2024 Scholarship Applications are now closed.

Saint Kentigern Boys' School is a leading, independent, Presbyterian school in Auckland. We offer academic, all-round and music scholarships at Senior School level (Years 7- 8).  Boys in Year 6 2023 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 dependent on the student’s positive attitude and commitment to School.

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 Thursday 16 February 2023.

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. 

Applications close on Friday 10 February 2023.
Exam will be on Thursday 16 February 2023.



If you would like more information regarding Scholarships please email Vanessa Hutt (Admissions Manager) or phone 09 520 7696.