Scholarships & awards
- School Services
- Community Services
- Certificate of Achievement (6 merits including at least one for Effort and either School or Community Services)
- Certificate of Excellence (18 merits including one merit from each category)
- Medal of Excellence (36 merits including two merits from each category)
- Medal of Distinction (54 merits including three merits from each category)
- Medal of Honour (108 merits including six merits from each category)
Read more about different scholarships and awards.
These awards are presented to Aboriginal students, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff, school regions, schools and community members across several categories. They highlight and celebrate excellence and achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW Public Schools.
This popular challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.
Opportunities for selected secondary students to visit significant overseas sites associated with Australia's participation in wars, who will be in Years 10 or 11 at the time of travel.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award provides an internationally recognised, self-development program for 14-25 year olds. The program equips young people with the opportunity to undertake a variety of voluntary and challenging activities.
Up to 300 scholarships are available for talented students to train as teachers in secondary maths, science (physics) or English, and in special education.
Excellence and achievement in high school is recognised by this Commonwealth government award.
Scholarships are awarded to students to study to be primary and high school teachers.
Four scholarships are awarded each year to descendants of WWI and WWII veterans to help finance the first year of a degree course in a NSW or ACT University.
These are available to students in Years 11 and 12 to enable young people to spend two years in one of the United World College's 12 overseas campuses.
The NSW Rural Doctors Network offers scholarships for students interested in having rural experience as part of their studies.