2025 Scholarship Applications have closed.

Saint Kentigern Boys’ School offers academic, all-round and music scholarships at Senior School level (Years 7- 8).  Boys in Year 6 2024 are eligible to apply for the awards including those not currently enrolled at the school. All candidates are required to sit examinations.

Our goal of enabling exceptional students from all walks of life to achieve their dreams is founded in the Presbyterian values of contributing to society and seeking to help others aspire and achieve.

We are keen to reach out far and wide to young people who:

  • demonstrate excellence in Academics, Performing Arts, Sports, and/or a combination of these, i.e. All-Round talent
  • would uphold the Saint Kentigern values and have a positive attitude
  • have a clear vision of how they see themselves in the future and the contribution they would like to make to the school and wider community

To be considered for a Scholarship, applicants must be New Zealand citizens or hold New Zealand residency. Scholarships are awarded from the beginning of Year 7 and are for two years duration dependant on the student’s positive attitude and commitment to School.

Applications close: Thursday 15 February 2024
Examination: Wednesday 21 February 2024

Old Collegians’ Jubilee Scholarship & Old Collegian’s Scholarship

An Old Collegians’ Scholarship is available to a student with a Saint Kentigern family connection to a former student.

JC Chalmers Academic Scholarship

The primary consideration in making this award will be a student’s performance in the Scholarship examinations scheduled for Wednesday 21 February 2024.

Alison All Round Scholarship

This is awarded to a boy entering Year 7 who displays all-round excellence in academic, sport and/or cultural fields. 

Geoff Burgess Music Scholarship 

This Scholarship is awarded to a boy entering Year 7 after an audition with the Boys’ School Director of Music and an interview with the Principal of the Boys’ School. 



If you would like more information regarding Saint Kentigern Boy’s School Scholarships please contact Vanessa Hutt (Admissions Manager) on 09 520 7696 or