder)
Candidates will be invited back to interview based on the results of the ISEB pre-test as well as performance in the specialist scholarships (Sport, Art and Design, Music, Drama). They will be expected to show how they embody our school values: kindness, authenticity, involvement, curiosity and challenge

Scholarships at Year 9 (13+) and Year 10 (14+) entry
• Music, Art and Design, Drama and Sport
At Year 9 and 10 entry, a small number of scholarships are available in Music, Art and Design, Drama and Sport. In addition, for new joiners into Year 9 and Year 10, candidates who perform highly in their entrance test will be considered for an Academic Award.

Scholarship assessment dates for Year 7 (11+) entry:
Sport Scholarships – Monday 15 January 2024
Music Scholarships – Tuesday 16 January 2024
Art and Design Scholarships – Wednesday 17 January 2024
Drama Scholarships – Thursday 18 January 2024
Academic (STEM) and Academic (English) Scholarships – Friday 19 January 2024

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 13 December 2023

To apply, please complete the form below.