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Waikato Diocesan School Foundation Year 9 Academic Scholarships

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls offers up to two full-fee Academic Scholarships for prospective Year 9 day students who display academic excellence and all-round good character, but for financial reasons would otherwise not be able to attend the school.

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm, 30 April, each year.

For a list of criteria and application form, please click here
For a copy of the Principal's Endorsement form, please click here

To request a hard copy application pack
Phone: +64 7 07 855 2038 Extn 2703

External Scholarships and Bursaries

The Ministry of Education offers Boarding and Travel Bursaries and Scholarships. These are awarded on application directly to the

Old Girls' Association Bursary

Applications for the Old Girls' Association Bursary for 2020-2021 has been awarded. The award is a contribution of up to $4000 per annum towards school fees, paid in term installments. Applications for 2022/2023 will open mid-2021.

To be eligible the proposed recipient must be the daughter, granddaughter or niece of a Sonning & Waikato Diocesan Old Girls' Association Financial member.

Jenny Booth, President
SWDOGA, Private Bag 3051,
Hamilton 3240.
Please mark as private and confidential. 

Enquiries to:

Old Girls' Centennial Tertiary Scholarship 

The Sonning and Waikato Diocesan Old Girls’ Association Centennial Tertiary Scholarship is awarded each year to assist a financial member
of the SWDOGA with tuition fees to complete or further her tertiary studies.
A sum of $3,000 will be paid to the successful applicant in March of each year.
To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must have completed her secondary schooling at Dio and have completed at least two
years of tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution.

Applications in writing must be forwarded by a letter outlining course, institution and years at Dio to:
Jenny Booth, President
SWDOGA, Private Bag 3051,
Hamilton 3240
Please mark it as private and confidential. 

Supporting the application can be evidence of community service or service to the Old Girls' Association
Applications must be received by 30 November 2020.

Enquiries to: