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External Scholarships and Bursaries

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

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 $4,000 per annum towards school fees, paid in term instalments. 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.

Please click here for an application form.

Shelley Slade-Gully, President
SWDOGA, Private Bag 3051,
Hamilton 3240.
Please mark as private and confidential. 

Enquiries to:
Shelley Slade-Gully

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.

Please click here for a list of criteria and application form

Applications in writing must be forwarded by a letter outlining course, institution and years at Dio to:
Shelley Slade-Gully, 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 2021.

Enquiries to:
Shelley Slade-Gully -