Your son's education and wellbeing is important and we understand the need for all your questions to be answered. Our website contains our most recent developments and we can answer any enquiries by email, phone, mail or even during a visit to the College. Your communication is most welcome.
If there is specific information you require that is not mentioned on our website, please contact us. Our Enrolments Team will work with you so you get the answers you need.

For any other information, contact can be made by calling our Enrolment Office on 07 3865 0422 or via email at enrolments@nudgee.com

 

College Tours

To allow you and your son to explore the 136 hectares of the Nudgee College campus, the Enrolments department offer small group tours, as well as individual tours upon request. Group tours take place on most Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday mornings. Limited tours are available on Saturdays to allow families to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of a Nudgee College home round of GPS sport. For further information please refer to the 2017 Enrolment Tour Dates [PDF, 132 KB].

 

Bursaries and Scholarships

St Joseph’s Nudgee College offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships by providing financial assistance to families. Through Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) Nudgee College offers a Catholic education in the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice. EREA schools strive to offer a liberating education, based on gospel spirituality, within an inclusive community committed to justice and solidarity.

Recipients of all Bursaries and Scholarships will be expected to lead by example and strive in the spiritual, academic, social, personal, cultural, and sporting aspects of College life to become for the world a Signum Fidei - Sign of Faith. Parent(s)/guardian(s) will be also be expected to participate in those areas of College life for which their son has been granted the privilege of a scholarship to help promote their formation and embrace the wider Nudgee College community.

Bursary or Scholarship concessions applies to Tuition and/or Boarding Fees, ranging from 5% to 75% per year, dependent on the applicant meeting the key standards and the term of the Bursary or Scholarship. All students who receive a bursary or scholarship are reviewed annually.

In 2017, we are seeking applications for students in Year 10. Bursaries and Scholarships can be awarded to other year levels, based on individual assessment and special circumstances.

Steps to apply for a Bursary or Scholarship:

  1. Complete the Expression of Interest - Bursary / Scholarship Form

  2. Birth Certificate

  3. Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)

  4. Two most recent semester school reports

  5. Most recent NAPLAN results

  6. Cover letter and Personal CV - family situation and information about the applicant

  7. Provide supporting evidence (based on type of Bursary/Scholarship listed on EOI)

  8. $75 registration fee for Activities Scholarships only.

Each application is treated in a confidential manner.

Assessment is made on an individual basis within 14-21 days of application being received and all supporting documentation provided (registration fee paid for Activities Scholarship). The application will be assessed by the Bursary and Scholarship committee, chaired by the Principal. Further means testing may be required through ATO assessment documentation. Selected applicants will be invited to attend an interview with the Principal. All applicants will be notification in writing unsuccessful or successful. The offer will outline Bursary / Scholarship terms, along with the percentage.

All Bursaries and Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Principal, whose decision is final.

The Bursaries and Scholarships include:

  • Nudgee College Boarding and Isolated Children & Parents’ Association Bursary
  • College Bursary
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Musical Scholarship
  • Activities Scholarship
  • Indigenous Education Program
  • Halley Appleby Scholarship
  • Jack Ross Bursary
  • Wayne Wilson Bursary

 

Nudgee College Boarding and Isolated Children & Parents’ Association Bursary

Accepting applications

As one of Australia's leading boarding schools for over 125 years, Nudgee College has a rich history and strong connections of being the home away from home for boys from the bush. The Nudgee College Boarding and ICPA Bursary is offered to a new rural or remote student entering Year 10 or 11 each year.

Key standards for Boarding and ICPA Bursary;

  • Family membership to Isolated Children and Parents’ Association
  • Enthusiastic about attending boarding school
  • Overall academic performance and future potential evidence based on school reports
  • Diligence and application in academic studies
  • Achievement and involvement in other areas of excellence such as performing arts, visual arts, sport, music, debating and other relevant areas
  • A demonstrated sense of community
  • Leadership capacity

To apply for the Boarding and ICPA Bursary, please complete an Application Form.
Isolated Children and Parents’ Association Website(external link)

 

College Bursary

Accepting applications

We acknowledge some families within our community face difficulty and hardship . The College Bursary is designed to ensure our commitment to fostering an inclusive community and provision to a Nudgee College education. The bursary is offered to a student who would benefit from a Nudgee College education but who, without financial assistance, would be otherwise unable to attend. While preference is given to boys commencing Year 10, applicants wishing to enter the secondary school at other year levels will also be considered. Further means testing may be required through ATO assessment documentation.

Key standards for College Bursary;

  • Overall academic performance and future potential evidence based on school reports
  • Diligence and application in academic studies
  • Achievement and involvement in other areas of excellence such as performing arts, visual arts, sport, music, debating and other relevant areas
  • A demonstrated sense of community
  • Leadership capacity

To apply for the College Bursary, please complete an Application Form.

 

Academic Scholarship

Accepting applications

Academic Scholarships acknowledge and reward high achieving students as determined by academic performance, results in the scholarship examination and successful interview.

Key standards for Academic Scholarship;

  • High academic performance and future potential based on school reports
  • Diligence and application in academic studies
  • Achievement and involvement in other areas of excellence such as performing arts, visual arts, sport, music, debating and other relevant areas
  • A demonstrated sense of community
  • Leadership capacity
  • ACER Exam or Edutest results and further testing as required

To apply for the Academic Scholarship, please complete an Application Form.

