SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

A scholarship is a financial award granted to a learner on their cultural, sporting or academic excellence.

At the Mountain Cambridge School, we offer a number of scholarship places that afford us an opportunity to attract exceptionally talented pupils to the school, many of whom, this is a life-changing opportunity might otherwise be out of reach. Successful candidates are awarded a discount on fees.

At the beginning of the year, the Mountain Cambridge School offers a limited number of prestigious scholarships to exceptional High School candidates across the academic, sport and music faculties.

Applications for the 2022 scholarships are now open.

You can apply for a scholarship, (academic/sport/cultural scholarship OR a need based scholarship) by forwarding an email to the admissions department, in an essay format motivating the reason for applying:

Application should be made in writing on or before the 31st of June 2021 stating the reason for the application; and any supporting documentation 

a) MCS Open Academic Scholarship – An annual reduction of School Fees

Mountain Cambridge High School offers an Academic Scholarship for which an examination in English and Mathematics will be held on 31st of June 2021. A learner’s cultural, sporting and leadership talents may also be taken into account.

Minimum criteria:

  • Currently achieving 75% or above in Mathematics and English
  • Candidate needs to maintain a satisfactory aggregate in English and Mathematics annually in order to maintain their scholarships for the following year.

b) MCS Closed Academic Scholarship – An annual reduction of School Fees

Mountain Cambridge High School offers an Academic Scholarship for a learner from Mountain Cambridge Primary School, for which an examination in English and Mathematics will be held on 31st of June 2021. A learner’s cultural, sporting and leadership talents may also be taken into account.

Minimum criteria:

  • Currently achieving 75% or above in Mathematics and English
  • Candidate needs to maintain a satisfactory aggregate in English and Mathematics annually in order to maintain their scholarships for the following year.

A learner may apply for Sport Scholarship based on the contribution that he/she could make to the sporting life of Mountain Cambridge High School.  He/ She will display exceptional talent in a major School Sport, which he/she will share with the community. He/ She will be expected to attend an interview and to produce evidence of her talent.

Minimum criteria:

  • Scholarships are only offered in the sports that are offered at MCS
  • Candidate must compete at provincial/ regional level for at least one sport, to be considered
  • Must play in the A Team for, or excel in, at least one other sport to be considered
  • The candidates academic performance will be taken into account

A learner may apply for Music Scholarship based on the contribution that he/she could make to the musical life of Mountain Cambridge High School.  He/ She will display exceptional talent in Music, which he/she will share with the community. He/ She will be expected to attend an interview and to produce evidence of her talent.

Minimum criteria:

  • Currently achieving 75% or above in Mathematics and English
  • Completion of Grade 3 practical examination (UNISA, ABRSM or TCL) in an instrument of their choice as well as the completion of Grade 2 Theory of Music examination of Grade 8 applicants.

The school grants need-based scholarships to deserving candidates in the higher classes. Such scholarships normally do not exceed 50% of the school fees and are valid for a period of one scholastic year only. In exceptional cases the Management offers need-based scholarships exceeding 50% of the school fees.

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To make an application please download and complete an application form then return it along with all the supporting documents to reception@themcs.co.za