Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships may be awarded to the value of up to 25% of tuition fees. Exhibitions are worth up to 10% of tuition fees.

11+ Academic Scholarships at Culford

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Availability

These awards are available to pupils upon entry to Lower Third (Year 7). Awards will be reassessed upon entry to Senior School and again upon entry to Sixth Form.

Application

By recommendation from current School Head, or by invitation, following exceptional performance in the Culford Prep School entrance examinations.

Requirements

  • Applicants sit the School entrance examination and/or academic scholarship examinations. For details of examination dates, please click here to view the key dates for entry.
  • Applicants sit verbal and non-verbal reasoning tests
  • Attend an interview with either the Head and/or Deputy Head
  • Provide a current school reference to include current subject and effort grades

13+ Academic Scholarships at Culford

Availability

These awards are available to pupils upon entry to Fourth Form (Year 9). Awards are tenable until the end of Upper Fifth (Year 11) depending on the pupil’s continuing scholarship standard performance. They will be reassessed upon entry to Sixth Form.

Application

By recommendation from current School Head.

Requirements:

  • Applicants sit academic scholarship examinations including verbal and non-verbal reasoning tests. For details of examination dates, please click here to view the key dates for entry.
  • Applicants attend an interview with the Headmaster and/or a Deputy Head
  •  Provide a current school reference to include current subject and effort grades

16+ Sixth Form Academic Scholarships at Culford

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Availability

These awards are available to pupils entering the Sixth Form.

Application

Candidates are invited to apply based on their predicted performance in GCSE examinations or equivalent. Applicants for a Sixth Form Academic Scholarship should normally expect to achieve at least 9 A or A* grades including English and mathematics.

Requirements

  • Applicants sit an examination in two selected subjects to be studied at Sixth Form level. For details of examination dates, please click here to view the key dates for entry.
  • Complete standard verbal and non-verbal reasoning tests
  • Attend an interview with the Headmaster and/or Deputy Head
  • Provide a current school reference to include current subject and effort grades

In recognition of outstanding potential and performance specifically in Sciences and/or Mathematics, 16+ Academic Scholarship applicants may be awarded the highly prestigious Sixth Form Mathematics, Professor Watson or William Miller Science Scholarships.

The Foundation Scholarship

The strongest academic scholarship candidates at 13+ and 16+ will be considered for the Foundation Scholarship. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong Oxbridge credentials. The value of the scholarship is up to 50% and is offered at the discretion of the Headmaster.

More information?

Culford Admissions Office would be delighted to offer candidates pre-scholarship advice or answer any queries you may have about Academic, Foundation or Jubilee Scholarships at Culford School. Please email admissions@culford.co.uk for more information or call 01284 385308.