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Both Notre Dame internal students and external applicants are invited to apply for Scholarships.  Academic, Music, Art, Sports and Drama Scholarships are available at 11+, 13+ and Sixth Form.

11+ Scholarships

The closing date for 11+ scholarship applications for 2019 entry is 12th November 2018.

Candidates wishing to apply for an 11+ Art, Music, Drama or Sports Scholarship will be required to complete the additional Scholarship Registration Form below by the closing date of 12th November 2018.  It is not necessary to complete the form for Academic Scholarships, which will be offered as a result of a girl’s performance in the Entrance Examination on 8th January 2019 only.


Art. Music, Drama and Sport Scholarship applications will be assessed upon receipt and the girls with successful applications will be invited to attend the relevant Scholarship Assessment Day. Please make careful note of any additional submissions/portfolios that may be required as part of an application - additional submissions are required for Sport and Drama by Monday 19th November 2018 and for Art by Tuesday 8th January 2019.  Scholarships will be offered based on performance at the relevant Scholarship Assessment Day.  

We regret that alternative Scholarship Assessment dates are not available.

To find out more about the Art, Music, Drama and Sport Scholarships, please click on the links below to see the relevant scholarship information sheet for 2018 entry - these will be updated shortly for 2019 entry and we expect them to be little changed.

Art Scholarship Information Sheet
Drama Scholarship Information Sheet
Music Scholarship Information Sheet
Sports Scholarship Information Sheet

Key Dates for 11+ Scholarships

  • 12th November 2018 - Closing Date for Scholarship applications
  • 19th November 2018 - final date for portfolio submissions for Drama and Sports Scholarships
  • 8th January 2019 - final date for portfolio submissions for Art Scholarships
  • Art Scholarship Assessment Day - Thursday 10th January 2019
  • Sport Scholarship Assessment Day - Friday 11th January 2019
  • Drama Scholarship Assessment Day - Monday 14th January 2019
  • Music Scholarship Assessment Day - Tuesday 15th January 2019

Scholarships in Other Year Groups

Academic, Art, Music, Sports and Drama Scholarships are typically available at 13+ and Sixth Form level.

Girls can apply during Year 8 for 13+ scholarships and during Year 11 for Sixth Form scholarships.  Please contact our Admissions Office,, for further information.

Academic Scholarships will be offered at 13+ as a result of a girl's performance in the Scholarship examination during Year 8 and at Sixth Form as a result of performance in the Scholarship examination during Year 11.

The closing date for 13+ scholarship applications is 19th November 2018.

13+ Scholarship Registration Form

Find Out More

Should you have any questions regarding Art, Drama, Music or Sport Scholarships, please contact Beccy Johnson at