James McCarthy Scholarship Application Form

Applications are now open for the 2021 James McCarthy Scholarship. This is a two year scholarship (for the completion of Years 11 and 12) and is open to 2020 Year 10 students from the wider community and also currently enrolled Year 10 students at Ignatius Park College.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, community involvement and financial need.

Preference will be given to those applicants who would greatly benefit from an Ignatius Park College education, and who, without some financial assistance, would be unable to attend.  This scholarship is a 50% remission on tuition fees.

All components of this application form must be received no later than 4.00pm, Monday 16 June 2020
Late submissions will not be accepted. 



Surname or Family Name:

Given Name(s):

Current Street Address:



Date of Birth:

Entrance Year at the Commencement of 2021:

Current School Attending

Parent or Caregiver (1)

Surname or Family Name:

Given Name(s):

Relationship to Applicant:

Mobile/Contact Phone Number:

Email Contact:

Parent or Caregiver (2)

Given Name(s):

Surname or Family Name:

Relationship to Applicant:

Mobile/Contact Phone Number:

Email Contact:


1. Academic Achievements Please provide a statement describing any prizes and special achievements and involvement in other academic activities. Additionally, please provide copies of the latest school report and NAPLAN results report. (500 word limit)

2. Community Involvement Please provide a statement outlining involvement and achievements in community activities such as Sport, Church or other community involvement. (500 word limit)

3. Financial Access Please briefly outline how receiving the scholarship will provide a greater opportunity to access an education at Ignatius Park College. (500 word limit)


The following questions have no ‘correct’ answer but may be helpful in the processing of your application. These questions are about how you see your future. (Student to respond).

Why would you like to study at Ignatius Park College?

What are your hopes and dreams for the future?

How can you contribute to the Ignatius Park College community?


(eg. Teacher or significant adult in your life) Please provide the contact details for a referee who can provide information relating to: • Your ability and performance during 2018-2020. • Your dedication and commitment to their studies.

Contact Name:

Company Name (if applicable):

Position/Relationship to Applicant:

Email Contact:

Mobile/Contact Phone Number


I/We hereby declare that to the best of my/our knowledge all documentation and information submitted or made available by me/us to the School is true, accurate and complete.
I/We understand and accept that Ignatius Park College reserves the right at any stage to withdraw a place, which has been offered on the basis of incomplete or incorrect information.
I/We understand and accept the conditions of the scholarship as set out in the Scholarship Expectations form included in this information pack.
You acknowledge that the Application Form for the James McCarthy Scholarship has been completed honestly and correctly, and that you have made full disclosure in response to the matters and questions raised in the Application Form. The Application Form forms part of the Scholarship Contract, and a failure to complete this form honestly and correctly, or to make full disclosure, may result in the immediate termination of this application by the school.

Thank you for completing the James McCarthy Scholarship Application Form. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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