Scholarships are offered to candidates who excel in the areas of Sport, Music, Art and Academia.

These Scholarships can be applied for and suitable candidates will be invited to an interview with the Principal. In addition, where a strong candidate has narrowly missed out on a Scholarship, a Principal’s Award might be offered.


Academic Scholarship

Entry level: Years 7 and 10

Assessment: Entrance Examination Interview

Criteria: Outstanding performance in the Entrance Examinations Performance in the interview References/recommendations and school reports, supporting the application

Amounts awarded: Up to 25%


Sixth Form Academic Scholarships (2 awarded)

Entry level: Year 12

Assessment: GCSE results and Principal's discretion

Criteria: Outstanding GCSE performance Minimum of 8A*/A grades at GCSE

Amounts awarded: Up to 50%


Sport Scholarship

Entry level: Year 7, 10 and 12

Assessment: Entrance Exams Interview Ability tests

Criteria: Satisfactory academic performance in Entrance Examinations Outstanding ability Outstanding level of fitness Commitment to representing the school in sport Evidence of participation at a high level

Amounts awarded: Up to 25%


Art, Music, Performing Arts Scholarships

Entry level: Years 7, 10 and 12

Assessment: Entrance Exam Audition Work portfolio

Criteria: Satisfactory academic performance in the entrance examinations Performance in the interview References/recommendations and school reports supporting the application Art – A well-presented portfolio of art work showing genuine interest outside school Performing Arts and music – an excellent audition Evidence of participation and interest outside school

Amounts awarded: Up to 25%


Principal’s Awards

Entry level: Years 7, 10 and 12

Assessment: Principal's discretion

Criteria: For a candidate who has narrowly missed any of the above Scholarships but who the Principal feels would make significant contribution to the life of the school in one or more areas

Amounts awarded: Up to 20%


Means tested Bursaries

Entry level: Year 7 - 13

Assessment: Entrance Examinations Principal’s discretion

Criteria: A completed Bursary Form. A candidate with academic potential who could thrive in this setting but not meet the fees without financial assistance

Amounts awarded: Discretionary up to 50%


Bursaries are available to support families who need assistance with meeting the fees for Fulneck School. Any bursary award is means tested. Bursaries are usually in the region of 20 – 30% of the tuition fees, depending on individual need.

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