Apply for a Scholarship at St Benedict's

St Benedict's offers a limited number of scholarships each year to boys entering the College at Grade 8. No Scholarships are offered to boys entering any other grade or to boys who are currently enrolled in another grade at the school.

Scholarship Information

Whilst boys are usually "invited" to write the scholarship exam, the selection process is open to all boys who wish to participate - including Grade 7 boys from our own Preparatory School.


Only boys who achieved an academic average of 70% at the end of Grade 6 will be admitted to the scholarship process. The examinations consists of two papers usually written in March each year.

Awarding of

This is based on the results of the examination; completion of the Scholarship Application Form; and a formal interview. Academic, sporting, cultural and leadership achievements are all taken into account.


Announcements of offers of scholarships are made in May on a date set by the Independent Schools Association of South Africa.

Scholarship Information Evening

Tuesday 10 March 2020 from 18h00 to 21h00

Open Day

Saturday 22 February 2020 from 09h00 to 12h00

Scholarship Exam

Saturday 14 March 2020 08h30 to 12h00