Scholarships - Christian Brothers College


Christian Brothers College scholarships celebrate the vision of our College Founder Blessed Edmund Rice, who valued access to and engagement in quality Catholic education for all children.

Our scholarships are open to new students and current students of CBC.

Eligible students are expected to demonstrate a positive contribution in all aspects of College life including actively supporting and engaging with the Catholic ethos of the College and co-curricular activities. All CBC scholarships provide up to 50% remission of tuition fees for the duration of the student’s enrolment at the College and are reviewed annually.

Applications for 2025 Scholarships have now closed – please contact our Registrar Rita Micale via to register your interest for our 2026 Scholarships.

Scholarships Categories

Academic Scholarship (Year 7 or Year 10)

Open to students entering Year 7 or Year 10, or those who are current CBC students. CBC Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of results from the CBC Gifted and Talented Assessment process, and at the discretion of the Principal.

Edmund Rice Scholarship (Years 7 to 12)

Through Edmund Rice Scholarships, the College supports new and current students who would otherwise not have the opportunity or means to attend CBC. This scholarship commemorates the vision and life of our Founder, Blessed Edmund Rice and reflects the College values of Faith, Excellence, Community and Compassion.

Indigenous Heritage Scholarship (Years 7 to 12)

Recognises students with Indigenous heritage who will contribute positively to College life. Priority is given to those families in financial need. The scholarship is open to new and current students entering Year 7 to 12.

Music Scholarship (Years 7 to 10)

The Music Scholarship recognises students with exceptional music talent who will enhance the College Music program. The scholarship is open to new and current students entering Year 7 to 10.

2025 Scholarships

Applications are now closed.

Scholarship Information for Applicants

Scholarship Application Form

2025 Scholarship Application Key Dates

  • Monday 27 November 2023 – Registrations open for CBC Scholarships
  • Friday 23 February 2024 – Applications close for CBC Scholarships
  • Saturday 16 March 2024 – Academic Scholarship Applicant Examination
  • Friday 3 May 2024 – Scholarships offered

Further Information

For scholarship or enrolment enquiries, contact the College Registrar, Mrs Rita Micale on 08 8400 4210.

Submitting The Scholarship Application

Please submit your completed Scholarship Application, including any required supporting documentation by email to the College Registrar, Mrs Rita Micale ( or via post to:

The Registrar
Christian Brothers College
214 Wakefield Street
Adelaide SA 5000

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