In recognition of the work in education by Archbishop Thomas Carr, the College is pleased to offer two full scholarships to Year 7 and 10 students.

 Criteria for applicants
To encourage and recognise all-round academic excellence, Thomas Carr College offers academic scholarships for students entering Year 7 and Year 10. The scholarship testing date is usually conducted in Term One. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive Examination result, which are conducted by EduTest.

Who should apply?
Scholarship Examinations are open to students:
• Who already exhibit high levels of academic achievement in all subjects
• Who perform effectively under Examination conditions
• Whose academic studies will be enhanced by the awarding of a scholarship

How are the academic scholarships awarded?
Academic criteria for the awarding of academic scholarships is for a student who scores a minimum standard of 80% in both:
• Mathematical ability
• Literacy/English skill ability

Ongoing academic performance
The awarding of a scholarship is subject to periodic performance reviews which addresses the criteria applicable to all scholarships, whilst placing particular emphasis on the standards in the College’s Promotions Policy.

A review will be conducted at the end of Semester 2 and an interview will be scheduled with the Director of Learning and Teaching to ensure excellence in academic studies is being maintained. Participants should also endeavour to achieve Beacon Awards throughout the year.

Applications for Scholarships for 2018 are now closed. Applications for 2019 will open in early 2018.