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Scholarships & Bursaries

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School offers a number of Scholarships and Bursaries each year to open up a world of opportunities for young women who demonstrate great potential to benefit from the personalised, holistic education IGGS provides.

Scholarship applications for entry into Years 7 to 12 at Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School in 2019 are now closed. Applications for our 2020 program will be open December 2018 through March 2019.

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School’s Scholarship Program offers a number of scholarships that are designed to reward and encourage students who continually strive for academic achievement and who maintain an active involvement in the Arts, community service and sport.

The School believes that students who engage in all aspects of an all-round education will have every opportunity to develop into confident, well-educated young women.


IGGS Scholarships

Information and selection criteria for 2019 Scholarship Program candidates – APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Trustees Scholarships

Reward and recognise students entering Years 7  to 12 in 2019 for outstanding all-round involvement in school life through up to 50% tuition remission. This scholarship is open to NEW students only, not currently attending Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School.

Information and selection criteria for Trustee Scholarship candidates.


Academic Scholarships

Reward and recognise new and current students entering Years 7 to 12 for academic excellence through up to 50% tuition remission. Students are required to sit the Scholarship Examination at the School on 24 March. Remote and interstate candidates may be able to make arrangements to sit the examination remotely under strict supervision.

Information and selection criteria for Academic Scholarship candidates.


Special Ability Scholarships

Reward and recognise students entering Years 7 to 12 who excel in Music or Sport. Represents up to 50% tuition remission.

Information and selection criteria for Special Ability – Sports candidates

Information and selection criteria for Special Ability – Music candidates


School Captain Scholarships

Offered to students who are completing Year 6 in 2018 and are current School Captains of their Primary or Junior School and can demonstrate broad involvement across school life. Represents up to 25% tuition remission.

Information and selection criteria for School Captain Scholarship candidates


Defence Force Family Scholarships

Awarded to new students entering Years 7 to 12 who are members of serving Defence Force families in recognition of the significant contribution and sacrifices the families make whilst serving our nation.  Represents up to 25% tuition remission.

Information and selection criteria for Defence Force Family Scholarship candidates


Lylie Argus Memorial Scholarship – Year 11 2019 only

Offered to one new student entering Year 11, who would not otherwise be able to attend Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School. It is preferable, but not compulsory, for applicants to be related to former IGGS students. The Scholarship has been established in memory of Mrs Lylie Argus and her significant contribution to the School, and represents 50% remission of tuition fees. It is a pre-requisite of the Lylie Argus Memorial Scholarship that students first apply for an Academic Scholarship, which will facilitate their involvement in the scholarship examination.

Information and selection criteria for Lylie Argus Memorial Scholarship candidates

AIEF Scholarship

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School (IGGS) is an Educational Partner of the AIEF and offers a limited number of scholarships under the AIEF Scholarship Program, which enables Indigenous students in financial need to attend leading Australian schools and universities.

The program is founded on the belief that students will have the greatest chance of succeeding at school if the decision to enrol is one made by the family and the student in conjunction with the School.

AIEF Scholarship applications for 2019 have now closed. To express your interest in the 2020 AIEF Scholarship application round, please email your details, including your daughter’s name and current year level

If you require further assistance or information regarding scholarships, please contact the Director of Enrolments and Community Relations on 07 3454 4442.

Mrs Kristie Welsh
Director of Enrolments & Community Relations



IGGS offers both tuition and boarding bursaries to provide support to families who may require hardship/emergency assistance with school fees on a short-term basis, or whose circumstances fundamentally alter.

To view our Bursary information please click here.

For more assistance regarding Bursaries please contact:

Mrs Lynette Hill
PA to the Chief Financial Officer