Scholarships

Riccarton High School has a reputation for recognising academic and sporting excellence and cultural and community involvement.

In 2017, we will be offering an exciting new range of scholarships for Year 8 students intending to enrol at Riccarton High School in 2018.

Alongside our traditional Peerswick Academic scholarship, we will be awarding the Peerswick Sport and the Peerswick Cultural scholarships.

Details of each scholarship and application forms can be found below.

Peerswick Academic

One scholarship, totalling $1,000.

In 2017, we will be offering one scholarship of $1,000 to an incoming Year 9 student enrolled for 2018, who shows exceptional academic ability. The closing date for applications is Monday 19 June 2017 at 4:00pm. Testing will take place on Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 8:30am. Meet outside the hall. Candidates only need to bring blue or black pens. Calculators are not required.

Peerswick Culture

One scholarship, totalling $1,000.

This newly introduced scholarship will be awarded to an incoming Year 9 student who shows exceptional talent, ability and potential in the performing arts. The scholarship will be offered to a student who will benefit and grow in the cultural and performing arts environment and who will, in return, represent the school with pride and school spirit.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. A student should have a real interest and proven ability in one or more of the performing arts.
  2. There should be evidence of commitment and enthusiasm to develop further through participation in school co-curricular arts groups and events.
  3. The student must be prepared to give service to the wider school as well as performing arts at the school and show a commitment to working as part of a team throughout their time at Riccarton High School.

Applications for the Peerswick Cultural Scholarship close Monday 19 June 2017 at 4:00pm.

 Peerswick Sport

One scholarship, totalling $1,000.

This newly introduced scholarship will be awarded to an incoming Year 9 student who shows exceptional talent, ability and potential across a range of sports. The scholarship will be offered to a student who will benefit and grow in the sporting environment and who will, in return, represent the school with pride and school spirit.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. The student must show commitment to excel in some aspect of sport.
  2. The student will have displayed outstanding skills and talents in one or more sporting codes.
  3. The student must understand the school philosophy, demonstrate true sportsmanship and be prepared to give service the wider school as well as to the sports programme by coaching, umpiring or administration.

Applications for the Peerswick Sport Scholarship close Monday 19 June 2017 at 4:00pm.

To apply:

To download a pdf of the Peerswick Scholarship application form, please click on the appropriate link:

Peerswick Academic Scholarship

Peerswick Cultural Scholarship

Peerswick Sport Scholarship

Application forms are also available from: The main office, Riccarton High School, 31 Vicki Street, Christchurch 8042 phone: (03)348-5073, email: info@riccarton.school.nz

Please note:

  • Applications may be made for more than one scholarship. However, only one scholarship will be awarded per student.
  • Scholarships will only be awarded if applicants fulfill the selection criteria as determined by the selection committee.
  • Scholarship awards depend on confirmed enrolment.