​​​​​​​The College offers a number of scholarships for students, ranging from academic, music and sports scholarships to those that recognise general excellence.

From time to time, at the Rector's discretion, excellence scholarships may be offered outside the scholarship list below.  

Scholarships that require an application

Sporting Scholarships (Yr 9)             
Cultural Scholarships (Yr 9)
Te Whā​​​​​​​iti-nui-ā​​​​​​​-toi Scholarship (Yr 9)

​​​​​​​Discretionary Scholarships

  • Rector's Distance Boarding Scholarship (Yr 9)
  • ​​​​​​​Old Boys' Association Scholarship (must be a son of an Old Boy) (Yr 9)
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Morris Family Distance Boarding Scholarship (Yr 9)​​​​​​​

Scholarships gained via School nomination or application

Evergreen Trust Scholarship (Yr 9) - Applications for 2023 close on 31 July

- more information


Scholarship Gained via Entrance Exam

Intermediate School Academic Scholarship (Yr 7)
Lindisfarne College Council Academic Scholarship - 1st place (Yr 9)         
Guy and Ruby Baillie Academic Scholarship - 2nd place (Yr 9)

Te Whā​​​​​​​​​​​​​​iti-nui-ā​​​​​​​-toi Scholarships can be applied for prior to Year 9 entry. This Scholarship is available at the beginning of each year for full or part Mā​​​​​​​ori descent. Preference is given to those from Te Aka Puaho or of Tuhoe descent.

Te Whā​​​​​​​​​​​​​​iti Scholarship: Applications for 2024 close on 31 July

Sports Scholarship
(Student coming into Year 9 Scholarship)
​​​​​​​Applications for 2024 close on 22 September

Cultural Scholarship
(Student coming into Year 9 Scholarship)
​​​​​​​Applications for 2024 close on 22 September

Boarding Allowance​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​“Students are eligible to apply for a Boarding Allowance if they demonstrate they are facing barriers to achieving educational success, and that boarding away from home will remove those barriers.”

Students can apply for a boarding allowance if they meet one of the two eligibility criteria:

Access barrier
The student’s home is geographically isolated, for example in a remote rural or island location, far from the nearest secondary school.

Multiple barriers

The student’s educational success is negatively affected by:
-  Poor participation at school
-  Poor or negative relationships
-  Behavioural issues
-  Low educational achievement
-  Home environment.

For more information please visit this link on the Ministry of Education website.If you have any questions or need help with the application, contact the Boarding Allowance Team at the Ministry of Education.

T  04 439 5425 or 04 463 8085
E  boarding.allowances@education.govt.nz

Boarding Allowance Team
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666
​​​​​​​Wellington 6140

Applications close 31 October.