The 2017 Edutest Exam will take place on Saturday 29 July for entry into 2017 and 2018.
Registration closes Friday 21 July. Register here(external link).

 

Musical Scholarship

Accepting applications

Music scholarships are open to Year 7 to Year 11 entry only. Scholarships are awarded primarily on the quality of audition, however, music examination success, ensemble involvement and demonstrated academic achievement will also be taken into consideration for selection. Auditions will be called for after the selection panel has had the time to review the applications.  All applicants are expected to be at or above the following minimum levels, with the exception of Instruments on the Endangered Instrument Lists. Special considerations is given for members of the Endangered Instrumental List (marked with *). The minimum music grade for these instruments is one level lower than those listed below.

Key standards for Musical Scholarship;

  • High academic performance and future potential based on school reports
  • Diligence and application in academic and musical studies
  • A demonstrated sense of community
  • Leadership capacity
  • Year 7 Entry - Minimum of Grade 4 AMEB / Grade 3 ANZCA (or equivalent)
  • Year 11 Entry - Minimum of Grade 6 AMEB / Grade 5 ANZCA (or equivalent)
  • This generally equates to around 4-5 years of regular music tuition. All applicants must be having lessons at the moment
  • Rhythm Section & Percussion Players are expected to be music readers

Scholarships are available on:

  • Woodwind: Flute, Oboe*, Bassoon*, Clarinet, Saxophone
  • Brass: Trumpet, French Horn*, Trombone, Euphonium*, Tuba
  • Percussion: Specialisations on Drum Kit, Mallet / Keyboard Percussion*, Timpani, General Percussion
  • Voice: (Classical, Musical Theatre, Contemporary)
  • Strings: Violin, Viola*, Cello, Double Bass, Harp*
  • Piano & Rhythm Section Instruments: Piano, Bass Guitar, Guitar (Classical / Contemporary)

To apply for the Music Scholarship, please complete an Application Form.

 

Activities Scholarship

Accepting applications for 2018 only

Closing date 30 October 2017

Registration fee $75 - Payment Portal available here(external link)

Nudgee College offers a wide variety of Activities Scholarships to new students who show, or have shown, outstanding talent in a GPS sport, including Cross Country, Basketball, Football, Rowing, Cricket, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Tennis and Rugby Union. Scholarships support elite athletes whether they compete at international, national, or regional level.

Key standards for Activities Scholarship;

  • Regional, State or National representation in chosen sport in recent years and future potential
  • Persistence and application in academic studies and sporting achievements
  • Overall academic performance and future potential evidence based on school reports
  • A demonstrated sense of community
  • Leadership capacity

To apply for the Activities Scholarship, please complete an Application Form.

 

Indigenous Education Program

Applications closed for 2018, accepting applications for Year 7, 2019 only.

If the student is currently in receipt of WCCCA funding, please contact the Enrolments Office prior to lodging an application.

St Joseph’s Nudgee College strives to bring out the very best in boys and is committed to improving the educational outcomes of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Formalised in 1993, the Indigenous Education Program supports students from urban, rural and remote communities across Australia. The Indigenous Education Program is funded through donations, Abstudy, Western Cape Communities Coordinating Committee (WCCCA) and Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF). Entry and funding is also means tested through ATO assessments for Income Summary Statement.

Key Standards for Indigenous Education Program;

  • An Indigenous Australian
  • Eligible for and in receipt of ABSTUDY
  • Enthusiastic about attending boarding school
  • Committed to successfully complete Year 12
  • Minimum of a “C” grade overall academic performance and future potential evidence based on school reports
  • Diligence and application in academic studies
  • Minimum of 80% attendance
  • Achievement and involvement in other areas of excellence such as performing arts, visual arts, sport, music, debating and other relevant areas
  • A demonstrated sense of community
  • Leadership capacity

To apply for the Indigenous Education Program, please complete an Application Form.

 

Halley Appleby Scholarship

Applications closed

Nudgee College, in partnership with the Nudgee College Rugby Support Group and the Sunshine Coast community, invite families to apply for the Halley Appleby Scholarship. Affectionately named after Old Boy Halley Appleby (NC 2005-07) the scholarship will fund one new student from the Sunshine Coast region, who is currently playing rugby for school and/or club, and can demonstrate reasons of equity to attend Nudgee College for Years 10, 11 and 12 from 2020.

 

Jack Ross Bursary

Applications closed

The Jack Ross Bursary is an initiative of the Nudgee College Foundation and the Nudgee College Old Boys’ Association. It is named after John (Jack) Elliot Ross, a highly respected College student, teacher, coach and secretary of the Old Boys’ Association with connections to the College from 1908 to 1972. The Jack Ross Bursary is available to new students entering Years 7-11 only, who display great values of character and leadership and is awarded for reasons of equity.

 

Wayne Wilson Bursary

Applications closed

Nudgee College, in partnership with Brisbane Racing Club and the Nudgee College Cricket Support Group, invite families who have experienced hardship or tragedy within the racing industry to apply for the Wayne Wilson Scholarship. Affectionately named after Wayne Wilson, the scholarship will fund one new student to attend Nudgee College for Years 11 and 12. The scholarship is open to new students entering Year 11 in 2018 only, who wish to benefit from a Nudgee College education and can demonstrate reasons of equity.


Should you have any questions regarding your sons enrolment, or require a hard copy of the documents mailed to you, please do not hesitate to contact Enrolments on 07 3865 0422 or via email.